Bradford Disability Sport and Leisure
Bradford Disability Sport and Leisure
'Equality Through Sport'
What are the aims of BDSL?:
Bradford Disability Sport and Leisure- 'Provides disabled people throughout the Bradford area with sporting opportunities of both a recreational and competitive nature, some members have also achieved international success'
What other activities do we do?:
Guiding all our work is the philosophy 'integration appropriate to the needs of individuals and groups' We support a range of affiliated groups to support disabled people. We work in partnership with other providers of sport and recreation in order to meet our aims'
How do we get around?;
We have two accessible minibuses which support our members and affiliated groups. If you would like to hire a minibus please contact our transport manager, Susan Brook, on 01274 437093
Clubs, Coaches and Volunteers
Monday Pool and Table Tennis Club
This club operates on a Monday evening for people aged between 14+ in Keighley. The club offers a range of activities including pools, darts, snooker and table tennis in a friendly and safe environment. Transport is available.
Monday Leisure Club
This club operates at The Richard Dunns Sports Centre on a Monday evening from 7pm - 8.30pm for people aged 16+. It offers swimmimg, badminton and a range of other activities. Transport is available at a reasonable charge.
Monday Senior Sports Academy
The Academy offers children and young adults between 15 - 25 years the opportunity to participate in a wide range of sport and leisure activities. These include Basketball, football, indoor athletics, rugby and many more. The sessions run from 4pm - 5.30pm every Monday with transport. This is currently held at Trinity Green Bradford College.
Bradford All Stars Basketball
This successful club offers children of 10 - 18years of age the opportunity to learn and develop their basketball skills, whilst interacting and socialising with other children of a similar age. The club continues to be a huge success recently competing in the European Basketball Championships in Belgium. The club continues to look for new members to continue this success. The club takes place every Tuesday from 4pm - 5pm at Manningham Sports Centre, with transport available.
Physical Activity for Disabled People (PAD)
The PAD project offers people, aged 16 - 30 years of age, the opportunity to participate in healthy lifestyle and physical activity sessions every Tuesday at Bradford College and Thursday 1pm - 2pm at Richard Dunn Sports Centre. The PAD project is offered to those individuals who currently do little or no physical activity and due to this, referral to this scheme is required. Transport is available if required.
The ten-pin bowling club takes place on alternate Tuesdays at Hollywood Bowl Bradford 6.30pm - 8pm, for young adults over the age of 16. This club provides the opportunity for people to train and compete in local, regional and national games..
Wednesday Leisure Club
The Wednesday Leisure Club enables people from 13+ years to participate in a variety of different sport and leisure activities such as, swimming, badminton, dance, drama, boccia and more. This takes place at Keighley Leisure Centre every Wednesday 7pm - 9pm, with transport available if necessary.
High Performance Athletics Club
Every Thursday provides the opportunity for athletes, over the age of 10 years, to attend sessions of athletics and fitness based coaching. The coaching is available at Greenhead Track. Greenhead High School, from 5pm - 6pm.
Keighley Disability Sports Academy
This club also takes place on a Thursday at University Academy Keighley at 3.30pm - 5pm. The club offers a variety of multi sports activities for young people aged 15 - 25 years. Transport is also available if required.
Saturday Junior Club
The Junior Sports Academy has a focus of working with young children aged 8 - 16 years, offering a wide range of sporting opportunities, ranging from boccia, basketball, football, new-age curling, tri golf and many more. It is held every Saturday at Nabwood Sports centre from 11am - 1pm.
Ten-Pin Bowling league
Every alternate Saturday the ten-pin bowling league offers children aged 8+ years the opportunity to compete against others of a similar ability. The league takes place at Hollywood Bowl, Bradford from 9.30am - 11.30am.
This power-lifting club takes place at Armley, Leeds. It has been introduced for young adults 16+ years, every Sunday 9am - 12.30pm, to provide coaching and training to enhance their power-lifting skills
This takes place on a Wednesday evening 4.30pm - 6pm. The club is at University Academy Keighley.
Disability Cycle Club
This takes place in the Summer at Lister Park Bradford from 10am - 12noon every Saturday. Providing tutors and volunteers are available.