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Link4Life is passionate about providing equal opportunities to sports and leisure activities in the borough of Rochdale. A chance to get fit, compete, meet new friends, get out the house and provide a great way to improve health and quality of life irrespective of levels of ability. Have a read through what we offer and get in touch!

Activities for ages 8-19

Link4Life offer a wide range of accessible activities in and out of school time and during the school holidays. One of our success stories is Sunsport which has been delivering high quality activities for over 13 years. Programmes are tailored to suit the needs of young people offering exciting and enjoyable environments with the opportunity to participate, develop and progress.

Activities for Aged 19 +

Link4Life understands the importance of offering new activity opportunities but also recognises the value of supporting continued participation into adulthood. Activities are excellent for health, fitness and strength but can also play a key role in maintaining valuable friendships. Link4Life offer a broad range of activities tailored around the different needs of adults.

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All4Sport involves a series of school events for disabled school pupils, providing a pathway to increased opportunities for elite achievement.

Participants take part in sports such as athletics, boccia, and football. Those who demonstrate high performance are selected to take part in regional, county and national games. The programme is part of the national School Games programme and pupils are entered via their schools.

No booking is required as this is coordinated through schools.

For more information please contact Graeme Hill 01706 926203 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Go4it and Link4Life's Disability holiday programme Sunsport have joined forces over the holidays and will be putting on a sports session for disabled and non-disabled young people one day a week.

With fully qualified sports coaches and support workers delivering on the programme, this is a unique opportunity for children of all abilities to come together and have fun – Because You Can in Sport.

Link4Life's Inclusive holiday sessions will once again take place over the school half term. There will be plenty of sports, games and activities on offer throughout the day. Suitable for children of all abilities aged 8-14 years.

Venue: Bowlee Park Sports Centre
Tuesday 30 May
Time: 10am-3.30pm
Cost: £5

For more information please contact Gemma Hird on 01706 924234 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Accessible Cycling for All Abilities and Ages.  The session is provided indoors in a large sports hall

 

Friendly, expert tuition and advice on hand.

Day Time
Wednesdays: 10.30am–1.30pm
Fridays 10.30am-1.30pm

Venue: Bowlee Park Sports Centre

Age range: 19 years and over

Cost: £4.50

Contact: Graeme Hill 01706 926203 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

No need to book – this is an open drop-in session at Bowlee Park Sports Centre.

The FRESH programme is funded by Rochdale Borough Council and as part of the local offer is a great opportunity for children and for young people who have a mild to moderate disability to take part in a wide variety of activities.

Venue: Various

Age Range: 4-7 years 8-12 years 13-18 years

Cost: £5 per session

 

Monday 21 - Friday 25 October Programme 

4-7 years | 10am-12pm | 1pm-3pm

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
AM Children’s 
Mindfulness


 Littleborough 
Sports

Centre
Mini Movers

Littleborough 
Sports 
Centre
 Assault 
Course


Hollingworth 
Lake Water 
Activity 
Centre
Yoginis

 Littleborough 
Sports

Centre
Net Games

Littleborough 
Sports 
Centre
Lunch 12pm-1pm 
PM

Climbing

Littleborough 
Sports

Centre

Learn to Ride

Littleborough 
Sports

Centre

Xplorer

Hollingworth 
Lake 
Activity 
Centre

Soft Play

Littleborough 
Sports

Centre

Dodgeball

Littleborough 
Sports 
Centre

Monday 21 - Friday 25 October Programme  

8-12 years | 10am-12pm | 1pm-3pm

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
AM Climbing 

 Littleborough 
Sports

Centre
Mountain Biking 

Hollingworth 
Lake Water 
Activity 
Centre
Assault 
Course


Hollingworth 
Lake Water 
Activity 
Centre
Sit on top Kayak

Hollingworth 
Lake Water 
Activity 
Centre
Net Games

Littleborough 
Sports 
Centre
Lunch 12pm-1pm 
PM

Dodgeball

Littleborough 
Sports

Centre

Team Building

Hollingworth 
Lake Water 
Activity 
Centre

Xplorer

Hollingworth 
Lake 
Activity 
Centre

Sailing

Hollingworth 
Lake Water 
Activity 
Centre

Table Tennis 

Littleborough 
Sports 
Centre

 


Our programme will develop each individual, improve their health and wellbeing and enable them to thrive. Fresh will be delivered during each school holiday period across Rochdale, Middleton, Heywood and Pennines. The activities vary each school holiday and are located in different Link4Life venues across the borough.

 

For more details contact Gemma Hird - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For activities for those ages 4 to 7 years old,  click here to book FRESH online

For activities for those ages 8 to 12 years old,  click here to book FRESH online.

 

Contact Information

Graeme Hill
Disability Programme Manager

Phone:  01706 926203
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Gemma Hird
Disabilities Children & Young People Activities Co-ordinator

Phone: 01706 924234
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Facebook:  /link4life.disability

Twitter: @L4Ldisability

Accessible Active Recreation

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