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FPG Invite Blackpool Polar Bears

1 February 2016

Swimmers At Bloomfield Road

Blackpool Polar Bears were the Fans’ Progress Group’s latest hospitality guests for Saturday’s game with Gillingham.

The swimming club recently had eight members selected to participate in the Special Olympics National Summer Games, which will be held in Sheffield next year.

The successful athletes were Ellie Sutcliffe (26), Erin Green (15), Shezelle Riley (26), Megan Crook (16), Chloe Crook (10), Charlotte Foster (21), Michael Clarke (17) and Owen Boyes (11).

They will be supported by coaches Emma Inglis, Lynda Inglis and Dawn Clarke. The team train every Sunday and will soon link up with North West Aquatics Team in Cheshire.

The group consists of 34 swimmers from across the North West, eight of which are from the Polar Bears. 

The games take place between 5 – 12 August 2017 and the Polar Bears will be represented amongst the 2,500 athletes competing. 

The Polar Bears are aiming to raise over £8,000 through fundraising for the event. For more information, please click HERE.

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