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Wheels for Wellbeing, Lewisham

Name

Wheels for Wellbeing

Type of organisation

A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No 06288610.  Registered Charity number 1120905

Location

Ladywell Day Centre, Sports Hall, 148 Dressington Avenue, Lewisham SE4 1JF

Open to groups and/or individuals

Both groups and individuals

Bike-only hire

No

Activities

Cycling around the sports hall. In good weather the cycling instructors may lead a ride around the park outside.

Charge

£3 per disabled participant per session, which covers free admission of one carer/parent/support (extra carers/supporters pay £1 each).

Limitations on use

Booking required. Please email  david@wheelsforwellbeing.org.uk or call 020 7346 8482 with details of cyclist’s age, impairment and preferred cycle if known.

Types of bike

We bring a selection of bikes to each session, based on booking information.

We have a variety of bikes in storage:

  • 2-wheeled bikes with step-through and diamond frames
  • Upright trikes for adults and children
  • Recumbent trikes/'go-karts'
  • Hand-trikes
  • Side-by-side trikes
  • Tandems (both 2-wheel & trikes)
  • Wheelchair trikes (2 types)
  • Tag-alongs
  • Race-runners

Booking arrangements / times / charges etc

No booking required. Drop-in sessions run every Monday 10am and 1.30pm.

Other sessions for specific user groups run occasionally at other times. There is no time limit so some participants stay for the whole session time

Year round / seasonal

Currently monthly. Please check website for dates www.wheelsforwellbeing.org.uk/sessions

Other facilities

Car: Free parking on site (on Tuesdays please collect a free permit from reception)

Suggested routes

Indoors around the sports hall, and outside in the park if weather is good.

Offer advice on suitability of bikes for riders?

We have trained cycling instructors available to advise/assess rider's suitability for various machines

Preferential rates for CTC members?

No

Contact details

 

020 7346 8482

info@wheelsforwellbeing.org.uk

wheelsforwellbeing.org.uk

 

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  • Patron: Her Majesty The Queen
  • President: Jon Snow
  • Chief Executive: Paul Tuohy
  • Cyclists' Touring Club (CTC): A company limited by guarantee, registered in England no.25185. Registered as a charity in England and Wales No 1147607 and in Scotland No SC042541

 

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