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Wheelchair Tennis At Wigginton

Haxby and Wigginton Ward, York


Did you enjoy watching the success of ParalympicsGB during Rio 2016? Were you wowed by the skill of the wheelchair tennis? Fancy giving it a go yourself? Wheelchair tennis is a game for all levels, whether you have aspirations to wear the ParalympicsGB vest one day, or just want a social hit with your friends to keep active there is a level for you. We’re running beginner sessions at Wigginton Tennis Club on Saturdays at 4pm and at David Lloyd York on Wednesdays at 1:30pm so why not come along and join us! All equipment will be provided.

Sports wheelchairWheelchair tennis is adapted for those who have disabilities in their lower bodies. The size of courts, balls, and rackets are the same as non-disabled tennis. The major differences are that players use specially designed wheelchairs and that the ball may bounce up to two times. The second bounce may also occur outside of the field.

York Disability Tennis Network have two specially adapted wheelchairs for use in sessions.

Contact information

07926 172939


Wigginton Tennis Club, Mill Lane, Wigginton, York, YO32 2PY

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For ages

Minimum age: 8 Years

Maximum age: no limit

Opening times

  • 5.00pm-6.00pm


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    DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service - formerly criminal records check) policy? No

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    All childcare and services should make reasonable adjustments to support disabled children and young people or those with additional needs. Below is a statement from this provider about their inclusive practice and levels of experience of supporting different needs

    This provider has not given an inclusion statement. Please contact them for details of what adjustments they can make to support access to their service


    • Activities And Things To Do / Inclusive Activities

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    Last updated: 27/4/2019

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