A Have a Go Day is a multi-sport taster day set out to introduce local people living with sight loss the chance to try a range of VI friendly sports and activities. The event being held in Exeter is open to children and young people aged 5-25, and will offer participants the chance to try out a range of sports including; football, tennis, athletics, golf, judo and active play. No previous experience in these sports are necessary, as these opportunities are a taster into the sports themselves. Off the back of the event, information will be given to attendees enabling them to continue to participate in the sports that were offered.
Alongside this, workshops will be on offer to professionals in the VI and sport sector to upskill staff and provide CPD for improving opportunties for children and young people with sight loss to experience provision in sport and physical activity. These workshops will include an introduction to our first steps project, and a VI awareness in school sport workshop with school PE delivery staff and QTVIs that would like to gain a greater awareness of how to adapt mainstream PE delivery to be inclusive for students with a VI.
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.
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.
Fun and entertaining sessions that is open to all ages and abilities.
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 Charity - Highland Disability Sport along with High Life Highland arrange an Annual Activity Programme of sport for school age and adult participants. It is for Regional Competition and those that show promise and have a talent are encouraged to continue and develop their talent in their chosen sport with the help of specially trained coaches. From the Regional Competition selected participants compete at National Events.
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 email@example.com beforehand to discuss their aspirations and requirements for the session.
An Inclusive Sport Festival for schools, children and families. Come along on 21st June and try out a wide range of inclusive sports at this fun, free event. Book places by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fun inclusive cycling for any ability, age or background that make positive changes to health and well-being
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.