Sports for people with disabilities

Find a sport or leisure activity

 

We've got lots of of sports and physical activity sessions on offer for those with disabilities. To make a start you can look at the activities information held in our local offer website (run by Achieving for Children). This includes:
  • the Kingston CSPAN directory of leisure activities - activities run in the borough especially for disabled children and young people aged from birth to 18
  • details of the Moor Lane accessible playground and soft play 
  • information on short breaks

Sport club directory

You can also search our online sports club directory. This has information on local sporting clubs and societies, including clubs for people with disabilities.

Special Olympics

If you are 8 or older and have a learning disability, you can try the Special Olympics. This has sports training and competition opportunities all year round. You can develop your physical fitness, learn new skills, make new friends, have fun and take part in competitive sport. In Kingston, Special Olympics Surrey trains in the following sports:
  • athletics
  • boccia
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • tennis
  • ten pin bowling

Weir Archery Academy for multisports

You could try out a sport with the Weir Archery Academy charity (formed by David Weir and Jenny Archer). The charity helps those with disabilities get into sporting activities:
  • it offers new opportunities for disabled people to participate in sport
  • it increases regular participation in inclusive sport
  • it has a mentor programme to up-skill existing coaches and increase the number of disabled people coaching and delivering sports opportunities
  • it delivers multisport events in partnership with Motivate East and Wheelpower, to raise the profile and encourage disabled people to try sport and physical activity

Surbiton Racket and Fitness Club

You could try the weekly tennis sessions for children and adults with a learning disability at the Surbiton Racket and Fitness Club. The club also offers specific Downs Syndrome tennis. All sessions are led by licensed Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) coaches and include a range of skills to best help the participants enjoy the game of tennis. All equipment is provided although we do ask that players bring appropriate footwear.

 

 

 

 

London Youth Games

Young people with disabilities across London can take part in the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games.