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General Information about Training Weekends

Booking for the weekend is done through the Association, any changes complaints etc must be channelled via Pauline Betteridge

We hold Training weekends at Stoke Mandeville Stadium with shooting being in the Main Hall, Saturday 09.00h -17.00h & Sunday 09.00h – 12.00h. The dates are on our web site British Wheelchair Archery.

The post code is HP21 9PP

Some people arrive on the Friday others Saturday morning

You can either come for the day or stay in the onsite Olympic Lodge that offers twin & a few double fully accessible rooms.

Bookings through Pauline Betteridge not directly with the hotel as we have special rates

You can either book a room for yourself or share with another person. Cost is £46.50p/night for the room, if you choose to share then it is £23.25p

Bed raisers & hoists are available by request at reception

These costs are always reviewed in April

There is also catering & you can choose to have meals or not, costs are Breakfast is £4.80p, lunch £4.90p, dinner £7.40p, any special dietary requests can be catered for providing you say what these are when you book

If you intend to bring an assistance dog a copy of the passport / documentation must be forwarded to us.                                      NO OTHER DOGS ARE ALLOWED ON SITE

 

We are requesting that the money is either transferred directly to our account or paid by cheque.

We do not organise a meal on Friday [this may change] you may go to the Café in the Stadium or the lodge reception has “take – away” menus & there is also a fish & chip shop close by or bring your own food, plates & cutlery can be borrowed from reception.

Booking for the weekend opens 1 month before the weekend on a first come basis

You need to book for the weekends at least 3 weeks prior to the weekend & there is no cancellation in the week prior to the weekend. If you are not able to come we unfortunately have to bill you for 100% of your booking

 

You can arrive at the hotel any time after 14.00h if you are arriving on Friday until late if you have any problems please ask for Pauline Betteridge

Meals are in the main stadium café area

Breakfast 08.00h – 09.00h

Lunch  12.30h – 13.30h [12.00h on Sunday]

Dinner 18.00h – 19.00h

 

We have coaches who have taken an interest in coaching those with a disability & therefore have experience of dealing with a range of problems.

We have a number of coaches available at BWAA weekends, as well as the personal coaches of individual archers.  We also receive visits from coaches working in the Archery GB talent identification system.

Approximately 1 week prior to the weekend you will be sent a list with your coach allocated to you for the weekend.  How much time will depend on the number of coaches attending that particular weekend.

There is a charge of £21 per weekend towards coaching & venue cost

We are able to advise on how to correct postural & seating issues                                                             Please make sure you register your car registration at either the hotel or sports stadium reception on arrival as this will protect you from getting a parking ticket.

If you park in a disabled bay you MUST display your blue badge, they are very strict on their use

Web site www.british-wheelchair-archery.org.uk

 

We now have a registered disabled archery club called British Wheelchair Archery Club

Please contact Pauline Betteridge gfj42@dial.pipex.com to book for weekends

Amended August 2019