Havering Wheelchair Sport Club

Sports category:

16+ Fitness and Wellbeing
,
activity
,
Sports Activities
,
Wheelchair Dance Sport
,
Wheelchair activities, social and leisure activities
,
Wheelchair and Disability badminton
,
Wheelchair Basketball
,
Wheelchair Crown Green Bowls
,
Wheelchair Curling
,
Wheelchair Dance
,
Wheelchair Fencing
,
Wheelchair Rugby
,
Wheelchair Tennis
,
wheelchair tennis, tennis
,
Wheelchair triathlon

Overview

We do not have a Wheelchair Basketball Club or any other Wheelchair Sports in the Borough. Putting on taster sessions during our Half Term Holidays and Para Multi-Sport events and gathering feedback from participants showed a big interest in the this type of sport.

Recently Havering Sixth Form College showed an interest in putting on a Wheelchair Basketball session where we liaise with local clubs/organisations such as:

-Local Basketball Club Right Development Foundation
-Local Schools and Colleges
-Disability Steering Groups
-Local Disability Community Groups
-Local Sport Clubs
-Havering SENCO departments

The idea being that we start with Wheelchair Basketball and open the club up to other Multi-Sport activities.
Havering Wheelchair Sport Club

Club features

Impairment types:
Hearing impairment
Learning impairment
Mental health
Other Disability Types
PAN Disability
Physical impairment
Social or behavioural
Visual impairment
Learning impairment
Amputee
Cerebral Palsy
Staff experience:
We have a lot of experience working with people with impairments
Activity format:
Team based
Availiable sessions:
Mixed gender
Children & youth sessions
Adult
Havering Active

Location:

Havering Sixth Form College
Wingletye Ln, Hornchurch RM11 3TB
Hornchurch
RM11 3TB
United Kingdom

Telephone number:

01708 431016

Attending the club:

Beginners or those that are interested can register for the club/sessions by emailing: Sportsdevelopment@havering.gov.uk

When we meet:

TBC - contact us for more details.

Equipment:

If participants have their own wheelchairs then please bring those to the sessions. Alternatively, we are applying for funding to have chairs available to users.

Accessibility Information:

The well-equipped, full-size sports hall is in use throughout the week for various Sport and PE lessons, but is also used for training sessions for many of the College sports teams.

Their recently extended fitness suite in Olympia House offers free weights, machine weights and cardio-vascular equipment including treadmills, rowers, bikes and steppers.

They currently employ a qualified fitness instructors who can offer tailor-made training plans along with advice on nutrition, lifestyle and health. As well as traditional measures of fitness, we are able to measure blood pressure, body fat, BMI and lung function to assist students in monitoring all aspects of their health. Students are required to undertake an induction and health screening questionnaire before using the fitness suite.

An outdoor table tennis table and equipment is available for student use during break times and students are also able to use the new MUGA (Multi-Use Games Area) at lunchtimes and after College.

The Zone at Havering Sixth Form College is a state-of-the-art facility offering holistic support for our students. This includes an IT suite and study space for academic study and showering and toilet facilities and a comfortable resting space for students with special educational needs, disabilities, illness or injury.

The Zone is managed by the SEND team, who have considerable experience in supporting students with additional needs. Other kinds of support available at the College include:
•Lift access
•Most of the College is wheelchair accessible
•Parking is available for students with disabilities

Havering Wheelchair Sport Club online

Events nearby

Disability Games flyer
Ongar, United Kingdom
pin 10.74 miles
Mencap's Round The World Challenge logo
Gravesend, United Kingdom
pin 12.11 miles
Paralympic Champion Andy Lewis welcoming home Hannah Moore at the finish line
Windsor, United Kingdom
pin 38.84 miles

Clubs nearby

Wanstead Youth Club is an a inclusive club for 10 -25 year olds on a Thursday evening at Wanstead Youth Centre Elmcroft…
pin 8.85 miles
Greenwich BMX Club hold inclusive Wingz BMX sessions for those with a disability, impairment, or additional need. Sessions…
pin 9.89 miles
Gravesend Dynamite offer sport for all: males and females, children, youths and adults, disabled and able bodied all…
pin 10.15 miles

Leisure centres nearby

We provide wheelchair dancing coupled with creative and arts program in fashion and pageantry and dance/sports, our aim is…
pin 13.76 miles
A fun session open to adults of all disabilities. The first hour is a gym session, supervised by a qualified fitness…
pin 17.44 miles
Disability activities at Caldecotte Xperience provide some of the best accessible outdoor learning in Buckinghamshire.…
pin 51.1 miles