WheelPower All Ages Sports Festival

Date: 
20 Jun 2020 - 9:30am to 3:00pm
Host: 
WheelPower @ Stoke Mandeville Stadium
Location: 
Stoke Mandeville Stadium
Guttmann Road
Stoke Mandeville
HP21 9PP
United Kingdom

WheelPower's All Ages Sports Festival is a great way for anyone aged 5 and upwards with a physical disability to discover sport in a safe, welcoming and friendly environment and all activity is adapted to suit your abilities. The Festivals are a great way to make new friends, improve your health and have fun!

 

Time:

  • Registration is from 9.30am and the festival will finish at approximately 3.30pm.

Location:

  • There is plenty of free accessible parking at the centre

  • The centre also has accessible toilets and changing facilities.

Cost:

  • Entry to the event is FREE

Lunch:

  • A packed lunch will be provided.

 

The deadline for registration and camp payment is Thursday 11 June 2020.

 

Festival Information:

 

Who is the Camp for?

  • WheelPower's All Ages Sports Festival is open to anyone with physical or mild sensory impairments, from the age of 5 years of age and upwards. Please note that activities will be split into appropriate age groups.

  • If any friends or siblings want to attend as well to enable them to take part in the activities together then they are more than welcome - just let us know. The activities on offer can cater for disabled and non-disabled people.

  • We are expecting between 50 to 100 people to attend the Festival.

Sports and activities:

  • The sports and activities at the Festival may include wheelchair archery, wheelchair indoor athletics, wheelchair shooting, wheelchair table tennis, wheelchair tennis and wheelchair basketball.

  • These activities ​are all about having fun, learning new skills and receiving coaching - this may include a small element of competition but this is optional.

  • Everyone will be welcomed to take part and the sports and activities will be suitable for you at a level at which you will feel comfortable.

  • Each sport will last for approximately 35 minutes but people can go at their own pace and have rests when needed.

  • All of our sports coaches have lots of experience of delivering activity to people who have different impairments and needs.

  • All people attending can discuss their needs and support with the Event Manager and sport coaches in a safe and private environment before starting an activity.

  • For some of the sports at the camp you will be required to use your own wheelchair. Please ensure, if applicable, that you bring a chair that you are willing to use in activities at the Festival. WheelPower’s sports wheelchairs will be available for certain sports.

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