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Active Harlow Boccia Tournament 3/9/16

A great day was had by all. The tournament was hosted by All Ability Sports & Leisure. The day had funding from Active Harlow via Harlow Council. With teams from Bexley Dodgers, YMCA Romford, Tabor, Ipswich Jaxs, All Ability Sports and Harlow Hurricanes. Overall winners were Bexley Dodgers with All Ability Sports and Harlow Hurricanes coming 4th and 5th place.

2016-09-16T11:05:12+00:00 September 16th, 2016|News|

Grade 2 Wheelchair Basketball Course

Grade 2 Wheelchair Basketball Coach Award (4 Day Course) Venue: Tutor: Mark Hall Sport Centre, London Road, Harlow, Essex, CM17 9WH Wendy Smith - Paralympian Date: 3/12/16 & 10/12/16  9am to 5pm,                                                                             [...]

2016-09-16T10:56:24+00:00 September 16th, 2016|News|

Active Harlow Boccia Tournament Saturday 3/9/16

Teams of 3 - 6 players are invited to take part in the Active Harlow Boccia Tournament which will be taking place on Saturday 3rd September from 10am to 1pm. The cost is £10 per team. The Tournament is taking place at Mark Hall Sport Centre, London Road, Harlow, CM17 9LX. To take part please contact Helen on 07986603313 or email for an entry form

2016-07-13T18:48:05+00:00 July 13th, 2016|News|

The Jack Petchey Boccia Tournament – Saturday 12/9/15

Location: Mark Hall Sport Centre, London Road, Harlow, CM17 9LR Date: Saturday 12th Septemer 2015, 11:00 - 14:00. Cost: There is a charge of £10 per team (towards cost of venue hire and medals) Contact: or call on 07986603313 Teams of 3 - 6 players - Targeted for People with a disability (All ranges) and All Age Groups welcome. This tournament will have support funding from the Jack Petchey [...]

2015-08-05T15:40:20+00:00 June 27th, 2015|News|

Harlow Hurricanes play in Boccia England National League

Boccia is a Paralympic sport for athletes with disabilitlies that have a majer impact on motor skills. Boccia is a target ball sport belonging to the same family as petancque and bowls. The National League is a pan-disability, team competition, split into county/regional groups where top teams progress to a National Final. All Ability Sports and Leisure, have a team playing in the National League named Harlow Hurricanes Boccia Squad. [...]

2015-08-05T15:38:48+00:00 February 21st, 2015|News|

Jack Petchey Acheivement Award Scheme

In 2013 we were very pleased to be accepted onto the Jack Petchey Achievement Award Scheme, and we have been given Silver award status. Throughout 2013 and 2014 we have nominated 10 young people and 1 leader award, who were successful for various good reasons in getting their awards and they have been presented with certificates, and badges receiving their Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Award. They were all invited to [...]

2015-08-05T15:47:52+00:00 February 5th, 2015|News|

Community Games All Ability Fun Sports Taster Day

The Taster Day took place from 11am to 3pm on 16th August 2014 at Stewards Academy, Swimming Pool, Parnell Road, Harlow, CM18 7NQ. Many participants enjoyed trying out activities such as Boccia, Wheelchair Basketball, Seated Volleyball, Table Cricket, Football, Athletics, Swimming with Sea Scooters and a Bouncy Castle. This event was funded via the Essex All Ability Games project on behalf of Active Harlow.

2015-08-05T15:50:11+00:00 September 5th, 2014|News|

Community Games All Ability Athleitcs & Boccia Challenge – 3rd May 2014

A fantastic Competition, took place at Harlow Athletic Club Athletics Track at Mark Hall Sport Centre on Saturday 3rd May. With 44 Participants, who travelled from all over Essex. The Challenge Cup is a team based competition where althletes can take part as individuals or as part of a team. On arrival athletes were put into teams and they competed in different events from races, throwing events and jumping and [...]

2015-08-05T15:53:47+00:00 May 5th, 2014|News|

Diversity and Inclusion Culture Week

Pitney Bowes Ltd celebrated their annual 'Diversity and Inclusion Culture Week' this year by including an afternoon of wheelchair sports on Saturday 23rd October 2013. The event was the idea of employee Wendy Merry who (as a Trustee of PACT for Autism) is a partner within the group 'All Abilities Sports and Leisure Services'.  Through links with this group, local athletes Richard Chiassaro (2012 Paralympic World Cup 100m Gold Medallist) [...]

2015-08-05T15:58:43+00:00 November 5th, 2013|News|