Paralympic Legacy In Action

8th March 2013

Off the back of the phenomenally successful London Paralympic Games, the London Youth Games and the Tennis Foundation will host the first ever Balfour Beatty London Youth Games learning disability tennis competition in 2013

The event will see sixteen London boroughs represented at the learning disability tennis competition at Westway Sports Centre near Kensington on Tuesday 12 March with competitors of mild and severe learning disabilities from years 7-9 eligible to take part.

In the lead up to the event, nine schools have also taken advantage of free weekly coaching sessions for young competitors funded by the Tennis Foundation.  Media are welcome to attend to interview, participants, coaches and representatives of Tennis Foundation and London Youth Games.

PARTICPATING BOROUGHS (in brackets are borough schools receiving coaching)
Bexley, Croydon (Bencham Manor), Ealing (Springhallow), Enfield, Hackney, Hammersmith and Fulham, Haringey (Riverside), Havering (The Brittons Academy), Hillingdon, Lambeth (Evelyn Grace Academy), Merton, Newham, Redbridge (Little Heath School), Sutton (Carew Manor School), Waltham Forest (Whitefield), Wandsworth (Paddock Secondary School)