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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.

Illustration of a target with arrows in it This takes place 10am to 2pm every Wednesday at the Northern General Hospital Spinal Injuries Unit Wheelchair Sports Hall‘Read More’

Cookery Group

Photo of a volunteer and a client baking Our baking class takes place every week at SRSB's Mappin Street Centre. ‘Read More’

Craft Groups

Photo of some craft making items Twice a week at Rotherham Sight & Sound Ship Hill Centre in Rotherham. ‘Read More’

Crafty Ladies

Photo of craft tools Crafty Ladies is a craft group for visually impaired people who have an interest or background in arts and crafts activities. ‘Read More’

Cycling For All

Photo of some people cycling This session runs every Wednesday. ‘Read More’

Yorkshire Visually Impaired Cricket Club

Photograph of people playing cricket outdoors

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’

South Yorkshire Goalball Club

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


Photograph of some deckchairs We organise a number of group holidays each year. ‘Read More’

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’ 


Photo of someone sitting cross legged meditating

A weekly session vai 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’ 

Singing Group

Photo of some clients singing

The Singing Group meet each week at our Mappin Street Centre. ‘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’

Swimming Group

Photograph of members of the Swimming Group at SRSBs centre The swimmers have exclusive use of Upperthorpe Baths every Thursday lunchtime. ‘Read More’

Tai Chi

Photograph of the group doing Tai Chi

A very popular weekly group that meets every Friday via Zoom ‘Read More’

Photograph of people in yoga group

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



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