Our Mission

Sportability brings sport and challenging pursuits to people with paralysis. Our aim is to take the ‘dis’ out of disability and focus on ability.

25 + years of experience

From a single event in 1989, we now organise dozens of events offering almost 1,000 free places, across 13 regions of the UK each year.

FAQ/ What people say

“I’m not a sports fanatic or anything, but there really is no better way to build a life worth living after paralysis. I can tell you that from the heart.”


All events are free of charge to people within our remit, but we have to work hard to fund this ideal.  Find out how you can help.  Please!

Welcome To Sportability

The world of Sportability sees people getting out of their wheelchairs, off their crutches and sticks and into canoes, gliders, microlights or sailing boats.

Whether quadbikiing or BloKart sailing, shooting shotguns, air rifles and pistols, or bows and crossbows, it’s about turning their back on ‘disability’ and JUST DOING IT!

Find Activities

Activities by region

forthcoming events

september, 2019

04sep11:00 am1:00 pmFeaturedQuad-biking - Milton KeynesOne of Our signature Events11:00 am - 1:00 pm Quadrenalin Quad-biking Centre, Great Firrs, Little Brickhill Lane Great Brickhill, Milton Keynes MK17 9AYEvent Type :Quadbiking

06sep11:00 am4:00 pmFeaturedGliding & Blokarting - September 2019Twin Event in Bristol & Glos11:00 am - 4:00 pm Cotswold Gliding Club, Aston Down Airfield, Minchinhampton, Stroud, Gloucester, GL6 8HXEvent Type :Blokart Sailing,Gliding

07sep12:30 pm6:00 pmWater-skiing at Treeton Lake - Sept 2019The Posse at BDWWA have again invited Sportability Members to take part12:30 pm - 6:00 pm BDWWA, Treeton Lake, Wood Lane, Rotherham, S60 5QQEvent Type :Water-skiing

09sep9:45 am4:00 pmFeaturedDriving Experience - Track Day in YorkshireDual Control Cars9:45 am - 4:00 pm Speed of Sight at Wombwell Recreation Ground, Athletic Stadium, Station Road, Wombwell, Barnsley, S73 0BJEvent Type :Motor Sports

12sep11:30 am3:00 pmFeaturedSailing at Rutland Water - 12th Sept 2019Accessible Sailing11:30 am - 3:00 pm Rutland Water Sailability, Rutland Sailing Club, Gibbet Lane, Edith Weston, LE15 8HJEvent Type :Sailing

17sep10:30 am3:00 pmMicro-Light Flying - September 2019A Choice of Two Different Aircrafts10:30 am - 3:00 pm Exodus Airsports, Plaistow Farm Airfield, Chiswell Green Lane, Chiswell Green, St. Albans, Herts, AL2 3NTEvent Type :Microlight Flying

18sep10:30 am2:00 pmFeaturedQuad-biking in North Yorkshire - September 2019Quads, Thrills, Mud and Fun!10:30 am - 2:00 pm Live for Today, Ripley Castle Activity Centre, Ripley Castle, Ripley, Harrogate, HG3 3AYEvent Type :Quadbiking

19sep11:00 am3:30 pmFeaturedRambling at Rother Valley Country Park - 19th Sept 2019Mountain Trikes & Hand Cycle Mountain Bikes11:00 am - 3:30 pm Experience Community Rother Valley, Rother Valley Country Park, Mansfield Road, Wales Bar, Sheffield, S26 5PQEvent Type :Mountain Trikes & Bikes

25sep11:30 am3:00 pmPopular Twin Event in Kent - Sept 2019Quad-biking and Clay Pigeon Shooting11:30 am - 3:00 pm Outdoor Pursuits UK, Wormdale Farm, Wormdale Hill, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 7PXEvent Type :Quadbiking,Shooting

29sep11:00 am2:30 pmFeaturedBlokarting in our Central Region - September 2019Blokarting at Finmere Aerodrome11:00 am - 2:30 pm Kiwi Blokarts UK, Finmere Aerodrome, MK18 4JAEvent Type :Blokart Sailing

30sep9:30 am12:30 pmFeaturedDriving Experience - Track Day near Three SistersDual Control Cars9:30 am - 12:30 pm Speed of Sight at Three Sisters Circuit, Three Sisters Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 8DDEvent Type :Motor Sports

Recent Posts

  • London PR Company adopts Sportability - We are delighted to announce that a London based PR company, Maltin PR, have ‘adopted’ Sportability as their chosen charity partner. Following a meeting late last year, the team at Maltin led by Chief Executive and company founder, Tim Maltin, were so enthused by the Sportability attitude and ethos that they have taken on our Charity as a non-fee paying client. Yes, that is correct! They are providing their services completely free of charge as part of their own Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy. Tim Maltin commented: “We are delighted to be working with David and his small but dedicated […]
  • Fantastic Fundraiser by Karen for Sportability - CHALLENGE COMPLETED – WOW! Karen Ratcliffe has seen how the Sportability experience has helped her Mum and others with MS, Stroke, SCI etc., and decided to take on her own amazing challenge to help fundraise: the Snowdon Marathon! Please follow the link and give generously to help more people to take the ‘dis’ out of disability. A Huge Thank you to Karen, from the Sportability Family  
  • Our Champion Patron – A Quick Update -              Courageous Trish proves “nothing is Impossible” Our Patron, Trish Deykin is in the news! The 2018 Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Awards saw our very own Trish receive The Helen Rollason Award for Inspiration. Trish is the current Triathlon European Champion, and has been for last two years. She is also a former World Champion. Trish, who has MS, says “nothing is impossible.”
  • GDPR is Here – Take Action Now! - Just a quick post to remind you that if you were on the Sportability mailing list before 25th May 2018 and did not respond to our bulletins giving Sportability your consent to keep your details on our list, we cannot send you any more emails. Please respond to that bulletin or sign up again using the online form. We don’t want to lose you – Take Action Now! Thanks The Sportability Team