Borders Disability Sports Group

Developing sport & physical activity opportunities for people with disabilities

Aims:

To lead in the development of sport in Scottish Borders for people of all ages and abilities with a physical, sensory or learning disability.

Services provided:

  • Advice to external groups and clubs on issues relating to Disability Sport
  • Participation in the New Opportunities Fund Disability Sports Programme in the relevant areas
  • Participation in Multi Sport Festivals
  • Weekly participation / drop in centres in each of the sports council areas
  • Borders events that are part of the Scottish Disability Sports Association
  • National Sports Programme, or link into existing events to create a category for people with a disability
  • A coach education programme that incorporates disability awareness training for coaches
  • Provide pathways for disabled athletes from local to regional and on to national competition.

Address

Borders Sport & Leisure Trust
Melrose Road
Galashiels
TD1 2DU

Phone: 01896 661 166
Website: https://www.liveborders.org.uk/scottishbordersdisabilitysportgroup
Email: enquiries@liveborders.org.uk

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