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iFLY – Member Discounts for Independent Visits

iFLY have extended a very special discount to Sportability members at all three of their venues (Manchester, Milton Keynes and Basingstoke).  And it’s available to you and any accompanying family and friends.

All Sportability members will receive a link in your mailbox allowing you to access this very special discounted price for their fabulous flying packages.

Enjoy, the offer is available until July 2020.

Sportability and the Lawn Tennis Association

Sportability is pleased to announce a 2020 collaboration with the Lawn Tennis Association.

Together we will be bringing indoor wheelchair tennis to, at least, nine of our regions around the country.  Watch this space for details of events and make sure you book to take part!

Everyone within the Sportability remit is welcomed.  Sports wheelchairs and coaching will be provided.

Fantastic Fundraiser by Karen for Sportability

CHALLENGE COMPLETED – WOW!
Karen Ratcliffe has seen how the Sportability experience has helped her Mum and others with MS, Stroke, SCI etc., and decided to take on her own amazing challenge to help fundraise: the Snowdon Marathon!

Please follow the link and give generously to help more people to take the ‘dis’ out of disability.

A Huge Thank you to Karen, from the Sportability Family

 

Our Champion Patron – A Quick Update

             Courageous Trish proves “nothing is Impossible”
Our Patron, Trish Deykin is in the news!
The 2018 Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Awards saw our very own Trish receive The Helen Rollason Award for Inspiration.

Trish is the current Triathlon European Champion, and has been for last two years. She is also a former World Champion.

Trish, who has MS, says “nothing is impossible.”

Annual Fundraiser with Jane

Once again, Jane Mackenzie, our wonderful Area Organiser, has raised over £650 for Sportability.  Jane held her annual coffee morning in October and as you can see from the picture there were cakes galore!  Thank you Jane.

Sportability Fundraiser Month

Let’s make August – Sportability Fundraising Month
A Fun Fundraiser for your Charity
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Here’s a thought: Why don’t we make August a Fundraising Month?

Many of you will be browning the burgers, charring the chops and singeing the sausages in the sunshine (ahem) of this August. So why not simply ask your guests to make a small donation in thanks for their fantastic meal? Maybe even have a raffle?

One of our Area Organisers, Jane Mackenzie holds an annual coffee morning – nothing fancy cakes and coffee – and raises an amazing amount for the cause we all believe in – Sportability!

So, if […]

Area Organisers Needed

 

With a Little Help from our Friends….    Area Organisers Needed

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We’re proud to advise that Sportability now operates in 13 regions of the UK, and we are looking to expand!

The growth of the Charity had been driven by a network of key volunteer supporters – our Area Organisers. If you’ve ever been to a Sportability event chances are you’ll be there because of them.

These are our local ‘heroes’ based out in the regions, who source Service Providers, organise the events, act as our Ambassadors, provide information, stimulation and inspiration to people in their region. They are the face, the […]

Sportability is on Instagram

Sportability is now on Instagram and you can find us here

Follow us and take a look at what we do – in pictures!

We will be posting from all our events around the country and if you send us your pictures they could be featured.

Go and take a look now https://www.instagram.com/sportability_org_uk/

 

A Quick update on our Champion Patron, Trish Deykin

Trish will be racing at the European Champs in June 2017, which are being held in Dusseldorf, and she has also qualified for the World Champs in Rotterdam.

 
This will be Trish’s last year in international racing, but the unstoppable competitor will still be battling in the British Champs and local races.

 
We wish Trish the very best in all her endeavours!

ITV News Anglia and Meridian feature Sportability

Sportability at iFLY Milton Keynes Wednesday 22nd February 2017

http://www.itv.com/news/anglia/update/2017-02-24/flying-high-extreme-sports-for-people-with-disabilities/

 

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