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 weekly timetable for additional opportunities.

Swimming

The council run disability swimming sessions for free at Mile End Park Leisure Centre, from children aged 5 all the way up to adult sessions.

Sessions run every Wednesday from 5.30 - 8pm, and for more info you can contact shenneth.brereton@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Better UK also run sessions specifically for people with disabilities at Poplar Baths and Tiller Leisure Centres.

Poplar Baths LC Ages 3 - Adult Thursday, 4.15 - 7.30pm
Tiller LC Ages 5 - Adult Friday, 4 - 5.30pm

 

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+

Tuesday 10.30 - 12noon

Ages 4+

Wednesday, 6:30-8pm

Ages 5 - 16

 

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

 

Partners' programmes

Ability Bow

Accessible Gym, St. Paul's Church, St Stephen's Road, Bow, E3 5JL

Open Mon-Fri, 9.30am - 5.30pm

See the website for details of classes, including those for a variety of disabilities and health conditions

Athletics

Free inclusive coaching for children and adults from Victoria Park Harriers & Tower Hamlets Athletics Club. Email peaty@aol.com

Saturdays, 10.30am-12 noon, Mile End Stadium.

Bikeworks

All Ability inclusive cycling clubs in Victoria Park.

Wednesday 1-3pm and alternate Saturdays 1-3pm. Email all.ability@bikeworks.org.uk or call 020 8980 7998 for more information.

Royal Society for Blind Children

Multi-Sport club and Sports Activities for 8 – 25 year olds with a visual impairment.

One Saturday a month, 9am – 12pm at Whitechapel Sports Centre. For Upcoming dates, contact  Ginisha.Vekaria@rsbc.org.uk or call 020 3794 8309.

West Ham United Foundation Football

 

SEN Junior Football - inclusive coaching for young people aged 7+ with special education needs and friends. Saturdays, 2-3pm, Mile End Stadium. For more details contact GChukwuma@westhamunited.co.uk.