Our “Quad Squad” is a group of mostly power wheelchair users who get together in Central Florida and bowl (usually twice a month) using the IKAN Bowler. (The IKAN Bowler is an empowerment device that attaches to the front of almost any wheelchair — it’s fun, therapeutic, and legit: www.ikanbowler.com.)
We usually have between 3-5 IKAN Users bowling, and have had eight at one time. Since we bowl regularly, a non-profit organization called LovExtension (www.lovextension.com) provides caddy help for us bowlers, which gives our caregivers a chance to relax and cheer us on.
Here are record scores for various categories of wheelchair users:
The name “Quad Squad” isn’t trademarked or anything, and anyone reading this could start their own Quad Squad group in their area. No worries.
We typically bowl twice a month: on the 2nd Saturday of each month at Classique Lanes in Tavares, and on the 4th Saturday of each month at Spanish Springs Lanes in The Villages (addresses below). We bowl from roughly 4-6 p.m.
When it’s bowling week, I send an email to my Quad Squad Bowling list (I’ll add anyone who wants on) to remind and affirm when and where we plan to bowl (I occasionally share additional items I believe are noteworthy also).
Most importantly, Quad Squad Bowling is a WHOLE LOT OF FUN! :-)
If you’d like to join us sometime, contact me via my website (www.lookmomnohands.net). We usually have an IKAN Bowler available for someone to borrow!
Here are the addresses for where we usually bowl:
CLASSIQUE LANES (Bowling Center)
15026 Classique Lane
Tavares, FL 32778
SPANISH SPRINGS LANES
997 Alverez Avenue
Lady Lake, FL 32159 (Lady Lake/The Villages)
Thanks for your interest and God bless!
Bill Miller :-)
C1-2 Quadriplegic with a 221 High Bowling Game
Co-founder of Manufacturing Genuine Thrills Inc. d/b/a MGT
Business website: http://www.ikanbowler.com
Personal website: http://www.lookmomnohands.net