Inclusive Sport Club Sessions in Charnwood
Sporting Loughborough FC:
Inclusive football for boys and girls up to the age of 16!
When: Every Saturday
Time: 10am – 11am
Where: Lodge Farm Playing Fields, Oakley Drive, Loughborough LE11 3LF
For more information contact Peter Arme - firstname.lastname@example.org
Shepshed Dolphin Swimming Group:
Providing exercise, pool activity and fun for anyone with a disability or need!
When: Every Saturday
Where: Iveshead School Swimming Pool, LE12 9DB
For more information contact email@example.com OR visit http://shepsheddolphins.org.uk/
Core Aquatics - sensory friendly swimming sessions at De Lisle College delivered by Autism Swim approved teachers who have:
- had additional in-depth training
- been provided with resources and a community to learn about swimmers with ASD and other abilities.
- resources, support and training from Autism Swim
For more info visit: https://coreaquatics.co.uk/autism-swim/
Loughborough Lawn Tennis Club:
Loughborough Lawn Tennis Club deliver a weekly inclusive session every Tuesday. It is a pay and play session that costs £4 per session (first session is FREE). Details are below:
Where: Loughborough Lawn Tennis Club, LE11 3NW
Cost: £4 per session
For more information visit: https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/loughboroughlawntennisclub
Waterfront Sports & Education Academy: Inclusive Boxing
Just outside South Charnwood...Waterfront Sports & Education Academy have become 1 of 19 clubs chosen to be hubs for England Boxing's new Inclusive Boxing Programme! They are able to adapt sessions and also have plenty of availability during the day time and lunch times for any schools or groups that would like inclusive sessions on during school hours.
To find out more information contact Charlotte Copper at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about England Boxing's Inclusive Boxing Programme visit: https://www.englandboxing.org/news_articles/england-boxings-new-hubs-selected-as-part-of-inclusive-boxing-programme/
For more information about Waterfront Sports & Education Academy visit: http://www.waterfrontsea.org/
Sense is a charity for everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. They are here to help people communicate and experience the world. They provide resources and support including:
- Sensory walks which are designed for people with complex disabilities, but can be enjoyed by anyone – inclusive for all! They have various sensory walks mapped for you - including one in Quorn! For the route, visit: https://explore.osmaps.com/en/route/9699704/Stafford-Orchard-Sensory-Walk
- FREE Sensory Walks online training workshops. The workshop is suitable for anyone interested in setting up Sensory Walks or working to engage people with complex disabilities in nature-based activity
For more info visit: https://www.sense.org.uk/get-support/arts-sport-and-wellbeing/sense-sport/our-programme/sensory-walks/#training
- 'Connecting Differently Through Sport' workshop (online or in person) for people who deliver and support people with a disability in sport and physical activity settings. For more info visit: https://www.sense.org.uk/get-support/arts-sport-and-wellbeing/sense-sport/training/
The Loughborough Challenge:
The Challenge Hub has launched 'The Loughborough Challenge' for disabled people and those experiencing a mental health problem aged 25 to 54!
Inspired by the Duke of Edinburgh's Award, 'The Loughborough Challenge' aims to enhance the lives of disabled people and people experiencing a mental health problem by supporting individuals to complete achievements in learning, physical activity, and social contribution.
For more information visit https://www.theloughboroughchallenge.org/
Wheelpower, the national charity for wheelchair sport has launched their 'Get Active with WheelPower this Winter' campaign! They are supporting disabled people to stay active through the winter months
Look out for WheelPower's live online exercise classes. They deliver three classes via Zoom each week, FREE of charge! See their full online content here: https://www.wheelpower.org.uk/resources/get-active-with-wheelpower
The national charity is providing free access to the programme's inclusive activity eLearning module as part of the new ReTrain to ReTain's initiative. The eLearning module offers a fun and interactive introduction to making physical activity inclusive and accessible for everyone. Through self-led study, individuals will explore and understand the theory of inclusive physical activity, including key inclusion models, barriers to participations, and communication principles.
Take a look at the eLearning module here: https://www.activityalliance.org.uk/new-online-learning-opportunities
The Activity Alliance has also developed 10 principles that can help sport providers to deliver more appealing and inclusive opportunities for disabled people! The principles are based on research published in the Activity Alliance 'Talk to Me' report from October 2014.
Check out the 10 principles video here: https://youtu.be/wp-CF8IhqUU
AoC Sport Introducing campaign: Goalball
AoC sport are introducing Goalball as part of the AoC Sport Introducing campaign with dedicated information for colleges on how to get staff and students involved. Goalball is a 3-a-side indoor game of attack and defence designed for people who are blind and partially sighted. Sighted people can also play as everyone wears eyeshades.
For more information about how your school can get involved visit: https://www.aocsport.co.uk/news-cs/aoc-sport-introducing-campaign-goalball/