Cheshire Academy: Sports and activities for wheelchair users
The Cheshire Academy provides lots of sporting opportunities for children and young adults who are wheelchair users. These include the following.
- New Age Kurling
- Rhythmic Gymnastics
- Sports Acrobatics
- Table Tennis and Poly Bat
- Team Gym
- Youth clubs
Please click on any of the pages at the Academy relating to these sports for additional information. There are also opportunities for young adults who are wheelchair users to become sports governing body qualified if appropriate.
The Cheshire Academy also runs Physical Development Classes for children who are wheelchair users who have restricted movement and we welcome wheelchair users to join the holiday schemes organised by the Academy throughout the year.
Are these activities for wheelchair users promoted in Schools
Most of the above sports are so designed that pupils who have disabilities can be paired with pupils who don't have disabilities. These sports is excellent for the development of integrated activities. He Academy has experience at running training workshops to introduce the above activities in Schools.
How successful are our wheelchair members at sport
We are very successful. For example the Cheshire Academy is the most successful disability Sports Acrobatics club in Great Britain. We have competed in every single British Gymnastics Sports Acrobatic National Championship held since the year 2000 the year that disability sports acrobatics was introduced. We are the only club in UK to have achieved this. We are the top wheelchair club in GB for wheelchair sports acrobatics.
How to contact the club
For more information about wheelchair accessible sports contact the Cheshire Academy of Integrated Sport and Arts at email@example.com or telephone Jane on (01270) 255355 or alternatively come in and have a chat with us at the Cheshire Academy on Macon Way in Crewe.