Basketball Ireland has been nominated for an award at the Irish Sports Industry awards, which take place next Tuesday May 17th.
The work of Basketball Ireland in rolling out the Cara Xcessible initiative is being recognised in the Inclusivity in Sport & Physical Activity category, where we are one of six nominees.
We had the pleasure of visiting the @plaoisepanthers at the weekend as their inclusive team took to the court for a training session! 🙌🏀— Basketball Ireland (@BballIrl) September 22, 2021
Begin your own club's inclusion journey by learning more about the @CaraCentre_ie Disability inclusion Charter ➡️ https://t.co/oEXXXv4Z76 pic.twitter.com/oEP06X4Dkt
In recent years Basketball Ireland has made major strides in creating opportunities for atheletes with disabilities to be part of the basketball community. Just the last December, the organisation became the first NGB to achieve the Cara Xcessible Silver award, in recognition of the success of the initiative.
The other nominees in the Inclusivity in Sport & Physical Activity category are:
• GAA Inclusivity Framework
• Sporting Pride Learn to Swim Programme
• Football Association of Ireland Football for All Programme
• The Sanctuary Runners inclusive running community
• Donegal Sports Partnership Donegal Bay Inclusive Sports Hub