Courses

Sargood on Collaroy will be hosting a number of innovative, thought-provoking conferences and courses throughout the year. The courses are designed for people living with spinal injuries, their families and carers. We will showcase the latest in health, recreation, technology and innovation. Come and Learn, Refresh and Connect.

Recreation Retreat:

“Wheelies”

Sargood on Collaroy offers a unique opportunity to improve your ability and knowledge of wheelchair use and maintenance. The practical course is tailored to each individual and will cater for manual and power wheelchair users, beginners and people wanting to refresh and update their skills.

The skilled workshops will be delivered by experienced practitioners and include wheelies, ascending and descending lips/curbs/inclines/gutters and stairs, rolling over different terrains and dealing with cambers. There will be wheelchair maintenance demonstrations and guests will have access to our onsite wheelchair workshop where you can put the skills you have learnt into practice.

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Wheelies course

Wellness Retreat:

“Transform your life”

Sargood on Collaroy offers a wellness program inviting guests to explore living with a focus on wellbeing, developing resilience and dealing with adjustment. There will be multiple workshops specifically designed for people living with a spinal injury that cover a range of topics such as:

  • Resilience
  • Mindfulness
  • Nutrition/Cooking
  • Yoga & meditation
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Transform your life course

Lifestyle Retreat:

“What’s in store becoming a new parent”

Our newest lifestyle conference delivers the most up to date and hands on parenting information available for people living with a spinal injury.  This course caters for both men and women and different workshops will be run concurrently to suit both genders. This course aims to leave you feeling informed, in control and ready to enjoy your newest family member. Over a long weekend we will cover topics such as:

  • Fertility treatments
  • Pregnancy
  • Childbirth
  • Adaptable equipment
  • Practical parenting skills including ‘Caring for my newborn’ and ‘Playing with my toddler’
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Parenting

Lifestyle Retreat:

“Have wheels, will travel”

This exciting new conference ‘Have wheels, will travel’ is held at Sargood and explores all things travel for people living with a spinal injury. With access to leading airlines, tour operators, destination experts, travel services and cruise providers under the one roof, this event will provide guests with a one stop shop to research, compare and plan their next holiday. Topics covered over the two day conference include:

  • how to plan your next holiday
  • Suggested travel itineraries
  • Tips and tricks for airline travel
  • How to get around at your destination
  • Travelling with equipment and carers
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Wheelchair travel course

Recreation Retreat:

“Discover your abilities”

Sargood on Collaroy is offering an exciting recreation retreat where guests can trial a range of fun activities. Sargood on Collaroy offers the opportunity to get involved in community based sport and/or engage your adventurous spirit and try a recreation or leisure activity you’ve always dreamed of experiencing. We understand that sport and rec is not for everybody, which is why we will offer a variety of activities run concurrently that will help you discover the perfect recreation activity for your interests and abilities. We will provide the appropriate equipment and professional staff to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Activities may involve such things as:

  • Rock Climbing; Golf; Cycling; Skiing; Yoga.
  • Scuba Diving; Snorkelling; Surfing; Kayaking; Fishing.
  • Art Classes and Photography
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Adaptive Golf at Sargood On Collaroy