In Motion: dance classes for self-propelling WC users

in motion is a specialist programme for self-propelling wheelchair users and people with mobility issues where classes are designed to develop your strength, flexibility and creative expression. Through Northern Ballet’s unique training methods you will explore movement in or out of a wheelchair and be inspired to create ... More

Opening Doors Kirklees Project

DSY is delighted to be working in partnership with Leonard Cheshire Disability to deliver the Opening Doors Project in Kirklees. The project, funded by Kirklees Council, Community Partnerships, seeks to help people at risk of social isolation, by offering a variety of strategies to help them get "out and about".Follo... More

Stroke Survivor Sets Up New Holmfirth Drop In Session

Holmbridge Stroke Survivor Launches New Community Drop inHolmbridge stroke survivor, Richard Ford is to launch a new community activity session to help people get “out and about”. Former marathon runner, and father of three,  Richard, who suffered a brain stem stroke in 2012, is running the new sessions with ... More

COMMISSIONER’S PROCEEDS OF CRIME FUND PROVIDES ACTIVITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN WAKEFIELD

Mark Burns-Williamson, West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) visited Disability Sport Yorkshire (DSY) this week to see how their Safer Communities Fund project to provide diversionary activities and opportunities for young people was going.DSY received £4197 from Mark's Safer Communities Fund which ... More

Read DSY Sportswoman of the Year’s inspiring story

Recently crowned DSY Sportswoman of the Year, Anna Lickley has shared her inspirational story with us of how her love for equestrianism has helped her to overcome her disability and literally 'get back on the horse'. My horse riding journeyA little background: I first got on a horse when I was seven years ... More

Come and see DSY at Yorkshire Mobility Day

The Allied Mobility Yorkshire Mobility Day is being held on Wednesday 5th April at Yorkshire Air Museum, York from 10am - 4pm.DSY will be there as well as many other organisations providing services for disabled people in the region.There's free entry, free parking and free refreshments so why not call in and take ... More

DSY Junior Athletics 2017 – Entries now OPEN

Entries for the DSY Junior Athletics 2017 are now open. Dates are as follows: Thursday 4th May - DSY Junior Athletics (South Yorkshire); Dorothy Hyman Stadium, BarnsleyWednesday 10th May - DSY Junior Athletics (North Yorks & Humber); Costello Stadium, HullTuesday 16th May - DSY Junior Athletics ... More

Steve Adams 1959-2017

 DSY is saddened to hear of the passing of Steve Adams, former winner (2013) of the DSY Service to Sport Award.Steve, a former professional footballer at Sheffield Wednesday and Scarborough, was well known in Sheffield, running the Football in The Community Scheme at Sheffield Wednesday, before setting up ... More

Congratulations to all our Awards Nominees

We would like to congratulate all of our nominees for our forthcoming Awards evening at The Centenary Pavilion, Elland Rd Leeds, on Friday 24th MarchStuart Butler Hannah Cockroft Andrew Atkinson Halifax Wheelchair Rugby League Club Paula Cox Mellisa McDade Barnsley FC Supporters Trust West Specialist Inclusive ... More

Awards Dinner Tickets – Don’t Miss Out!

 With nominations coming in, it is now time to secure your tickets for the DSY Annual Awards Dinner, which will be held at The Centenary Pavilion, Elland Rd, Leeds on Friday 24th March 2017. 7pm start.The price of the event, a celebration of sporting achievement, participation, and volunteering, remains ... More