Birmingham Goalball Club

Sports category:

Fitness Activities
,
Gentle Fitness
,
Handball Sports

Overview

Goalball is a fun, team work based Paralympic sport for the visually impaired. The sport utilises team work and sensory skills to stop a audible ball from going into your teams goal. All players are blind folded and therefore on an equal playing field. Sessions are open to all abilities, levels of vision and cater for multiple disabilities.

Club features

Impairment types:
All Abilities
Visual
Activity format:
Team based

Location:

5 Deveon Way
Birmingham
B312TW
United Kingdom

Telephone number:

07583505708

Email address:

Attending the club:

Training sessions are £5 pounds per session, taster session are free of charge however we ask that anyone under the age of 18 is accompanied by an adult for their taster session. Upon joining the club relevant Membership forms and documentation require completion. The club can be contacted via: Twitter - @bhamgoalball1 OR email us on - Secretary.bgc@outlook.com

When we meet:

On average our sessions are on Saturdays or Sundays at 10am - 1pm, tournament dates and times vary but also weekend only.

Is there a specific meeting point at the address:

Please contact the club prior to arrival, if travelling by public transport, a meeting point at Longbridge station can be arranged or welcome can be provided from the front, rear or inside the building.

Equipment:

Players must come dressed in sporting attire including trainers and flexible clothing we recommend trousers rather than shorts and tops covering the shoulder but this is not a necessity. The club provide padding and shades to all players who require them for trail session however we recommend joining members to purchase padding as advised by the club to secure availability.

Accessibility Information:

The location we train at is a 2 minute walk from Longbridge train station and also a 2 minute walk from the Premier Inn Hotel. Meet ups from the train station can be organised for those who require additional support to the venue. Accessible changing facilities are available, as well as step free access. Parking is available to the rear of the building.

Birmingham Goalball Club online

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