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Cork Sports Ability day set to be bigger than ever

Thursday, 5th March, 2020 9:18am

By Aislinn O'Connor

Find your activity at this year's Cork Sports Ability Day 2020! The event is open to people with disabilities, families, teachers, sports coaches or anyone interested in sport or physical activity for people of all abilities.

There will be a variety of activities for people to come and try on the day along with an opportunity to meet clubs and organisations. This year’s event will take place on Saturday 21 March at the Mardyke Arena UCC from 11am-2pm. Cork Sports Ability Day promotes sport and physical activity for people with a disability.

Kate Feeney, Sports Inclusion Disability Officer with Cork Sports Partnership said: “We are excited to invite people of all abilities to come along to Sports Ability Day 2020 and try out activities and sport in a fun and safe environment. Find Your Activity is the theme and we are delighted to have so many activities on offer ensuring there is something there for everyone!”

This year’s Cork Sports Ability Day aims to be better than ever before with a huge variety of come and try sessions and activity demonstrations on the day. Taster sessions include archery, GAA for All, gymnastics, wheelchair basketball, climbing wall, adapted tag rugby, and Fundamental Movement and Motor Skills Programme to name just a few.

Over 20 information stands from a range of inclusive clubs and organisations will be sharing their information on the day. A sensory room will also be on site for any visitors who may need some quiet time during their visit.

Cork Sports Ability Day 2020 is a free family friendly event with activities for people of all ages and abilities to join in. To register and for further information log on to or check out Cork Sports Ability Facebook page.

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