Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Inclusive Fitness Initiative (IFI)

Type of service:
National Organisation
Address:
English Federation of Disability Sport (Head Office), SportPark, Loughborough University, 3 Oakwood Drive, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3QF
Telephone number:
01509227750
Email address:
Service description:
The Inclusive Fitness Initiative (IFI) supports leisure centres to become more welcoming and accessible for people with disabilities.

Achieving the ‘IFI Mark’ accreditation is key in addressing inequality in physical activity as it enables leisure facilities to reach inactive populations and raise awareness of the benefits of exercise to get more disabled people physically active.

Inclusive Fitness encourages changes within facilities in the following:

• Fitness equipment
• Staff training
• Marketing and engagement
• Widening participation opportunities
• Accessible facilities

The IFI publishes a list of accredited gyms. Find your nearest inclusive, accessible gym here.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
12 years - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
  • Open to everyone
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
18/10/2017

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