'All their lives some kids, they’re told they’re never going to achieve anything’
Access Sport's Ignite Programme, which aims to engage more disabled young people into sport has been awarded £241,000 by Sport England and £137,500 by The Supporters Club (BT Sport)
Access sport supports existing volunteer-led sports clubs and helps to build new clubs that positively engage not only young people, but all generations - be it as participants, club leaders, coaches, or volunteers. We help the clubs to be self-sustaining, to grow, and to ensure they meet the varied needs of young people in their area.
Early on Thursday the 13th of August, a group of ten FivebyFive corporates and their clients boldly stepped out of their comfort zone and into the realm of Paralympic sport…
This unique Paralympic Experience Day was an auction prize from our 2015 Rugby Dinner, taking place at the London 2012 Copper Box Arena!
Split into teams of two, the participants tested their skills at three Paralympic sports; Boccia, Sitting Volleyball, and Goalball.
Access Sport’s newest staff member, Isaac Cavanagh, went to a ‘BMX Legacy’ session run in partnership with Nathaniel Martin from British Cycling to see how young people responded to the programme.
Each year in the UK 1.46 million children do not get a day trip, let alone a holiday. Through the Away Games program, StreetGames works to address this problem, broadening horizons and giving young people from our projects a great residential experience.
On 14 June 2015, participants in Access Sport's Ignite Programme were able to compete in DS Active's National Festival, a football tournament sponsored by the Down's Syndrome Association.