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Disability sport activities in Bristol

Here are some disability sport activities for children and young people with autism, HFA, Aspergers and related conditions in Bristol and surrounding areas. Please contact the individual organisers for more information. See also clubs and groups for autistic children and play activities for children with autism.

Last updated May 2022

Bristol Council Disability Sport Offering
Information about the Council’s partnerships with various clubs to provide inclusive sport opportunities.
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Access Sport
Access Sport’s core work is enabling community clubs and organisations to offer disability inclusive sport and physical activity opportunities. Check their website, find them on Facebook and sign up to their mailing list as the options for activities are updated very regularly.
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All-Aboard! Watersports for The Disabled
We work to enable disabled people of all ages to participate in watersports. We are a registered RYA Sailability Centre and Sailability Centre of Excellence. To ensure that we meet the exacting standards of the Royal Yachting Association, we are inspected annually. We are a paddleability centre and offer assisted rowing.
Age range: Eight and upwards
Telephone: 0117 929 0801
Address: Baltic Wharf, Underfall Yard, Cumberland Road
Bristol BS1 6XG
Email: admin@allaboardwatersports.co.uk
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The Avon Centre
(Formerly Avon Riding Centre) provides the positive experience and proven therapeutic benefits of horse riding to hundreds of children and adults with a wide range of complex special needs each year.
Age range: Four and upwards
Telephone: 0117 959 0266
Address: Kings Weston Road, Henbury BS10 7QT
Email: info@theavoncentre.org.uk
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Axis Trampoline Club
Trampolining has been shown to help with a wide range of sensory, developmental and physical disabilities. Sessions teach the fundamentals of trampolining and how to build strength, control and flexibility. Sessions are fun and active with different movements and skills.
Telephone: 07553 187 846
Address: Unit 14, Liberty Industrial Park, South Liberty Lane,
Bedminster BS3 2SU
Email: info@axistrampolineclub.co.uk
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Bristol Bears inclusive sport sessions
Weekly inclusive sport sessions at UWE.
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Email: ktavender@bristolbearsrugby.com

Bristol City Robins inclusive football
Sessions for all ages in different locations around the city.
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Bristol Cycling Centre.
Safe, family cycling in Hengrove with disability sessions.
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Bristol Inclusive Thrill Seekers
A volunteer led charity that provides people of all abilities and backgrounds the opportunity to take part in adventure sports including climbing.
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Catch a Smile disability fishing
Beautiful, calm and quiet location just outside of Gloucester. All equipment and bait provided for a small fee. Volunteers help with all aspects of fishing. On site cafe and other activities such as animal feeding/petting and dinosaur park. 
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Charlotte’s Tandems
Free bike loan and hire for individuals with additional needs and their families.
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Elly Sherman accessible tennis
Offering tennis sessions for children with additional needs. This is not apparent from the website so enquire to learn more.
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Flamingo Chicks Inclusive Dance School
Flamingo Chicks is an inclusive dance class where all youngsters can spread their wings. It gives disabled children the opportunity to explore movement and have fun alongside their friends.
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Frenchay Falcons cricket club
Inclusive cricket for boys and girls in school years 3-6.
Email: rachel.eccott@blueyonder.co.uk

Gympanzees
The ultimate goal of Gympanzees is to create an inclusive leisure centre that will enable people with disabilities to have fun and keep fit in a safe environment. While they are bringing this to fruition, they run popup sessions in school holidays. Location varies. They also have an amazing equipment lending library.
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Ignite Bristol
Ignite is a network of disability support groups that run in and around Bristol
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Kingswood Active Centre – autism friendly swim sessions
Family swimming sessions. Booking required.
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Rockleaze Rangers football
Inclusive football to help children get fit and active. Weekly sessions for children aged 8-16.
Email: inclusive@rockleazerangers.org.uk
Phone:
07970434174

Strawberry Cycles
Adaptive bicycles for hire in Yatton.
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Super 1s Cricket
Free cricket sessions for disabled children and adults aged 12-25 in Bath.
Email: steve.gass@somersetcricketfoundation.org

Super Swimmers Academy
The NAS Bristol Branch are running this scheme to help autistic children learn to swim.
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Swim4Sure Swimming Lessons
Highly recommended by BAS parents! Jason Prewett runs autism friendly 1:1 and group swimming lessons.
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Warmley Wheelers
Bikes for loan for individuals with disabilities and their families.
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Whitchurch Dragons Football
Whitchurch Dragons is a football team for children with additional needs.
Telephone: Dean Gingell – 07855 446 919
Email: gingell.dean@gmail.com
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