Hi everyone, we have big news!

We are so proud and super excited to tell you all about our new “Ability North” Project.

The Ability North Project offers series of free personal training programmes funded by Sport England to be provided to disabled people across the North East of England.

Our aim is to provide an opportunity to help people improve their health, fitness and wellbeing whilst building confidence to continue to keep active throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

Each programme is 3 weeks in length and will be instructed by specialist trainer Jonathan Baker. The project is open to those with a wide variety of medical conditions and impairments such as:

  • Wheelchair users due to spinal cord injury, stroke, Cerebral Palsy and Multiple Sclerosis
  • Limb impairment
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mental health issues
  • Hearing impairment
  • Visual impairment

Sessions will be held at Disability North’s fully accessible Dene Centre, on Mondays and Fridays between 10.00-14.30. The start date for sessions is Monday October 5th.

For more information and to apply for a space please contact Jonathan at 07712289225 or email

If you require financial assistance to attend the sessions please speak to Jonathan about this when you enquire about your booking.