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Sports

Spectating

In Hull there are four professional sports clubs that you can go along and show your support –

  • Hull City AFC - Football
  • Hull FC – Rugby League
  • Hull Kingston Rovers - Rugby League
  • Hull Pirates - Ice Hockey Team

If you have a health and social care need or of a certain age, you may be entitled to a reduction when you purchase your ticket. To find out more

about supporting your local sports team go to –

Hull AFC – Ticket information

Alternatively, you can contact them by telephone on 01482 358 418 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

Hull FC – Disabled supporters

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Hull Kingston Rover – Buy Tickets and ticket pricing 

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Hull Pirates – Ticket information

Alternatively, you can contact them via email at contact@hullpirates.co.uk for ticketing enquires.

Taking Part

Taking part in sports can be great fun and a good way to keep active. You do not have to take part competitively to enjoy a sporting activity as many people participate for social aspect sport can bring.

Download Let’s Get Active – an Easy read guide to physical activity and sport

Doing Sport Differently

Doing Sport differently is a guide to exercise and fitness for people living with a disability or health conditions. It has been written by and for people with lived experience of disability in order to help you access grassroots sports activities.

Get your copy of Doing sport differently here

Local sports organisations 

Local Groups and Activities 

In Hull there are many local sports clubs and physical activity based groups for you to participate in.

Search for sports activities in our Community directory

Active Humber

Active Humber is a County Sports Partnership that brings together a variety of organisations and people for the purposes of giving you the best opportunity for you to take part in your chosen sport. 

Use the Active Humber activity finder here

Use the Activity Humber club search here 

Hull Culture and Leisure

Hull Culture and Leisure offer first class sport and leisure facilities for both casual and club users. They have a range of sports and leisure activities for you to take part in including –

Cycling 

Bowls and fishing permeants

Golf

Gym and Fitness classes

Ice skating and ice Hockey

Skateboarding

Swimming 

Tennis and Racquet sports

Venue and pitch hire

Alternatively, you can contact them via – 

  • email info@hcandl.co.uk
  • telephone: 01482 300 300 (Monday to Friday, 8am to 7pm or Saturday 9am to 1pm)

Hull City AFC – Tigers Trust

The Tigers Sport and Education Trust was founded in 1990 under the name of Hull City Football in the Community, with support from the Professional Footballers Association. In 2007 thy became the Tigers Trust to highlight their charitable status

Tigers Trust run a number of projects to support the local community including tackling -

  • health and wellbeing
  • education and employability
  • crime and anti-social behaviour

Their Disability Programme provides children and families living with any form of disability a memorable experience of sport and physical activity. Participants will develop skills, meet new friends and feel a part of the football club.

As well as their disability programme, Tigers Trust also have an Adult Programme. This provides people over the age of 18 with opportunities to participate in a range of sport activities. There are also opportunities to gain qualifications through a variety of sport related courses.

Visit the Tigers Trust website to find out more

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Hull FC Community Foundation

The Hull FC Community Foundation is the official charity of Hull FC and delivers a range of projects under the four key principles –

  • participation
  • education
  • health
  • social inclusion

To find out more about their programmes, including information on Wheelchair Rugby Opportunities -

Visit Hull FC Community Foundation website here

Alternatively, you can contact them by telephone on 01482 304 260

Hull Kingston Rovers Community Trust

Hull Kingston Rovers Community Trust aims to inspire people through sport and physical activity and to deliver real and lasting benefits in terms of education, health and wellbeing.

They work in schools, community clubs and communities across Hull. There is always lots of activity here at the Trust so make sure you check out their latest news to keep you up to date

Visit Hull KR trust to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them via –

Disability sports organisations

These organisations have dedicated their work to providing sport and physical activity opportunities to people with additional needs and disabilities

The Activity Alliance

The Activity Alliance, formerly known as the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) is an organisation dedicated to disability sport. Their aim is to be the united voice of disability sport seeking to promote inclusion and achieve equality of sporting opportunities for disabled people.

If you have a disability and not sure how to start getting active, the Activity Alliance have some great resources to help you on your way

Access the “How to start” resources here

Boccia England

Boccia is a sport designed for athletes with high support needs. It is a target sport played indoors with soft leather balls. It is a sport of tactics, incredible skill and nail biting tension. Once you have played it you will be hooked.

