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Sports and Leisure Opportunities

There are numerous sports and leisure opportunities for blind and partially sighted people in Sheffield. Some are operated by SRSB but most are independent groups run by visually impaired people with support from SRSB.

PLEASE NOTE: Our centres are now beginning to start some small groups, please follow this link to read full detail in the latest Client Service Update

Some of the groups listed below may be operating differently at the moment while we all adjust to the latest changes, so please refer to our Client Events page for current activities or call us on 0114 272 2757 or email if you want to check.

Photo of someone with a bow and arrow, being instructed by a spotter This takes place Wednesdays and Fridays at the Northern General Hospital Spinal Injuries Unit Wheelchair Sports Hall‘Read More’
Photo of someone target shooting

Twice monthly sessions at Chantry Rifle & Pistol Club, Rotherham ‘Read More’


Virtual Book Club

Photo of headphones and a phone Currently taking place via Zoom each month. ‘Read More’

Rotherham Craft Groups

Photo of people working in the craft group Twice a week at Rotherham Sight & Sound Ship Hill Centre in Rotherham. ‘Read More’

Sheffield Cycling For All

Photo of two people on a side by side bike This session runs every Wednesday. ‘Read More’
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Friendly bowling group each week at Hillsborough Park Pavilion in Sheffield. 'Read More'

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Monthly sessions at Stephen Harris Academy Sheffield ‘Read More’


Yorkshire Visually Impaired Cricket Club

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Friendly cricket sessions for visually impaired people‘Read More’

Culture Club

Photograph of SRSB Culture Club outside theatre Our Culture Club organises trips to a wide range of events. ‘Read More’

Day Trips

We regularly organise day trips for our clients. ‘Read More’

Sheffield VI Baseball

Photo of some people playing baseball Sheffield VI Baseball opportunity for youth and adult players of all genders and abilities, on outdoor pitches‘Read More’

Sheffield VI Football with the FA

Photo of someone playing football FA VI Football You will be using a catcher’s mitt, learning to throw to cue sounds, running independently between bases, and of course batting! Read More

South Yorkshire Goalball Club

Photogrpah of Goalball team Goalball is a game for both blind and sighted people to play together. ‘Read More’

Rotherham Horse Riding and Activities

Photo of someone riding a horse A fortnightly visit to Aughton for horse riding or other activities. ‘Read More’

Sheffield Mappin Writers

Photo of some of the members of the Mappin Writers

Our creative writing group meets every Friday at our Mappin Street centre, from 11am to 12:30pm. ‘Read More’ 

Sheffield Painting Group

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A weekly meeting each Friday at our Mappin Street Centre. ‘Read More’ 


Virtual Meditation

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A weekly session via Zoom. ‘Read More’ 


Sheffield Visually Impaired Walking Group

Photo of some of the members of the walking group standing in front of a lake with a bridge in the background on a sunny day

The group organises volunteer led walks for visually impaired people (VIPs) in and around Sheffield. ‘Read More’ 

Rotherham Health Walk

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The group organises volunteer led walks for visually impaired people (VIPs) from Winthrop Gardens. ‘Read More’

Rotherham Bingo 

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A fortnightly social group at our RSS Ship Hill centre.. ‘Read More’

Rotherham Ten Pin Bowling 

Illustration of some ten pin bowling pins with stars shooting from behind

Monthly Ten Pin Bowling Sessions. Fun and friendly group. Coaching available if you want to take your game further.. ‘Read More’


South Yorkshire VI Tennis Club

Photo of someone playing tennis  Visually Impaired (VI) tennis club for the South Yorkshire and surrounding area that provides members with a relaxed environment to enjoy tennis‘Read More’

Sheffield Swimming Group

Photo of someone in a swimming pool wearing a swimming hat A weekly Swimming Group at Zest Upperthorpe each Thursday. ‘Read More’

Sheffield Tai Chi

Photograph of the group doing Tai Chi

A very popular weekly group that meets every Friday in our SRSB Mappin Street Centre and also via Zoom ‘Read More’

Photograph of people in yoga group

A weekly group that meets every Thursday via Zoom ‘Read More’


Running with Sighted Guides

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Pairing with England Athletics guides ‘Read More’

Photo of some people abseiling down the Owen Building in Sheffield

In 2022 our Golf Day is at Dore and Totley Golf Club in Sheffield South Yorkshire, which was voted by Todays Golfer as one of the top 50 fun courses to play in the UK.

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Please visit our Client Events page for all the latest telephone, online and in person events

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