The Accessible Festival is now in its 5th year and will be hosting it's next event on 12/07/2020 at 1pm. The festival is funded by sponsorship raised by local businesses, many of whom work in the field of disability. The event up to now has been a free event for adults and children living with all types of disability to come along with friends and family to experience a festival type environment where the activities are fully inclusive. The event includes a live music stage, DJ stage, Rebound Therapy, sensory play area, silent disco and UV Rave, Petting area, Accessible climbing walls, adaptive/inclusive gaming, disability football, wheels 4 All and much more.
For children and adults with cerebral palsy or a physical disability.
All abilities of swimmers are welcome, floatation aids or a helper in the water are allowed.
Races are over 10/25/50m in a variety of strokes and all swimmers take part in heats and handicapped finals. Medals are awarded to the top 3 in each finals and all swimmers will receive a certificate.
Booking required – closing date Friday 15th November 2019
Members: £11 juniors, £12 seniors
Non-Members: £16.50 juniors, £18 seniors
Juniors= Under 20 as of date of competition
Seniors= 20 and over as of date of competition
Always wanted to try a new sport or activity? Why not come and have a go at our SportStart Camp on Sunday 24th November 2019.
A range of local sports clubs will be there to give you the opportunity to try the sport. There is no pressure to sign up afterwards, we just want you to have fun!
In SportStart Camps in the past, we have had sports such as Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton, Indoor Sailing, Table Tennis, Polybat and much much more!
Registration is required. £6 for members of CP Sport and £8 for non-members.
Fun and entertaining sessions that is open to all ages and abilities.
Parallel is UK's first all-inclusive challenge run with the opportunity to take part in 10km, 5km, 1km, 100 m or 1km super sensory. All abilities, all ages.
Different teams compete by throwing their coloured balls as close to the target ball (the Jack ball) as possible.
Teams score points by the number of their balls closest to the Jack ball.
The League meets 4 times a season and there is a winner of each separate tournament.
The LimbPower Games is designed to guide and support new amputees and individuals with limb impairments and individuals new to physical activity and sport to take part in sport and reap the physical, psychological and social benefits. Among the sports on offer this year are: Athletics (track & field), cycling, archery, tennis, badminton, swimming, shooting, Wheelchair basketball, cricket, sitting volleyball, football and a climbing wall.
Enjoy Strictly? Come and give it a go. Join us weekly in term time only for this fun social dance class for adults 19+. Teaching Ballroom Latin & Freestyle.
We run dedicated coaching sessions for disabled riders who want to keep fit, have fun and improve performance through regular interaction with professional Go-Ride Coaches. Both experienced and new riders of any age will be eligible to attend the sessions, which are open to disabled riders. British Cycling has a fleet of 2 wheeled bikes for riders to borrow along with some adapted bikes at the venue including handcycles and trikes. Riders should contact the coach beforehand to discuss their individual needs. Contact Jimmy McCormack on 07534281266 or firstname.lastname@example.org beforehand to discuss their aspirations and requirements for the session.
Para Recruitment Day at Bishop Auckland Table Tennis Club. The day in partnership with British Para Table Tennis will see Pathways manager and National Development Coach Shaun Marples in attendance along with the clubs own award-winning coaches and players from the National Para GB set up. The idea of the day is to get more people with disability's playing table tennis and help put any talent on a pathway to nurture that talent to a National level. There are two sessions 1pm-3pm which will be for schools and 7pm-9pm which is open for everyone to attend, there is no charge and equipment will be provided.