Weekly Clubs & Activities (4-12 years)

Disability Sports

Weekly classes and after school clubs for children aged 5 to 12 in Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole and Surrounding Areas.

Please contact us here if you’d like to list your class.

AFC Bournemouth Disability Programme

The disability programme offers a range of competitive and recreational sport opportunities as well as ensuring that all programmes run by the Community Sports Trust (FA Para Talent Hub) are accessible and inclusive for all players aged 7–16 years old.

Cerebral Palsy

Thursday between 7-8pm at The Bourne Academy

Down’s Syndrome

Thursday between 7-8pm at The Bourne Academy

Hearing Impaired

Thursday between 7-8pm at The Bourne Academy

These are weekly football sessions for any player over the age of five with any form of physical, learning or behaviour difficulty. The sessions provide an opportunity for players to train and play competitive football or follow a recreational pathway.

Age groups and session times are as below:

U12 session – Players aged 5-12

Thursday between 4–5.30pm at the Littledown Centre

U16 Session – Players aged 12–16

Wednesday between 5.30–6.30pm at The Bourne Academy

Senior sessions – Players aged 16+

Monday between 5-6pm at Slades Park 3G

Places on these sessions must be pre-booked and no walk-ins will be accepted.

For further details contact the Disability Inclusion Development Officer, Hannah Powis on 07393462166.

Bournemouth Lions Wheelchair Rugby

Herbert Ave, Poole BH12 4HR.

Bournemouth Lions offers an opportunity for young people (aged 8-17 years) to play regardless of their level of ability or understanding. We believe in inclusiveness bringing everyone together to play wheelchair rugby. All equipment is provided so you don’t need to buy your own wheelchair.

Contact us on 07920102323.

Dorset Badminton Coach Kirsty Wilcox

Kirsty offers a full programme of badminton for children ranging from 4-16 years old, adults, Disability Inclusive classes and 1-1s plus holiday camps during school holidays.

Contact Kirsty on 07966 719616 for more info.

Dorset County Football Association

We develop and administer football across Dorset, offering opportunities to play, volunteer, coach and referee across all formats of the grassroots game in the county.

Training sessions available for everyone, from toddlers (aged 3+) to adults.

Also training and playing opportunities for children and adults with disabilities.

For more information contact 01202 682375.

Green Cottage Riding Centre

136 Church Rd, Three Legged Cross, Wimborne BH21 6RF.

We offer children’s horse riding lessons, adults horse riding lessons, for beginners and experienced riders, trekking, hacking and Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA). Also Day Activity pony experiences, Birthday Parties, Pony Loans, Summer Camps and more.

For more information contact 01202822632.

Dorset Disability Cricket Club

Ferndown Leisure Center, Cherry Grove BH22 9EZ.

Fridays 5-6pm (sports hall)

Disability Cricket is for those with learning and/or physical disabilities (any age welcome).  It is run by qualified cricket coaches for a donation of £1.

For any parents/carers there is also an indoor walking football session Fridays 7-8pm for men&woman 50+ for all levels of ability. £4.10.

Please contact the centre on 01202 877468 for more information.

Poole Athletic Club

Everyone Active Leisure Centre, Adastral Road, Canford Heath, BH17 8RE.

Poole AC activities include Road Running, Cross Country and Track & Field Leagues. We have a busy calendar of events, training and social sessions. Everyone from 8 upwards is welcome, irrespective of ability. We’ll provide qualified coaches, encouragement and a friendly atmosphere.

Juniors, Seniors, Para Athletics, Joggers and more.

For more information contact HQ at Ashdown Leisure Centre on 01202 387362.

SEND Sessions – Rock Reef

Thursdays, 4-5.30pm (term time only)

A new session to offer a safe environment for individuals to express themselves during a closed/protected session, enjoying the quieter and less hectic environment as experienced during a typical busy day.

Activities are suitable for children age 4 and up.

Pre-booking required.

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