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Being active is good for everyone's health and wellbeing.

An Overview of Disability Sport

The Activity Alliance, aim to make active lives possible with a vision that disabled people are active for life.

There are also a number of National Disability Sports Organisations including Parasport, British Blind Sport, Cerebral Palsy Sport, Dwarf Sports Association, Mencap, Special Olympics East Midlands, The Limbless Association, UK Deaf Sport, LimbPower and Wheelpower.

Events featured in the Paralympic Games includes: archery, athletics, boccia, cycling, equestrian, football, goalball, judo, powerlifting, sailing, shooting, swimming, table tennis, volleyball, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair fencing, wheelchair rugby and wheelchair tennis.

Benefits

Being physically active is a lifestyle choice proven to provide social and personal benefits. Physical activity boosts the immune system, provides natural pain relief, improves strength and balance, and can also help to build confidence and reduce stress.

Involvement

For local disability sport opportunities and information, please visit us here.

The Parasport website also provides information on disability sports opportunities in the UK. Contacting a National Disability Sport Organisation (listed above) is also a good starting point to get involved in sport and for those wanting to develop their talent.

Find Disability Sport Clubs/Groups Near You

Use the search below to find local organisations near you.

Contact your local Physical Activity, Health & Wellbeing Team

Across Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland the Physical Activity, Health & Wellbeing Teams are providing opportunities to support you to become more active.

Daily Boost

The Daily Boost aims to encourage children and young people to do 15 minutes of organised activity at school every day, benefiting their long-term physical and mental health and wellbeing.

Funding Finder

Our Funding Finder enables you to identify the most suitable local, regional and national funding schemes available for clubs and organisations, facilities and talented individuals.

Holidays Together

Holidays Together – Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) is a free and exciting holiday programme for children aged 4 to 16, living in Leicestershire and in receipt of benefits-related free school meal

Let's Get Moving Champions

We share the stories of how local residents of Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland use physical activity and exercise to improve their health and wellbeing.

Local Leisure Centres

There are a number of local leisure centres and health clubs across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland. Take a look!

School Games (Leicester-Shire & Rutland)

A unique opportunity to motivate and inspire young people to take part in more competitive school sport.

Team Leicestershire

Providing opportunities for young people who aspire towards further progression and success in sport & physical activity.

Team Leicestershire Talent

Team Leicestershire Talent is a new Talented Athlete Support Programme for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland athletes.

Start a Conversation, Suicide is Preventable

Start a Conversation is a suicide prevention campaign that aims to build a community that is committed to the mental health and wellbeing of its residents.

This Girl Can

No one gets to choose how you exercise other than you. Your body, your call. And whatever that looks like, we think it’s worth celebrating. This Girl Can, funded by The National Lottery, believes th

National Governing Bodies

British Paralympic Association

Contact Name
General Information
Contact Email
info@paralympics.org.uk.
Contact Telephone
020 7842 5789
Get Yourself Active Project

Get Yourself Active Project

Get Yourself Active provides information, advice, and guidance's to disabled people looking to be more active. We work closely with providers offering actives such as gardening all the way to rock climbing.

St Andrews Play Association

St Andrews Play Association

St Andrews is an open access facility to children/young people are free to come and go as they please.

MATP

MATP

Held at Leicester College.

Leicester City Football Club Community Trust

Leicester City Football Club Community Trust

Leicester City in the Community (LCitC) is an independent, registered charity. LCitC harnesses the power of football to inspire individuals to achieve their full potential.

Sports U

Sports U

SportsInU provides instructors and services such as Boxercise, Football, Dance/exercise to music, Basketball, Mix Martial Arts and seated exercise activities to keep people healthy and fit.

Leicester Sports Centre Ltd

Leicester Sports Centre Ltd

LCW Vi Futsal Team

Leicester Wheels For All

Leicester Wheels For All

Leicester Wheels For All provides all inclusive cycling at a variety of locations around the East Midlands.
Pre-booking only via our website www.leicesterwfa.org

GNR8 Academy

GNR8 Academy

The GNR8 Academy has been set up to give people the opportunity to come and train alongside former and current elite athletes in a fun and friendly environment, aiming to boost physical, social, and mental wellbeing when promoting teamwork, resilience, an

Active Leicester

Active Leicester

Active Leicester encompasses all sports in the city.

Leicester Penguins Swimming Club

Leicester Penguins Swimming Club

Leicester Penguins are proud to provide a development pathway for swimmers of all abilities from Learn-to-swim to national and international competition level.

