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SHG ‘Be the best you can be’ Sport Day: 18 September 2018

06 Apr 2018

Topics

  • Be the best you can be
  • Community Involvement
  • Disability Sports Day

April 6 is International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. What better day to launch our inclusive sports day for school students with a disability?

Put it in your calendar now! Tuesday 18 September 2018. Here are all the details:

‘Be the best you can be’ Sports Day 2018
For children with a disability

When: Tuesday 18th September 2018

Time: 10.00am to 1.00pm

Where: AIS Track & Field Facility, Bruce ACT

The Day

The ‘be the best you can be’ Sports Day is now in its 18th year! We are expecting more than 400 school students with a disability from across the ACT to take part in a variety of modified sports.

All participants, carers & teachers have the opportunity to meet local celebrities and mascots and take part in the dance party hosted by The Woden School’s Party Down Productions.

How can you get involved?

Primary and senior schools:  Please register your school’s interest in attending or get more information by contacting Kirsten Cameron by email or 6285 8070 before Friday 15th June 2018.

Parents and carers: You are welcome to come along with your child, so ask your school if they are attending – it’s a great day out for all!

Media: For more information, contact Lheana Gavagna by email or 6285 8006.

Who organises this event?

Snedden Hall & Gallop Lawyers has organised this event for the last 17 years. Over that time we have worked with the Special Olympics, Athletics ACT and Little Athletics as well as a variety of sporting clubs. The participation of medal winning Olympians has also been a highlight for the kids involved.

Past participation

Here’s what some past participants had to say about the day:

What a day! You legends at SHG have done it again!’ from a volunteer.

The students seemed to have a wonderful day; the activities were great and well suited.’ from a teacher.

Just a quick note to say thank you for the most amazing day.’ from a parent.

We had another great day and the dancing was a welcome addition as our boys loved it.’ from a teacher.

More information

Have a look at the event last year.

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace – 6 April

In 1978, UNESCO described sport and physical education as a “fundamental right for all.” Sport plays a significant role as a promoter of social integration. We are delighted to announce today that we are committed to supporting our local children with a disability through the vehicle of sport. We hope you can make it to our special day in September!