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8 ParaQuad News • Winter 2020 Wheelchair Sports Skills – 10 weeks of Wheelchair Basketball When: Until 20th August 2020, Thursdays 1pm – 2pm Where: Darwin Basketball Association courts, 220 Abala Rd Marrara Wheelchair Sports Skills is a program run in collaboration with Disability Sports Northern Territory, Territory Therapy Solutions, APM and several sporting associations in NT. Providing the opportunity to try wheelchair sports in a social, fun and safe environment, sessions may include warm-up, wheelchair skills, game skills, strengthening, cardio activities, social games and cool down. Participants can participate at their own level. No prior sports or wheelchair skills are required. To Book: Email: and provide your name, contact details and relevant medical information. All participants will be requested to fill out a pre-exercise screen which will be forwarded via email upon registration. Please advise Renee if you have any concerns about participating in physical activity. What to bring: Bring any equipment or carers you need to exercise safely, and your own water bottle. Appropriate sporting attire can be any clothing that allows you to move freely. Sessions will usually be run with air-conditioning. On cool dry season days, fans only may be used. Sports Wheelchairs are provided. Other sports will be trialled throughout the year. Calling Northern Territorians who are interested in trying wheelchair basketball! northern territory update Information on current programs - and one is especially for kids For further information contact Nick Lenoir on 0436 407 445 or :