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Disability Sports Sessions Inspiring healthy lifestyles Disability Sport Programme offers a range of activities for children, young people and adults with a disability throughout the year. Please find below a full list of weekly sessions offered across the Borough.

Holiday Programme Inspiring healthy lifestyles Sports Development also offer activities for young people aged 5-19 with a disability throughout each school holiday period (excluding Christmas). Each day a different activity will be offered, details can be found below.

  • Multi Sports
  • Dance and Cheerleading
  • Rebound Therapy
  • Wheels for All

Active Choices Inspiring healthy lifestyles Sports Development support delivery of a programme of activities for adults (age 16 years+) with a learning disability, physical disability or severe and enduring mental illness.  The aim of the programme is to offer physical activity opportunities to:

  • Help improve health
  • Help improve quality of life and
  • Increase confidence

Click here to access the Active Choices website for full details.

Everybody Can Everybody Can is an inclusive family activity project taking place in Hindley. Inspiring healthy lifestyles run weekly sessions for young people and adults with a disability or additional need and their families.

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Inclusive Clubs Initiative Inspiring healthy lifestyles offers support to local sports clubs and community groups looking to become more inclusive. The initiative involves a club health check relating to inclusion followed by the production of an agreed action plan. Inspiring healthy lifestyles will support clubs to meet the objectives of their action plan and will promote activity to local groups. For more information please contact: Name: Rachael Dashouri-Darling Tel: 01942 404997 Email: r.dashouri-darling@wlct.org

Volunteering and Coaching There are also opportunities for individuals to get involved in disability sports sessions by volunteering or coaching, with funding available to support individuals in gaining qualifications. For information take a look at our volunteering page by clicking here.

Wigan Disability Sports Forum The Wigan Disability Sports Forum is a group which meets on a quarterly basis to discuss sports provision within the Wigan Borough. All parents/carers, and anyone with a particular interest in disability sport are welcome to attend these meetings to contribute in the development of local sporting opportunities.

 

For further information about the Disability Sports Programme, or to discuss appropriate activities for specific individuals please contact: Name: Rachael Dashouri-Darling Tel: 01942 404997 Email: r.dashouri-darling@wlct.org