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VICTA Spring Family Weekend 2020

VICTA Spring Family Weekend Closing Date for Applying: 21 Feb 2020
Venue:
Dearne Valley, Doncaster
Time:
ClCosing Date: 21 February 2020 - Event Date: 22 to 25 May 2020
Phone:
01908 240 831
Date:
21st February 2020
Cost:
£50 per person (under 5s are free), if this is your family’s first VICTA family weekend we offer an introductory price of £40 per person


VICTA Family Weekend 2020 applications are now open!

Closing Application Date: 21 February 2020

Our ever-popular VICTA Family Weekends are now open, if you have a child aged 5 to 17 who has a vision impairment, you and your family can apply to join us!  Family Weekends are a great opportunity to try new things, meet people and share experiences. We provide a range of amazing activities for you and your children, as well as a chance to attend workshops and talks.

We will be hosting two Family Weekends, one in Spring (22 to 25 May 2020) and one in Summer (31 July to 3 August 2020).

Please make sure you apply before the closing date on 21 February 2020 as these weekends are always oversubscribed.

Event details for the  Spring Family  Weekend 2020

Closing Date to Apply: 21 February 2020  Event Date: 22 to 25 May 2020
Who: 5 to 17 years plus immediate family
Theme: Space Online Entry Form:  https://blindsport.uk/SpringFamily
Location: Dearne Valley, Doncaster
Cost: £50 per person (under 5s are free), if this is your family’s first VICTA family weekend we offer an introductory price of £40 per person

The Spring weekend is our first of the year and we will be heading back to Dearne Valley, Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Dearne Valley promises a fantastic array of exciting activities spread across 50 acres of grassland, woodland and wetland. Activities on offer at the centre include high and low ropes, zipwire, climbing, aeroball, archery, sport and team building activities, raft building and kayaking. The activities will be run by the ‘Kingswood’ activity staff who ensure everyone has an amazing time.

To find out more about the Spring Family Weekend and to apply, please follow the link below.

https://blindsport.uk/SpringFamily

 

Try Vision Impaired Climbing!

Vision Impaired Climbing in West London with Metro Blind Sport

Vision Impaired Climbing Sessions

Sign up to our FREE 6-week Visually Impaired Climbing programme where you will get the opportunity to learn how to climb under a guided professional instructor. These 6 weekly sessions will provide you with a great experience of learning how to use the ropes and gain increased confidence in climbing and navigating different types of walls within the centre.

Participants will also receive a Metro Blind Sport welcome pack when signing up.

  • Location: Westway Sports and Fitness Centre, 1 Crowthorne Rd, London W10 6RP.

There are two timeslot availabilities to choose from which are listed below:

  • Timeslot 1: Friday 15 November 2019 at Time: 12 pm-1:30 pm (duration 90-minute sessions) then weekly until the last session on the Friday 20 December.
  • Timeslot 2: Sunday 17 November 2019 at Time:  2 pm-3:30 pm (duration 90-minute sessions) then weekly until the last session on the Sunday 22 December.

To register your interest and sign up to one of the available timeslots please contact Charlie Raven with your full name, phone number, email address, what timeslot you wish to attend on and whether you have climbed before.

***by signing up you are committing to attend 6 individual sessions for the specified time you have selected. This cannot be amended or changed once started due to instructor allocation and allocated costs. ***

Meet and Greet will be available at the nearest station which is Latimer Road and Crowthorne Road (Stop H) bus stop if required. This will take place 30 minutes before the session starts. Latimer Road Station is on the Hammersmith and City and Circle Line. There is also the option of Shepherds Bush Station which is on the Central, Overground and Southern Line (a 20-minute walk or a 10-minute bus ride on the 316 stopping at Crowthorne Road, Stop H).

For those who may be accompanied by a driver to the sessions, there is underground parking onsite available Mon-Sat and free parking on Sunday.

If you wish to use this service or need more information, please contact Charlie Raven by email at charlie.raven@metroblindsport.org or call on 07956 292 046.