Boccia England is the National Governing Body (NGB) for Boccia in England. They are responsible for all aspects of the sport in this country, from beginner

to expert, providing for all levels of participation

Find out more about how to take part in Boccia

Alternatively, you can contact Boccia England via –

British Blind Sport (BBS)

British Blind Sport support blind and partially sighted people to get active and play sport by-

  • organising sporting competitions for people with visual impairments, allowing them to compete against others
  • supporting people with visual impairments within the sports world
  • providing sight classifications to blind and partially sighted athletes to ensure a fair and equal competition
  • supporting the education of teachers to ensure no child with visual impairment is denied the opportunity to play
  • provide advice to clubs and coaches to enable more people with visual impairments to participate in sport

Find out more about accessing blind and partially sighted sport

Alternatively, you can contact them via –

British Wheelchair Basketball

British Wheelchair Basketball (formerly the Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball Association) is the governing body for wheelchair basketball in the United Kingdom.

To find out more about wheel chair Basketball and how to get involved locally including information on –

  • finding a club
  • junior development programme
  • coaching
  • officiating
  • training
  • general skills
  • courses
  • upcoming events

Visit the British Wheelchair Basketball website here

CP Sport

CP Sport provides opportunities for people with cerebral palsy to take part in a wide range of sports activities.

Access the CP Sport website here to find out more

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Disability Snowsports UK

Disability Snowsports UK works to make sure that anyone with a disability, may it be learning, sensory or physical, can ski or snowboard alongside other people.

They are a membership organisation, and welcome anyone of any levels of skiing and fitness. They cater for complete novices to snow sports all the way to experienced Armed Forces men and women.

Their nearest disability Snow sport club from Hull is located in Castleford Leeds and operates on the fourth Sunday of each month 5:30pm to 7pm.

Visit the Disability Snowsports UK website here

If you have not skied with them before you need to arrange an assessment with a Ski School Manager at one of their ski schools.

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If you have skied with them, before, then you need to book with the local group organiser before you can join in.

Dwarf Sports Association

The Dwarf Sports Association provides sport and physical activity opportunities for people with restricted growth conditions.

Find upcoming events organised by the Dwarf Sports Association here

Alternatively, you can contact them by telephone on 01246 296 485

Goalball UK

Goalball UK is the National Governing Body for Goalball and organises a wide range Goalball opportunities that you can take part in.

Goalball is a game played by two teams with a maximum of three players on each team. It is open to both male and female visually impaired athletes, sighted players can also play as everyone wears eye shades.

The object of the game is to score a goal by bowling the ball along the floor so that it crosses the goal line of the opposing team. The defending team has to prevent the ball going in to their goal by stopping it while remaining in their team area. They must then try to control the ball and attack by bowling the ball back again thereby trying to score in the other goal.

Visit the Goalball UK website here

Alternatively, you can contact them via –

Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby

As one of the only full-contact disability sports, it is little wonder wheelchair rugby, aka ‘murderball’ was one of the biggest hits of the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

The sport is open to both men and women, and is one of the only games which allows you to compete on the same team.

To find out, more the Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby website here

Find a club near you

Parasport

Parasport is a national joint initiative between the British Paralympic Association (BPA) and the professional services firm Deloitte. The project will improve how talented sports people at community level are identified and supported, with the aim of increasing participation levels in competitive sporting events.

Find accessible sports clubs and activities local to you

Sailability

The Royal Yachting Association's Sailability programme is a network of over 200 sites around the UK. These sites are specifically adapted for people with disabilities to help you get out and about on the water.

Different sites have different facilities and resources to support you. Whether it is onshore or afloat, Sailability can help you find the right activity, with the right equipment, and in the right place.

Visit the Sailability website to find you nearest Sailability centre here

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Special Olympics UK

Special Olympics are a global organisation that serves athletes with learning disabilities working with hundreds of thousands of volunteers and coaches each year.

If you have a learning disability, you can find out what sports you can join locally by visiting their website.

Visit the Special Olympics UK website to find out more

UK Deaf Sport

UK Deaf Sport aim is to encourage and provide deaf people with opportunities to participate in sport across the UK.

Search UK Deaf Sport directory here

Wheel Power

Wheel Power has been providing opportunities in sport for people within wheelchairs and physical impairments for nearly 70 years. As well as putting on their own sports activities, they also have lots of information about what other organisations are doing to help you stay active.

Visit the Wheel Power website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact Wheel Power via –

Become a coach or official

You may want to volunteer as a coach, referee or official as well as or instead of playing a sport. Active Humber can help you get you on your way if you are interested in becoming a coach or volunteer.

Find out about becoming a coach here

Access training or coaching courses here

Alternatively, you can contact the Coaching Development Manager via –

Last reviewed: 05/07/2018