Young childen swimming in pool lanes with bright red balls.

Registration Opens For The British Blind Sport National Youth Swimming Gala 2022

British Blind Sport is delighted to announce that registration for the National Youth Swimming Gala is now open. The event will be held on Saturday, 5th March 2022 from 1pm to 5pm at Tudor Grange Leisure Centre, Blossomfield Rd, Solihull…
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Get fit with BBS’s new Active at Home programme for 2022!

As with many other sport and physical activity providers, the Coronavirus pandemic encouraged British Blind Sport (BBS) to adapt its services and explore the world of online workout classes. BBS’s audio-led sessions, developed in collaboration with inclusive providers, have helped…
Two participants and a coach take part in a VI tennis session at a BBS Have a Go Day.

British Blind Sport Celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities

On December 3, we will join our partners in celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of the experiences of those living with disabilities. Introduced in 1992, the day recognises the rights and…
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Help BBS’s Christmas Stars unite people with sight loss through sport!

The annual Christmas Appeal for British Blind Sport will launch on Tuesday 30th November and runs until 31st December, and is supported by iPro Sports and BBS Christmas Champions, who have pledged to a funding pot where every £1 will…
Sensory Alliance - participant and guide on an adapted bike.

Sensory Alliance Announces New Project in London to Support Older People With Sensory Impairments to be Active

The Sensory Alliance has been awarded a grant from the Tackling Inequalities Fund to help older people with sensory impairments become more active. Launching on the 9th November 2021, the project will initially focus on the boroughs Barnet, Bromley, Bexley,…
Two adults are helping a VI child to walk on a balancing beam

Interim research raises concern around motor development in young people with vision impairment

Interim research raises concern around motor development in young people with vision impairment linked to participation in sports and physical activity Physical activity was found to be a significant predictor of wellbeing yet more than 90% of vision impaired children…

Celebrating the impact of Sport England’s Tackling Inequalities Fund

British Blind Sport (BBS) is joining partner organisations to celebrate the impact of Sport England’s Tackling Inequalities Fund (TIF). The fund was launched in April 2020 in response to Covid-19, providing £20m of National Lottery funding from Sport England to…