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Disability Sport

Active Dorset County Sports and Physical Activity Partnership is committed to working towards increasing inclusion and developing sustainable and accessible sport and active recreation for disabled people in Dorset.

Active Dorset's aim is to coordinate the development of disability sport across the county, to achieve greater sporting equality by working with a range of partners including National Governing Bodies of sport, voluntary organisations, schools, local authorities and facility providers.

Below is a download of clubs and organisations that provide opportunities for disabled people in Dorset to access sport and physical activity and we welcome any club or group not on the list to let us know if they wish to be included. Contact Tony Jones-Pert on 01202 458 889 or e-mail tjonespert@activedorset.org

Dorset Disability Sports Forum

Active Dorset has established the Dorset Disability Sports Forum, which is made up of various people from sports development/provider background, local authorities, schools and physiotherapy teams. The Forum will work together to create new opportunities, enhance existing provision and look to bid for future funding streams

Classification and Profiling for Disabled People in Sport

EFDS and Disability Sport Events have created a toolkit that takes the mystery out of identifying where disabled people fit within the classification system for competitive sport. The toolkit can be downloaded by clicking the link below.