Inclusive Multisports Day – 27 Oct!

Inclusive Multisports Day -27 Oct at Barking and Dagenham College!

Inclusive Multisports Day

Barking and Dagenham Progress Project are running a FREE Multisports event for disabled people aged under 25. Come and try something new!

DATE:  27/10/2017  Time: 10.30am—12.30pm

Venue:  Sports Hall, Barking and Dagenham College, Dagenham Road, RM7 0XU

For more information and to confirm your attendance

please contact Bradley on 07455446445

 

Self Defence Classes – SELVis & Metro

4 Self-Defence classes with SELVis and METRO -Walters Family School of Taekwondo

South East London and Metro Blind Sports have booked 4 self-defence classes,  as a pilot scheme,  for you to enjoy the fun of keeping fit and protecting yourself.

Dates and Times:

  • Saturday 11th November > 15:00 -16:00
  • Saturday18th November > 15:00 -16:00
  • Tuesday 21st November > 11:00 -12:00
  • Tuesday 5th December  > 11:00 -12:00

Venue: Walters Family School of Taekwondo, 1st Floor Khan’s Bargains, 135 Rye Lane, Peckham Rye, London, SE15 4ST. Very close to Peckham Rye train station.
Cost: These sessions are FREE of charge and open to blind and partially sighted people over the age of 14years.

For further information/booking and for dates plus to arrange a meet and greet please contact Jessica Beal:
Telephone: 0203 815 3660. Mobile: 07866 926668
Email: Jessica.Beal@selvis.org.uk

 

4 Self Defence Classes Starts 11 Nov!

4 Self-Defence classes with SELVis and METRO -Walters Family School of Taekwondo
Venue:
Walters Family School of Taekwondo, 1st Floor Khan's Bargains, 135 Rye Lane, Peckham Rye, London, SE15 4ST.
Time:
3.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Phone:
 0203 815 3660 M: 07866 926668
Date:
11th November 2017
Cost:
FREE


South East London and Metro Blind Sports have booked 4 self-defence classes,  as a pilot scheme,  for you to enjoy the fun of keeping fit and protecting yourself.

Dates and Times:

  • Saturday 11th November > 15:00 -16:00
  • Saturday18th November > 15:00 -16:00
  • Tuesday 21st November > 11:00 -12:00
  • Tuesday 5th December  > 11:00 -12:00

Venue: Walters Family School of Taekwondo, 1st Floor Khan’s Bargains, 135 Rye Lane, Peckham Rye, London, SE15 4ST. Very close to Peckham Rye train station.
Cost: These sessions are FREE of charge and open to blind and partially sighted people over the age of 14years.

For further information/booking and for dates plus to arrange a meet and greet please contact Jessica Beal:
Telephone: 0203 815 3660. Mobile: 07866 926668
Email: Jessica.Beal@selvis.org.uk

 

SELVis first ever Bowl off!

SELVis first ever Bowl off!
Venue:
London Palace Superbowl, First Floor Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre, London, SE1 6TE
Time:
11.30 - TBC
Phone:
078 1180 8145
Date:
03rd November 2017
Cost:
FREE


SELVis would like to invite you to our first ever Bowl off!

Lambeth/Southwark and Greenwich/Lewisham are to face one another in a heated game of 10 Pin Bowling, it is also an excellent opportunity to socialise, compete, enjoy some beverages, meet old friends and importantly make new ones!

The 4 respective boroughs have enjoyed some competitive games in 2017;  however it is now time to test those skills to see who win the top borough status. All Blind and Partially Sighted residents of Lambeth, Southwark, Greenwich and Lewisham are welcome.

When: Friday 3rd Nov 2017    Time:  11:30am

Where: London Palace Superbowl, First Floor Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre, London, SE1 6TE

Meeting points: Elephant & Castle Tube station (Shopping centre exit) 11:10am alternatively at the bowling alley at 11:20am

Cost: Thanks to the Primary Club, this will now be free of charge!

Please note:You will need to pay for your own drinks/food on the day.

In addition please wear appropriate footwear EG. Trainers or flat shoes.

For further information or to book your place please contact Hassan Khan.

Mob: 078 1180 8145 Tel: 020 38153660 Email: Hassan.khan@pocklington-trust.org.uk

 

A Week in Sicily with Metro!

Metro Week in Sicily - Only a few places left!

To all Metro members,

There are only a few places left!

In partnership with Seable we are planning to take a group of 16 to Sicily on Wednesday 02.05.18 to 09.05.18 – Seable is an experienced accessible and active holiday provider (www.seable.co.uk).

This package will include flights, bed and breakfast, airport transfers, transport during the week in Sicily, and a wide range of sporting activities and excursions. These will include a beach day with windsurfing and kayaking – this beach is 5km long and is suitable for running.  Scuba diving lessons – in the accommodation pool, a hike up Mount Etna volcano and indoor tennis. Visit to a local vineyard, award winning ice cream and pistachio product tastings, local markets and a tactile museum.

Holiday insurance to include health cover is not included but is mandatory for each traveller. We will need your policy number before departure. Members must be 18 years or over to attend this activity week.  This holiday is only suitable for those individuals who do not need care support.

The estimated cost for this trip is approximately £800 per person sharing a room, partners welcome. Metro will provide a subsidy of £200 to each member on return from this holiday. A deposit of £150 per person will be required before the end of October 2017 to secure your place and places are allocated on a first come first served basis. NOTE:- These dates are subject to change depending on flight availability. Members will need to complete the Seable registration form and abide by their T&Cs.

If you are interested in this exciting new venture and would like more details please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours in sport,
Roy

Roy F Smith MBE
Director of Sport Development
H/W: 020 8255 7788
M: 07803 288083
Email: roy.smith@metroblindsport.org

Website:www.metroblindsport.org
(Free membership for under 18’s-join online)
Twitter: @MetroVISports
www.lvif.co.uk
www.pocklington-trust.org.uk

 

Why Choose Seable?

CHAPERONE SERVICE

We offer a local guide/chaperone that will assist you during the entire holiday. He will be waiting at the airport at your arrival, drive you to the accommodation and help you check-in. He will be your local friend during the holiday, your guide during excursions and visits and he will assist you during meals (when requested).

EXPERIENCED PARTNERS

Seable has worked very hard from the beginning to make sure that all the needs of VI people are met. We aim to ensure the holiday is a great experience and you can enjoy every second of it. From sport trainers to restaurant waiters, they have been informed of your specific needs to ensure your holiday is stress free.

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

The guide/chaperone is always a local tour manager, He/she will give you the best advice on what to eat, the hidden secrets of the destinations and tips to avoid the tourist traps.