Deighton Table Tennis Club

Deighton Table Tennis Club provides table tennis sessions for disabled people over 8 years old, on Saturdays between 14:00-17:00.

 

There are social sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 19:00-22:00. There is a senior citizens group on Tuesdays from 10:00-12:00.

 

Participants pay £3 per session if they are under 18, and £4.50 per session if they are adullts.

 

Contact

 

Sessions take place at Huddersfield Table Tennis Centre,

JL Brierley,

4th Floor,

Turnbridge Mills,

Quay Street,

Huddersfield.

HD1 6QT

 

For more information, phone Paul Simpson on 01484 304856 or 07879 248635.

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Go on a Boat Ride with Safe Anchor Trust

Safe Anchor Trust provides free boat rides to disabled individuals and groups from Kirklees every day from 1 March-31 October.

 

Advanced booking is required. To book a boat ride, email admin@safeanchor.org.uk

 

Safe Anchor Trust is based at Shepley Bridge Marina,

Steanard Lane,

Mirfield.

WF14 9HR.

 

Sport Works

Moderately disabled people aged 8-19 years old can experience a range of sports in a fun environment with Sport works, on Saturdays between 10:00-15:00. Participants are divided into groups of 4, which are each allocated a member of staff.

 

Sessions cost £5, but the first session is free.

 

Contact

 

Sessions take place at Colne Valley High School,

Gillroyd Lane,

Huddersfield.

HD7 5SP

 

For more information, Call Haf on 07494 889604, or email haf@sportworksltd.co.uk

 

You can connect with sport Works on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Shelly Community Football Club

Shelly Community Football Club provides inclusive football sessions for people with a range of disabilities.

 

Junior sessions for people aged 8-18 take place on Thursdays between 17:00-18:00. Sessions for adults are arranged to coincide with tournaments which the club has entered.

 

Sessions cost £3. Participants need to be physically mobile.

 

Contact

 

Sessions take place at Storthes hall Park,

Storthes Hall Lane,

Kirkburton,

HD8 6WA

 

For more information, phone Gary Miller on 07710 676132 or email garybmillar@outlook.com

 

Bumpy

Under 19s from Kirklees can experience motorcycling with Bumpy during school holidays. Buggy rides are also available.  Sessions cost £5.

 

Participants need to be able to balance themselves and get on and off motorbikes, or into and out of buggies. Alternatively, participants can bring carers who can help them with those tasks. Hoists are not provided.

 

Contact Details

 

Motorcycling is provided at the following address.

 

Bumpy,

Howden Clough

Leeds Road,

Birstall,

WF17 0JB

 

For more information or to book, phone 01924 470432.

Bowl with Pennine Bowling Club

Pennine Bowling Club provides weekly bowling sessions for visually impaired adults on Tuesdays from 12:00-14:00.

 

From October-March indoor bowling takes place at the John Charles Centre in Leeds. The club provides minibus travel from Huddersfield and Cleckheaton.

 

Participants must be at least 21-years-old. Members pay £3 per session, and an annual £10 membership fee.

 

Contact

 

Phone Bob on 01484 687741 or email bobbooth68@gmail.com

Have Fun at Sensory World

Sensory World is a place where disabled people can socialise and have fun. The food is fantastic.

 

Disabled Adults

 

Disabled adults can sing on the karaoke on the first Saturday of every month between 19:00-22:00. The cost is £2 per person.

 

There is a free monthly dance workshop for disabled adults, usually on the third or fourth Saturday of every month.

 

Disabled adults can socialise at the drop-ins on Tuesdays between 9:30-12:00, and the luncheon clubs on Thursdays between 11:00-14:00. The drop-ins cost £4 for disabled people. It is free for parents and carers. At the luncheon clubs, you can have a two-course meal for £4.50.

 

Disabled Children

 

Play and Stay. Children can play in a disability-friendly environment while their parents relax. The cost is £1 per child.

 

Contact

 

Sensory World is at Old Westgate in Dewsbury. WF13 1NB

 

Contact Linda about the activities at Sensory World by phoning 01924 456152 or 07801 065589.

North Kirklees Special Gymnastics Club

North Kirklees Special Gymnastics Club provides gymnastics sessions for people who have learning disabilities and autism on Tuesdays.

 

There are sessions for children of Primary school age between 18:30-19:15, and sessions for children of secondary school age and adults from 19:15-20:00. Sessions cost £4.

 

Contact

 

Sessions take place at Batley Sports Centre on Cambridge Street.

 

For more information, phone 01924 848304

 

Platform 1

Platform 1 helps men who have mental health conditions. The organisation provides a diverse range of activities, including art, cookery and music. Men can also carry out maintenance on a range of items, including bicycles and furniture.

 

These activities take place on weekdays except Tuesdays, when specific training is provided. Participation is free.

 

Contact

 

Men who are interested in attending Platform 1 should phone 01484 421143 to arrange a visit. They can then be shown around the site and decide which activities are suitable for them.

 

Movement and Games in Chairs

Movement and Games in Chairs provides chair-based exercise and memory games for elderly people throughout Kirklees. Charges vary by venue. Below are lists of venues and activity times.

 

Huddersfield

 

  • Huddersfield Fire Station: Wednesdays 13:15-14:15
  • Kirklees Stadium: Wednesdays 14:30-15:30
  • Scissett Baths: Fridays 10:30-11-30
  • Slaithwaite Fire Station: Fridays 11:00-12:15

 

North Kirklees

 

  • Spenborough Pool (Pavilion): Mondays 14:30-15:30, Wednesdays 13:00-14:00
  • Batley Baths: Tuesdays 10:30-11:15 (women only)
  • Dewsbury Fire Station: Tuesdays 13:15-1415
  • Dewsbury Sports Centre: Wednesdays 14:00-14:45

 

Contact

 

For more information, phone the Sport and Physical Activity Development Team on 01484 234141 or email spadt@kirklees.gov.uk