Accessible Activity News

Posted: Fri, 07 May 2021 10:40

Dwarf Sports Association UK Launches New Website on Fri 7th May

Dwarf Sports Association UK Launches New Website on Fri 7th May

The DSAuk has reinvented its website with a vibrant look and impressive new resources section to support both new and established members and partners in the sports and non-sports sectors. Read More »

Tags: Dwarf Sports Association UK

Posted: Wed, 05 May 2021 15:17

Start Para-Swimming

Start Para-Swimming

This free "taster" event is perfect for anyone new to disability swimming, or anyone who would like develop their skills in competitive Para swimming.

Hosted by Richmond Dales ASC and run by Swim England qualified coaches, it is open to any young person up to the age of 16 with a physical disability (including cerebral palsy, amputees, spinal injuries, dwarfism, polio, spina bifida, multiple sclerosis, or arthrogryposis) or a visual impairment. Read More »

Tags: Para-Swimming

Posted: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 17:25

Free activity resources now available to support people with complex disabilities

Free activity resources now available to support people with complex disabilities

28 April 2020 – The national disability charity, Sense, has today launched a new, online platform offering a range of free art, sport and wellbeing activities developed to support people with complex disabilities. Read More »

Tags: Sense

Posted: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 14:56

Discover a new world with Sensory Walks

Discover a new world with Sensory Walks

New partnership with Ordnance Survey puts routes for people with complex disabilities on the map

Sense Active have partnered with Great Britain's national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey, to ensure Sensory Walks are easily discoverable via their OS Maps App, as part of our Sport England funded project 'Sense, Active Together'. Read More »

Tags: Sense, Walking

Posted: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 12:28

Spring into Action - for adults with cerebral palsy (18+) – a new 12 week programme by CP Sport & Adult CP Hub

Spring into Action - for adults with cerebral palsy (18+) – a new 12 week programme by CP Sport & Adult CP Hub

Spring into Action is a 12 week programme designed to support people with cerebral palsy to get moving and be active. Individuals can choose how they want to move and will be helped with setting goals that can fit around their lifestyle. The programme aims to create healthy habits for life which are sustainable. Read More »

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Posted: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 15:57

Messaging for Reopening Guide March 2021. Why should we be inclusive when reopening?

Messaging for Reopening Guide March 2021. Why should we be inclusive when reopening?

Counting for one in five of our population, disabled people including those with long-term health conditions, are a significant audience to engage with, but are still the least active group in society. Despite disabled people facing additional barriers in accessing sport and physical activity, research shows many want to be more active. Read More »

Tags: Activity Alliance

Posted: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 15:40

Exercise at Home with the Latest Resources from WheelPower

Exercise at Home with the Latest Resources from WheelPower

WheelPowers' new fitness video is delivered by Ben Clark, a personal trainer and owner of Adapt To Perform, the world's largest platform for adapted fitness. Read More »

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Posted: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 14:18

Support workers vital in tackling inactivity for people with complex disabilities

Support workers vital in tackling inactivity for people with complex disabilities

New report highlights need for 'activity champions' network & training to build confidence for those in social care & sport

The report, published by the disability charity, Sense has highlighted the key role support workers play in getting people with complex disabilities physically active. Read More »

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Posted: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 20:35

Meet Paralympic Champion Hannah Russell MBE and dive into sport with the British Blind Sport Virtual National Youth Swimming Event!

Meet Paralympic Champion Hannah Russell MBE and dive into sport with the British Blind Sport Virtual National Youth Swimming Event!

British Blind Sport is delighted to announce that its Virtual National Youth Swimming Event 2021 is now open for registration. The event will take place online through Zoom on Saturday the 27th and Sunday the 28th of March 2021. Read More »

Tags: British Blind Sport, Swimming

Posted: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 09:22

Call to prioritise disabled people in sport and leisure as new research reveals huge pandemic impact

Call to prioritise disabled people in sport and leisure as new research reveals huge pandemic impact

Activity Alliance is urging decision makers in sport and leisure to prioritise disabled people as they strive to recover from the pandemic. Read More »

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