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The following are a list of various sport activities and programmes offered to people with a disability in Perth and Kinross:

Perth and Kinross Disability Sport

Description

Perth and Kinross Disability Sport is a registered Scottish Charity whose aim is to:  

  • To co-ordinate, develop and promote opportunities locally and nationally to participate in disability sport;
  • To strengthen and extend the network of partners, clubs, coaches, volunteers and officials across Perth & Kinross; 
  • To raise the profile of sport for people with a disability in the Perth & Kinross area;
  • To promote the social benefits of sport for athletes, their families and significant others in the Perth & Kinross area.                                                                         
Telephone07716 628454 or 07716 628452
Emailenquiries@perthandkinrossdisabilitysport.com
AddressDewars Centre,Glover Street, Perth, PH2 0TH

Perth Strathtay Harriers

DescriptionAn established inclusion programme to ensure that all people of all abilities are welcomed to come along to take part in all club activities.      
When

Tuesdays 5pm to 6pm for primary school aged children with additional support needs.

Tuesdays 6pm to 7pm for older children and adults.

Other training options exist depending on the individual needs of the athlete.

WherePerth Grammar School, Gowans Terrace, Perth PH1 5AZ
Telephone01738 633835
Contact NameJim Hunter

Live Active Leisure Dolphins Swimming Drop-in

Description

The Drop-in is open to people with physical, learning and sensory disabilities. The Dolphins aim to provide a friendly environment so that individuals can gain enjoyment from the relaxing effect of the water regardless of their ability.

 

When

Every Saturday morning between 9-10am.

The cost is £2.40 per swimmer and free for carers.

WherePerth Leisure Pool
Telephone01738 454666
Contact NameKaren Steel

Live Active Leisure - Stride for Life

Description

Live Active Leisure deliver a Stride for Life walking programme in many different locations in Perth and Kinross.                                                          

Website

www.liveactive.co.uk/Perth/stride-for-life

Telephone01738 454628
Emailcamelville@liveactive.co.uk  

Live Active Leisure - Swimming classes

Description

Live Active Leisure deliver swimming classes for people with disabilities - please contact each venue for further details.                                            

When and

Where

Live Active: Strathearn Community Campus on 01764 657700,  Wednesdays 6pm to 6.30pm and Fridays 5.30pm to 6pm

Perth Leisure Pool on 01738 454654, 5 to 8 years: Tuesdays 5.30pm to 6pm and 3 to 5 years: Wednesdays 11am to 11.30am

Emailleisure@liveactive.co.uk

Live Active Leisure - No Limits

Description                    

In Perth and Kinross improved access to physical activity has helped a number of children, young people and adults feel supported in their own personal development, and progression to education and employment. Live Active Leisure also provide support to carers, including free carer access to our venues.

If there is an activity that appeals but you are unsure about its accessibility or suitability speak to their venue staff.

Websitewww.liveactive.co.uk/Perth/people-with-a-disability
WhereBell's Sports Centre, Hay Street, Perth, PH1 5HS
Telephone01738 454647
Emailleisure@liveactive.co.uk

Perth Table Tennis Club

WhenThurdays, 7-9pm for 9+ Years                                                                                                                          
WhereBell's Sports Centre, Hay Street, Perth, PH1 5HS
Telephone07902210994

Active Andy's Tennis

WhenFridays 4.15pm to 5.15pm for P1 to S6                                                                      
WhereScone Tennis Club
Telephone07787103531

Active Monkeys

WhenWednesdays 6pm to 7pm for P1 to S6                                                                                                                                                             
WhereGlenearn Community Campus
Telephone07745892139

Saints Academy

Description

Saints Academy is for adults with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder and mental health issues. It conducts cricket, football, rugby and tennis sessions.                                                                                                          

TelephoneContact Dave Black on 01738 459095 or find out more information from your local day centre or activity group.

NHS Tayside Learning Disability Physiotherapy Team - Cycling sessions

Description                    

The Learning Disability Physiotherapy Team are currently running weekly cycling sessions in partnership with Blazing Saddles.  These sessions are open to adults with a learning disability who live in Perth and Kinross.  There is a wide range of adapted bikes including a hand cycle, tandem tricycle and wheelchair loader.

There are limited spaces so if you would like to apply for a 6 week block or have any questions please contact the physiotherapy team on the details below.

WhenThese sessions are being run on Wednesday afternoons.
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Telephone

01738 562 275

Address

Learning Disability Physiotherapy Team, Murray Royal Hospital - The Hub, Muirhall Road, Perth PH2 7BH

Live Active Leisure - Therapy day

Description                    

NHS Tayside runs a therapy day in partnership with Live Active Leisure for anyone with a learning disability living in Perth and Kinross.

When

Every Monday - you can choose to come for the morning or afternoon session, or for the whole day with a break for lunch at 12pm.

Morning session: 9.45am to 12pm and Afternoon sessions: 1pm to 2.30pm

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Telephone

01738 562312 or 01738 562275

Address

Bells Sports Centre, Hay St, Perth PH1 5HS

Please take a look at Live Active Leisure Venues to find out what other activities are offered in Perth and Kinross.