Sir Jonathan North Community College

Sir Jonathan North Community College

Sir Jonathan North College is an Outstanding all girls College based in Leicester.

Special Olympics Leicestershire & Rutland Basketball Club

Special Olympics Leicestershire & Rutland Basketball Club

Inclusive (learning disability) Basketball club based at Ellesmere College with disability toilet and changing facilities available. All ages and abilities from the age of 8 upwards. In conjunction with Special Olympics it provides tournament opportunitie

Leicester Sharpe Basketball Club

Leicester Sharpe Basketball Club

Leicester Sharpe provides young adults with special and additional needs the opportunity to play basketball and receive expert coaching, in a fun and friendly environment training on Mondays term times only.

Super Star Sport Midlands

Super Star Sport Midlands

Founded in 2011, Super Star Sport is a coaching organisation that prides itself in delivering fun, high quality sports sessions in both nursery and primary school settings.

Millfield Academy

Millfield Academy

Primary School part of the LEAD Academy Trust. Member of the HBSSPAN. 2 form entry Reception to Year 6.

Tudor Grange Samworth Academy

Tudor Grange Samworth Academy

Tudor Grange Samworth Academy is an all through school. We have a wide range of sporting opportunities for all students in the Primary and Secondary phases. The school also welcomes the community as we take bookings in the evenings and weekends.

Active Oadby & Wigston

Active Oadby & Wigston

Active Oadby & Wigston

Leicester Ancient Order Of Foresters Archery Club

Leicester Ancient Order Of Foresters Archery Club

To promote archery in all its forms. We are an ONtarget archery club.
All the disciplines are encouraged: Recurve, Compound, Long Bow and Bare Bow.
Whilst boasting internationals and World & British record holders, our emphasis is as much on fun and par

Blaby Disability Sports Group

Blaby Disability Sports Group

Adults with Disabilities from Blaby and the surrounding area are welcome to attend the new Adult Disability Sports Club. Sports such as Boccia, Kurling, Goalball, Sitting Volleyball and many more will be played. So come along and have a go!

Active Blaby

Active Blaby

Active Blaby is your local service to help people become more active. We work hard to give people the capability, opportunity and/or motivation to add a bit more movement into their daily lives.

PARABOX (ages 10-17)

PARABOX (ages 10-17)

Suitable for young people with any disability

The Inclusive Club

The Inclusive Club

Offers activities like: bowls, football, gym access, running, walking, squash, table tennis, tennis

Re-inclusive Multi-Sports sessions (Charnwood)

Re-inclusive Multi-Sports sessions (Charnwood)

Our ‘Re-inclusive’ multi-sports session takes place every Wednesday morning from 11am to 12pm at Loughborough Leisure Centre.

Sensory Tennis

Sensory Tennis

Sensory Tennis offers the opportunity for people with complex disabilities and sensory impairments to play tennis in a more sensory and engaging way that is adapted for their specific needs.

Seated Yoga

Seated Yoga

Our seated yoga classes are a fun and friendly, low-impact way to keep active. Calm the mind and move the body, gently following the instructions provided by our expert teacher.

Multi Sports

Multi Sports

Our Multi-Sports sessions allow participants to try variety of different adapted sports and activities such as tennis, cricket, fun games and races too.

Sensory Dance

Sensory Dance

A fun and inclusive dance class, incorporating a range of music and dance styles.

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

Our rock climbing sessions are the perfect opportunity for those looking for a bit of adventure alongside their exercise. This activity offers rock climbing sessions tailored for those with complex disabilities and sensory impairments.

More Results
Team Leicestershire Final - KS3-5 EM Disability Athletics Championships (Mixed)

Team Leicestershire Final - KS3-5 EM Disability Athletics Championships (Mixed)

KS3-5 EM Disability Athletics Championships (Mixed)

School Games Final - Parallel Cross Country Championships

School Games Final - Parallel Cross Country Championships

Open Key Stage 2 Mixed and Key Stage 3-5 Mixed.

School Games Paralympic Festival

School Games Paralympic Festival

The Festival will see young people from across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland come to take part in a range of competitive and non-competitive school sport and physical activity opportunities.

School Games Summer Festival

School Games Summer Festival

The Festival will see young people from across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland come to take part in a range of competitive and non-competitive school sport and physical activity opportunities.

UK Deaf Sport Together Fund

UK Deaf Sport Together Fund

1:00am - Sat 25th February, 2023

Utilising Sport England’s Together Fund, UK Deaf Sport is seeking to identify clubs and organisations that support Deaf or Hard of Hearing people to optimise their opportunities to participate in sport.