Bradford Disability Sport and Leisure

There are around 11 million disabled people in the UK with less than two in ten disabled people taking part in regular sport. BDSL were established in November 1986 as the local organisation and charity responsible for the delivery of disability sport within the Bradford Metropolitan District.

About Us

Bradford Disability Sport and Leisure (BDSL) is a local charity which aims to provide disabled people with high quality sport and physical activity. We run various clubs and activities across the district every day of the week for over 400 disabled people.

We hope you will find lots of useful information regarding disability sport in the Bradford District. If you have any queries or feedback please contact us using the contact us section on the site.

Our Vision

Using the power of sport and physical activity BDSL will create a healthier, equal, fun and fairer society by providing high quality sport, leisure and physical activity opportunities for disabled people across the Bradford District.

Our Purpose

Everybody should have the opportunity to participate in sport and active leisure whatever their ability. At BDSL we are dedicated to improving the access for sport and physical activity for all disabled people within Bradford.

Our Aims

  • To provide high quality sport and leisure opportunities for disabled people across the Bradford District.
  • To increase participation among disabled people taking part in sport, physical activity and active leisure.
  • To work with partners to continually increase choice for disability sport and leisure within the Bradford District.

Sport Forum and Directory

BDSL co-ordinate a bi-monthly disability sports forum which brings s together lots of organisations who are interested in disability sport. If you would like to attend the next meeting please contact BDSL here.

BDSL also produce a disability sports directory this directory brings together lots of organisation's who provide disability sport across the Bradford District in an easy read format. It is also available in an audio version. If you would like you activity to be in future editions then your organisation needs to affiliate. To speak to someone about this then please contact the office using the details below. If you would like copies of the newest edition then please contact us.


Contact Details

0725621458

dean.carroll@
bdsl.net

Dean Carroll

Development Officer

Contact Details

07423431629

barry.thorne@
bdsl.net

Barry Thorne

Fundraising and PR Officer

Contact Details

07964209344

andrew.lane@
wysport.co.uk

Andrew Lane

Sport Development Officer

Contact Details

07534924860

steve.farleigh@
bdsl.net

Steve Farleigh

Community Sports Coach

Contact Details

07423437380

sue.brook@
bdsl.net

Sue Brook

Administration and Transport Officer