Turn up and play
There are plenty of turn up and play opportunities for both adults and children with disabilities, throughout the week in Bournemouth and Poole.
|REACH Mental Health||16+||Tuesday and Thursday, 3.30-4.30pm||Vitality Stadium||£2.50|
|Down Syndrome specific||16+||Every other Wednesday, 8-9pm||Vitality Stadium||Free|
|Hearing impaired||16+||Every other Wednesday, 8-9pm||Vitality Stadium||Free|
|Pan-disability (all disabilities)||16+||Wednesdays, 6.30-7.30pm||Pelhams Park||£3|
|Disability Kicks (learning difficulties)||16+||Thursdays, 10.30-11.30am||The Bransome Centre||Free|
|Cerebral Palsy specific||5-16||Thursdays, 4-5.30pm||Littledown Centre||£3|
|Hearing impaired||5-16||Thursdays, 4-5.30pm||Littledown Centre||£3|
|Frame football||5-16||Thursdays, 4-5.30pm||Littledown Centre||£3|
|Pan-disability (all disabilities)||5-16||Thursdays, 4-5.30pm||Littledown Centre||£3|
|Powerchair||All ages||Fridays, 5.30-7pm||Purbeck Sports Centre||Free|
The Partnered Schools Scheme provides six weeks free coaching in schools. The offer covers PE lessons, lunch clubs or after school clubs, free of charge to main-stream schools with SEND pupils or SEND specialist schools. It also offers additional resources alongside CPD opportunities for teaching staff.
FA Talent Hub – The Talent Hub teams are part of the FA Pathway, and offer talented individuals with Hearing Impairments, Cerebral Palsy or Visual Impairments the opportunity to play football at an elite level.
Powerchair – There are two Powerchair Football teams, who represent AFC Bournemouth in their respective competitions. One team plays in the South East Regional Powerchair Football League, whilst the other plays in the WFA National Championships and both teams compete in the WFA Cup.
Ability Counts - Ability Counts Senior and Youth teams compete in the Saints Foundation Pan-Disability Leagues. Representing AFC Bournemouth in competitive and participation leagues, are teams at aged Under-12, Under-16 and Senior Level. All Ability Counts teams are supported by Cathedral City.