3. Sports organisations and clubs
The list below covers a small selection of sports organisations and clubs taken from our Scottish Disability Directory. There are many other sports opportunities available. You can search our directory for a more comprehensive list or call our helpline on 0300 323 9961.
Scottish Archery. Number of local clubs including those for people with a disability are listed on their website.
Basketballscotland. National governing body for basketball in Scotland. The website has more information on wheelchair basketball.
or contact Tina Gordon, Wheelchair Basketball Development Officer
Telephone: 0131 317 726
Curling & Golf
Disabled Curlers & Golfers Scotland. Organisation of disabled curlers who play all over Scotland. Local clubs are listed on their website.
Amputee Football Scotland Football for amputees and those with congenital limb differences. Currently available in Glasgow and Dundee but looking to expand across Scotland.
You can sign up for training sessions on the website, or contact by:
Telephone: 07885 262341
Frame Football Football for children who use a Rollator or similar orthopaedic walking frame. Sessions currently available in Glasgow & East Ayrshire. Contact Frame Football by using the online webform.
Powerchair Football There are a number of Powerchair football clubs in Scotland mainly in the West and Glasgow area.
West Lothian Disabled Ramblers. West Lothian Council runs a membership based Ramblers Club in West Lothian. Fees= £20 a year.
Telephone: 07521 320680
Caledonia Crusher Wheelchair Rugby – Glasgow. Open to people who just want to train for the social and health benefits of playing a team sport as well as those who want to aim for the elite level of Team GB.
Sailability Scotland. Works with sailing clubs, centres and sailing schools throughout Scotland to improve and develop opportunities for the integration and support of people with disabilities into the sport of sailing and its associated pursuits. The website has a list of local sailing clubs.
Sport for people who are blind or partially sighted
Disability Snowsport UK. Provide opportunities for disabled people to enjoy winter sports. You can find a list of local clubs on their website.
Telephone: 01479 861272
Scottish Visually Impaired Skiers – Edinburgh. Provide ski guides and coaching for members with a visual impairment.
Telephone: 07836 227167
West of Scotland Wheelchair Club. Open to anyone with a physical disability who would enjoy playing Wheelchair Sport. They have a number of players who have represented Great Britain at both senior and junior levels, in Wheelchair Basketball including at the Paralympics.