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Update on ongoing disruption

Read our update to residents on some of the current issues being faced by our Sport and Leisure team that has resulted in some facilities being closed.


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

Current activities

We are currently running dance, football and multi-sport sessions. 

If you have any enquiries or wish to sign up for these virtual classes, please contact rise@richmond.gov.uk.

Fusion Dance 

Fun and energetic dance sessions with Anne-Marie from Combination Dance which will increase fitness, mobility, self-confidence and teamwork. Performers will learn choreographed dance routines to a variety of music genre.

Activity details:

  • Dates: Mondays 25 April to 18 July ( no session 2 or 30 May)
  • Time: 5.15 to 6.30pm
  • Venue: Teddington Sports Centre, Broom Road, Teddington
  • Price: £53.35

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.

Activity details:

  • Dates: Saturdays from 23 April to 16 July (no session 21, 28 May or 4 June)
  • Time: 11.15am to 12.15pm
  • Age: 16+
  • Venue: Whitton Sports Sport and Fitness Centre, Percy Road, Whitton TW2 6JW
  • Price: £4 per week

Multi-Sport

Delivered by Brentford Community Sports Trust. Come along and join in with a variety of different sports and exercise activities. These sessions are fun and engaging with the opportunity to try lots of different activities.

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

Activity details:

  • Dates: Saturdays from 23 April to 16 July (no session 28 May or 4 June)
  • Time: 12.15pm to 1.15pm
  • Venue: Whitton Sports Sport and Fitness Centre, Percy Road, Whitton TW2 6JW
  • Price: £4 per week

Contact us to find out more or sign up.

Other activities (not currently running)

Canoeing

Canoeing sessions with Lesbury Watersports Centre. A great opportunity to try out a variety of different boats and enjoy freedom on the water. Sessions will restart in June 2022

Activity details:

  • Wednesdays from 4.30 to 6pm
  • Age: 8+ 
  • Venue: Lensbury Water Sports Centre, Broom Water West, Teddington
  • Price: £15 per person per session

Photograph of RISE football tournament

Wheelchair Basketball

Supported by Richmond Knights Basketball Club, athletes learn how to play wheelchair basketball using games and drills to teach technique. The session is adapted for all abilities using specialist equipment. Sports wheelchairs are supplied. Opportunities for competitive games are available.

  • Venue: Waldegrave School, Fifth Cross Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW2 5LH

For more information, please email office@knightsbasketball.co.uk, call 020 8797 0477 or visit www.knightsbasketball.co.uk/bookings

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.

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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?

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