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Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired

16625 Grand River Avenue
Detroit, MI 48227
313-272-3900
information@gdabvi.org

Learn more about Goalball

Goalball is an exciting sport that is gaining popularity in communities across the world! It is a unique game designed specifically for persons who are blind.

Goalball practice for the Paralympic Games in London, 2012.

“Goalball team practice at the ParalympicsGB Training Camp” by The Department for Culture, Media and Sport. https://www.paralympic.org

In the U.S., athletes from many states compete in local, regional and national goalball competitions through groups such as The United States Association of Blind Athletes. International goalball competition takes place at the Paralympic Games through associations like the International Blind Sports Federation.

GDABVI sponsors annual goalball summer camps for Southeast Michigan youth 8-18 years of age. Many of these young people have gone on to compete successfully in local and regional competitions. You are invited to learn more in the links below:

For visually impaired, goalball proves a winner,” Detroit News, March 1, 2014.

Midwest Regional Goalball Competition on ustream, March 2014.

Utica Community Schools grad represents United States at World Goalball Tournament.