Boccia Event Gateshead


SMILE Through Sport would like to invite you all to their come and try Boccia taster event in Gateshead! Come along and get involved whether it’s your first time playing the sport or if you’re a regular Boccia player practice your skills. There will be different challenge skills games and Boccia games being played throughout the event. The event is open to individuals with a disability, mental health condition and anyone who wants to give the sport ago!

Thursday 11th May,

1pm – 3pm

Gateshead Leisure Centre, Alexandra Road, Gateshead, NE8 4JA.


For those new to the sport; Boccia is a precision sport similar to bowls, where you aim to get your colour ball as close to the white ‘Jack’ ball as you can, the closest colour ball / team wins. As well as playing the full Boccia game and learning basic rules, you will also have the chance to improve your Boccia skills through fun drills and challenges using hoops, skittles and many more target equipment. This is a fantastic sport for all levels, ages and abilities.

For more information about the event, please contact Jenni on 07710 891 741 or email