Being active and involved in sport is a great way for all children and young people to learn new skills, interact with peers and keep physically fit.
There are a variety of opportunities available for children and young people with SEND who would like to be involved in sport.
Some of the opportunities are just for people with SEND while others are available to all young people.
Most of the activities listed on this site take place within Coventry, some take place outside of Coventry but are nearby.
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The Bedworth Disabled Swimming Club welcome people with any disability and of any age.
The leisure facilities include disabled parking, an accessible changing room and a pool hoist to help people in and out of the pool.
All new members are welcome.
For more information, please visit the Bedworth Disabled Swimming Club website
Nestling in the heart of Warwickshire on the banks of the River Avon, the parkland course is set within some of the most picturesque countryside.
The excellent condition of the parkland course provides a test of golf for both beginners and high/low handicappers.
The club offers exceptional value across a range of membership packages and green fee options.
For more information please visit the Brandon Wood Golf Course website.
02476 543 141
Coundon Court Football Club is a much recognised and decorated Football Association Charter Standard Community Club.
They have fun sessions that provide opportunities for anyone with a disability aged between 4 and 16 who want to develop their skill, knowledge and performance in football.
Sessions are designed for all players between 5 and 16. They can cater for players who use crutches, canes or walkers.
Sessions are outdoors.
Coundon Court Football club meets all the requirements and the highest level of standards laid down by the Football Association to provide a safe environment for children to learn and play football. All their coaches are volunteers and have the relevant FA qualifications, including child protection and emergency aid and are fully CRB checked.
For more information please visit the Coundon Court Football Club website
The Coventry Sports and Leisure Centre is located in Central Coventry.
For more information, please visit the Coventry Sports and Leisure Centre Website.
Centre facilities and activities include:
Coventry Sports and Leisure Centre have taken reasonable steps that customers with disabilities are able to access all of their venues and enjoy the activities on offer.
Specific activities have been arranged in certain instances for customers with disabilities (ie swimming) where additional staff are on hand to assist if required. Otherwise, fully integrated use of the facilities is encouraged in other activities on offer (ie Arena Health & Fitness Centre).
Those with a hearing impairment can contact the Coventry Sports Trust on (024) 7625 2527. A hearing loop is installed at the reception desk at Coventry Sports & Leisure Centre to assist you on your visit. Please enquire at the reception point which displays the hearing loop sign.
Coventry Wheelchair Basketball Academy is a not-for-profit Amateur Sports Club.
Their teams are 'Crusaders'. They have separate sessions tailored to the needs of their players.
Wheelchair basketball and the work of the Academy is targeted at people who have a physical disability.
You don't have to be a wheelchair user to play.
They also have a number of able bodied players at the Academy. They have dedicated basketball chairs to be used by all people in our training sessions.
They encourage brothers, sisters, mums and dads all to play!
For more information, please see the Coventry Wheelchair Basketball Academy website
The Moat House Leisure Centre is located in North East Coventry.
Centre facilities and activities include:
For more information about access for children and young people, please visit the Moat House Leisure Centre website.
Shirley Golf Club is a private members’ club in its 60th year and has a long tradition of welcoming visitors and new members.
They have very active Men’s, Seniors' , Ladies' and Junior sections, offering a full diary of competition fixtures and golf events for all.
They encourage and support new members and those new to the game – at all levels!
For more information about access for children and young people with special needs, please email Shirley Gold Course.
0121 744 6001
Sky Blues in the Community is part of the Coventry City Football Club.
They are committed to providing opportunities to a wide range of communities within Coventry and Warwickshire.
The term ‘Inclusion’ covers a wide spectrum, but for Sky Blues in the Community it is about providing opportunities for members of our community to take part in sport or personal development opportunities who may not normally get the chance.
For more information, please visit the Sky Blues in the Community Website.
The Alan Higgs Centre is located in Located in the South East of Coventry.
The centre specialises in providing football, outdoor sports facilities and nature activities.
For more information, please visit the Alan Higgs Centre website
The Centre has the following facilities:
The Coventry Wasps have a variety of opportunities for children and young people to play rugby and watch Wasps matches with their family and friends.
The club’s community team have converted two hospitality boxes at the Ricoh Arena into a quiet viewing room and a separate sensory space, where adults and children with autism and other disabilities can watch the action whilst being shielded from loud noise and bright lights.
For more information please visit the Wasps Community Inclusion Page.
Project Rugby currently engages with participants aged 14+ (and 16+ for disabled people) and is delivered by Wasps Community Coaching staff at several locations across Coventry, Birmingham & The West Midlands, providing accessible opportunities for people to participate in the game at a time and place that can be easily accessed by participants.
For more information please visit the Wasps Project Rugby Site
The Woodlands Sports Complex is located in the West of Coventry.
The complex specialises in providing indoor and outdoor sports activities.
Free car and bike parking is available during centre opening hours.
You can visit the Woodlands Sports Complex website for more information.
Xcel Leisure Centre is located in the South West of Coventry.
The Centre specialises in providing swimming and outdoor sports facilities.
For more information, please see the Xcel Leisure Centre website
02476 856 956