Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

British Wheelchair Sports Foundation

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Type of service:
National Organisation
Address:
WheelPower, Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire, HP21 9PP
Telephone number:
01296 395995
Email address:
Service description:
There are a wide range of sports that people in wheelchairs can play. These include sports such as archery, athletics (track and field), wheelchair basketball, bowls, cue sports (snooker and 9 ball pool), wheelchair rugby, wheelchair racing (road), fencing, handcycling, powerlifting, racquetball, swimming, table tennis and tennis. There are also a number of other newer sports like wheelchair badminton and winter sports including wheelchair curling, ice sledge hockey and skiing where people use specially designed equipment to participate.

Nowadays there are a wide range of other activities available for recreational sport and fitness and contacts for many of these activities can be found on the WheelPower website.
Cost:
Contact provider for details
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Open to everyone
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
18/10/2017

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