HM Queen Elizabeth II

Forth Valley Disability Sport is saddened to here of the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, yesterday at her beloved Scottish home, Balmoral Castle, surrounded by her family. We wish King Charles III and the wide family our deepest condolences and may the King’s reign be long,

We ask all our members to be respectful to all others during the time of national mourning.


FVDS Chairperson Position

Forth Valley Disability Sport is currently advertising to fill the position of FVDS Chairperson.

Following the retirement of our previous Chairperson, Angus Whyte, FVDS is continuing to source a replacement..

Please read more the find out more about the role and on how to apply for the position. Closing date is 23 September 2022.


Bike Without Barriers

Bikes without barriers is an adapted cycling pilot programme taking place in the City of Stirling. Developed and delivered in partnership with Active Stirling and Forth Valley Disability Sport, with support from Stirling Council.


ASN Tennis Festival

Want to take learn tennis? Dunblane Sports Club are hosting an ASN Tennis Festival for free on Sunday 7th August and all ages and abilities are welcome. Under 16s from 2-3pm, with over 16s from 3-4pm.

Click to find out how to register.


SDS National Senior LD Swimming Championships

Forth Valley Disability Sport took a team of 7 swimmers from the Enable Arion Swimming Clubs to the Scottish Disability Sport National Senior Championships for Swimmers with Learning Disabilities held at Inverness Leisure centre in Inverness on Saturday 28th May 2022.

The swimmers competed against teams from throughout Scotland coming home with an excellent medal tally. All members of the team competed in finals in their events.

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FVDS Regional Lawn Bowls Championships

20 Adults from the Forth Valley area came to Alloa East End Bowling Club in Alloa on Friday 27th May 2022 to compete in the 8th Annual FVDS Regional Lawn Bowling Championships for the opportunity to qualify for the Scottish Disability Sport National event in September.


Scotland storms to victory

Celebration and Friendships in Cardiff while Scotland storm through to take title!!!
The Learning Disability Indoor Bowls International Series Management team, athletes, coaches and volunteers descended on Cardiff this week. After the event being postponed, due to the covid 19 pandemic a total of three times, the LDIBIS event for the Munro Cup finally went ahead.


3 FVDS bowlers picked for Scotland

Three Forth Valley bowlers have been recently selected for Scotland in the upcoming Home Nation Championships to be held 22-24th April in Solihull, Birmingham.

Fraser Mathieson (Bridge of Allan BC, Stirling), Willie Nicol (Stirling BC) and Ian Graham (Stenhousemuir BC) will make the journey down south.

Click more to read the full article


Makaton and Soft Archery Training

If you are interested in extending your knowledge and wish to learn how to apply Makaton in sporting situations and soft archery, here’s your opportunity.

Falkirk Community Trust are currently offering training and to find out more, read about it below.


Thank you Angus

On behalf of all Forth Valley Disability Sport athletes, coaches, partners and volunteers, we’d like to say a very special thank you to our former Chairperson Angus Whyte.

Due to ongoing illness, Chair (Angus Whyte) has sadly had to step down from this voluntary role. We are extremely sad to see him go under these circumstances and would like to honour him by awarding him ‘Honorary Committee Member’ of FVDS.