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Incusive ice skating at Peterborough
Would your young people like to learn to ice skate or play and have fun on the ice? This group, at the Peterborough rink, is for people with disabilities, life limiting conditions and additional needs, their families and carers. They are particularly interested in reaching 14 to 19 year olds with disabilities who are currently inactive and young people with learning disabilities, as the sessions are supported by Living Sport Satellite Club project which is National Lottery funded and Special Olympics.The session run fortnightly on a Monday, 6.30 to 7.30pm at Planet Ice, Bretton. The costs is £2 per person. Bookings must be made in advance (by noon on the day of the session)
Motorbiking at Ramsey
The Gauntlet Auto Project (G A P), in Ramsey teaches young people to ride motorcycles and, thanks to a grant, now have two quad bikes and one mid-sized motorcycle converted for disabled riders aged 11-25.
All have a remote control stopping facility and are speed restricted. The two quad bikes, one with a single seat and one with a double seat, have had back rests added and the small motorcycle has had stabilisers fitted to it, which can be used by nervous first timers, or someone with balance problems.
The facility is available, for a fee, to groups and individuals, by appointment. All safety equipment is provided and experienced volunteers supervise the proceedings.
There is a cafe where tea, coffee, cold drinks and snacks are available and there is also an outside viewing area with tables and seating.
Cambridge Gymnastics Academy, North Cambridge Academy, Arbury Road, Cambridge, CB4 2JF
For young adults aged 16 up – although children from 8 years old are welcome to as long as they have a parent/carer who can assist them throughout the session.
Mondays 12.30 – 1.15pm
First session is free, then £3 per session – paid in a termly block.
Adaptive Martial Arts
Designed for disabled and able bodied modern martial artists,these sessions are being held at the University of Cambridge Sports Centre on Thursdays, 7.30 to 9.30pm
Rhythm & Moves
T’ai Chi & Music session aimed towards adults (16+) who have complex and multiple, moderate to severe learning and physical disabilities. A volunteer is on hand to converse in BSL and sign in Makaton, if required.
Sessions run on Mondays, 10-12noon at Arbury Community Centre, in the big hall.
The £5 session includes refreshments at the end and classes run 40 weeks of the year.
More info: email firstname.lastname@example.org
This active Boccia club in Cambridgeshire running two club sessions a week in term time.
- Sunday 3.15 to 4.45pm at Impington Sports Centre, Cambridge, CB24 9LX.
- Friday 6.15-7.45pm at Witchford Village College Sports Centre CB6 2JA
Boccia is an accessible sport for people with physical/learning disabilities of any age and as well as offeringhealth benefits, the Cambridgeshire group aims to offer friendships, socialising, competitive spirit and camaraderie.
John Wright on 07976 735120 email email@example.com
Sam Wright on 07857 367064 email firstname.lastname@example.org