VCU Paralympic Experience Day

The Center for Sport Leadership, a graduate program at Virginia Commonwealth University, is teaming up with Sportable to host the VCU Paralympic Experience Day on Friday, April 15, 2016! The event will take place from 5-8 pm at the Stuart C. Siegel Center located at 1200 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA.

Sportable, a non-profit sports organization, works with physically and visually disabled athletes to give them opportunities to participate in sports. Sportable exists to transform the lives of people with physical and visual disabilities through sport!

This event will showcase a wide variety of adaptive sports including wheelchair basketball, goalball, sitting volleyball, power soccer, and more! This event exists to provide an opportunity for all of members of our community to participate together in a variety of adaptive sports, regardless of ability level. Please join us in trying out new sports, talking with current Sportable athletes, and hearing from special guest speakers from the adaptive sports community

We welcome all ages and abilities and encourage those with physical or visual disabilities to come out and play! Don’t want to play or are just interested in learning? No problem, come out and watch the athletes compete! It is FREE to attend and will include snacks/refreshments and some special guest speakers!

For more information please e-mail

To sign up for the event, click here! Or for updates, check out their Facebook Page.


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