Return2Sport

Discover adaptive sport, recreation and leisure tailored to your abilities with Return2Sport.

Royal Rehab’s Return2Sport initiative is the go-to service to help you discover community based sport, recreation and leisure opportunities tailored to your abilities. We understand that competitive sport is not for everybody, which is why our expert Return2Sport team will work with you discover the perfect recreation activity for your interests and abilities.

Our team partner with disability sport and recreation providers to offer opportunities for you to try new and different activities with sustainable participation opportunities. Keep updated on upcoming sessions via our Facebook page or join our mailing list.

Some of our current partners include Sports Climbing Australia, Tennis Australia, Empower Golf Australia, Disabled Wintersport Australia and Wheelchair Sports NSW.

For more information or to register for any of our programs please call the Return2Sport team on 02 9808 9353 or Email us to discuss your interests.

Our Programs


BEACH & OCEAN ACCESS (2017 dates coming soon)

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Gain confidence, independence and learn ways to access the beach and ocean

Learn 

  • Tips from people living with disabilty who regularly access the beach
  • How to enter the ocean safely
  • What is the best equipment to use
  • How to be water safe

Equipment available

Our 2015/16 Program was proudly supported by the SLSNSW COMMUNITY INCLUSION PROJECT. Funded by FACS.

 


 

ADAPTED YOGA

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“If you can breathe, you can do Yoga”

Traditional yoga postures are adapted to meet your needs, to ensure you gain the benefits of the pose, in a safe and supported environment. Depending on your level of ability, adapted yoga poses are undertaken standing or seated. Your teacher is a registered Occupational Therapist with over 10 years experience in neurological rehab. She is also a certified and registered yoga teacher who has further trained in the area of adapted yoga in the US. If you would like the ability to move through everyday life with more physical efficiency and the opportunity for social connection with others experiencing similar levels of ability, then adapted yoga is for you.

*Volunteer assistants required for our 2017 adapted yoga classes.

Click here to download more information and to register your interest.

CLASS 1: Ambulant Class (Advanced)
For those with a neurological impairment who are regular walkers or with mild mobility issues.
Day: Wednesday
Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm

CLASS 2: Ambulant Class (Standard)
For those with a neurological impairment who are regular walkers or with mild mobility issues.
Day: Wednesday
Time: 3:00pm-4:00pm

CLASS 3: Spinal Class
For those with a spinal cord injury. Class is out of your wheelchair and on exercise mats.
Day: Wednesday
Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

LOCATION: Royal Rehab, 235 Morrison Road, Ryde
COST: $200 for 10 week program
REGISTRATION: Email us or download a registration form 

CYCLING

Cycling

Whether you would like to ride socially with family and friends, or cycle for sport and competition,this program will assist you in cycling as independently as possible. Our specialist staff will provide equipment prescription, competency assessment and skill development. One you have been assesed, you can access ongoing riding at the HUB.

We work with leading equipment manufacturers and have a range of different adaptive cycles available including handcycles and recumbent cycles.

Cost
Costs vary dependent on support required.

When
Call to make an appointment: 02 9808 9353

Where

  • H.A.R.T, 451 Mona Vale Road, St Ives
  • Royal Rehab, 235 Morrison Road, Ryde
  • Newington Armory, Sydney Olympic Park

Want more information?
Download our Cycling Information Brochure

TENNIS

Tennis

Come & Try tennis at one of our FREE development clinics under the guidance of Tennis Australia accredited coach Kathy Fahim.

When
Next clinics are: TBA

Where
Royal Rehab, 235 Morrison Rd, Ryde

Cost
FREE – registration is essential. Email us to secure your place.

Kathy also offers individual adaptive tennis coaching and inclusive school holiday camps. You can contact Kathy on 0410 044 577 for more information.

GOLF

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FREE Introductory adaptive golf clinics run in conjunction with Empower Golf Australia. Try golf, the Paragolfer, and other adaptive equipment.

Cost
FREE – registration is essential. Email us to secure your place.

WINTERSPORTS CAMP

Snowsports

In conjunction with Disabled Winter sports Australia (DWA), Return2Sport runs an annual Snowsport Camp from the NSW Alpine region. Participants will be able to learn new skills and challenge themselves through learning to ski or snowboard, meet people who have returned to adaptive winter sports and most importantly have an enjoyable time at the snow.


Return2Sport Snow Camp 2015 from Return2Sport on Vimeo.

Our 2017 camps are Fully Booked.