What sports can children with vision impairment do?

Children with vision impairments can get involved in a variety of sports, including, but definitely not limited to, football, swimming, tennis, bowls, athletics, golf, rock climbing and sailing.

Further information about how each sport has been adapted, along with contact details specific to each sport, can be found on our Sport and leisure webpages.

British Blind Sport offer Have a Go and Family Days, which are multi-sport taster events. Each day features a range of sports led by inclusive coaches and local activity providers. Sports covered include goalball, football, boccia, tenpin, tennis, athletics, blind baseball, rugby, rowing and more. You can also find out more about these sports on their website.

Metro Blind Sport (a London based sports and social club) offer free membership for juniors and support children with VI to access sporting activities. They have a range of sports and how they can be played if you have VI featured on their website.

For information on activity and social breaks for children and young people, see Are there any activity or social breaks and events available for children with vision impairment?

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