Multi-sports for Those with Disabilities
Get to the registration session on 4 October
Our Barn is offering a new service with a weekly two hour multi-sport session jointly funded by London Sport and The Schuh Trust. These will take place on Tuesday evenings from 7pm to 9pm at a sports club in Osterley.
Participants must be aged between 16 and 25 with learning or other disability such as autism and sign up to an 8 week Sportivate course where they can try out two different sports at each session.
As well as football and yoga there will be alternatives such as boccia, indoor training sessions, and table tennis. Guest coaches from Motivate Hounslow will encourage you try out something new, and David, Kelly and Casey with be helping everyone take part. The cost will be £3 per session. Participants do not have to live in Hounslow, just as long as they can get there.
Participants will have the opportunity to continue at the same time and venue once they have completed the 8 sessions. Our Barn will be using a badge scheme, so that if you attend 6 sessions you will be awarded a Bronze Active Life badge, if you attend 12 you will receive a Silver Active Life badge and if you attend 24 you will receive a Gold Active Life badge. These will be patch style to be sewn onto a hoodie or hat.
The second enrolment sessions is on Tuesday 4 October between 7pm and 9pm at Redlees Play Centre, Worton Road, Isleworth (the usual youth club venue). Come ready to take part in our taster sessions whilst a parent or carer helps complete the brief registration paperwork. Places are limited.
If you would like to attend but cannot attend the registration please get in touch with Karen on firstname.lastname@example.org to make alternative arrangements. Participants will need to pay in 8-weekly blocks if at all possible, at £24 a time. This would be non-refundable. Our Barn is a tiny organisation and need to be sure that costs are covered. Weekly payment can be offered on request, but all sessions must be paid for, whether or not the young person attends.
In the spring we will be running a ‘bring a friend’ session, so please spread the word.
You will be told the location of the venue you when you come to register, but it is approximately half way between Redlees and Osterley Parks, just off the A4. It has a warm and comfortable seating area for carers, with excellent refreshments (although carers are welcome to join in as volunteers!).
September 30, 2016