Here you can find out about opportunties to take part, learn, develop or improve new skills and help yourself to help others in sport or physical activity.
When choosing an activity or sport to take part in, our individual choices vary considerably based on ability, likes, dislikes and preferences. For those of us with disabilities, choices need to be made in choosing an activity that fits with our particular abilities.
For disabled people there can be different types of sports clubs and activity settings that each offer a different experience. The important issue is choice and you should be able to make an informed decision about which club and sporting environment is correct for you. Our Physical Activity search includes details on accessibility for the following disbilities/impairments:
If you are looking to complete in disability sport events you may want to consider your classification. Classification is not unique to disability sport and is simply a structure for competition. In mainstream sports such as boxing, weightlifting and judo athletes are categorised by weight classes. In disability sport athletes and players are grouped into classes determined by their degree impairment. Sport specific classifiers determine that an athlete is eligible and then allocate a sports class.
There are 21 opportunities listed on the Activity Finder. To view local opportunities please select your local area.
Engagement Adviser (North West & North East)
Subscribe to our e-newsletter and get Active Cumbria updates straight to your inbox.