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Emirates Arena, 1000 London Road, Glasgow, G40 3HG
0141 287 8931

Disability Sport

What is our aim?

Glasgow Sport is dedicated to providing a wide range of opportunities to children and adults of Glasgow who have a physical, learning or sensory disability.  Our aim is to encourage and promote sport to people with a disability to enable them to be physically active.

What do we offer?

We offer opportunities for children from the age of 5 to 18 years and provide opportunities for adults over the age of 18. 

Our sessions are led by enthusiastic and fully qualified coaches who will ensure that the participants have a great time and have an opportunity to try a range of activities.  The sessions are tailored to the meet the needs of the participants and give them the opportunity to learn new skills and be involved in physical activity.

What opportunities are available?

Children's Programme

​Activity
​Venue ​Day / Time
​Cost
​Multisports ​Glasgow Club Scotstoun
​Friday
6-8pm
​£1.70 Juvenile
£1.60 *GYSC/GKC
£2.30 Adult 
​Basketball ​Glasgow Club Donald Dewar
​Saturday
11-1pm
(15 yrs and over)
​​£1.70 Juvenile
£1.60 *GYSC/GKC
£2.30 Adult 
​Football ​Glasgow Club Scotstoun
​Saturday
9.30 -11am
​£1.70 Juvenile
£1.60 *GYSC/GKC
£2.30 Adult 
​Swimming ​Glasgow Club Scotstoun
​Saturday
11.15-1.45pm
(30 mins session)
​£2.20 per session, payment for
full block required
​Swimming ​Glasgow Club Whitehill
​Wednesday
4-7pm
(30 mins session)
​£2.20 per session, payment for
full block required
​Swimming ​Glasgow Club Gorbal
​Tuesday
4-5.30pm
(30 mins session)
​£2.20 per session, payment for
full block required​

 

  *Price with Glasgow Young Scot Card/ Glasgow Kidz Card 

Children's Activity Description

 

Multisports - Including badminton, basketball, tennis, boccia, football and games

Basketball - Sessions are delivered by the Eagles Basketball Club in conjunction with Glasgow Life

Football -  Fun, action packed session which participants have the opportunity to develop their footballing skills and take part in fun games

Swimming - Learn to Swim Sessions are delivered in four blocks of ten weeks annually​

Adults Programme

​Activity ​Venue ​Day / Time ​Cost
​Circuits Class ​Glasgow Club Gorbals

​Tuesday
1.15-2.15pm
​£2.20
​Gym Session
​Glasgow Club Scotstoun
​Monday
1-3pm

Thursday
1-2pm

Friday
1-2pm
​£2.20
​Gym Session
​Glasgow Club Springburn ​Tuesday
1-2.30pm
​£2.20
​Boccia
​Glasgow Club Gorbals ​Monday ​
10.30-12.30pm
​£2.20
​Swimming ​Glasgow Club Scotstoun ​Tuesday
10-2pm

Thursday
10-12pm
(40 mins sessions)
​£2.20
 

Adults Activity Description 

 

Circuits Class -  Provides participants with opportunities to develop their strength and fitness levels in a group environment

 

Gym Session - Provides participants with the opportunity to develop their strength and fitness levels in a gym setting 

 

Boccia - Provides participants with opportunities  to develop their precision and teamwork skills this fantastic ball sport

 

Swimming - Assists participants to be water confident, and develop their swimming abilities 

 

Disability Friendly Swimming

 
We now offer Disability Friendly Swimming. This is an open session for anyone with additional needs or those with limited mobility. These sessions have been identified as quieter times within the pool and provide the perfect inclusive and supportive environment to enjoy a leisurely swim or increase fitness.
 
​Activity          
​Venue       
 ​Day/Time           
​Cost    
​Swimming ​Glasgow Club Drumchapel Monday
2-3pm
​£2.40
​Glasgow Club Maryhill ​Wednesday
10-11am
​£2.40
​Glasgow Club Whitehill ​Friday
7-8pm
​£2.40
​Glasgow Club Springburn  ​Sunday
 2-3pm
​£2.40
​Glasgow Club Castlemilk ​Tuesday
 6-7pm
​£2.40
Please note there will be no coaching staff at these sessions.
If you require more information, please contact disability team on 0141 287 9802.
 

Glasgow Disability Badminton Clubs

Glasgow Disability Badminton Club
When: Wednesday 7pm-9pm
Venue: Glasgow Club Haghill, 415 Cumbernauld Road, Glasgow, G31 3LS
Age: 12 Years and over 
Fees: Come & try for 3 weeks for free then £3.00 per session 
Contact: j.pert@hotmail.com

 

Scotstoun Disability Badminton Club
When: Tuesday 5pm-8pm 
Venue: Scotstoun Sports Campus, 112 Danes Drive, Glasgow, G14 9HY Main halls
Age:  8+ and over with learning and/or physical disability
Fees: £3 per session and membership £10
Contact: john.w.criag@bt.com

 

Special Olympics Badminton 
When:  Tuesday 5pm-7pm
Venue: The Firhill Complex, Hopefield Road, Glasgow G20 7HH   
Age: 16+ Years and over with learning disability 
Fees: £3 per session
Contact   scotlandwest@btinternet.com

 

Bushido Karate Southside
Wheelchair Karate

 

Bushido Karate Association is one of the oldest karate clubs in Scotland and one of the first clubs in Scotland to offer Wheelchair Karate.

 

Bushido Karate Southside will be delivering this new and exciting semi contact art which focuses on developing the individual whilst teaching self-defence.

 

Juniors & Seniors
All ages welcome

 

Sherbrooke Church
240 Nithsdale Road, Glasgow G41 5AD
Fridays 6:15-7:15pm
£5 per session

 

Craigholme Sports Complex
97 Haggs Road, Glasgow G41 4RD
Sundays 3-4pm
£5 per session

 

For further information contact Jim Humble (3rd Dan) on 07434 529 539 or bushidosherbrooke@live.co.uk

 

 

 


 

 

 

 
 
 

 

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