inclusive sport & physical Activity

Newport Live is an inclusive organisation, and we provide a number of programmes and initiatives to help tackle inequality.

Disability Sport

The Disability Sport Wales National Community Development Programme is a national scheme that aims to develop and sustain, quality community-based sporting and recreational opportunities for disabled people.

In Newport this is a joint initiative between Sport Wales, Disability Sport Wales, Newport City Council and Newport Live. In May 2018 we were successful in attaining the Disability Sport Wales insport silver award. The award recognises Newport Live and Newport City Councils ongoing commitment to applying the philosophy and culture of inclusion through policy, working practice, and structuring delivery inclusively.  We are currently pursuing insport gold award.

A Disability Sport Wales development officer is based within the Community Sport & Wellbeing Team at Newport Live with the role of developing sporting and recreational opportunities for disabled people in Newport.

Download the Disability Sport Newport Activities Programme (pdf) for more information on the clubs and activities available.


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Disability Sports Timetable

This is the most up to date timetable, but please make sure that you ring the clubs beforehand to make sure there aren't any last minute changes or cancellations. For further information on specific activities please contact [email protected].

Archers of Underwood

Time: Sunday, 1pm-4pm

Venue: Caerleon Comprehensive School

Contact: Paul Gibbon
[email protected]
01633 760417

City of Newport Archers

Time: Sunday 3pm-6pm, Monday 7pm-9pm & Friday 7pm-9pm

Venue: Whitehead Sports & Social Club & Graig Community Centre

Contact: Alistair Isaac
[email protected]

Croesyceiliog Canoe Club

Time: Thursday 7.30pm - 8.30pm (Juniors) & 8.30pm-9.30pm (Seniors)

Venue: Regional Pool & Tennis Centre

Contact: [email protected] 

Disability Football Session

Time: Wednesday 5pm-6pm

Venue: Active Living Centre

Contact: Steve McGrath
07866 544273
[email protected]  

Gwent Sword Club

Time: Monday 7pm-9pm

Venue: Rougemont School

Contact: Carl Difford
01633 855751
[email protected] 

Head over Heels Gymnastics

Time: See website for details

Venue: Trinity Church Hall

Contact: Kate Humphries / Bev Proctor
07768 485892
[email protected]

Learn to Swim Programme

Time: Monday 6.30pm-8pm & Friday 5.30pm-7pm

Venue: Regional Pool & Tennis Centre

Contact: Newport Live
01633 656757
[email protected]

Lliswerry Runners

Time: Wednesday 6.30pm

Venue: Regional Pool & Tennis Centre


Multi-sport Health Wellbeing

Time: Monday - Wednesday 10.45am-12pm & 1.30pm-2.30pm, 

Venue: Newport Centre

Contact: Sian 07966368932  
Leighton 07495520134
[email protected]

Newport Dragons

Time: Sunday 1.30pm-2.30pm

Venue: Geraint Thomas National Velodrome of Wales

Contact: Steve McGrath
07866 544273
[email protected] 

Newport Harriers

Time: Thursday 6.30pm - 7.30pm 

Venue: Newport Stadium

Contact: Ian Morgan
07889 653177
[email protected] 

Newport Seals

Time: Saturday 6pm-7pm 

Venue: Newport Centre

Contact: Jane Watts
07877 812275
[email protected] 

Newport High School Old Boys RFC

Time: Saturday, 12pm-1pm 

Venue: NHSOB RFC Yew Tree Lane

Contact: Gareth Hale
07752 189409 

Parc Golf Club

Time: Thursday 5.30pm-6.15pm

Venue: Parc Golf Club

Contact: Joe Vickery
07984 402393
[email protected]

Sparkle Activity Programme

Time: Various

Venue: Serennu Children's Centre

Contact: Jayne Jones
01633 748 013
[email protected]  

Active Tots

Time: Various 

Venue: Across Newport Live Sites

Contact: Steve McGrath 
07866 544273
[email protected]  

Usk Valley Trampoline Club

Time: Monday 5.30pm-8pm

Venue: Newport Centre

Contact: Barbara Digby-North
07952 584240 

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