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Gwinnett Partners with Georgia Blind Sports Association

2 Jun, 2013


Beep Kickball Play Day to be Offered on June 8

Gwinnett County Parks and recreation is partnering with Georgia Blind Sports Association for a kickball day.  This will be an adapted version of an old favorite game. 

In Beep Kickball, blind players use a sound-emitting ball and are able to play the sport. Sighted players can participate as well by using a blindfold.

Events will take place at Shorty Howell Park on Saturday, June 8, from 9:00am-12:00pm.

The public is invited.

About Gwinnett County: In Gwinnett County, we take recreation seriously. It enhances our quality of life, brings together families, and helps make Gwinnett County one of the best places to live in the U.S. Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation (GCPR) has it all - baseball and softball complexes, tennis centers, skate parks, lacrosse fields, Aquatic Centers, museums, trails and more. There are more than 9,000 acres of enjoyment in GCPR's 40 parks and facilities, with numerous other parks in the planning stage.

GCPR was recognized by the National Recreation and Park Association as the nation's top Parks and Recreation department in 2008, and was named by Sports Illustrated as their "Sportstown for Georgia."

Gwinnett's parks can accommodate mid-sized to large tennis, soccer, lacrosse and baseball tournaments, with regulation fields and a slew of amenities.  

Contact the Gwinnett Sports Commission Sports Marketing Manager, Wil Thomas (wil@gwinnettsportscommission.com) for more information on the Gwinnett Sports Commission.  

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