 

Vision Impaired Climbing 17 Nov

Vision Impaired Climbing in West London with Metro Blind Sport
Venue:
Westway Sports and Fitness Centre, 1 Crowthorne Rd, London W10 6RP.
Time:
2.00 pm - 3.30 pm
Phone:
07956 292 046
Date:
17th November 2019
Cost:
FREE


Vision Impaired Climbing Sessions

Sign up to our FREE 6-week Visually Impaired Climbing programme where you will get the opportunity to learn how to climb under a guided professional instructor. These 6 weekly sessions will provide you with a great experience of learning how to use the ropes and gain increased confidence in climbing and navigating different types of walls within the centre.

Participants will also receive a Metro Blind Sport welcome pack when signing up.

  • Location: Westway Sports and Fitness Centre, 1 Crowthorne Rd, London W10 6RP.

There are two timeslot availabilities to choose from which are listed below:

  • Timeslot 1: Friday 15 November 2019 at Time: 12 pm-1:30 pm (duration 90-minute sessions) then weekly until the last session on the Friday 20 December.
  • Timeslot 2: Sunday 17 November 2019 at Time:  2 pm-3:30 pm (duration 90-minute sessions) then weekly until the last session on the Sunday 22 December.

To register your interest and sign up to one of the available timeslots please contact Charlie Raven with your full name, phone number, email address, what timeslot you wish to attend on and whether you have climbed before.

***by signing up you are committing to attend 6 individual sessions for the specified time you have selected. This cannot be amended or changed once started due to instructor allocation and allocated costs. ***

Meet and Greet will be available at the nearest station which is Latimer Road and Crowthorne Road (Stop H) bus stop if required. This will take place 30 minutes before the session starts. Latimer Road Station is on the Hammersmith and City and Circle Line. There is also the option of Shepherds Bush Station which is on the Central, Overground and Southern Line (a 20-minute walk or a 10-minute bus ride on the 316 stopping at Crowthorne Road, Stop H).

For those who may be accompanied by a driver to the sessions, there is underground parking onsite available Mon-Sat and free parking on Sunday.

If you wish to use this service or need more information, please contact Charlie Raven by email at charlie.raven@metroblindsport.org or call on 07956 292 046.

 

Vision Impaired Climbing 15 Nov

Vision Impaired Climbing in West London with Metro Blind Sport
Venue:
Westway Sports and Fitness Centre, 1 Crowthorne Rd, London W10 6RP.
Time:
12.00 noon - 1.30 pm
Phone:
07956 292 046
Date:
15th November 2019
Cost:
FREE


Vision Impaired Climbing Sessions

Sign up to our FREE 6-week Visually Impaired Climbing programme where you will get the opportunity to learn how to climb under a guided professional instructor. These 6 weekly sessions will provide you with a great experience of learning how to use the ropes and gain increased confidence in climbing and navigating different types of walls within the centre.

Participants will also receive a Metro Blind Sport welcome pack when signing up.

  • Location: Westway Sports and Fitness Centre, 1 Crowthorne Rd, London W10 6RP.

There are two timeslot availabilities to choose from which are listed below:

  • Timeslot 1: Friday 15 November 2019 at Time: 12 pm-1:30 pm (duration 90-minute sessions) then weekly until the last session on the Friday 20 December.
  • Timeslot 2: Sunday 17 November 2019 at Time:  2 pm-3:30 pm (duration 90-minute sessions) then weekly until the last session on the Sunday 22 December.

To register your interest and sign up to one of the available timeslots please contact Charlie Raven with your full name, phone number, email address, what timeslot you wish to attend on and whether you have climbed before.

***by signing up you are committing to attend 6 individual sessions for the specified time you have selected. This cannot be amended or changed once started due to instructor allocation and allocated costs. ***

Meet and Greet will be available at the nearest station which is Latimer Road and Crowthorne Road (Stop H) bus stop if required. This will take place 30 minutes before the session starts. Latimer Road Station is on the Hammersmith and City and Circle Line. There is also the option of Shepherds Bush Station which is on the Central, Overground and Southern Line (a 20-minute walk or a 10-minute bus ride on the 316 stopping at Crowthorne Road, Stop H).

For those who may be accompanied by a driver to the sessions, there is underground parking onsite available Mon-Sat and free parking on Sunday.

