Southwestern WI chapter of AMBUCS
WESTERN WISCONSIN WHEELS
Creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities by providing Amtryke therapeutic tricycles.
Bike Rodeo - May 4, 2019
Prince Of Peace Lutheran Church
21 N Hill St. La Crescent, MN
Find out which Adaptive Tryke will work best for your child. Schedule a time to be professionally fitted for one of our AmTrykes. Appointments required. Contact us for more info.
Scholarships for Therapists
DEADLINE for 2019 TBA
The 2019-2020 Scholarships for Therapists application will be available soon. Students accepted into a graduate level physical therapy, occupational therapy, audiology or speech language pathology program are encouraged to apply. Western WI Wheels can sponsor one applicant. Please contact us if you are interested. Full application can be viewed online. Click the link below.
Who We Are
Serving Allamakee, Buffalo, Crawford, Fillmore, Houston, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe, Richland, Sauk, Trempealeau, Vernon, Winona, & Winneshiek counties since May 2015
Western Wisconsin Wheels raises funds to provide AmTrykes to children in our service area who are unable to use a standard bike.
Annually, we host an Adaptive Tryke rodeo to custom fit each child to an Amtryke.
As of July 2017, Western Wisconsin Wheels has delivered 50 Trykes! Each Tryke costs between $500-$1300. Funding for the bikes is provided by Western Wisconsin Wheels, Children's Miracle Network, and state/county funding.
Enhancing Quality of Life
Improved strength, coordination, endurance, and range of motion
Increase socialization with friends and family
Meeting a Need
Specially designed cycles
Hand and/or foot pedaled
Range of sizes and abilities
Optional rear steering/braking kit for riders who need more assistance
Supporting the Future
Inspiring future generations of Speech, Occupational, and Physical Therapists
Offering national scholarship opportunities for students
Offering hands-on experiences for students through rodeos and bike building events
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Become a Member
Stay informed of upcoming events and help support our mission by becoming a member of Western Wisconsin Wheels. Annual dues are $50 or $25 for students.
Show Your Support
Volunteer Your Time
We have multiple opportunities for volunteers within our organization including: Advisory Board Members, Therapists for bike fittings, Student volunteers at bike rodeos, help with fundraisers, and behind the scenes help with grant-writing and website design and maintenance. Please contact us if you're interested.