Accessible sports clubs: search for different clubs/sports in the city
Website: Parasport – search for accessible clubs by postcode
Website: Bristol Active City list of Accessible Sports clubs and activities
Ignite are hosting the Ignite Bristol Multi-Sport Festival. 10 Jul, 10:00 – 14:30. St Paul’s Community Sports Academy, Newfoundland Rd, St Paul’s, Bristol BS2 9NH, UK. This is the biggest disability-inclusive sports event in Bristol, giving participants a chance to try 18 different sports and activities for a fun-filled day for all! Booking and contact details are on their website here: Ignite Bristol (helping you find accessible sport)
Website: Well Aware search engine for local services
Well Aware has been put together by South Glos to help you find sports clubs and so much more. It’s an extensive list of all the services in the area to help support your health and wellbeing. You can type in a specific thing like “accessible swimming pool” and it will share any in the area.
Bristol Thrill Seekers (Adventure Sports Club) – Website
Is a rock climbing facility that aims to get as many people as possible on the ropes climbing! They can accommodate various disabilities, so for those who don’t mind heights – this is the sporting activity for you!
All Aboard Watersports – Website
Aims to help more people access watersports. From kayaking, and canoeing to paddle boarding, they have lots of watersports available. They encourage disabled people to enquire as they can accommodate a wide range of disabilities.
RDA Riding – Website
Is a Riding and Equestrian Charity that through the power of riding and therapy with their ponies can help you access to sport. They can support a wide range of disabilities, so if you love animals – get in touch with them to enquire about who can ride.
Avon Sport Centre for Visually Impaired – Website
The British Blind Sport Organisation lists this as a centre on Colston Street in Bristol. It’s described as a venue to access General Fitness, Gentle Exercise, and Multi-sport. They say they can support all sight levels.
Annual Taster Session at the Wave Surfing – Website
The Adaptive Surfing Championship is an annual event celebrating the best of adaptive (para) surfing. As part of the event, we also have a taster session and lots of opportunities to meet adaptive surfers and coaches. It’s great fun, whether you just want to soak up the surfing and atmosphere, or get in the water and give it a go.
This is also going to form a regular club! More details to follow.
Facebook group: VI Runners – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Website: Find a guide runner in your area here
Visually Impaired running group meets regularly and you can find your own running buddy using the find a guide runner link above.
Websites: Easton Leisure Centre | Horfield Leisure Centre | Yate Leisure Centre
You can contact each centre manager who will be happy to make sure when you visit, they can show you the accessible areas of the gym.
Paul’s Place Favourites
Yate Outdoor Sport Complex (YOSC) Website
We have a partnership with YOSC as they are a fantastic centre with lots of equipment to help a wide range of disabilities access sport. For our service users (members) chat to us about attending YOSC as part of your support plan. For members of the public, visit their website to find out how you can join.
Warmely Wheelers Website | 07587 034366
This group has a fantastic selection of adapted bikes. You can either ride yourself or in tandem with a guide/friend! Happy cycling!