Sports Academy

Our Academy provides sport for people with autism and learning disabilities.  Because sport offers people with autism or other learning disabilities the chance live a healthier life and make friends. As well as learn new skills and feel good about themselves.

Sport for people with Autism and Learning Disabilities

Our Sports Academy is a key part of many of our members’ individual learning programmes. So, our team of trained coaches work alongside local sporting partners in the community. Delivering a truly inclusive and enjoyable programme. In addition, we are also developing a coaching programme for some of our members. Because they want to learn to coach.

Therefore, we provide a wide range of sport opportunities for our members. These include traditional sports, as well as some more unique opportunities. So, if Boccia is your thing, then you’re in the right place. However, if you just want to swim we also offer that.

Arguably, the highlight of our sporting year is our annual Sports Day. 

Without a doubt, our members really enjoy taking part in sport. If you want to find out more, you can in our sport based blogs below.

All our sports are adapted so that everyone takes part. Our range of sports sessions include:

  • Badminton
  • Boccia
  • Polybat
  • Goalball
  • Seated Volleyball
  • Kwik Cricket
  • Tennis
  • Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Futsal
  • Multi-sports

Download our information leaflet:

Success Stories

Sports Day

All on the Active Lifestyles Traditional Sports Day enjoyed a fabulous summer’s day at the Rye, briefly interrupted by the inevitable downpour of rain.

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Person with learning difficulties enjoying sport activities

The Importance of Sport

The benefits of sport are there for us all to see. Apart from the obvious enrichment of our health, fitness and wellbeing, there is the

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Sports Day

The day featured traditional sports like a fancy dress race, obstacle course, staff race and potato and spoon race (what, no eggs?). A sports day

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Badminton Showcase

Over the last few months, we have been working with Wycombe Performance Badminton with special coaching from Alistair. After ample practise and training we decided

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Playing seated volleyball

A Summer of Super Activities!

Looking for something fun to do this Summer? Our Summer Holiday Activities this year are catered towards young adults with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism, led

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