Entertainment and Leisure
Taking part in sport and leisure activities can lead to more benefits than keeping fit and healthy:
- a sense of achievement when learning something new
- experiencing new places
- making new friends
- exploring imagination and creativity
- learning to be part of a team
AccessAble is an online accessibility guide. It can be used to check how accessible places are, including: leisure centres, tourist attractions, shops, hotels and restaurants.
They have also created an activity finder for inclusive clubs and sports in Essex.
NHS – Get Active with a Disability
The NHS have online information about getting active with a disability. This includes a list of national organisations which can support people with learning difficulties or disabilities to find or get involved in different sports.
Activity Alliance – Inclusive Fitness Initiative (IFI)
Some gyms and leisure centres across the UK have been awarded the IFI mark. Find inclusive facilities using Activity Alliance’s search tool.