WheelPower Sports Festival - 10 March 2022 (Colchester)

Date: 
10 Mar 2022 - 9:30am to 3:00pm
Host: 
WheelPower
Location: 
Northern Gateway Sports Park
Cuckoo Farm Way
Colchester, Essex,
CO4 5YX
United Kingdom

The WheelPower Sports Festival - Colchester, supported by Rotary is a great way for anyone aged 5 to Adult with a physical disability to discover sport in a safe, welcoming and friendly environment and all activity is adapted to suit your abilities. The Festival is 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 3.00pm.

Location

Cost:

  • Entry to the event is FREE

Lunch:

  • A packed lunch will be provided.

The deadline for registration is Monday 1st March 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 activities on offer can cater for disabled and non-disabled people.

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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