Herne Bay Sailing Club Hosts Kent Deaf Children Society for a Fun-filled Open Day of Inclusion on the Water
Published 20:46 on 14 Oct 2023
Herne Bay Sailing Club proudly welcomed the Kent Deaf Children Society for a memorable open day of aquatic adventures in July 2023, showcasing the club's commitment to inclusivity. Despite challenging weather conditions, the event was a resounding success, leaving children and families with beaming smiles and cherished memories.
The open day, held on Saturday 15th July, saw eight families from the Kent Deaf Children Society gather at Herne Bay Sailing Club for a day filled with excitement and water-based activities. While the windy conditions posed a minor challenge, the indomitable spirit of the club's volunteers ensured that all participants had a fantastic time.
Throughout the day, the children were treated to thrilling water activities, including paddleboarding, kayaking, and exhilarating Powerboat rides. The enthusiastic support of the club's volunteers made it possible for every child to experience the joys of being out on the water, regardless of their hearing abilities.
Ladi Ajayi, the renowned adventurer and personality known for his participation in "Race Across the World," joined the event, adding to the excitement and spreading the message of inclusion. After the day's events, Ladi Ajayi expressed his admiration on Instagram, saying, "I spent some of the weekend at Herne Bay Sailing Club during their hearing impaired family day. What a great event lead by brilliant club volunteers. This is inclusion."
Herne Bay Sailing Club takes immense pride in promoting inclusivity and ensuring that every individual, regardless of their abilities, feels welcome and empowered to enjoy the sport of sailing. The club's open day with the Kent Deaf Children Society exemplified the power of community and collaboration in creating a warm and supportive environment for everyone.
"We were delighted to host the Kent Deaf Children Society and provide these wonderful families with a day of excitement and fun on the water," said Nathan Hudson "Despite the windy conditions, we were determined to make it a memorable experience for the children and their families. Our volunteers worked tirelessly to ensure that each child had a fantastic time, and their smiles made it all worthwhile."
The success of the open day further cements Herne Bay Sailing Club's commitment to inclusivity and opens doors to future collaborations with organizations promoting similar values. The club looks forward to continuing its efforts in creating opportunities for more individuals and families to experience the joy of sailing and water-based activities.
For more information about Herne Bay Sailing Club and their inclusive initiatives, please visitwww.hernebaysailingclub.co.uk or contact Nathan Hudson on 07785953831.
Last updated 20:47 on 14 October 2023