Get Active event

Date: 
3 Nov 2018 - 9:30am
Host: 
WheelPower
Location: 
Stoke Mandeville Stadium
Guttmann Road
Stoke Mandeville
HP21 9PP
United Kingdom

WheelPower's Get Active events are a great way for adults with a disability to discover sport and physical activity in a safe, welcoming and friendly environment and all activity is adapted to suit your abilities. They are a great way to make new friends, improve your health and have fun!

Date:

  • Saturday 20th October 2018

Time:

  • Registration is from 9.15am and the event will finish at approximately 4pm.

Location:

Cost:

  • This event is free and lunch will be provided.​
  • Accommodation, if required, will be available on Friday and Saturday night at the Olympic Lodge, Stoke Mandeville Stadium at an additional cost.

The deadline for registration is Monday 01st October 2018.

Event Information:

​Who is the Get Active event for?

  • Get Active events are open to any adult who has a physical or mild sensory impairment. 
  • If any of the attendees family or friends want to come along 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 25 and 50 adults to attend the event.

Sports and activities:

  • The sports and activities at the event will include traditonal sports such as wheelchair basketball, boccia, bowls, fencing, table games, tennis and zone hockey.
  • There will also be exercise classes and different activities such as martial arts, dance, keep-fit and how to use the gym.
  • These activities ​are all about having fun and learning new skills - 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 40-minutes but participants can go at their own pace and have rests when needed.
  • All of our sports coaches and activity leaders are qualified, have DBS checks and have lots of experience of delivering activity to disabled people.
  • 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.

If you want to have a chat and find out more or ask any questions please contact Ollie Buncombe who is the Event Manager at WheelPower on:

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