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

Tower Hamlets 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, 6-8pm

 Ages 5 - 16

 

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


Keep It Moving swimming

Swimming sessions aimed at older people (aged 50 plus) and for people living with long term pain.

Poplar Baths Leisure Centre, Saturdays 10am - 12pm, £1 per session.

To book contact Love to Swim on 020 3006 6189 or email enquiries@lovetoswim.co.uk

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, 10am - 12 noon, Mile End Stadium.

Bikeworks

All Ability inclusive cycling clubs in Victoria Park.

Wednesday 1-3pm and alternate Saturdays 1-3pm. Under 16s club on Saturdays 12-1pm.

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 020 7993 9883

Wapping Flyerz - Saturdays, 9.30-11am, John Orwell Sports Centre. Email: wappingflyerz@gmail.com

Royal Society for Blind Children

Multi-Sport club including workshops on nutrition and confidence, for 12 - 25 year olds with a visual impairment.

1st Saturday of the month, 2 - 4pm, Whitechapel Sports Centre. Contact connections@rsbc.org.uk or call 020 3198 0225.

Swimming, Sense

Wednesdays, 11.30-1.30pm at Mile End Leisure Centre. Places are limited. Book in advance with Ian Carpenter.

Phone: 020 7014 9318, Email: Ian.carpenter@sense.co.uk

West Ham United Foundation Football

APASEN Adult Football - coaching for adults with special educational needs. Tuesdays, 1-3pm, Stepney Green Park 3G pitch. For more details contact habibur.kabir@apasen.org.uk.

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 YRabia@westhamunited.co.uk.