Access Gold is a scheme provided by Places for People Leisure in Partnership with Wyre Forest District Council, to provide support for the district's leading talented and elite sports performers. The winners of Access Gold have earned 1 year's free membership at the Wyre Forest Leisure Centre.
Applications for the 2019/2020 Access Gold scheme will open from September 2019
The deadline for applications is Friday 25 October 2019 and successful applicants annual membership will commence on Friday 1 November 2019
For more information e-mail Dale Evans
Honorary member - Claire Cashmore
Paralympian (Swimming / Triathlon)
Claire Cashmore- Claire is a honorary member of the programme with her achievements- A seasoned Paralympian, Rio 2016 was Claire’s fourth Paralympics and most successful to date. She entered the world stage at only 16 years old, qualifying for Athens and coming home with 2 bronze medals, a bronze at the games in Beijing in 2008, and a further 2 silvers and a bronze in London 2012.
London 2012 saw a big boost in Claire’s profile as she was chosen to be one of the faces of Channel 4’s hugely successful Meet the Superhuman campaign – she was featured on billboards nationwide and in a number of adverts on Channel 4 speaking candidly about her disability.
Claire’s performance in the pool at Rio 2016 was impressive. With experience under her belt, she won silver in the SB8 100m breaststroke and her first gold in the 4 x 100m medley relay.
Claire is a great ambassador for disability sport and regularly gives motivational talks to children and adults.