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Disability Sport

One of WASP’s key Values within our Strategy is: ‘Demonstrating and promoting Respect for the diversity in our sports community’ and one of our Strategic Objectives is to ‘Enable greater participation for all’.

WASP works with Local Authorities, School Sports Networks, Special Schools, National Governing Bodies, EFDS, National Disability Sports Organizations, Youth Sport Trust, local disability groups, local clubs and charities to ensure that sport and physical activity is available to people with physical, sensory and learning disabilities living in the county.

We provide a range of funded programme support and events to develop and promote opportunities for people with disabilities.  For example, as part of the School Games programme we hold an annual Panathlon Event featuring Boccia, Polybat, New Age Kurling, Table Cricket and field Athletics. We have supported numerous clubs with Sportivate and Satellite Club funding to promote specialist clubs and inclusivity. Workforce support is provided in many ways including inclusive based courses and a coach bursary scheme. We also work with a range of partner organisations to promote opportunities and support both in sport and active recreation for disabled people.

We are always keen to develop further links with local clubs, groups and organizations who work directly with disabled people or who are keen to develop their offer for people with disabilities.

Further Information:

Please click here to find out more about the Inclusion Club Hub.
Please see our  pdfDisability Sport Club Directory

The Golf Foundation maintains a network of approved junior friendly facilities that are committed to working in the local community and then providing follow-on coaching opportunities. By achieving minimum criteria, a golf club can become an HSBC Golf Roots Centre and be a focal point for the delivery of a local action plan.

What the Golf Foundation offers 

  • Access to grant-aid to support the delivery of an agreed action plan.
  • Downloadable promotional leaflets and posters for the notice board.
  • A certificate acknowledging the club’s status as a HSBC Golf Roots Centre.
  • Use of HSBC Golf Roots logos for the purpose of promoting activity.
  • Advice and support from a Golf Foundation Regional Development Officer.

Poster with full details - pdfGolf_Roots_Centres.pdf562.69 KB

For more information about the Golf Foundation, visit www.golf-foundation.org or call 01992 449830

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