WheelPower Sports Festival - 1 November 2022 (London)

Date: 
1 Nov 2022 - 9:30am to 3:00pm
Host: 
WheelPower
Location: 
Brunel University Sports
Kingston Lane
Uxbridge
UB8 3PH
United Kingdom

The WheelPower Sports Festival - London is a great way for anyone over the age of 5 years with a physical disability to discover sport in a safe, welcoming, and friendly environment.

How to enter:

If you are an individual attending on your own, or a parent attending with your child, please use the Individual Booking Form below:

INDIVIDUAL BOOKING FORM

If you are a school bringing a group of students, please use the Group Booking Form below:

GROUP BOOKING FORM

Time:

  • Registration is from 9.30am and the festival will finish at approximately 3.00pm.

Location

  • Brunel University Sports, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH.
  • There is plenty of free accessible parking at the venue.
  • The venue also has accessible toilets and changing facilities.

Cost:

  • This is a FREE event, but we would be grateful for a charitable donation to support WheelPower's vital work (minimum donation = £1)

Lunch:

  • A packed lunch will be provided.

The deadline for registration is 5pm 21 October 2022 

Festival Information:

Who is the Festival for?

  • WheelPower's Sports Festival is open to anyone with physical disability, from the age of 5 years to Adult. Please note that activities will be split into appropriate age groups.

  • If any 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 WheelPower Sports Festival is a great way to make new friends, improve your health and have fun! All activity is adapted to suit your abilities and experienced coches will be on hand to support you to develop your sporting skills throughout the day."

Sports and activities:

  • The sports and activities at the Festival will include a variety of wheelchair sports. 

  • 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 40 minutes but people can go at their own pace and have rests when needed.

  • All of our sports coaches have lots of experience in delivering activities 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 festival 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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