Saturday, April 13, 2024

Blind and Visually Impaired Sports

ABLEize promotes blind sports a range of specific blind and visually impaired sports clubs in the UK.  Find a broad selection of sporting activities. Blind sports seems to be an official title used to describe specific sports accessible to the blind and visually impaired but this should not mean that the blind should not be able to participate and fully enjoy all manner of sports, that is of course down to the individual.

The blind and visually impaired sports clubs  highlighted below offer details of many  blind sports such as chess, goalball, swimming and tandem cycling along with some not so obvious sports such as blind cricket, golf and archery. View the related websites and Facebook and Twitter pages where applicable located below offering a you a broad selection of blind and visually impaired sports to get involved in.

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Registered London charity for the blind and vision impaired providing non-competitive sports in different parts of London. Founded in 1985. Site includes contact details.

Offering news and information with league details and results plus explains the development of cricket for the visually impaired and blind player.

Blind football is five-a-side football and an adapted version of Futsal. Site offers an explanation of the game and its rules and how to get involved. Video clip link below.

Archery club for the blind and visually impaired. Site explains the rules and game play along with future games dates and how to get involved.

Explains blind and vision impaired archery with beginners details and how to get involved. Includes links to related blind sports.

A registered charity that promotes blind sports within the UK. View events details and how to get involved.

Target shooting club located in Northamptonshire for the blind and visually impaired using audio tones that are heard through a pair of headphones.

An exciting sport for the blind and visually impaired. Read the rules of the game with images and how to get involved along with teams, news and goalball course details and downloads.

Highlighting a ranges of blind sports including tandem cycling, swimming, goalball, chess and many more along with membership details and getting stated tips.

London sports club to the blind and visually impaired. Includes details of the sporting and recreational activities including cross-country skiing, bowls and theatre trips.

The UK’s best known organisation for blind and partially sighted chess. Details of upcoming games and events with online coaching options and membership.

Details of the blind sports and activities on offer such as horse riding, swimming, cycling, bowls and more. Also provides volunteering details with contacts. Previously the Norfolk & Norwich Association for The Blind.