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Join us for Goalball from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Rec Center for Goalball.

Goalball is a Paralympic event for visually impaired and blind individuals. Teams are made up of six players, with three playing at a time. Individuals that play this sport usually have 10 percent of their vision or less. The key to the game is to roll the ball into the opposite net. The ball has a bell in it to allow the players to hear the ball. The team with the most goals at the end is the winner. Goalball is the most popular team sport for the blind and visually impaired.

The sport originated in 1946 when Austrian Hanz Lorrenzen and German Sett Reindle developed the game as a way to keep blinded WWII veterans physically active. Goalball has since become the premier team sport for blind athletes and is played competitively in 112 countries. (usaba.org)

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