RISE activities for adults

RISE provides a varied programme of activities for disabled people of all ages.

RISE Multi Sport Club

The Saturday Multi-Sports Club is a weekly programme of inclusive sports and activities for those aged 11 to 25 years.

  • Dates: Saturdays 9 September to 16 December (not 28 October)
  • Time: 10.30 to 11.30am
  • Venue: Shene Sports and Fitness Centre
  • Session cost: £5.40 (£4.70 with a Richmond Card) 

Wheelchair basketball

With local basketball club, Richmond Knights. For people aged 18+ years. All equipment provided.

Weekly sessions

  • Dates: Thursdays
  • Time: 6.30 to 8pm
  • Venue: Waldegrave School, Fifth Cross Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW2 5LH
  • Course cost: TBA

For more details and to book please contact James Merchant, Richmond Knights Coach, office@rkbc.co.uk or phone 020 8797 0477.


Canoeing will start again in Spring 2018.


A weekly inclusive football club for children (over 5 years), young people and adults.

  • Dates: Saturdays, 9 September to 16 December (not 28 October)
  • Times: 11.30am to 1pm
  • Venue: Shene Sports and Fitness Centre
  • Session cost: £5.50 (£5 with a Richmond Card)


Photograph of RISE football tournament

Fusion dance and drama

Fusion 2 is an opportunity for adults with disabilities to get fit and active through dance and drama.

The sessions will take place in a fun and relaxed environment, with the chance to socialise and develop fitness, coordination, self-confidence and teamwork.

Sessions include dance routines and drama activities with opportunities to work on choreographed dance routines, drama and acting skills.

Weekly sessions

For more information please contact the Sports Development Team. Fusion dance and drama is delivered in partnership with Combination Dance Company.


Golf is available at Hampton Court Palace Golf Club. Johnny Powell, Golf Pro at Hampton Court Palace is offering RISE participants the following promotions:

  • Group coaching: 2-4 people £7.50 each per hour.
  • Individual lesson: 4 x 30 min lessons for £20.

PAs/carers/parents are welcome too and there is no charge.

  • Times and dates: these offers can be booked on Sundays at 1pm or Wednesday at 2pm. Johnny may be able to offer these promotions at other times but please contact him directly.

For more details or to book, please contact Johnny Powell:

RISE and Gym

Come and get fit with your family or friends in a friendly and welcoming fitness environment. A fitness instructor will be available to offer advice and help you achieve your fitness goals. Befrienders, carers or parents are welcome to attend and support at no extra cost.

For more information or to sign up, please contact us.

RISE and Swim

Weekly £1 swimming for disabled adults aged 16 and over at Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre. Come and swim in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Befrienders, carers and parents are welcome to attend and support at no extra cost.

RISE Rugby

In association with Harlequins Foundation (suitable for over 18s)

Please contact us for further details.


Weekly indoor tennis sessions for young people and adults aged 14 and over.

Please contact us for further details.


Weekly trampolining sessions for people with additional needs and disabilities. Sessions are for people of all ages.

  • Dates: Saturdays, 9 September to 16 December (not 28 October)
  • Time: 11.30am to 12.30pm
  • Venue: Whitton Sports & Fitness Centre
  • Course cost: £71.50/£62.40 with a Richmond Card


Weekly yoga classes to improve flexibility and inner strength.

  • Dates: Thursdays, 7 September to 21 December (not 12 and 26 October)
  • Time: 7 to 8pm
  • Venue: Hampton Sports and Fitness Centre
  • Session cost: £5.50 (£5 with a Richmond Card)

Contact us

For any further information about RISE, inclusive and disability specific sport or exercise activities.

Sports Development Team
Civic Centre
44 York Street

Telephone: 020 8831 6181/6134
Fax: 020 8891 7904
Email: rise@richmond.gov.uk

Our office opening hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Updated: 24 November 2017