Supporting active and independent lives for disabled people in our community. SaintsAbility breaks down barriers – that is our mission on and off the football pitch.
We deliver sessions in schools, in our community and on the training pitch to support footballers with all forms of impairments. Unlocking talent, realising potential.
Our open access sessions deliver courses across the city giving them, through sport, time to socialise, lead more independent lives and live healthily.
In schools we work in with Special Educational Need (SEN) pupils, providing them with the tools to thrive once they leave education.
Saints Foundation has given me the confidence to be part of something bigger. It has given me an outlet to express my passion, which I wouldn’t have anywhere else.
SaintsAbility Timetable (April 2021–)
We are pleased to announce that face-to-face SaintsAbility sessions are resuming after over a year of disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
We run three types of session:
Open Access Session
Open access football sessions for adults aged 16 and over who consider themselves to have a disability and/or additional needs. We run two of these sessions each week:
- Sundays, 10.30am - 12pm, at Oasis Academy Lordshill
- Mondays, 8pm - 10pm, at Oasis Academy Lordshill
Junior Open Access Session
Open access football sessions for young people aged between 5 and 16 years old who have a disability and/or additional needs. The siblings of participants are also welcome.
- Sundays, 9am - 10.30am, at Oasis Academy Lordshill
Deaf / Sight Impaired Football
Community football sessions for young people aged between 5 and 16 years old who are deaf or sight impaired.
- Saturdays, 10.30am - 11.30am, at Places Leisure, Eastleigh
All sessions are completely free and open for bookings via the link below.book saintsability sessions
Funding Partners Include:
Premier League Charitable Fund
The Professional Football Association (PFA)