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Boccia is a target ball sport belonging to the same family as petanque and bowls and is included in the Paralympic Games programme, where athletes with severe disabilities affecting motor skills compete.  
In Gateshead we run the following Boccia sessions: 
Monday's Boccia Sessions 16.00-17.00 Cedars Sports College Fitness Suite 
Monday's Boccia Squad 16.00-17.00 Cedars Sports College Fitness Suite 



Club Details 

Gateshead Kestrels - Disability Sports Club

Gateshead Kestrels cater for those with physical and/or sensory disabilities, allowing access to mainstream sports through specialist teaching and coaching. Tel: 0191 433 4046


Boccia News

Local Heroes Recognised at Gateshead Awards

Posted on: 15 Oct 2014 - 11:45 by Steve Torre

Local people have been getting what they deserve at an awards evening at Gateshead Civic Centre this week. Twelve individuals and two local voluntary organisations have been presented with The Gateshead Award after being nominated by their friends…

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Sportsability KS2 Primary Boccia Competition.

Posted on: 15 Jan 2014 - 14:49 by Gary Stamp

  Please see details below for the Sportsability KS2 Primary Boccia Competition. Date: Friday 14th February 2014 Venue: Gateshead Leisure Centre Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm The competition will use Boccia 12s format, the official…

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UNDER 19 North East Regional Boccia Competition - registrations forms are now being accepted

Posted on: 18 Dec 2013 - 16:28 by Gary Stamp

Team registrations forms are now being accepted for The Regional Boccia Competition for young people with Physical Disabilities. Event Details Date: Thursday 23rd January 2014 Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm Venue: Cardinal Hume Catholic…

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Show Homophobia the Red Card

Posted on: 19 Feb 2013 - 11:01 by Robert Corr

Tackling homophobia in sport is a challenge we are all faced with but did you know about the ‘Show Homophobia the Red Card’ education pack and DVD? To find out more take a look at their web page. Any teacher or youth worker who…

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