Activities

Please note booking for all sessions below is essential. Contact details for each session can be found under each sport. 
 
If you run a disability sport in Bexley and you are not listed below please contact the Sport and Leisure Team on 020 8303 7777 or email leisure@bexley.gov.uk

Badminton

Activity

Bexley Deaf Club Badminton sessions for deaf British Sign Language users.

Times

Wednesday evenings from 8pm to 9pm

Location

Crook Log Leisure Centre see map

Contact details

David Foot email dfoot1966@yahoo.co.uk 

 

Boccia

Activity

Bexley Dodgers Boccia Club runs competitive and recreational sessions for people with physical and learning disabilities, and for people with hearing or sight loss.

Times

Tuesdays 1.45pm to 3.45pm 

Location

Sidcup Leisure Centre, Hurst Road, Sidcup DA15 9AE. see map

There is also a session once a month on a Sunday from 10am to 12pm at

Cleeve Park School,
Bexley Lane,
Sidcup DA14 4JN
(please phone/email for dates) see map

Contact

Email janet.swann@mypostoffice.co.uk
Telephone 01322 330268

Bowls

Activity

Bexley Visually Impaired Bowls Club runs indoor and outdoor sessions for blind or partially sighted people.

Times

  • Summer, Tuesdays 1.30pm to 4pm
  • Winter, Wednesdays from 12pm to 2.30pm

Location

Danson Park Bowls Club
Danson Park,
Danson Road,
Bexleyheath DA6 8HL
see map

White Oak Indoor Bowls Centre
Garrods Close
off Hilda May Avenue
Swanley BR8 7BF
see map

Contact

Jeanne Bloomfield
Telephone 020 8304 8409

Cricket

Activity

The Super 1s programme gives young people aged 12 to 25 with disabilities the chance to regularly play cricket. It is run by Lord's Taverners through Kent County Cricket Club.

Times

Mondays 6pm to 7:30pm (during school term time)

Location

Bexleyheath Academy
Woolwich Road
Bexleyheath DA6 7DA
see map 

Contact

Email: Brian.Gasking@kentcricket.co.uk 
Telephone: Brian Gasking 07931 318142
Lord's Taverners - Super 1s  

Football

Activity

Pan-disability football with Charlton Athletic Community Trust.
All sessions are during school term time only and the cost is £40 per year. Players can join at any point throughout the year. 

Times

  • Age five to nine years – Wednesdays 5.30pm to 6.15pm
  • Age 10 to 16 years – Wednesdays 6.15pm to 7pm 
  • Adults (16 years and over) - Mondays 6.15pm to 7pm

Location

Crook Log Leisure Centre indoor sports hall see map

Contact

Steven Bannan
Email Steven.Bannan@cact.org.uk 
Telephone 07984 732506

Activity

Bexley Deaf Centre runs a mixed male and female British Sign Language friendly walking football team for deaf, hard of hearing and hearing players. Players must be over 18 years of age and are encouraged to sign.
£4 per person

Times

Tuesdays 6.30pm to 7.30pm 

Location

Goals Bexleyheath see map

Contact

Tania Bushell 
Email Tania@bexleydeafcentre.co.uk 
Telephone 01322 351122

Gymnastics

Activity

Falcon Spartak Gymnastics Club.

Times

  • Saturday’s 10am to 11am Gymnastics for young children with a disability (1 to1 coaching if required) and 11am to 12.30pm Gymnastics for people with a disability
  • Mondays 6.30pm to 8.30pm Rhythmic Gymnastics for people with a disability 
  • Thursdays 6.30 to 8.30pm Trampolining for people with a disability

Location

Hurstmere School Sports Hall
Hurst Road,
Sidcup DA15 9AW
see map

Contact

Kay (senior coach)
Email Falconspartak@outlook.com 
Telephone 07967 346060

Health and fitness

Activity

Parkinson’s Steps to Health - offers exercise on a 1 to 1 basis as well as a group session.

Please visit your GP to ask to be referred or contact Wendy for further information. 

If you are in receipt of disability benefit you are entitled to a Free Saver Card giving the user discounts to the Parkwood Leisure Centres in the borough (Crook Log, Sidcup and Erith Leisure Centre*). Carers accompanying a user with a disability are entitled to free entrance into the facilities. Additional costs will be charged to the carer if they wish to take part in an activity. Please contact the leisure centre and fill in an application form, call 020 8304 9090 or visit website Crook Log Leisure Centre 

Times

Various

Location

Various

Contact

Wendy Leach `
Email brian.leach7@ntlworld.com
Telephone 020 8306 5973
Web Parkinson's UK - Steps to Health

*Erith Leisure Centre has accessible gym equipment for people with disabilities. These include a handcycle, a low recumbent bike, a rowing machine with chair and backrest, and an accessible stretching and free weights area. 

Running

Activity

Run Together (Bexley Mencap).

Times

Mondays 6pm to 7pm 

Location

Crook Log Leisure Centre see map

Booking is essential

Contact

Email nick@bexleymencap.org.uk 
Telephone Nick 020 8303 6336

Swimming

Activity

Bexley Beavers provides swimming for people with disabilities, their families, carers and friends - an opportunity for the whole family to enjoy a good swim. They have exclusive use of both the large and small pools for this time period and are open to all ages and all disabilities.

Times

Friday’s 6pm and 7.30pm

Location

Crook Log Leisure Centre see map

Contact

Email info@bexleybeavers.org.uk
Telephone 020 3393 8305
Website Bexley Beavers

Activity

Parkwood adaptive swimming lessons for children five to 16 years with physical and learning disabilities. One to one, one to two and group lessons.

Times

  • Tuesdays 4.30pm
  • Wednesday 6.30pm
  • Thursday 5pm and 5.30pm

Location

Erith Leisure Centre,
Avenue Road
Erith DA8 3AT
see map

Contact

Telephone 01322 350271
Website Erith Leisure Centre 

Activity

Disability swim session (users are entitled to a Free Saver Card to receive a discounted price).

Times

Mondays and Fridays - please call for timings as they may vary

Location

Erith Leisure Centre,
Avenue Road
Erith DA8 3AT
see map

Contact

Telephone 01322 350271
Website Erith Leisure Centre