Headway South Bucks Boccia

Sports category:

Handball Sports


Boccia is a game which can be played by anyone with a without a disability.
It is easy for a beginner to pick up quickly but builds in intensity and complexity as players hone their skills. It is a sport of control and accuracy similar to curling or lawn bowling. Games last four or six ends. Players propel balls towards the target or “jack” ball. Each side has six balls (red or blue) per end to try and score points. The closest side to the target ball when all the balls have been played, scores. If the game is tied after all ends have been played, a tie-break end is played. Boccia can be played head to head, in teams of three, or in pairs.

Can’t throw?

No problem. Balls can be rolled or kicked. If a player can’t roll or kick, they can use a ramp. If they can’t let the ball go with their hand, they can use a head or hand pointer.

Boccia is played indoors, on a court that is similar in size to a badminton court.

Club features

Impairment types:
Hearing impairment
Mental health issues
Learning impairment
Physical impairment
Staff experience:
We have a lot of experience working with disabled people
Activity format:
Team based
Availiable sessions:
Mixed gender


C/o Bourne End Community Centre, Wakeman Road
Bourne End
United Kingdom

Telephone number:


Attending the club:

Open to Headway South Bucks members only. HSB supports people with an acquired brain injury. New members are welcome to contact us on 07704 860754.

When we meet:

Previously we used to have sessions at SportsAble on Tues -Thurs mornings between 11.30 and 12.30. As this facility ids no longer available to our members we plan to host our own once we reopen. Days and times tbc - please get in touch!

Is there a specific meeting point at the address:

C/o Bourne End Community Centre, Wakeman Road.


Equipment provided.

Accessibility Information:

All on one level. Disabled toilet available.

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