Try out Goalball and VI Tennis at Cambridge United’s Community Open Day on Sunday 28 July, 10.30-3pm at the R Costings Abbey Stadium.
Wear a blindfold and join the Cambridge Dons Goalball team or have a knock-about with visually impaired tennis players if you dare! There will be demonstrations of the two sports taking place during the day with the opportunity for everyone both visually impaired and fully sighted to try out the sports.
Goalball is a fast, physical and skilful sport that requires tremendous discipline to take part. It was played during last years Paralympics and there is a local team, the Cambridge Dons playing regularly in the National Leagues. For more information on taking part or helping with Goalball, please visit www.goalballuk.com or the Cambridge Dons Facebook page www.facebook.com/cambridgedonsgoalballteam . The demonstration will take place in front of the South Stand at 2.15pm and everyone is welcome to take part in the match.
VI Tennis will take place by the South Stand turnstiles at 12.15pm and can also be played each Tuesday at the Hills Road Sport and Tennis Centre. For more information please visit www.vision4growth.org.uk/vi-tennis-uk/vi-tennis-cambridge
Cambridge United players will warm down at 11.15am and with an Audio Description Commentary provided. If you would like to know more about the AD service on the day or future match days contact Nick Parker on 07929 589925 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Cambridge United are proud to help promote these sports and would encourage everyone to try them on the day.
09.00 Club shop opening
09.00 Shirt collection
10.00-11.00 Team photos
11.15 Red Lodge Cheer Leaders
11.15 Audio Description commentary demonstration
11.15 Player Warm Down
12.15 VI Tennis Exhibition
12.45 Player introduction to Supporters Club
13.00 Ground Tour
13.30 Ground Tour
13.30 Original Football Exhibition
14.00 Ground Tour
14.00 Charity Bike arrivals from London to Cambridge
14.15 Goal Ball Exhibition
14.30 Fans Forum
15.00 Ground Tour