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Lothian Disability Sport

Lothian Disability Sports logoLothian Disability Sport is very keen to increase the number of sporting opportunities available to people with any disability in the Lothian area so we would like to hear from anyone who would like to affiliate with the organisation as a club, athlete, coach or volunteer. We would also like to hear any ideas or suggestions as to how we can best take forward sport in the Lothian area for people with a disability. Please contact Neal Herbert on Telephone logo 0131 475 2313 or admin@lothiandisabilitysport.co.uk to pass on your comments.


Four circles with Boxing Cricket football and BasketballAllstars Sports Club,
Beeslack Community High School
Tuesdays 6.45pm-8.45pm & Sundays 1pm-3pm,
age 5 - 18, all disabilities.
Contact Lynne Sturgeon Email: email symbol lynne_sturg@hotmail.com


Swimming LogoLothian Racers Disability Swimming Club
Beeslack Community High School, Penicuik
Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm
All ages, all disabilities
Contact Don McFarlane Telephone logo 01968 675 131
Email: email symbol don1mcfarlane@btinternet.com

Loanhead Dolphins,
Loanhead Leisure Centre,
Thursdays 6pm-8pm.
All Ages, all disabilities.
Contact Yvonne Anderson Telephone logo 01968 664 083
Email: email symbol yvonne.anderson@midlothian.gov.uk


All-stars Boccia.
Beeslack Community High School.
Sundays 2 pm – 3 pm.
All Ages, all disabilities
Contact Lynne Sturgeon Email: email symbol lynne_sturg@hotmail.com

FABB Scotland,

Norton Park Conference Centre
57 Albion Rd, Edinburgh EH7 5QY.
Sports for young disabled people for more information http://www.fabb.org.uk/

Horse Riding

Horseriding logoVogrie Riding School
Various Booking Times
All Ages, all disabilities
Contact Dee McEwan Telephone logo 01875 823366
Email: email symbol dee@vogrie.co.uk
Web: www.vogrie.co.uk or Facebook: Vogrie Riding School

Thornton Rose Riding for the Disabled
Contact: Jeff Allan Email: email symbol Jeff@thornton-rose-rda.org.uk
Web: www.thornton-rose-rda.org.uk


Tandem LogoCharlotte’s Tandems
Website: www.charlottestandems.weebly.com

Other sports out with Midlothian and further information can be found on www.lothiandisabilitysport.co.uk/sports.asp

Seated Yoga and Pilates/ Exercise

Midlothian Council

Gorebridge Thursdays 1pm to 2 pm
Newtongrange Fridays 12 noon to 1 pm
The Lasswade Centre Tuesdays 1 pm to 2 pm

Mayfield Seated Exercise Mondays 10:30 am to 11:30 am


Active Midlothian

Fun Multi Physical Activities for Adults with a Learning or Physical Disability.

These exciting activities let by Fiona and Lauryn are designed for all ability levels. They are great fun, so come along, join in, try new things and meet new friends.

Sport and Leisure provide disability specific classes where possible in sports such as swimming, bowling, basketball, boccia. For more information on activities and opportunities available locally or in the Lothians please contact Yvonne Anderson Tel: Telephone logo 0131 561 6509.

Active Midlothian LogoPenicuik Town Hall

Every thursday 1-2pm,
Cost £2 per session.

Mayfield Leisure Centre

Every thursday 10am – 12pm,
Cost £2 per session.

No Booking for any of these sessions - just turn up

For further information contact Allan Blair Tel: Telephone logo 0131 561 6505 or email: Allan.blair@midlothian.gov.uk or for more information on what is going on, check out our web page at Active Midlothian at www.activemidlothian.org.uk/sports-development/disability-sport-130 – Healthy Lifestyles – Lets Get Active, this will give you listings of Physical Activity groups that are on in Midlothian which anyone with a disability can join.

Boccia Coaching

Boccia is a sport designed for people with a disability. It’s a sport of intriguing tactics and nail biting tension.

Logo for Midlothian CouncilMayfield Leisure Centre

Wednesday 1-2PM, Cost £2 per session.

Open to adults all disabilities and all ability levels. Once you’ve seen it you will be hooked!

No booking just turn up!

The Sports Development Team work with a variety of partners to provide opportunities for children and adults with a physical, learning or sensory disability to take part and excel in a variety of sports, whatever their ability. Our main aims are to provide participants with an opportunity to:

  • Be physically active in a fun and safe environment.
  • Learn new skills and try new sports and activiites.
  • Enjoy new experiences and make friends
  • .

Soft Boccia Balls

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