Whizz-Kidz

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Date: 12th January 2017 - 31st October 2017

Every week

Location: Various - See information below

Cost: FREE

Free Wheelchair Skills Clubs:

These clubs are for young people who want a safe space to practice, and we offer them to wheelchair users between 2 and 25 years.

This club is open to all, meaning that those full, part time and occasional wheelchair users; those who rely 1:1 support with skills and can’t self-propel; and those really advanced wheelchair users who want a safe space to practice wheelies, are all welcome!

For experienced wheelchair users: Share your skills, practice wheelies, accepting and declining help, mastering kerbs

For inexperienced wheelchair users: Stopping/starting, changing direction, managing speed, develop confidence, road safety, mastering different services

For assisted Wheelchair users: developing confidence, communication, directing your support to stop, start and change direction, body positioning

NEXT DATES:

Holiday

Venue

Dates

Half Term

Croydon

12th and 14th February

Easter

Kingston

11th and 13th April

Summer Half Term

Croydon

31st May and 2nd June

Summer

Kingston

3rd and 10th August

Summer

Croydon

15th and 22nd August

Advanced

TBC - Central

16th September

Autumn Half term

Kingston

24th and 26th October

Free Youth Clubs:

These clubs are for people who want to meet up and try new activities with other young people, and are for wheelchair users aged between 8 and 25 years.

Healthcare Support is provided at these clubs, specifically support with additional medical needs.

Our free youth clubs cover a host of fun and exciting activities that include wheelchair tennis, wheelchair dance, drama workshops, art, graffiti arts, music, cinema trips and days out, all decided upon and curated by our young people.

Our youth clubs adapt to the needs of the group: The trainer ensures all activities are accessible to all our young people.

London Club Locations:

South West London:

Bedelsford School

Grange Rd,

Kingston upon Thames

KT1 2QZ

South London:

St Giles School,

Pampisford Rd,

South Croydon

CR2 6DF

Next Dates:

28th January 2017

What you want to do for the year

Croydon—South London

25th February 2017

What you want to do for the year

Kingston—South West London

25th March 2017

Activity to be confirmed in January

Croydon—South London

1st April 2017

Activity to be confirmed in February

Kingston—South West London

20th May 2017

Activity to be confirmed in January

Croydon—South London

24th June 2017

Activity to be confirmed in February

Kingston—South West London

If you are interested in attending any of these events, please email me confirmation a minimum of two weeks in advance and I will confirm your place.

If you have any additional medical needs or require 1:1 support with activities please let me know in advance to discuss how we may be able to support you.

Many Thanks

Hannah

Hannah Smyth | Regional Services Coordinator – London and Southend

Whizz-Kidz

4th Floor, Portland House, Bressenden Place, London SW1E 5BH

07833 914 831| Email: H.Smyth@whizz-kidz.org.uk

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Whizz-Kidz is the working name of The Movement for Non-Mobile Children.

Whizz-Kidz, 4th Floor, Portland House, Bressenden Place, London, SW1E 5BH.

Company limited by guarantee. Registered in England and Wales (No. 2444520). Registered Charity No. 802872. Charity registered in Scotland No. SC042607.

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