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Disability sport and physical activity


According to Sport England, only 14.2% of disabled people in County Durham participate in sport on a regular basis.

It is a high priority for us to make sure that disabled adults and young people are included in sport and leisure activities in County Durham. We aim to offer the same opportunities and choices as those for non-disabled people throughout our sport and leisure sites and activities.

Our facilities

All of our leisure and sports centres are accessible to everybody and have disabled changing facilities. We offer hoists or beach entry and adaptable wheelchairs for our swimming pools, and we have some specialist facilities including our state of the art multi-sensory room at Spennymoor Leisure Centre. For information on your nearest sports club that offers disability or inclusive provision you can visit Tyne Wear Sport Club Activity Finder.

Activities

We encourage and support people of all abilities to participate in our inclusive activities and sports clubs and we also offer some specific sessions for people with disabilities and additional needs including Splashability sessions at Spennymoor, Freeman's Quay and Chester-le-Street Leisure Centres.

Contact us
Culture and Sport
03000 266 555
Our address is:
  • Regeneration and Local Services
  • County Hall
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 5UL