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Special Olympics Clubs

Please see the map (above) and list (below) of the Special Olympics affiliated clubs that are currently running in the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland area. To find out more information of the sessions please contact the lead person listed under the club. In addition if you wish to seek out more information in regards to the Special Olympics, and to see if you are eligible to participate/compete please either visit the website: http://www.specialolympics.org/ or Leicestershire & Rutland’s Special Olympics main contact David Morley: david.morley@btopenworld.com


Special Olympics Leicestershire & Rutland Athletics Club
Saffron Lane Athletics Stadium, Saffron Lane, Leicester, LE2 7NQ
Friday: 5pm to 6pm
Cost: N/A
Contact: Michael Hilliam
Email: Michael.Hilliam@hft.org.uk
Tel: 07799017716


Rutland Conquerors Inclusive Basketball
Catmose Sports Centre, Huntsmans Drive, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6RP
Wednesday evenings in Rutland term time from 7.15 - 8.15pm
(We often extend into the holidays depending on funding)
Cost: £2 per session
Contact: Debbie Sowter (Club Chair/Manager)
Email: Debbie_Sowter@hotmail. co.uk
Tel: 01572 723533 or 07771771227

Special Olympics Leicestershire & Rutland Basketball Club
Ellesmere College, 40 Braunstone Lane East, Leicester. LE3 2FD
Monday 6.00 p.m. until 9.00 p.m.
Cost: £ 3.00 per session
Contact: Roger. Sharpe 
Email: rogerandsandrasharpe@live.co.uk
Tel: 01455 823458


Barwell Indoor Bowls
Kirkby Lane, Barwell, Nr Hinckley, Leicestershire
Sunday 11.00 am to 1.00 pm
Cost: £1 per session
Contact: Ken Eversfield
Tel: 0116 2363826


Leicester Community Sports Cricket academy
Shepshed Hind Lets Federation, Shepshed Campus, Forest St, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 9DA
Saturday 12-2pm
Cost: £5 per session
Contact: Zaheer Esat
Email: zaheer.esat@leicestercommunitysports.org.uk
Tel: 07891990864


Special Olympics Leicestershire & Rutland Cycling Club
Venue to be decided for 2016
Monday 4.30 to 6.00pm
Contact: Viv Smith
Email: Viv.Smith@htf.org.uk
Tel: 07734 282959

Equestrian/Horse riding

Special Olympics East Midlands group
Venue includies numerous stables around the County
Cost: dependent on the riding stables fees
Contact: Wendy Miller (Sports Co-ordinator)
Email: wendymlr6@gmail.com   
Tel: 07808 891640
Contact: Jean Whitebread (Head Coach)  
Email: whitebreadj@aol.com    
Tel: 07712 299956


Inclusive (Disability) Football
Contact: Philippa Bass, Disability Football Development Officer
Email: Philippa.Bass@LeicestershireFA.com
T: 0116 284 4952
M: 07944 194 252


2017/18 FA inclusive club booklet available here


Motor Activities Training Programme (MATP)

'Together we can' MATP club
Venue: Leicester College, Freemen’s Park Campus, Aylestone Road, Leicester, LE2 7LW
Saturdays (monthly) 10:00-12:00
Contact: Hina Palmer
Email: hparmar@leicestercollege.ac.uk
Tel: 0116 224 4087

Multi Sports

Special Olympics Leicestershire & Rutland City Multi-Sports
Southfields Drive Community Centre, Southfields Drive, Leicester
Thursday (school term times only) 6pm -8pm
Cost: £2 per session
Contact: Jan Hall / David Morley
Email: janethall88@hotmail.co.uk / david.morley8@btopenworld.com 
Tel: 0116 2109348
(Sports include badminton, basketball, boccia, table tennis, athletics, and cricket)



Leicester Penguins Swimming Squad Club (Multi Squad for swimmers with physical and seonsory impairments)
Bosworth Academy, Desford, Leicestershire. 
Wednesdays 6.15-7.15pm
Sundays 8.00-9.00am.
Cost: details on request
Contact: Jill Stidever or Sue Stanbridge.
Email: stidev@aol.com or suzannestanbridge95@gmail.com

Ibstock Leisure Complex
Fridays 6:00-7:00pm & 7:00-8:00pm
Cost: details on request
Contact: Jill Stidever or Sue Stanbridge
Email: stidev@aol.com or suzannestanbridge95@gmail.com

Saffron Swimming Club
Evington Swimming Pool, Downing Drive, Evington, Leicester, LE5 6LP.
Mondays: 6.30pm - 8pm
Cost:  £4 per session
Contact:  Annie/Andrew Bannister,
Email: bannisterfamily@tiscali.co.uk.
Tel: 0116 259 2559 or 07500 867493 (Annie)
(This group also runs an elite session at Aylestone Leisure Centre on a Thursday evening.)