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.


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.


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


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.


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.

The Premier League Kicks offer is also available. Download the PL Kicks poster for more information. 

For more details contact NShariffu@westhamunited.co.uk.