Aug-Sept 2017

Healthy Peterborough

Disability Sports


Vivacity offers a range of sporting activities to encourage people from all backgrounds and ages to become more active and participate in sport and fitness activities. Our Sports Development services focus on making sports accessible to everyone focussing on children’s activities and disability sports.

Some activities are free and some are provided at subsidised prices, due to their specialist nature.

FINS Disability Swimming
FINS is part of the Vivacity Swim Academy aligned with the Swim England framework and is delivered in stages for children and young people with disabilities aged between 5-19. Students get extra support in the water from staff and volunteers with classes every Saturday from 2-4pm.
Prices: £78 per for 12 classes or £25 per month with direct debit at Jack Hunt Pool.
For more information call 01733 864 759 or email
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Shark Basketball Club
Try your hand at basketball at one of our weekly sessions. Shark’s is a disability club that is open to individuals of all ages and abilities. Sessions take place every Sunday at Hampton Leisure Centre from 11-12pm.
Price: £2 per session at Hampton Leisure Centre.
For more information call 01733 863 783 or email
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Adapted Cycling
The Peterborough Adapted Cycling Scheme (PACS) gives individuals with disabilities the opportunity to try a range of specifically adapted bikes from hand cycling to adapted cycling. We have a number of qualified and experienced coaches on hand to offer support.
Sessions are every Wednesday from 10.30-11.30am and 5-7pm at the Regional Pool and Thursdays* from 10-6pm and Saturdays* from 10-12pm at Ferry Meadows (*April to September only).
Price: £2 per session
For more information call 01733 863 783 or email
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Table Cricket Festival
Played on a table tennis surface, Table Cricket is fun for any participants covering a range of disabilities. This festival runs on a regular basis throughout the winter months at Hampton Leisure Centre.
To register your interest call 01733 863 783 or email
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Disability Dance
Individuals can enjoy learning dance routines, creating their own style and having fun with the freedom to express themselves to a variety of music. This session is suitable for everyone regardless of age, ability or physical restriction with session every Tuesday from 1-2pm.
Price: £3 per session at Hampton Leisure Centre.
For more information call 01733 863 783 or email 
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Archery programme
This fun indoor and outdoor activity is designed to be fully-inclusive regardless of disability with a fun competition every last Friday of each month. Dedicated archery leaders are on hand to help participants find a way of shooting that suits them.
Sessions run on Sundays at Werrington Leisure Centre between 9.45-10.45am and every Friday* at Focus Community Centre from 11-12pm (*October to March only).
Outdoor sessions run every Friday** at the Embankment Sports and Athletics Arena at the Regional Pool from 11-12.30pm (**April to September only).
Price: £3 per session or £24 for six classes.
For more information call 01733 863 783 or email
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Boccia programme
Boccia is similar to bowls and is enjoyable for everyone and especially those with severe impairments and is open to everyone with carers and family members are more than welcome. Sessions are every Saturday from 10.00am-12.00pm.
Price: £2 per session at the Peterborough Bowls Club.
For more information call 01733 863 783 or email
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Rebound Therapy
Rebound Therapy is a form of exercise therapy that uses trampolines to provide opportunities for movement, therapeutic exercise and recreation for people across the whole spectrum of special needs. Sessions are every Thursday 4-6pm during term time only.
Price: £3 per session at Phoenix Upper School
For more information call 01733 863 783 or email
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Healthy Peterborough is led by:
  • Peterborough City Council
  • Peterborough Pharmacies
  • Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust