What does the forum do?

The Huntingdonshire Disability Sports Forum has the following aims and objectives:

  • to raise awareness of sporting opportunities available for disabled people within the community

  • to improve current provision for disabled sport by introducing new activities to the area

  • to work with local mainstream organisers of sport on improving coaching and facility provision for disabled sport across Huntingdonshire (ie local clubs and centres)

  • to encourage and advise local people about the best way to become involved with disabled sports and activities

  • to explore avenues and apply for grant funding for sporting activities for disabled people across Huntingdonshire

  • to promote and raise the profile of sports for disabled people.

Who is in the forum?

The forum is a voluntary group and is made up of:

  • service users

  • local, club and national governing body representatives

  • sports development officers

  • teachers

  • members of social services

  • members of other voluntary organisations.

The forum is currently under review and is actively looking for new members or contributors. Please get in touch with Tom Leonard at Thomas.leonard@huntingdonshire.gov.uk or 01480 387098 if you are interested in joining for forum or would like more information.