Sports Disability in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Sports Disability

Bendrigg Trust

Specialises in courses and activities for disabled and disadvantaged young people and those with special needs. Located between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.

British Blind Sport

Works to promote sport and leisure facilities for, and participation by, blind or partially sighted people; includes details of sports covered, their development programme, news, and contacts.

The British Paralympic Association

A charity responsible for selecting Britain's disabled teams at the Paralympic Games and Paralympic Winter Games. Includes current teams and their area of sport.

British Wheelchair Pool Players Association (BWPPA)

Governing body of American wheelchair pool in Great Britain; includes details of their events and championship tour, results and rankings, news, and contacts.

BWRA (British Wheelchair Racing Association)

Governing body for wheelchair racing in Great Britain; provides a guide to their promotion of events and training, results, news, and contacts.

CP Sport England & Wales

Promoting sport and physical recreational opportunities for people with cerebral palsy. Includes bowls, football and swimming.

Disability Sport Wales

The lead organisation for disability sport in Wales at all levels, from their community programme through to support for elite athletes competing internationally; describes their services and programmes, with news and contacts.

Disability Sports NI

Northern Ireland sports organisation promoting equality of opportunity in sport and physical activity for people with disabilities. Find the projects, clubs, training, and how to get involved.

Disability Target Shooting Great Britain

The national governing body representing shooting for people with a disability. With details of training weekends, events and results, news, and contacts.

Disabled Sailing Association

Offering a newsletter from this association, plus information on their boats and on their activities to encourage disabled sailing.

Disabled Shooting Project

Promotes and supports target shooting as the most accessible and inclusive of mainstream sports; includes advice on getting started, list of clubs and competitions, and a guide to Disabled Shooting Year (2012-13).

Dwarf Sports Association - DSAUK

Formed to develop athletic opportunities for people with restricted growth; includes news, tips for coaches, and details of national and world sporting events.

English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS)

The umbrella organisation for disability sport in England, promoting inclusion and equality of sporting opportunity. Includes information about events, training and coaching, resources, regional structure, job vacancies, and contacts.

Get Kids Going!

A national charity which gives disabled children and young people the opportunity of participating in sport; provides a guide to their activities and support, news, events, and contacts.

Goalball UK

Developed as a rehabilitation programme for visually impaired World War II veterans, now a Paralympic sport; includes information about getting involved in the game at all levels, from club to national representative teams.

Level Playing Field

Formerly the National Association of Disabled Supporters; works to promote good access for all sporting fans.

Mandeville Legacy

Works to ensure Buckinghamshire’s role as the birthplace of the Paralympic movement is recognised and commemorated; with details of projects, education materials, a guide to their collections, and a library of historical resources.

Parasport

An initiative to make it easier for the public to take up disability sport; provides a directory of Paralympic and non-Paralympic sports, organisations, and local clubs.

Pilgrim Bandits

A club of ex Special Forces members, all amputees, that organises a range of sporting and extreme activities to raise funds for charities; includes a profile, calendar and news, and how to get involved.

The Poppa Guttmann Recognition and Celebration Project

A project to establish a permanent tribute to the work and legacy of Professor Guttman, both at the National Spinal injuries Centre (NSIC) and The Paralympic Games; with news, resources, and how to support.

Rugby Sport for the Disabled Association

Based in Rugby promoting archery, pool, boccia plus table tennis, darts and new age kurling. Details of social events held plus club news.

Saturn V

Special needs trampolining and rebound therapy in Surrey. View images, access details and contacts.

SDS (Scottish Disability Sport)

Governs and co-coordinates all sports for people in Scotland with a physical, sensory or learning disability. Describes their coaching programmes, with details of events and results, and profiles of Scottish members of GB Paralympic teams. https://www.facebook.com/scottishdisabilitysport

Solihull Sports Club for the Disabled -

A Birmingham disabled sports club run by disabled people.

Sportability

Registered charity which provides sport and challenging pursuits for people with paralysis around the UK. Provides newsletters and events calendar plus details of the different activities on offer.

Sporting Activities for Disabled People

A charity set up by two paraplegic sportsmen to promote disabled sking and sailing. Includes images and related news.

Stoke Mandevillle Stadium

Official website for the national centre for disability sport and birthplace of the Paralympics; describes their sports and accommodation facilities, and programmes of camps and training academies.

UK Deaf Sport

Aims to encourage Deaf people to participate, to enjoy and to excel at sport. Includes news, events schedule, and information about the Deaflympics.

Wheel Power

National charity for wheelchair sports. Features details of a wide range of sports options, plus information on events and the Stoke Mandeville Stadium.

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