Disability, accessible and inclusive sport in Cambridgeshire
The county has lots to offer children and young people who want to be active and try different sports.
Local clubs offer regular sessions, there are holiday activities and term-time groups. Take a look at variety of opportunities on offer. The Cambridgeshire Local Offer also lists leisure activities for children and young people with additional needs and disabilities. There are guides for Cambridge, Fenland and Huntingdonshire.
Your local district council may run disability sport sessions – you can visit:
- Huntingdonshire District Council
- Cambridge City Council
- Fenland District Council’s Active Fenland
- South Cambs District Council
- East Cambs District Council sport and leisure
Living Sport works closely with the Ability PLUS Group – a network that promotes sport and active recreation for people with disabilities or additional needs. Contact them by email or call 01487 841559.
Power2Inspire is a local-based charity championing inclusive sport. It puts on a series of festivals of inclusive sport, focusing on one sport at a time, such as golf, tennis, rugby, badminton and cricket. Power2Inspire also run inclusive games in schools and for community groups, so if you would like to encourage your friends to try out adapted and inclusive sports such as boccia, new age kurling, sitting volleyball or goalball, persuade your local school or group to get in touch and contact John or Alex through their website.
Parasport lets you discover inclusive local opportunities to become more active. They are a national network where you just put in your postcode for listings of all groups and activities near you that are open and accessible to anyone with a disability.
Their ambition is to create the UK’s biggest fun and vibrant community for players, parents and coaches to share their experiences of para sport, and find useful hints, tips and information on what’s happening near you. This includes in depth listings and all the information you need to connect to local inclusive opportunities.