Adaptive sports in South Africa

Besides adaptive sports there are also a number of other sports that, depending on your level of mobility, can still be practised despite limited mobility, including shooting, archery and table tennis.

Here are some of the adaptive sports on offer in South Africa, as well as the relevant contact details:

Adaptive Sport

Province(s)

Contact information

Team sports

Wheelchair rugby

National

Jeffrey Yates, director of the Adaptive Sports Fund (ASF)

jeff@adaptivesportsfund.org

www.adaptivesportsfund.org

Alternatively, visit Facebook page of South Africa Wheelchair Rugby at www.facebook.com/sawheelchairrugby/

Wheelchair basketball

National

Wheelchair Basketball South Africa

082 474 9058

www.facebook.com/WbsaWheelchairBasketballSa/

Wheelchair tennis

National

Wheelchair Tennis South Africa

082 904 1805

admin@tennis.co.za

www.tennis.co.za

Lawn bowls

Bowls South Africa

John Ravenscroft

011 476 6075

john@bowlssa.co.za 

Boccia

Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Free State and Limpopo

Zelma Kleyn

zelma@fssapd.co.za

www.sasapd.org.za/sports/boccia/

CP Football

National

Lucky Tsatsane

luckytsatsane@gmail.com

www.sasapd.org.za/sports/cp-football/

Cycling

Handcycling

National

Rudi Kuhn

rudi@fssapd.co.za

www.sasapd.org.za/sports/cycling/

Mountain biking

Jeffrey Yates, director of the ASF

jeff@adaptivesportsfund.org

www.adaptivesportsfund.org

Go-karting

Gauteng

Jeffrey Yates, director of the ASF

jeff@adaptivesportsfund.org

www.adaptivesportsfund.org

Water-based sports

Para swimming

National

Laurence van Heerden

laurence69@vodamail.co.za

www.sasapd.org.za/sports/swimming/

Wheelchair fishing

Gauteng

Gerhard Smal

ystersmal@gmail.com

Rowing

Jeffrey Yates, director of the ASF

jeff@adaptivesportsfund.org

www.adaptivesportsfund.org

Adaptive surfing

Cape Town

Surf Emporium

021 788 8687 or 082 562 8687

info@surfemporium.co.za

surfemporium.co.za/adaptive-surfing/

Scuba diving

Gauteng

Jeffrey Yates, director of the ASF

jeff@adaptivesportsfund.org

www.adaptivesportsfund.org

Wakeboarding

Gauteng

Jeffrey Yates, director of the ASF

jeff@adaptivesportsfund.org

www.adaptivesportsfund.org

Paragliding

Gauteng

Jeffrey Yates, director of the ASF

jeff@adaptivesportsfund.org

www.adaptivesportsfund.org

Other sports

Adaptive golf

Gauteng

Jeffrey Yates, director of the ASF

jeff@adaptivesportsfund.org

www.adaptivesportsfund.org

Para athletics

National

Lappies Swanepoel

para.athletics@sasapd.org.za

www.sasapd.org.za/sports/athletics/

Para powerlifting

National

Howard Lethuba

admin@sasapd.org.za

www.sasapd.org.za/sports/powerlifting/

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