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  • Keeping Physically Active at Home

    Keeping Physically Active at Home

    Our Coronavirus information and Support page contains tips for disabled people to continue exercising at home. Just click on the Physical Health and Exercise link at the top of the page. This includes chair based workouts from Get Yourself Active and SIV home workouts now that the venues are closed and the Exercise Referral Scheme has been postponed.

  • The Activity Trap?

    New research shows almost half of disabled people fear losing benefits if they take part in exercise and are seen to be physically active, according to new research published by Activity Alliance. The study, entitled ‘The Activity Trap: Disabled people’s fear of being active’, shows that four in five disabled people would like to be more active to manage impairments and pain and help them to maintain and improve their physical and mental health.

  • One+Plus One Assistance Scheme at SIV

    Are you aware of the Sheffield International Venues ( SIV ) One+Plus One scheme. The scheme provides free access for a carer, family member, support worker or friend for anyone requiring support to part in leisure opportunities. SIV has told us that over 100 people have benefited from the scheme over the past year, with over 6,000 attendances and are keen to make sure that people know about and use the scheme.

  • Exercise Tasters for People with MS

    These free exercise tasters in September give people with Multiple Sclerosis the chance to try new activities at their local leisure centre.The venues are fully accessible, wheelchair friendly with good parking and transport links.

  • Walking for Purpose - Take the Next step to Employment

    Are you looking for work or know someone who is? This scheme offers exercise, skills for work, free training and workplace visits and is launching its 4th block of walks on Tuesday 24 April 2018 in two new areas Broomhall and Sharrow.

  • DAWS Gives Us All A Sporting Chance

    Disability Awareness With Sport (DAWS) is a non-profit organisation based in south-east Sheffield which aims to make exercise accessible to everyone, especially those who may experience isolation within their community. As well as providing fitness training, provided by a fully-qualified instructor and tailored to individuals’ needs DAWS also organises social get-togethers.

  • Free Gym Taster Sessions

    Getting fit can sometimes be difficult if you have a disability that stops you using a gym. FREE taster sessions at Access Fitness disability friendly gym in February can help you to lead a healthier lifestyle.

  • Free Dance to Health Sessions

    If you are an older person who has had a fall or is worried about falling, Dance to Health is a FREE and fun falls prevention session. No Dance experience necessary!

  • Move to Improve - Chair Based Exercise

    Starting 6th November Shipshape invite you to try chair-based, stretching and exercise sessions every Monday from 1 – 2.30pm at the Community Room, Birley Moor Fire Station, Moor Valley, Sheffield, S20 5FA.

  • Northern Ballet In Motion: Dance Classes for Wheelchair Users

    A free taster session is taking place in Leeds on 21 May and classes for young people and adults start in June costing £6.50 per person per session.

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