RISE activities for young people

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

RISE Multi Sports Club

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

  • Dates: Saturdays, 13 January to 24 March (not 17 February)
  • Time: 10.30 to 11.30am
  • Venue: Shene Sports and Fitness Centre, Park Avenue, East Sheen SW14 8RG. Phone: 020 3772 2999.
  • Session cost: £5.40 (£4.70 with a Richmond Card)

Football

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

  • Dates: Saturdays, 13 January to 24 March (not 17 February)
  • Time: 11.30am to 1pm
  • Venue: Shene Sports and Fitness Centre, Park Avenue, East Sheen SW14 8RG. Phone: 020 3772 2999.
  • Session cost: £5.50 (£5 with a Richmond Card)

Fusion Junior Dance

These weekly, fun and lively dance classes are led by Tom from Combination Dance Company and are ideal for developing gross motor skills, flexibility, self expression and confidence.

Age 5 to 9

  • Dates: Saturdays, 6 January to 24 March (not 17 February)
  • Time: 11.30am to 12.15pm
  • Venue: Teddington Sports Centre
  • Course cost: £29.70

Younger children need the assistance and support of an adult, parent or carer to get the most out of the class and exercises are planned with this in mind. Parents/carers are asked to wear comfortable clothes to move in. We do have a couple of RISE buddies available to work within this group so if parents/carers are unable to take part in the exercises then please do let us know.

Age 10 to 16

  • Dates: Saturdays, 6 January to 24 March (not 17 February)
  • Time: 12.15 to 1pm
  • Venue: Teddington Sports Centre
  • Course cost: £29.70

Parents/carers are welcome to stay and watch.

Canoeing

Canoeing will start again in Spring 2018.

RISE Rugby

In association with Harlequins Foundation. For young people aged 14 to 18.

Please contact us for further details.

RISE to Shine Swimming

A stroke improver swimming group for young people aged 8 to 18 years who live or go to school in the borough. Swimmers need to be able to swim a 25m length of the pool unaided.

This is part of our RISE to Shine project.

Tennis

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

Please contact us for further details.

Trampolining

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

  • Dates: Saturdays, 13 January to 24 March (not 17 February)
  • Time: 11.30am to 12.30pm
  • Venue: Whitton Sports & Fitness Centre, Twickenham Academy, Percy Road, Whitton TW2 6JW. Phone 020 3772 2999.
  • Course cost: £55/£48 with a Richmond Card

Wheelchair basketball

With local basketball club Richmond Knights. For children aged 6 to 16 years. All equipment provided.

  • Dates: Thursdays
  • Time: 6.30 to 7.45pm
  • Venue: Waldegrave School, Fifth Cross Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW2 5LH
  • Course cost: TBA

The next wheelchair basketball holiday camp will run on Thursday 15 February at Hampton Sports Centre & Fitness Centre. See the flyer (pdf, 1,002 KB) for more information.

For more information and to book, contact James Merchant, Richmond Knights Coach, by email office@knightsbasketball.co.uk or phone 020 8797 0477.

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

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

Updated: 13 February 2018