Getting active!

Sport is fun, stimulating and a great way to stay fit.

Not only are there health benefits to participating in a sport, but the friendship opportunities are also invaluable.

Take a look at our webpage telling you more about these benefits for all age groups so you choose what is the best way for your child to get active.

I took part in athletics and still hold the national record in long jump. I also did judo, which helped with my disability by learning about balance and how to fall. I focused on swimming as it got too much to do all sports, and I had more of a talent in swimming.” 

Sascha Kindred, Paralympic multiple gold medalist

Be inspired and read about Dan Bethall, Silver medalist Paralympian who has hemiplegia

GB’s first-ever Paralympian badminton champion, Dan Bethell, is determined to use his success to inspire other children with disabilities to embrace the benefits of sport. Read his story.

Contact’s guide to play and leisure

Take a look at our Holidays, Play and Leisure page which provides some information about what play, leisure, and short breaks options may be available, and where to find more information. It also  has information about arranging holidays for disabled children and details of organisations which provide grants for these types of activities.