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  Upcoming wheelchair events & activities

Free wheelchair skills program!

(part of Brisbane City Council's Active Parks program)

Get 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? Its 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.
Where: Minnippi Parklands, off Meadowlands Road, Tingalpa meet at the gym equipment area.
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 members.

Where: City Botanic Gardens, Alice St, Brisbane City meet at the all abilities playground.
When: Sundays 4 October, 6 December 2015, 2-4pm
And
Where: Whites Hill Reserve, Camp Hill - meet at the all abilities playground.
When: 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 wheelchair sessions

Thursdays 4-5pm. Meadowlands Rd outdoor Gym / Basketball area.

2015
October 15th & 29th, November 5th & 26th, December 3rd & 10th.

2016
February 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st.

Saturdays. At the Carindale PCYC, Cnr Creek Rd & Narracott St, Carina:

Saturday 10th October, Saturday 7th November, Saturday 12th December.

You can attend as many as you like. Educational and social sessions for young people in wheelchairs.

This lifestyle and mobility program is especially aimed at children 4-18 years, but all ages welcome. Parent/carer to attend also.

These sessions will allow kids (and adults) to:

  • Generate friendships and networks
  • Learn more about life in wheelchairs
  • Participate 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.

COST
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*

*Includes 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 without notice.

REQUIREMENTS
A parent/carer to attend. Great way for families to discuss common issues with each other as well as with the facilitator, George Kambouris.

BOOK NOW
To book your spot, contact George direct on 0411 797 500 or email george@livingonwheels.com.au

Please don't hesitate to ask George anything at all about these sessions.

 

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