If you wish to use this service or need more information, please contact Charlie Raven by email at charlie.raven@metroblindsport.org or call on 07956 292 046.

 

Events with Sense!

Events with Sense Charity

Sense have some great activities set-up as part of the Sporting Sense project, which we invite you to get involved in! See below for more details.

For more information or to register your attendance

please contact Mayana at mayana.mcdermott@sense.org.uk or call 0207 014 9318.

 

NORTH LONDON

SENSORY WALKS

 Who: These walks are open for anyone to enjoy but are focussed on supporting people who are deafblind or have complex disabilities.

When: Fridays starting 7th June, 11.00 – 12.00.

Where: Golders Hill Park, London NW3 7HD. The meeting point is on West Heath Road.

What: This sensory walk has been co-developed with the Outdoor Guide and will be led by GLL Barnet. The walk can be enjoyed on your own, or with family and friends by following the map on the Outdoor Guide website https://theoutdoorguide.co.uk/walks/sensory-walks/golders-hill-park-walk-london/ Or if you would like to join us for a guided walk on Friday’s you can by registering your attendance.

 

FOOTBALL

Who: For anyone 6-19 years old. This session is aimed at children and young people with a disability and their siblings.

When: Every Wednesday during school terms, 5.00pm – 6.00pm.

Where: Coram’s Fields Football Pitch, 93 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1DN.

What: Free inclusive football session which is being run by Arsenal Football club and Coram’s Field.

 

 CLIMBING

Who: For anyone 12+ with a sensory impairment or complex needs who wants to get involved.

 When: Wednesday 26th June, Wednesday 3rd, 10th, 24th, 31st July and 7th August 11.00am – 12.30pm.

Where: The Castle Climbing Centre, Green Lanes, London N4 2HA.

What: Free Climbing sessions. This group is led by an instructor, participants take it in turns to have a go on the various climbing walls.

*Please register your attendance each week as there are limited spaces available!

  

YOGA

 Who: For anyone 18+ with a sensory impairment or complex needs who wants to get involved

 When: Thursday 13th June to Thursday 25th July, 2.15 – 3.45pm.

Where: Pancras Square Leisure 5 Pancras Rd, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AG

What: Free accessible yoga being delivered by Richard, who has over 15 years of experience

 

For more information or to register your attendance

please contact Mayana at mayana.mcdermott@sense.org.uk or call 0207 014 9318.

 

SOUTH LONDON

 

FOOTBALL

 Who: For children and adults (5+) who are blind or partially sighted.

When: Thursdays, 6.00pm – 7.00pm.

Where: Brixton Recreation Centre, Brixton Station Rd, Brixton. Meet and greet available from Brixton station at 5.30pm.

What: Inclusive football led by Fulham Football Club Foundation and delivered in partnership with Metro Blind Sports and London FA.

 *To book on the programme please call the Fulham FC Foundation on 0208 336 7547 or visit www.fulhamsoccerschools.com

 

 

TAI CHI with SELF DEFENCE

Who: For anyone 18+ with a sensory impairment or complex needs who wants to get involved.

When: Mondays 17th June – 29th July, 2.00pm – 3.30pm.

Where: Everyone Active, Camberwell, Leisure Centre, Artichoke Place, London, SE5 8TS.

What: Free Tai Chi with Self Defence session. This group is led by Miz, an experienced Tai Chi and Self Defence instructor and is delivered in partnership with Everyone Active and Southwark Disablement Association. 

 

ICE SKATING

Who: For anyone 12+ with a sensory impairment or complex needs who wants to get involved.

 When: Wednesdays, 11.30am – 12.30pm. There will be no sessions on the 10th and 17th of April 2019.

Where: Streatham Ice and Leisure Centre, 390 Streatham High Rd, London SW16 6HX.

Cost: £5.70 per session. Paid upon arrival to leisure centre.

What: This is an opportunity for people to attend an open ice skating session at the leisure centre for people with a disability. This session is not led by an instructor, but there is a skate marshal present.

 

As with all of our sessions we welcome friends, family and support workers to come along and join in, you don’t have to be sat on the side, you can have fun and learn as well.

For more information or to register your attendance

please contact Mayana at mayana.mcdermott@sense.org.uk or call 0207 014 9318.