RISE activities for adults

RISE provides a varied programme of activities for people of all ages with special educational needs and disabilities. 

Football

Supported by Kew Park Rangers (KPR), a local Charter Standard Community Club, footballers aged 16 years+ practice a variety of techniques and skills to develop their agility, balance and coordination. KPR encourage players to join in competitively and socially. A team play in the Surrey Football For All League.

Parents/carers are welcome to stay, watch or take part.

  • Dates: Saturdays, 8 September to 15 December (not 27 October*)
  • Age: 16 years +
  • Time: 11.30am to 1pm
  • Venue: Hampton Sport and Fitness Centre, Hanworth Road Hampton, TW12 3HB. Phone: 020 3772 2999
  • Session cost: £5.50 (£5 with a Richmond Card) - Pay weekly at the sports centre reception

*The session on 27 October will instead take place as part of the RISE Open Day.

Photograph of RISE football tournament

Fusion Dance and Drama

A Combination Dance led session which increases fitness, mobility, self-confidence and teamwork through dance and drama. Performers will learn choreographed dance routines to a variety of music genre. There is a strong emphasis on communication through drama, recreating common social situations.

Weekly sessions

  • Dates: Mondays, 3 September to 17 December (not 22 October)
  • Time: 5.45 to 7pm
  • Age: 16 years +
  • Venue: Hampton Sports and Fitness CentreHanworth Road, Hampton, TW12 3HB. Phone: 020 3772 2999
  • Course cost: £67.50
  • For a booking link contact Sports Development 020 8831 6134

Multi Sports

A fun introduction to the basics of a variety of sports, including basketball, cricket, hockey and tennis, all adapted to suit every age and ability. The session develops fundamental movement skills; running, hopping, throwing, catching and jumping. These skills give athletes the confidence to take part in the sports offered, adding an element of competition when appropriate.

Parents/carers are welcome to stay, watch or take part.

  • Dates: Saturdays, 8 September to 15 December (not 27 October*)
  • Time: 10.30 to 11.30am
  • Age: 8 to 25 years
  • Venue: Hampton Sport and Fitness Centre, Hanworth Road Hampton, TW12 3HB. Phone: 020 3772 2999
  • Session cost: £5.40 (£4.70 with a Richmond Card). Pay weekly at the sports centre reception

*The session on 27 October will instead take place as part of the RISE Open Day.

RISE to Shine Swimming

This is part of our RISE to Shine project, training athletes aged 8 to 18 years who live or go to school in the borough to compete for Richmond in the London Youth Games. It is a stroke improver swimming group where swimmers use two exclusive lanes. The group is welcoming and personalized to each swimmer. Swimmers need to be able to swim a 25m length of the pool unaided.

Parents/carers are welcome to stay and watch.

  • Dates: Tuesdays, 4 September to 18 December (not 23 October)
  • Time: 6 to 6.45pm
  • Venue: Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre, Vicarage Road, Teddington TW11 8EZ
  • Course Cost: £82.50 (£75 with a Richmond Card). For a booking link contact Sports Development 020 8831 6134

Trampolining

Using one bed, gymnasts develop body awareness and core stability whilst learning technique. Gymnasts are encouraged to use a variety of movement to express their own individual personalities. A maximum of six participants per session each getting 10 minutes on the bed.

  • Dates: 8 September to 15 December (not 27 October)
  • New term starts 8 September
  • Time: 11.30am to 12.30pm
  • Venue: Whitton Sports & Fitness Centre, Twickenham Academy, Percy Road, Whitton TW2 6JW. Phone 020 3772 2999.
  • Course cost: £84 (£70 with a Richmond Card). Pay weekly at the sports centre reception. Book in advance by calling the centre as places are limited to six per week

*The session on 27 October will instead take place as part of the RISE Open Day.

RISE 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.

Wheelchair Rugby

Wheelchair rugby (pdf, 416 KB) sessions for people aged 15 years or older.

Applications

All participants of RISE must complete a consent form to take part in activities. The application form for RISE activities can be completed online or downloaded. 

Contact us

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

Sports Development Team
Civic Centre
44 York Street
Twickenham
TW1 3BZ

Telephone: 020 8831 6134
Email: rise@richmond.gov.uk

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

Leisure discounts

Did you know you could receive discounts for many RISE activities with the Leisure and Youth Richmond Card for under 25s or the Richmond Card leisure subscription?

Updated: 2 November 2018