Resources: Sport and Physical Activity

Wheelchair Slalom

Wheelchair Slalom is a fun, fast paced and exciting sport with the overall aim of navigating through a course with challenging obstacles. It has previously been an international event at the Paralympic Games with its inclusion in the event programme from Tokyo 1964 to Seoul 1988. Due to the many...

Maintaining your sports wheelchair

Maintaining your sports wheelchair To ensure that your sports wheelchair maximises your performance and to reduce the chance of the wheelchair becoming unusable when you need it most, maintenance is vital. As part of a regular maintenance schedule you should regularly check your tyre wear and...

Our Impact

What an extraordinary year 2018 was for WheelPower and for disability sport as we continued our passion for sport and physical activity and provided many opportunities for disabled people to lead healthy active lives. Download our Impact Report to see the difference our work makes.

Talk About Taking Part

Wheelchair users call for sport providers to offer more local accessible opportunities There is a clear need for sports providers to offer more local sport and physical activity opportunities, which are accessible for wheelchair users, new research reveals. The findings in a new report by...

How to access sport and physical activity in your local area

How to access sport and physical activity in your local area If you would like to access sport and physical activity such as going to the gym, swimming, wheelchair basketball or just generally keeping fit there are a number of organisations that can provide advice and support to help you find...
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