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The Wheelchair Sports NSW School Roads Safety and Wheelchair Basketball Program visits over 250 schools in NSW and participates in various community programs throughout the year including The Youth & Road Trauma Forum at Allphones Arena each year. We would like to bring this program to YOUR school in 2017!

How does a Roadshow work?

What? 20 minute talk on road safety by 2 members who have experienced the consequences of taking risks on the road, followed by a 40 minute game of wheelchair basketball (chairs provided by us) played by the students. This provides the students a chance to experience something new, as well as give them an idea of what it is like to be in a wheelchair, as well as expanding their view of what people with a disability can do.

Where? We’ll come to you! Just make sure you have access to a basketball court, multipurpose area, or quadrangle.

When? Booking is subject to availability. The further ahead you book, the better the chance that you will get what you want.

Session Size? We recommend maximum class size for each session is 30 students. This is to ensure all students have a turn of playing wheelchair basketball as we bring 12 basketball wheelchairs with us on the day.
If you have more than 30 students per session, please call to discuss other options for your school such as the road safety talk done in the morning to all students then each session can be dedicated to wheelchair basketball.

Total Session Time? Minimum booking to attend a school is 2 hours and we are happy to work in with your school timetable for session times.
Teacher supervision is compulsory at all times during the Roadshow.

Cost? A price list is detailed in the information sheet below or contact Mel Jones on +61 2 9809 5260 or email reception@wsnsw.org.au for more information.

 

What students and teachers have had to say…
“Excellent presentation. Positive safety message and enjoyable, practical skills”
“It was a real eye opener as they told of many life experiences and facts to make you think twice in dangerous situations”
“Even the students who expected the same old road safety talk told me how much they enjoyed the presentation and, of course, the wheelchair basketball.”

 

Book your Roadshow today!

For further information on pricing and Roadshow availability please contact Mel Jones on 02 9809 5260 or email reception@wsnsw.org.au

Download information & booking forms for:
Sydney Information and Booking Form
Greater Sydney Information and Booking Form
Regional NSW Information and Booking Form
Sydney PCYC Information and Booking Form

For the purposes of the Roadshow and planning, Sydney is bordered by Waterfall, Rosemeadow, Camden, Penrith, Richmond, Cowan. All suburbs and towns outside this circle belong to the Regional NSW areas.

 

The WS NSW Roadshow is proudly supported by   Transport for NSW

Transport for NSW has provided the following links to some of their latest websites and youtube clips:

Safety Town website A resource for students and teachers in Years 5 and 6

Safer Drivers Course Info A resource for Learners under 25 years

Top Ten Misunderstood Rule Animations

 

 

ABOUT US

Wheelchair Sports NSW (WS NSW), formed in 1961, is a charitable organisation responsible for the development, promotion and delivery of wheelchair sport in NSW.

It all started more than 50 years ago with a few visionary wheelchair members who believed in the power of sport to rehabilitate and integrate.

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