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Aquabats Updated Timetable of Upcoming Events!

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A timetable of upcoming Aquabat events!

The possible upcoming strikes have caused some changes to the programme.  To give you an idea, this is what is going to happen.

If you are interested in any of these events, please Contact: Arthur.Payne@beis.gov.uk

 

June

Walk at Finsbury Park

A walk at Finsbury Park which will be led by Paul O’Loughlin will take place on 30 June and is open to anyone including NFB  people. It meets at Finsbury Park at the main barriers at 6.45 pm leaving at 7.00 pm.

 

July

Boat trip from the London Regatta Centre

A boat trip from the London Regatta Centre will take place on 7 July moved from 23 June owing to the rail strike.  This will take place one hour earlier because they cannot accommodate us from 7.00 pm. The capacity for this is only seven people and we have five already. Please meet at Royal Albert D.L.R at 5.30 pm leaving at 5.45 pm.

Swimming at Parliament Hill

Swimming will take place on 14 July at Parliament Hill. Please meet at Gospel Oak on the London Overground at 6.25 pm leaving at 6.40 pm.

Barbecue (Max 20 )

21 July will see the barbecue maximum of 20 people. It will take place at Laburnum Boat Club, Laburnuh Street, Hackney.  Please meet at Hoxton on the London Overground at 6.15 pm leaving at 6.30 pm.  Please let me know if you are coming to the barbecue by 14 July and also if you have any dietary requirements.

Narrowboat Trip (Max 16)

The narrowboat trip will take place on 28 July maximum of 16.  If more come another boat would be needed. It meets at Angel at 6.15 pm leaving at 6.30 pm.  Please let me know if you are coming by 14 July.

 

August

Swimming at Parliament Hill

11 August will see swimming at Parliament Hill.

 

Walk in the Hyde Park area

18 August will now be a walk in the Hyde Park area, meeting at Hyde Park Underground at 6.45 pm and leaving at 7.00 pm.

 

Jack the Ripper walk

On 25 August a Jack the Ripper walk will take place. from 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm.  We will meet at Whitechapel at 6.45 pm.

If you are interested in any of these events, please Contact: Arthur.Payne@beis.gov.uk

 

About Aquabats

Aquabats is a Club for the Blind and Partially Sighted providing non-competitive Sports and Leisure Activities in different parts of London

Membership is open to all visually impaired people, their family and friends. Our programme is varied and we try to make sure that events are accessible to nearby rail, underground stations or bus routes.

We believe that visually impaired people should have a wide variety of possibilities to join in the life of our big city. Our unique feature is that we are a small but friendly and inclusive group with access limited only by your ability to travel to events. Volunteer sighted guides are most welcome!

Website:  http://www.aquabats-social.org

Charity Number: 1076921

 

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WeSwim: Disability Swimming – 24 May 2022

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Venue:
Ironmonger Row Baths in Old Street.
Time:
8.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Phone:
020 3814 7604
Date:
24th May 2022
Cost:
£2 per session


Disability swimming sessions for the community, Ironmonger Row Baths, Old Street

Whatever people’s disability or water confidence, come and join our upbeat, safe and inclusive club that brings people together through swimming.

Exercise or swim by yourself, or get help from one of our friendly volunteers who provide encouragement, support and conversation. The sessions and community at WeSwim Old Street is led by our fabulous committee, who are also our safeguarding officers for the Old Street club

Dates: Tuesdays Time:  8 – 9 pm Venue: Ironmonger Row Baths in Old Street.

Meeting at the tube station can be arranged.  Cost £2 per session

Sign up via the register button on https://weswim.club/old-street or Contact:  Kendall at kendall@weswim.club or 020 3814 7604 to book or for more information.

 

 

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WeSwim: Disability Swimming – 12 July 2022

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Venue:
Ironmonger Row Baths in Old Street.
Time:
8.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Phone:
020 3814 7604
Date:
12th July 2022
Cost:
£2 per session


Disability swimming sessions for the community, Ironmonger Row Baths, Old Street

Whatever people’s disability or water confidence, come and join our upbeat, safe and inclusive club that brings people together through swimming.

Exercise or swim by yourself, or get help from one of our friendly volunteers who provide encouragement, support and conversation. The sessions and community at WeSwim Old Street is led by our fabulous committee, who are also our safeguarding officers for the Old Street club

Dates: Tuesdays Time:  8 – 9 pm Venue: Ironmonger Row Baths in Old Street.

Meeting at the tube station can be arranged.  Cost £2 per session

Sign up via the register button on https://weswim.club/old-street or Contact:  Kendall at kendall@weswim.club or 020 3814 7604 to book or for more information.

 

 

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WeSwim: Disability Swimming – 28 June 2022

Photo of smiling people in an indoor swimming pool- text says WeSwim Disability Swimming Club
Venue:
Ironmonger Row Baths in Old Street.
Time:
8.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Phone:
020 3814 7604
Date:
28th June 2022
Cost:
£2 per session


Disability swimming sessions for the community, Ironmonger Row Baths, Old Street

Whatever people’s disability or water confidence, come and join our upbeat, safe and inclusive club that brings people together through swimming.

Exercise or swim by yourself, or get help from one of our friendly volunteers who provide encouragement, support and conversation. The sessions and community at WeSwim Old Street is led by our fabulous committee, who are also our safeguarding officers for the Old Street club

Dates: Tuesdays Time:  8 – 9 pm Venue: Ironmonger Row Baths in Old Street.

Meeting at the tube station can be arranged.  Cost £2 per session

Sign up via the register button on https://weswim.club/old-street or Contact:  Kendall at kendall@weswim.club or 020 3814 7604 to book or for more information.

 

 

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WeSwim: Disability Swimming – 14 June 2022

Photo of smiling people in an indoor swimming pool- text says WeSwim Disability Swimming Club
Venue:
Ironmonger Row Baths in Old Street.
Time:
8.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Phone:
020 3814 7604
Date:
14th June 2022
Cost:
£2 per session


Disability swimming sessions for the community, Ironmonger Row Baths, Old Street

Whatever people’s disability or water confidence, come and join our upbeat, safe and inclusive club that brings people together through swimming.

Exercise or swim by yourself, or get help from one of our friendly volunteers who provide encouragement, support and conversation. The sessions and community at WeSwim Old Street is led by our fabulous committee, who are also our safeguarding officers for the Old Street club

Dates: Tuesdays Time:  8 – 9 pm Venue: Ironmonger Row Baths in Old Street.

Meeting at the tube station can be arranged.  Cost £2 per session

Sign up via the register button on https://weswim.club/old-street or Contact:  Kendall at kendall@weswim.club or 020 3814 7604 to book or for more information.

 

 

Metro Blind Sports Social Networks

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Metro Blind Sport membership:  more info or Join here

 

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