The first steps of "The Rose of the Winds Aps”, The Ripolese association that was created to bring together the families of young adolescents, disabled and non-disabled, with the aim of creating new opportunities for socialization, aggregation, autonomy and integration through targeted projects and with an eye to the future.

The 2021 membership is underway for the first projects that see both the patronage of the Municipality of Bagno a Ripoli and the support of local associations such as, for example, the La Lanterna Aps association which will provide educators free of charge for a whole year.

"We spent the winter planning, studying and letting our imagination run free in order to relaunch the new year with many proposals to be able to start again together - he explains Valentina Spinelli, president of 'La Rosa dei Venti Aps' - Go to our social contacts to get to know us better and find out how to support us ”.


The association's first initiatives are workshops aimed at integration, play and culture:

  • “Giocando con l'Inglese”, held by Professor Emma Rotini, will start on Tuesday 23 March at the garden of the Municipal Library of Ponte a Niccheri, and will take place weekly, every Tuesday from 15 to 17 pm;
  • “Conversazioni con il pc”, held by Professor Giornata Corso, will be held at the Red Cross Committee of Bagno a Ripoli, in via Fratelli Orsi, every Wednesday from 24 March to the end of June, from 15 to 17 pm;
  • “From the garden with love”, an immersion in nature to be held at the Redi middle school;
  • “A sweet buzz”, which will start from San Martino beekeeping involving the entire territory.

The news does not end here, La Rosa dei Venti aps, has other projects in the launch pad, starting in May, to stimulate integration, socialization and love for the territory such as "Lego Ramp" and "The hen without brakes ”whose details can be found on or by writing to to learn more about the association and to register.