Disability Sporting Organisations in Hertfordshire

Organisations for Disability Sport 

Herts Disability Sports Foundation 

The Herts Disability Sports Foundation (HDSF) is a charity promoting and providing sporting activity for people with disabilities. The Foundation also supports inclusive training and coach development for participants, coaches and day service staff; providing a holistic approach to inclusive sports development. 

In addition to this, HDSF provide open sessions which are available to anybody with a disability, and their siblings or friends. These sessions include archery, Easy Rider adapted cycling, doughnutting, fishing and bell boating.

Special Olympics

Special Olympics is an organisation offering sporting opportunities for people with learning difficulties aged 8+; their main focus being to offer sport at all levels and for all abilities. Hertfordshire is lucky to have two excellent branches of the Special Olympics; one in East Herts the other in St Albans

Herts Youth Inclusive Football

Herts Youth Inclusive Football aims to create opportunities for players of all abilities and inclusive teams to get involved in football and play matches. It helps clubs to develop their inclusive teams and also aims to create a clearer development pathway for players to progress in their football. To find an inclusive club or see additional information visit the Herts Youth Inclusive Football website

Saracens Foundation

The Saracens Foundation is the charitable arm of the premiership rugby team, Saracens. The foundation has an ever-growing disability sport programme, that supports a wide range of individuals and needs. Their disABILITY programmes offer opportunities for individuals of all ages with a wide range of disabilities in Hertfordshire and North London. For further information and contact details, please visit the Saracens website or email disabilitysport@saracens.net

Disability Tennis at Gosling 

Gosling Tennis Centre offer an inclusive tennis programme and runs a number of specific classes for a range of disabilities as well as ensuring their coaches across the programme are able to run inclusive sessions for all players.

They focus on the four key disability areas Physically Impaired, Learning Disabled, Hearing Impaired and Visually Impaired.

The various inclusive sessions they run are on the Gosling Sports Park website.

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Get in touch…

For more information on sporting organisations, please contact: hspinfo@herts.ac.uk