Disability Peterborough brings you ‘Walks on Wednesdays‘ at Ferry Meadows, supported by Nene Park Trust.
The group supports disabled people to enjoy fresh air and the natural beauty of being outdoors. Walking in nature is a great exercise for everyone so people with and without disabilities are welcome to join.
There is an annual subscription of £10 to join the group. This includes free parking on a Wednesday morning via a QR code. The group is coordinated by our long-standing volunteer and now group leader Chris Wood. The group meets at the main entrance to the Ferry Meadows café at 10am every Wednesday (weather permitting).
The Special Olympics is a mixture of sporting opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities.
The Special Olympics:
‘Better Bretton’ host walking football sessions for all disabilities.
Where: The pitch next to the Lions Rugby Club, Bretton Park, Flaxland, Bretton, Peterborough, PE3 8DF.
When: Tuesday Evenings from 7-8pm throughout the year.
Peterborough United Football Club run three weekly disability sessions.
Run by City of Peterborough Tennis Club, wheelchair tennis is for adults. Various days and times throughout the year.
Where: City of Peterborough Tennis Club, Bretton Gate, Bretton, Peterborough PE3 9UZ.
Email Anita Duff firstname.lastname@example.org, or Visit www.peterborough.i2cplaytennis.co.uk/Coaching/Adult
Sailing opportunities for people with disabilities. Run by Peterborough Sailability. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00am to 4:30pm April to October. Sessions must be booked in advance. Age 10 years and over, inclusive, all disabilities.
Where: Watersports Centre, Gunwade Lake, Nene Park Trust, Ham Lane, Orton Longueville, Peterborough PE2 5UU.
Inclusive archery sessions run by Vivacity.
Where: Focus Community Centre, Chestnut Avenue, Dogsthorpe, Peterborough PE2 4PE.
Telephone Matt Taylor 01733 863783
Inclusive archery throughout the year.
Where: The venue is wheelchair accessible at the Focus Community Centre, Chestnut Ave., Dogsthorpe Peterborough PE2 4PE.
For more information Visit www.griffinarchers.co.uk
The Rowing Club offers Rowing and Gym training facilities for Disabled athletes and currently has in its membership people who are missing a limb, blind, deaf, have learning difficulties and adults recovering from illness (e.g. stroke). Various days and times throughout the year.
Where: Peterborough City Rowing Club, Thorpe Meadows, Peterborough PE3 6LN.
Horse Riding for children with disabilities run by Peterborough & District RDA Group. Horse riding offers an opportunity for enjoyment, challenge, laughter, achievement, independence and confidence to children who would not usually be able to take part in such an activity.
Where: New Pasture Riding School, Middle East Farm, The Causeway, Thorney, Peterborough PE6 0QH.
Run by Nene Valley Harriers Athletic Club, Thursdays at 5:30pm throughout the year. For people over the age of 8 with special educational needs and/or a learning disability.
Where: Peterborough Athletic Track, Embankment, Bishops Road, Peterborough PE1 5BW. Training moves indoors in the Winter.
Disability gymnastics run by Peterborough Gymnastics Academy Saturdays 11-12 throughout the year. Cost £5 per session.
Where: Peterborough Gymnastics Academy, Thistle Drive Centre, Wessex Close, Stanground, Peterborough, PE2 8HZ.
Run by Master Parker’s Serial Kickers Tuesdays 5:30pm, throughout the year.
Where: MPSK, Unit 8, Alpha Park, Mallard Road, Bretton, Peterborough PE3 8YG.
Telephone Jolene Parker-White 07469842722
Boxing Futures are opening a new gym in Yaxley that will be fully accessible. They are searching for feedback about exactly what equipment they should get to make the gym as inclusive as possible, so please contact them with any suggestions.