Sporting Saturday 2019: Peterborough’s Largest Disability Sporting Event

On Saturday 9th February 2019, Inspire Peterborough, Amilly Fitness, Special Olympics Peterborough, Disability Peterborough, The Mobility Aids Centre, Oak Activities and friends are taking over the Cresset for the biggest disability sporting event Peterborough has ever seen! Better yet, it’s 100% free.

Whether you’re coming to try our many sports activities, meet the Mayor, get disability or health advice, chance your luck on our tombola or the chance to win Olympic-style medals you’ll be in awe at the many things available to you at this year’s Sporting Saturday.

It’s free to enter and free to take part – all you need to do is pre-book your ticket! So be sure to spread the word of this fantastic event that grows and grows each year.

The details

Date: Saturday 9th February 2019
Time: 11am to 4pm
Venue: The Cresset, Bretton, Peterborough, PE3 9GZ
Cost: Free
Who Can Come: Everybody! This is an all-inclusive event!

Everyone is welcome and the event is to showcase the wealth of inclusive and disability sport available in Peterborough for people with disabilities, their families and carers. This will be our 6th and biggest Sporting Saturday yet with so much on offer.

What will be there?

A whole host of activities, sports, games and other groups to meet will congregate at the Cresset, including:

Athletics, Basketball, Boccia, Cricket, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Horse-riding, Ice Skating, Swimming all led by Special Olympics Peterborough (suitable for age 8 plus with learning disabilities and additional needs), Campol Peterborough Boxing Club, Cerebral Palsy Sport Race Runners (stand up bikes), Dance with CDC Dance Company, Judo, Peterborough City Rowing Club, Peterborough Phantoms Para Ice Hockey Team, Sailability, Specialist Gym Equipment and Seated Exercise with Amilly Fitness, Tai Chi, Wheelchair Basketball, Zumba and much, much more.

‘Will there be medals?’ we hear you ask. Of course there will be! Get stuck in and play our Olympic-style ‘bingo’ game with medals to be won!

Who will be there?

It wouldn’t be Sporting Saturday without some VIPs and special guests. Scheduled to appear, we are pleased to announce:

MC Chris Harper, The Mayor and Mayoress of Peterborough and Lady Isabella Naylor-Leyland will open the event, Peterborough Community Radio 103.2 FM will be broadcasting, meet the Special Olympics Mermaid Mascot and other guests to be revealed soon.

There will also be a marketplace of local health and wellbeing information and community groups including Cross Keys Homes, Little Miracles, Little People UK, Healthwatch, Cambridgeshire Deaf Association, Feel the Force Day, City College Peterborough, St Georges Hydrotherapy Pool, Stroke Association, Deafblind UK and Nene Park Trust.

We’d also like to take a moment to give special thanks to our sponsors: Peterborough City Council, Buckles Solicitors, Serpentine Green, The Horner Foundation, The Mobility Aids Centre and the Cresset.

Stay tuned to the Inspire Peterborough Facebook page for information in the build up to this amazing event. We’ll let you know of all the changes, additions and must-know news. For further information and interviews please contact:

Bryan Tyler, Disability Forum Manager
07954 430486,

Nikki Griffiths, Inspire Development Manager
07789 592160,

We look forward to seeing you there!

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