WheelPower's National Junior Games is an annual event held at Stoke Mandeville Stadium.
The Games are a great way for children with a physical disability to discover sport in a safe, welcoming and friendly environment. The event will combine taster sessions with coaching and competition in a range of different age groups.
Paralympic stars Ade Adepitan, David Weir and Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson took part in the National Junior Games on their road to success and thousands of children and young people have achieved sporting success and led a healthy active life as a result of taking part in this extraordinary event.
Who is the National Junior Games suitable for?
Physically disabled young people aged between 11-18.
What happens at WheelPower's National Junior Games?
The National Junior Games is a residential sports event where young people have an opportunity to try a variety of wheelchair sports including; tennis, basketball, fencing, boccia, football, table tennis, badminton, golf, rowing, laser shooting, athletics, swimming, archery and aerobics.
The ethos of the Games is to "Achieve your Personal Best". Participants will experience high quality coaching from qualified coaches before taking part in fun challenges, with the aim being to achieve their personal best throughout the week.
Who looks after the young people?
Young people will attend as part of a school group or with a parent.
Dormitory accommodation is provided, along with on-site hotel rooms.
What is the cost?
There will be a minimal cost per participant. Further details will be released in October.
Tuesday 28 June to Friday 1 July 2022
Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Aylesbury, HP22 1PP
What happens next?
We are currently asking teachers to register their interest via Eventbrite. We will contact you in October with an official entry form.
Who to contact?
If you require further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please DOWNLOAD the 2021 National Junior Games Poster (7MB .pdf)