Disability sport

Disability Sport

The sport and physical activity team and our partners support the running of inclusive sport wherever possible, so make sure to check our find a sport and sports events pages for additional opportunities.

Swimming

Poplar Baths, Mile End Park, and Tiller Leisure Centres run sessions specifically for people with disabilities.

 Mile End Park LC  Ages 5 - Adult  Wednesday, 5.30 - 8pm
 Poplar Baths LC  Ages 3 - Adult  Thursday, 4.15 - 7.30pm
 Tiller LC  Ages 5 - Adult  Friday, 4 - 5.30pm

 

See Better's Disability Swimming Flyer, or email danielle.decruz@gll.org for more information.

You can also sign up to the Health & Fitness Inclusive Membership for disabled people at ALL Better Leisure Centres.

Multi-Sport

We run and support sessions at Mile End Park Leisure Centre where participants can try different sports and activities each week.

 Monday, 10am - 12noon  Ages 18+
 Wednesday, 6 - 8pm  Ages 5 - 16
 Thursday, 5.30 - 7pm  Ages 11 - 25

 

Contact shenneth.brereton@towerhamlets.gov.uk for more infomation.

Motivate East

Motivate East is a project for disabled people run in boroughs surrounding the Olympic Park. They run participation events to try out new sports, loan or provide equipment and a portable sports playing surface, give support for existing sports programmes to become more inclusive, and more:

Paralympic Legacy Agents Programme: A local volunteering programme to raise the profile of opportunities in the host boroughs and make sure a diverse range of disabled people make the most of the project. For further information  visit the Bromley by Bow Centre website.

Core Sports

 

 

Multi Sports

Tuesday - Friday, 4 - 6pm

Attlee Centre

Multi Sports (Daytime)

Wednesday, 10am - 4pm

Attlee Centre

Cricket

Wednesday, 11am - 12.30pm

Attlee Centre

Boccia

Thursday, 3 - 4pm

Donnybrook Care Home

East London NHS

 

 

Pilates

Thursday, 11am - 12noon

The Space

Tai Chi

Thursday, 11am - 12noon

Pritchard's Road Day Centre

Fitness Class

Monday, 2.30 - 3.30pm

Mile End Hospital

 

Partner's programmes

Ability Bow

Gym opening hours

9.30-5pm (Mon, Wed & Fri), 9.30-6pm (Tue & Thur), 9.30-1pm (Sat)

Groups

Monday 11-12pm, Stroke group & 12-1pm Positive Steps

Tuesday 1.45-3pm, "It’s Never Too Late"

Wednesday 9.45-11am, VI Group & 3-4pm, MS group

Thursday 1-1.45pm, Ladies Only

 

Bikeworks

Cycling sessions every Wednesday 1-3pm and alternate Saturdays 1-3pm.

Under 16s Club on Saturdays 12-1pm. All take place in Victoria Park.

Email eva.balog@bikeworks.org.uk.

 

Flyerz Hockey

Inclusive hockey sessions catering for people with any disability

  • East London Flyerz - Sundays, 10-11.30am, Mile End Stadium.

Email adam.thomas@accesssport.co.uk or call 0207 993 9883

  • Wapping Flyerz - Saturdays, 10-11.30am, John Orwell Sports Centre

Email: wappingflyerz@gmail.com

 

Middlesex Cricket

Every Tuesday from 3.30-5pm at Tower Hamlets College

Email: tanya.blake@tower.ac.uk

 

Swimming, Sense (Charity)

Every Wednesday 11.30-130pm at Mile End Leisure Centre.

Places are limited. Book in advance with Ian Carpenter.

Phone: 020 7014 9318

Email: Ian.carpenter@sense.co.uk

 

Victoria Park Harriers & Tower Hamlets Athletics Club

Every Saturday morning at Mile End Stadium. For more information contact Stephen Peaty.

Email: peaty@aol.com 

 

West Ham United inclusive Football

Every Saturday from 1-2pm at Mile End Park 3G pitches, starting on 12 March. Ages 7-18. For more information see the flyer, or call West Ham United Foundation on 020 7473 7720.