About Mencap Sport

We work together with a range of partners such as National Governing Bodies, County Sport Partnerships and other organisations to develop sport opportunities at a grass root level.

We mainly focus on developing opportunities for Mencap groups and services to be active, and working with mainstream environments to be inclusive.

We also organise a programme of national championship events and support talented athletes to compete in international competitions.

Two women in sports hall playing tennis

Move with Mencap

We have created an activity pack to help you get moving and have fun, even if you have to stay at home. 

The pack has a set of activity cards and a postcard so you can tell us about your favourite activities. Post this back to us, share it on social media using #MoveWithMencap or just keep it at home to show off all the fun you’ve been having. 

We would like to thank Sport England, the National Lottery and BGC Partners for their help in creating the pack. Have fun! 

Download resource Move with Mencap pack

Mencap Sport activities and events

We support people with a learning disability to live the life they choose by increasing participation in sport and physical activities.

Find out about the range of work we're involved in and how you can get involved.

Advice on exercising from home

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak we are all now spending a lot more time at home. It is still important that we stay active during this time if we can.

To help, Sport England have created their #StayInWorkOut campaign.

Visit the Sport England website for tips, advice and guidance on how to keep or get active in and around your home.

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Watch our video

 Watch our video about to find out more about how we support people with a learning disability to take part in sport and physical activities.

My fitness journey with GoodGym

Read Bernie's blog about how free classes from GoodGym have helped her progress from doing no exercise, to preparing for three 5km races this year!

You can also find out how to get involved with GoodGym, who offer a range of services that combine exercise and getting fit, with doing good in the community.

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Contact us

Phone: 0207 696 5480

Email: sport@mencap.org.uk

 

Twitter: @LDSportAlliance

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