Sports and Leisure


Sight Support Derbyshire recognises that your wellbeing does not just mean practical support. In addition we offer a wide range of leisure activities which aim to increase confidence, open up new opportunities to socialize with others and to keep fit.

Run by our enthusiastic team of staff and volunteers, we provide a wide range of activities which enable you to continue and existing leisure interest whilst also giving you the opportunity to try out new experiences.

We are looking for new people to join in with our existing groups and to try new things. Please contact us to find out more.


Activities in South Derbyshire and Derby City

Join in with our sports and leisure groups:

  •     Bowling
  •     Swimming
  •     Regular day trips


Social groups

We can also put you in touch with independent groups who meet regularly for lunch in the Derby and Swadlincote areas. Contact us for more information.



Perception is Sight Support Derbyshire's social group for younger adults aged from 20 plus, and meets on the third Tuesday afternoon of each month. For further information contact us.


Activities in North East Derbyshire

Supported by the Big Lottery, our North East Derbyshire Project offers a wide variety of social and physical activities from South Normanton to Creswell.

Our regular activities include:

Bolsover Social Group               -1st Wednesday

Clay Cross Group                       -1st Thursday

Chesterfield Support Group      -2nd Tuesday

Dronfield Group                           -3rd Thursday

Shirebrook Social Group            -2nd Wednesday

South Normanton Bowling        -3rd Wednesday

South Normanton Social            -last Wednesday

Spire Support Group                   -last Tuesday


Who can use the service?

Visually impaired people over the age 18 who live in Derbyshire.


Fancy something different?

If you have any suggestions for new sports and leisure activities we can help you to get started. If there is no activity in your area we can signpost you to other groups and organisations.

Our staff and volunteers are committed to supporting people to reach their full potential.  They are fully trained and enhanced CRB checked.                                  

If you would like to take part in any of our sport and leisure services, or would like more information, please contact on 01332 292262 or email


We are grateful to the following organisations for their generous support for our sport and leisure services:

The Primary Club

Punch Community Promise

Lloyds Bank Community Fund



If you would like to volunteer and support the sports and leisure service please click here for more details.

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