‘At night time you want something to do, something to look forward to’
An opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic charity in Manchester and support us in our mission to transform the lives of young people from disadvantaged communities through sport. Now is a very exciting time to work in disability inclusion in sport, and this is a fantastic chance to make a profoundly positive difference in the lives of young disabled people, whilst working for an expanding charity at the forefront of using sport for social change.
On Saturday 19th April (Easter weekend) Peckham BMX Club will be hosting the first ever race event at the track featuring local radio DJs and BMX riders to compete to win the BMX Radio Challenge trophy.
Frenchay Falcons, one of the Ignite Programme’s partner clubs in Bristol, recently ran a ‘School Ability Cricket’ day at the University of the West of England’s sports hall. Approximately 100 young people from SEN schools across Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset flocked to the hall to take part in a fun filled day of cricket, inclusive of all abilities.
Urging others to step back from the vicious cycle of crime and a constant struggle to remain in education; Shane Francis, an 18 year old from Stockwell, found a passion for BMX through Peckham BMX Club, one of the BMX Legacy Project’s partner clubs, which has significantly helped to calm his frustrations and redirect his energy to his potential Olympic success…
Calling all friends of Access Sport!
Pump My Ride is offering you the opportunity to get stuck in on an adventurous day out mountain biking in the great outdoors with family and friends.
All ages and abilities welcome...
"We create great rides so you don't have to!"
Next event - 31st May 2014
Simply bring a mountain bike, a helmet and yourself...the rest has been taken care of!
It was a big month for Access Sport as our partner club Tower Hamlets BMX was awarded the prestigious Group Achievement Award at the Sports Personality of the Year Awards, hosted by the Canary Wharf Group.. Tower Hamlets BMX was awarded for its rapid growth and has had over 1,000 young people through the club in 2013 alone! Access Sport’s own Paulo Cotrim, who runs the group was quoted saying “Recognition like this prize will help us grow as a club and get more people involved”.
Access Sport is pleased to publish their 2012 to 2013 Annual Review. Download a copy of the report here:
As part of our Doorstep Sports Club Project we joined forces with Barclays to deliver a CV Skills Workshop for young people. On Thursday 7th November, 9 volunteers from Barclay’s Investment Banking Department came to Access Sport’s office in Bethnal Green and delivered a two hour workshop that was attended by a group of young people from our community sports clubs.