Here at Falkirk we provide facilities and support for the Physically Disabled, Visually Impaired and for those with learning difficulties. Our head Coach is the National Coach for the Scottish blind Bowlers, Ass Head Coach to Scottish Disability Sports. The Blind bowlers from the Central Scotland area play here regularly and have done extremely well in both National and International competitions.
Through out the year, coaching is provided on Tuesdays and Thursdays for those with learning difficulties. Scottish Disability Sport use the facility as the training base for their Elite and Development squad of players. The Forth Valley Diability Sports Group hold regular come and try taster days at the club.
We own wheel chairs suitable for use on the carpet and it is available for use by members and visitors.
We are also in the process of obtaining another chair.
The Ramp Entrance is on the right just past the main entrance and to gain entry contact the office via the black dotted call button on the speaker panel on the wall to the right of the main entrance door. Contact the Office staff via the push button on the speaker at the Main Entrance door and they will unlock the door.
We also have a portable ramp for access on the playing surface.
All of our coaches are fully qualified and are enhanced disclosure checked to work with Vulnerable grpops and aare on hand to provide training.
Coaching for those wuth learning difficulties
Ron McArthur is our Head Coach and he set the caoching programme for those with learning difficulties and this programme has given a lot of pleasure to those who participate.
They really enjoy these sessions.
Our Coach Ron McArthur is also the National Coach for the Blind and visually impaired and there rinks available for them on Wednesdays 2 to 4pm.