The Federation of Disability Sport Wales is a not-for-profit organisation. In July 2011 the organisation was granted charitable status by the Charitable Commissioner for England and Wales. The organisation is now a Company Limited by Guarantee with Charitable Status.
Disability Sport Wales was established in 1985 for the sole purpose of benefitting disabled people through the pursuit of sports and physical activity.
We believe that every person, irrespective of age or ability, has the right to a full and lifelong involvement in sport.
Transforming Lives through the Power of Sport
Community - Every Disabled Person Hooked on Sport for Life
Performance - Creating a Nation of Champions
Aled Sion Davies. Gold Medalist in the F42 Discus Bronze Medalist F42/44 Shot Putt at the London 2012 Paralympic Games
“Disability Sport Wales has provided me with opportunities I could never have dreamt of having and helped my dreams become a reality. I won both gold and bronze medals at the Paralympics London 2012 which I am immensely proud of.”
Sara Head, Bronze Medalist, Table Tennis, London 2012 Paralympic Games
‘Disability Sport Wales provide me with constant support and have always believed in me. They have guided me to achieve my dream of being selected for the London 2012 Paralympic games resulting in me achieving a bronze medalist in table tennis.’
Mark Colbourne, Gold Medalist C1-2-3 3km Pursuit and Silver Medalist 1km time trail at the London 2012 Paralympic Games
“Disability Sport Wales gave me support and improved the quality of my life. Thanks to them introducing me to the track, I am now a Paralympic gold medalist and a World Para-cycling Champion.”
Our charity registration address is:
Sport Wales National Centre
Charity Number: 1144663
Company Number: 05199508
Our existing non-Executive Directors are our proposed Trustees as submitted to the Charity Commissioners of England and Wales
Mr Gareth John MBE - retired Chief Officer Local Authority Leisure Dept
Mr Lance Osgood - retired Chartered Accountant
Mr Jim Munkley MBE - retired Paralympian, Chair Welsh Paraplegic Tetraplegic Sports Association (WPTSA)
Mr Phil Roberts - Manager, Corporate Hospitality
Mrs Jane Coia - Chair of Welsh Sports Association for People with a Learning Disability (WSAPLD)
Your support really does make a huge difference to the ongoing delivery of our work. If you would like to help support us in our quest you can donate here.