“I’ve always been passionate about sport; before my accident I was a boxer. I also worked in a warehouse as a forklift truck driver and then everything changed and I became a wheelchair user in 2011.”
“I’ve been a student at Greenbank College for a few years and in that time, I’ve achieved so much. I’ve completed a number of qualifications including Maths, English and Exercise and Fitness at level 2.”
“My daughter Ellie has cerebral palsy and all her limbs are affected so she uses an electric wheelchair to enable her to be has independent as possible. She attends a mainstream school (Archbishop Blanch) but as a family it can be difficult to find places to visit and have fun together.”
We are delighted to have secured the continued support of St James’s Place Foundation throughout 2015. Their £50,000 grant provides us with the funds to continue to offer 16 sports activity sessions per week at Greenbank Sports Academy, including boccia, wheelchair handball and basketball, cycling, table tennis and multi-sports, for disabled people aged 8 and above.
New minibus donated by ERS Medical will help support more people to access disability sport across Merseyside
We are delighted to accept the generous donation of a minibus from private ambulance company ERS Medical.
We have secured funding from Children in Need to offer low cost Rebound Therapy sessions for disabled children aged 8 to 18 at Greenbank Sports Academy.
Greenbank Sports Academy set to receive Sport England funding to develop disability sport on Merseyside
Staff at Greenbank Sports Academy are celebrating after being told that they will receive a 3 year funding package of £318,000 from Sport England to develop disability sports provision across Merseyside over the next 3 years. Choices for Disability Sport Merseyside will build on the success of the Choices programme that has been run in Greenbank Sports Academy since 2012