The Disability Sport Wales National Community Development Programme is a national scheme that aims to develop and sustain, quality community based sporting and recreational opportunities for disabled people.

In Newport there is a joint initiative between Sport Wales, Disability Sport Wales and Newport Live.

A Disability Sport Wales development officer is based within the Sports Development team at Newport Live with the role of developing sporting and recreational opportunities for disabled people in Newport.

Download the Disability Sport Newport Activities Programme (pdf) in English or Disability Sport Network Activities Programme (pdf) in Welsh for more information.


Gwent insport Series Event...

Newport Live is proud to be supporting Disability Sport Wales and hosting a FREE insport Series event at the Regional Pool and Tennis Centre at the Newport International Sports Village on Sunday 5 March between 12pm until 4pm.

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The Gwent insport Series event forms part of the wider Disability Sport Wales insport series programme and will offer the opportunity for disabled people and their friends/family to ‘have a go’ at a variety of disability or inclusive sport activities. All opportunities will be provided by clubs from within the Gwent area, with the idea being that if you like a sport you can make a contact with a local club to allow you to continue with it following the event.

The activities on offer will include; Archery, Climbing, Golf, and new for this year Scuba Diving/Snorkelling. The event will also present an opportunity for people to have their say on the future development of Disability and Inclusive Sport within the Gwent area via our consultation.

For further information please contact the Newport Live Sport Development team on 01633 656757 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.