The Junior Games this year will take place at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium on Saturday 10th October.
This is a fantastic event where young people with limb difference or other physical impairment can try out new sports in a safe and supportive environment and meet other young amputees and their families. It’s the perfect opportunity to find out what you can do…
Organisers, LimbPower say:
“This is a wonderful event for young amputees and children with limb impairments including congenital limb absence, limb difference, club foot, hip dysplasia, polio, spina bifida, and cerebral palsy. Wheelchair users are welcome to join us. Children aged 11-18 are invited to take part in a range of sports and physical activities to aid their physical, social and psychological well-being. Siblings are welcome to attend and join in as long as a booking from has been signed and completed.
The Games is also a great opportunity for parents to meet other like-minded parents and share thoughts and ideas. Previous parents have said they have made lifelong friends form taking part in these events. ”
Why attend the LimbPower Junior Games –
Build self-confidence and self-esteem helping you in all areas of life
Improve your balance and co-ordination which helps with everyday movement and walking
Improve your range of motion, which helps with everyday movement and walking
Build strength and condition muscles to make them stronger and overcome weaknesses
Improve your fitness through participation in physical activity increasing life expectancy and reducing the risk of many illnesses
Meet other children with similar impairments and make friends
Inspire your child to adopt a sporting habit for life
Have great fun
To find out more you can contact the organisers, LimbPower. Clicking on their logo at the top of this post will take you to their Website where you’ll find more information.
To register, please fill out the form and send it to LimbPower.
Junior Games, LimbPower