Get involved facilitating sports sessions for young people with disabilities!
What is Sports and Disabilities?
Sports and Disabilities is a project aiming to make sport accessible to young people with disabilities by supporting Kingston students to facilitate sports sessions for them and in turn increasing their physical and mental wellbeing.
Details of projects available are below from Football, Swimming to Tennis, there is something for everyone!
What is your role?
Facilitate weekly or fortnightly sports sessions.
All training you need for your role will be provided.
By taking part you are also eligible for Kingston Award points for volunteering.
We strongly encourage applications from BME individuals and other under-represented groups.
SEN Multi Sports Lessons
Choose from either: Every Tuesday 10:30 - 12:30/Every Wednesday 13:30 - 15:30/Every Thursday 13:30 - 15:30
Canbury School, KT2 7LN
Join Canbury School's PE lessons where the students with Special Educational Needs take part in exciting sports such as water sports, swimming, netball, basketball, dance and hockey. Alongside the teacher, you will be supporting the students to take part in these activities.
Autism Multi Sports Club
Every Wednesday, 4pm -6pm
Tooting Leisure Centre, SW17 0NE
Multi Sports club for children with moderate to high functioning autism and Aspergers Syndrome. Great opportunity for any student wanting to gain experience working with children in sport, and children with disabilities.
Supported Swimming Session
Sundays (Fortnightly), 2 – 3pm
The Aspire Centre, SW18 5JU
Fun, unstructured swimming session where families can swim together and enjoy the water. Students interesting in Swimming teaching and coaching would benefit from this opportunity.
Every Sunday, 10.30am – 12.15pm
Wandle Recreation Centre, SW18 4DN
Dance sessions in which children are joined by the parents to learn new dance moves and basic movements. Fun games are played and enjoyed by all! This activity would suit anybody looking to get into the creative arts and dance instruction.
Learning Disability Tennis
Every Tuesday, 7pm – 8.30pm
National Tennis Centre, SW15 5JQ
Tennis lessons for those with Learning Disabilities (fortnightly) and Visual impairments (fortnightly). The two sessions take place on alternate weeks at the National Tennis Centre. Ideal volunteering opportunity for anybody with any interest in Tennis.
Kingston Hub is committed to making our activities inclusive to all students. We can make reasonable adjustments to application processes, selection workshops, training sessions, volunteering projects and other activities on a case-by-case basis. We also provide ongoing support for the students we work with, so if you have particular accessibility needs, including special educational needs, please do get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know how we can make the activity more accessible.