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Disability sport opportunities

Sports Clubs and Activities in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

There are many sports clubs in the county that offer either disability specific activities or are mainstream clubs that are inclusive and can offer most people a great sporting experience.

NEW: Take a look at this map to find disability and inclusive Sport Activities in the county

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It is best to speak to the club or organisers direct about your needs and you can both assess whether the club or sport is suitable for you. If you don’t know where to start or have any other questions please contact Rebecca Evans rebecca.evans@livingsport.co.uk 01487 849929 who will be able to point you in the right direction or will now someone who can help!

If you live in Fenland don’t forget you can get help to get started with an activity through registering with STEPPING STONE

Looking for local inclusive activities that you can take part in to help move more and get fitter and healthier?  A good place to start is contacting your local council.  Here’s a list and some links

Cambridgeshire County Council  have specific information for those 0-25 years old, through the Local offer which also includes sports, social and leisure activities currently available in Cambridgeshire.

Cambridge City: downloadable guides are available via the website Cambridge City Council

East Cambridgeshire: District Council website

Fenland: Active Fenland

Huntingdonshire: download their guide: Disability Sport in Huntingdonshire or visit the Huntingdonshire District Council website

South Cambridgeshire: District Council website

Activity Passport

SCIP (Special needs Community Information Point), Pinpoint and Living Sport have joined forces to produce an Activity Passport. We each provide services for families who have a child with additional needs or a disability in Cambridgeshire. This helps us to find out what we can do to make life a little easier. The Passport can hold information about a child which families need to share with activity providers such as sports clubs, girl guides, scouts or family fun days etc. Parents can add information about their child’s likes and dislikes, their medication and what to do in an emergency. Having the passport will mean you don’t have to repeat information every time your child goes to an activity. (You may be asked for additional information from the activity provider i.e. permission to take photographers) The passport is for families with a child / young person up to the age of 25.

Through SCIP you can also get a SCIP card. This is a wallet sized photo card which can help you to show your child/young person has a disability or additional need, if they need to use facilities provided for disabled people, or if you need to ask for assistance.

The Activity Passport and the SCIP card are FREE and can be obtained from the County Council

If you would like more information about the SCIP Card or Passport please contact the SCIP Coordinator. Email SCIP@cambridgeshire.gov.uk phone 01480 379827.

Peterborough:

Peterborough City Council: have specific information for those with SEN/D 0-25 years old, through the Local offer which also includes sports, social and leisure activities on offer in Peterborough.

Vivacity run activities can be downloaded via the Vivacity website

Inspire Peterborough also have a club finder on their website and work with a lots of clubs and organisations to promote disability sport in Peterborough.

It is best to speak to the club or organisers direct about your needs and you can both assess whether the club or sport is suitable for you. If you don’t know where to start or have any other questions please contact Rebecca Evans rebecca.evans@livingsport.co.uk 01487 849929 who will be able to point you in the right direction or will now someone who can help.

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