Boccia is a fully inclusive sport played from a seated position.
Where to get active
There are lots of local opportunities to get active across Derbyshire in different sports and activities. Within this section you will find details about inclusive sports clubs and groups as well as disability specific sessions.
Derbyshire clubs and sessions database
We are currently updating our 'Clubs and groups database' to help people find out what inclusive clubs or disability specific sessions there are in your local area.
If you know of a session or club that we can add to this database, please get in touch so more people can find out about opportunities to get active and in sport.
Contact email@example.com or 07807 089845
Sport and activity searches
England Athletics have launched a 'Find a Guide' search for their Run Together programme. If you would like to start running and would like support from a guide, you can use the finder below to look for one in your area.
Find out what sports you can get involved in.
Parasport aims to encourage more disabled people to take up sport. They provide information about sports and sporting opportunities in local areas in a clear and easy-to-use format.
Visit the Parasport website club and sport searches:
Cerebal Palsy Sport
Cerebral Palsy (CP) Sport work to develop 6 key sports and activities; Athletics, Bowls, Football, SportStart, Swimming and Table Cricket.
For more information, visit their website by clicking here
Derbyshire club and activity search
You can also search for clubs, sessions and activities using the 'Club and Activity Search', click here.
The Derby City Council website has information on local activities for people with a disability, including para-cycling, inclusive gyms and wheelchair basketball.
Fore more information, click here.
Riverside Football Club have players of all abilities.
South Derbyshire Sports Directory
South Derbyshire District Council have a local sports directory with details of a range of sports and activities, from Angling to Walking.
The directory shows which of these activities are inclusive for people with a disability and which are disability specific sessions.
For more information, click here.
Sport offers a wide range of benefits to amputees including health benefits and providing a platform to communicate and socialise.
To find out more about amputee sports including the different types on offer, click here.
Special Olympics Derbyshire
The Special Olympics (SO) Derbyshire network was set up in 2015, to help create a pathway of training and competition opportunities for people with Learning Disabilities in Derbyshire.
To find out more, click here.
SO Derbyshire deliver sports for people with a learning disability.
Disability sport events
There are some fantastic disability sport events that go on all year round from taster sessions to competitions in different sports and impairment groups. You can search for these events on the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) website. The serach allows you to filter events by location of by impairment group: