wheelchair skills program!
of Brisbane City Council's Active Parks program)
fit at the outdoor gym while sitting or do you fancy a game of roller
blazed wheelchair basketball? You will learn some basketball
skills and the correct way to shoot, pass and catch a ball. Have you ever
played Gotha Boccia? It’s a bowling game similar to the Italian game of
bocce. It requires concentration, strategy and accuracy rather than strength. In all cases wheelchair skills will be learnt plus more.
Minnippi Parklands, off Meadowlands Road, Tingalpa – meet at the gym equipment
When: Thursdays 4-5pm -
8 October, 22 October, 5 November, 19 November, 3 December, 17 December.
Generate friendships and networks,
learn about life in wheelchairs and have some fun in our new accessible
and inclusive playgrounds. This is where children of all abilities can
experience fun and challenging play alongside their friends and family
Where: City Botanic Gardens,
Alice St, Brisbane City – meet at the all abilities playground.
Sundays 4 October, 6 December 2015, 2-4pm
Whites Hill Reserve, Camp Hill - meet at the all abilities playground.
Saturdays 14 November 2015, 9-11am
Bookings required, reserve your place by calling George Kambouris at Living
on Wheels on 0411 797 500.
Living on Wheels
Thursdays 4-5pm. Meadowlands Rd outdoor Gym / Basketball area.
October 15th & 29th, November 5th & 26th, December 3rd & 10th.
February 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st.
At the Carindale PCYC, Cnr Creek Rd & Narracott St, Carina:
10th October, Saturday 7th November, Saturday 12th December.
You can attend
as many as you like. Educational and social sessions for young people
and mobility program is especially aimed at children 4-18 years, but all
ages welcome. Parent/carer to attend also.
will allow kids (and adults) to:
friendships and networks
more about life in wheelchairs
in structured activities including: correct techniques in using a chair,
troubleshooting, stretching/strength/balancing/agility exercises, bottom
lifts, posture, manoeuvering among obstacles, sports & games, spine
education, wheelchair manners, car transfers
- Chat and
explore their own interests – such as sports or hobbies they would
like to try at a future session.
Private 1-on-1 Session is $55 pp
Group Booking of 5 is $45 pp
Group Booking of 10 is $35 pp
PCYC Based Session is $15 pp*
morning tea as well as free PCYC Membership.
Prices for participants only – Parents / Carers attend free and
may be required for assistance as needed. Prices are subject to change
A parent/carer to attend. Great way for families to discuss common issues
with each other as well as with the facilitator, George Kambouris.
To book your spot, contact George direct on 0411 797 500 or email email@example.com
hesitate to ask George anything at all about these sessions.