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Disability Sport

It is the aim of the Crawley Wellbeing Team to ensure that opportunities are provided for people of all disabilities to be able to participate in sport.

Click to find out about local and national Disability Sport Support Organisations .

The "local offer" in Crawley

The Local Offer website helps you find nearby services related to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), and tells you what you need to know to start using them. The Local Offer contains information about services relating to special educational needs, disabilities, education and more.

Find out about the Local offer in Crawley .

Short Breaks and Fun Days for Disabled Children and Young People

Disability Fun Days return to Crawley this year, the next one is in September at K2 Crawley . Come and take part in a range of activities.

The cost is £12 per family, or £10 with a compass card (Please bring this with you). A half day option is also available.

You can book in advance or turn up on the day. Download a registration form and return it to:

Disability Fun days
Crawley Wellbeing
K2 Crawley
Pease Pottage Hill
Crawley
RH11 7DX

Or you can scan your completed form and email it to: Sports Development

Please note, once your form has been received, a member of staff will contact you to confirm your place. Payment can be made over the phone prior to the event or can be taken on the day.

Clubs in Crawley

Moving Barriers

Moving Barriers caters for young people with disabilities between the ages of 6 – 25. Moving Barriers is run as a partnership between local agencies, including Crawley Borough Council, parents and local residents who themselves have disabilities.

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Moving Barriers runs a weekly session on a Friday evening between 6 – 7:30pm at K2 Crawley (in the main hall). This session offers a variety of sporting activities and team games with a fun, competitive element for those that wish to take part.

Fancy giving it a go? First session is FREE! - The cost of the session afterwards are just £2.50 payable on the day. No booking – just turn up and join in!

Moving Barriers also run a variety of sports specific taster sessions and clubs, for more details please contact the Crawley Wellbeing Team. Find out more on the Moving Barriers flyer .

Volunteering

Volunteering with Moving Barriers could be exactly what you’re looking for.

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Footloose Dance Group

Footloose provides creative integrated dance and movement classes for children and young adults with learning disabilities. The classes offer a range of dance styles allowing participants to choreograph their own dances with performance opportunities. These classes are fun and offer a fantastic way to try something new, gain confidence, and boost physical fitness and wellbeing

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Footloose Runs a weekly session at Manor Green Primary School on Wednesday from 5:15pm to 6:30pm (Term time only)

Fancy giving it a go? Your first session is FREE! The cost of the sessions afterwards are just £3.50 payable on the day. No booking, just turn up and join in.

For more information email Crawley Wellbeing team or phone 01293 585350.

Flamingoes Swimming Club

Crawley Flamingoes is a swimming group for individuals aged 18+ with physical and learning disabilities. It has operated from Crawley Leisure Centre for over 40 years. They meet on a Tuesday evening from 7:45pm to 8:45pm, providing a regular session for people with physical and learning disabilities who wish to swim within a safe and secure environment.

Swimming Club

The club chairman, Kevin Ford says: "the swimmers come along to the session to meet other people and enjoy the recreational and health benefits of going for a swim. The club is non-competitive so swimmers can develop their ability and their fitness completely at their own pace".

Anyone wishing to join the club can email Kevin Ford or call him on 07880 178706. You can also turn up at K2 Crawley on a Tuesday evening at 8pm to find out more about the club session.

Find the Flamingoes swimming club on Facebook .

Wheels for Wellbeing

Wheels for Wellbeing is a new initiative focused on making cycling accessible to all, using a variety of specially adapted cycles.

What’s on offer?

Qualified leaders will be present to offer support and encouragement to get riding. Bikes and helmets are provided.

When: Starting back in April 2017 - Running until October 2017.

Booking is essential. To pre-book your place or for more information contact The Crawley Wellbeing team or phone 01293 585350.

Crawley Gateway Club

The Crawley Gateway Club caters for people with learning and physical disabilities between the ages of 16 – 60. The club runs every Tuesday from 7 – 9pm and meets in the main hall at K2 Crawley. Activities include sport & physical exercise, board games, drawing, music and more. The cost is only £1 per week and this includes a drink and crisps, for further information please contact Phil Hayes on 01293 516703.

Outreach 3way

Outreach 3 Way is a Sussex-based learning disabilities charity. We support people with learning disabilities in all areas of daily life, from working to socialising. Residential care, supported living services, one to one support and complex needs care are vital pillars of their work. Their thriving Day Service in Crawley acts as a hub for exciting sports and arts activities.

If you are involved with a disability club in Crawley and would like your details included on the website or a link provided then please forward relevant information to us.

Links

Disability Discrimination Act

Follow the link for further information on the The Equality Act 2010 (which replaces the Disability Discrimination Act 1995)

BBC and Disability Sports

Did you know that the BBC website now has a section dedicated to disability sport? The website includes latest news, results from major events, reports & stories. Further information is available at www.bbc.co.uk

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Crawley Wellbeing
K2 Crawley
Pease Pottage Hill
Crawley
West Sussex
RH11 9BQ

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Crawley Wellbeing
K2 Crawley
Pease Pottage Hill
Crawley
West Sussex
RH11 9BQ

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