Accessible Activity News

Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 15:20

England Netball reveals plans to get over 5,000 disabled people playing netball

England Netball reveals plans to get over 5,000 disabled people playing netball

England Netball has today announced the launch of its new Disability Strategy, in which the governing body outlines its plans to increase participation numbers in deaf and disabled women and girls. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, Fun, Netball, News

Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 15:16

£250,000 Toyota Parasport Fund launched

£250,000 Toyota Parasport Fund launched

Parasport powered by Toyota, an online hub to empower disabled people to become more active, has launched a new £250,000 fund to provide training and equipment to registered activity providers. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, Fun, News, Parasport

Posted: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 10:19

Powerchair Football Part 1 – Teaching the Basics

Powerchair Football Part 1 – Teaching the Basics

Coaches will be able to interact with Powerchair football coaches and players and learn the techniques of the game. This will include passing, shooting, defending, dribbling, ball control and match play.

Coaches are encouraged to interact by offering progressions within the session and reflecting on their own experiences to affect their coaching when working with players with a disability. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, Football, Fun, News

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:39

Health sector can support more disabled people to be active

Health sector can support more disabled people to be active

Health feature: Nicola Corrigan - Public Health England

Since the release of their film for healthcare professionals, Activity Alliance has been talking to leaders about how the health sector can support more disabled people to be active. Today, their health feature series continues with Nicola Corrigan, Public Health England Health and Wellbeing Programme Manager for Yorkshire and the Humber. She talks about how she supports regional organisations to reduce health inequalities and increase activity levels. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, Fun, News

Posted: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 09:47

Specialist 1:1 swimming lessons for disabled children in York

Specialist 1:1 swimming lessons for disabled children in York

Level Water are a national charity getting more children with disabilities learning how to swim.

They do this by working with local swimming pools to provide a programme of affordable 1:1 swimming lessons to children with physical, visual and hearing impairments. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, Fun, Swimming, York

Posted: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 14:31

Inclusive Zone Basketball (IZB) is back for the 19/20 season

Inclusive Zone Basketball (IZB) is back for the 19/20 season

BWB are pleased to announce that Inclusive Zone Basketball (IZB) is back for the 2019/2020 season. IZB is a 4 a-side game, developed to enable players who cannot participate in a full game of basketball to enjoy playing the game. The zones used enable players to be matched in their abilities within these zones. (check out highlights from last year's final here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8133bzbNil8) Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Basketball, Disability, Fun, News

Posted: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 14:58

Inclusive Sports day - Scarborough Sports Village

Inclusive Sports day - Scarborough Sports Village

Inclusive sports day at Scarborough Sports Village on the 28th September, 5-8pm.

A chance to come and try out a number of different activities. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, Fun, Scarborough

Posted: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 13:56

Level 1 Award in Coaching Boccia (Scarborough)

Level 1 Award in Coaching Boccia (Scarborough)

This 2 day course is designed to provide learners with an introduction to the practical and theoretical aspects of coaching boccia. It is the first stage on the boccia coaching framework and the Award is regulated by 1st4sport. The foundation level of knowledge recognised in this qualification will enable you to develop an understanding of the safe, ethical and effective management and coaching of boccia. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Boccia, Disability, Scarborough

Posted: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 09:53

West Riding County FA CPD Programme 2019/20

West Riding County FA CPD Programme 2019/20

For the first time in the West Riding there will be three disability CPD events that are open to anybody involved or interested in disability football: Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, Football

Posted: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 09:28

WheelPower - National Games

WheelPower - National Games

The WheelPower National Junior Games and Get Active Adult Camps are taking place at Stoke Mandeville. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, Fun, News, WheelPower