RVA Adaptive Sports Festival Returns March 26

RICHMOND, VA – (Thursday, February 10, 2022) – Sportable, Central Virginia’s premier adaptive sports club, is proud to host the RVA Adaptive Sports Festival on Saturday, March 26, 10am-2pm, at J.R. Tucker High School. The free event is designed to introduce 15 adaptive sports to individuals of all ages with physical disabilities and visual impairments as well as showcase the region’s top wheelchair sports teams to the community. Registration is available now at Sportable.org.

“We are thrilled to bring the RVA Adaptive Sports Festival back this year and provide the opportunity to showcase our adaptive sports programs to the community,” commented Hunter Leemon, Sportable Executive Director. “Whether you want to play for fun, are searching for a competitive team, or want to get involved as a volunteer or a fan, we encourage everyone to check out this action-packed event.”

The accessible and inclusive experience day will provide the opportunity for individuals of all ages with physical disabilities to try adaptive sports equipment, meet with coaches and volunteers, hear speakers, visit the resource fair, and learn about Sportable’s 15 adaptive sports programs.

The event is open to the public and community members are encouraged to cheer on some of the top wheelchair sports teams in the region, including the Sportable Possums wheelchair rugby team, Sportable Rim Riders wheelchair basketball team, and Sportable Hive power soccer team, when they host exhibition games throughout the day. Adaptive sports such as archery, cycling, goalball, racing, rowing, and tennis will also be showcased through demonstrations, pickup games, and skills clinics.

For more information, including sponsorship opportunities, please visit Sportable.org or contact Shelley Sowers, Marketing & Events Director at shelley@sportable.org.

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