Sports Training Programmes for Persons with Disabilities

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For all the recreation and sports (R&S) programmes to be held from January 2024 onwards, except for the walk-in programmes and the specialised programmes for persons with disabilities, enrolment applications will be processed by ballot. A SmartPLAY user is only required to submit an online balloting application within the first 7 days of each month before being allowed to enrol in the programmes held by the District Leisure Services Offices (DLSOs) in 18 districts, water sports centres, the Tuen Mun Recreation and Sports Centre, as well as the Green Campaign Section.

As regards the R&S programmes to be held by various districts in April 2024, please visit the websites of the Department and SmartPLAY from 15 February. You may obtain the booklet of Community Recreation and Sports Programmes for details from the DLSOs and leisure venues starting from 15 to 16 February respectively.

 

Objective
Schedule of Sports Training Programmes
Course Contents and Target Participants
Enrolment Fee
Eligibility
Enrolment Method
Training Equipment
Instructors
Inclement Weather Arrangement
Points to Note
Enquiries

Objective

To open up opportunities for persons with disabilities (PWDs) in a variety of sports, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) is organising a series of sports training courses tailor-made for persons with different types of disabilities. The courses cover body-mind stretch, badminton, bocce, boccia, floor hockey, table tennis, fitness exercise, hydro fitness, seated group aerobic, wheelchair tennis, swimming, modern dance, baduanjin and parent-child gymnastics. Target participants of the courses include persons with physical disability, intellectual disability, chronic illness, hearing impairment, visual impairment, autism and ex-mental illness.

Schedule of Sports Training Programmes

Online Enrol

 

Persons with Physical Disability

Body-mind Stretch Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4065 7371 4/7/2023 - 20/7/2023
(Tue, Thu)
10:00 - 12:00 Tai Po District
Tai Po Hui Sports Centre
Aged 15 or above 15 17/5/2023
4065 9763 6/7/2023 – 10/8/2023
(Thu)
17:00 - 19:00 Tuen Mun District
Siu Lun Sports Centre
4065 9747 4/11/2023 - 9/12/2023
(Sat)
9:00 - 11:00 Central & Western District
Smithfield Sports Centre
4066 1576 9/7/2023 - 20/8/2023
(except 6/8/2023)
(Sun)
16:00 - 18:00 Kowloon City District
Ho Man Tin Sports Centre
4066 1226 6/10/2023 - 10/11/2023
(Fri)
14:00 - 16:00 Eastern District
Quarry Bay Sports Centre
19/6/2023
4066 0079 13/11/2023 - 18/12/2023
(Mon)
15:00 - 17:00 Sai Kung District
Tiu Keng Leng Sports Centre
WTS230488BMS 19/2/2024 - 6/3/2024
(Mon, Wed)
16:00 - 18:00 Wong Tai Sin District
Choi Hung Road Sports Centre
4/1/2024
Hydro Fitness Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4065 9739 7/7/2023 - 14/8/2023
(Mon, Fri)
10:00 - 11:00 Sham Shui Po District
Lai Chi Kok Park Swimming Pool
Aged 14 or above 10 17/5/2023
4065 9740 7/7/2023 - 14/8/2023
(Mon, Fri)
11:00 - 12:00 Sham Shui Po District
Lai Chi Kok Park Swimming Pool
4065 9023 11/7/2023 - 26/9/2023
(Tue)
16:00 - 17:00 Yuen Long District
Tin Shui Wai Swimming Pool
4066 0786 13/7/2023 - 28/9/2023
(Thu)
16:00 - 17:00 North District
Fanling Swimming Pool
4065 9795 17/7/2023 - 25/8/2023
(Mon, Fri)
18:00 - 19:00 Kwun Tong District
Kwun Tong Swimming Pool
4065 7966 19/8/2023 - 28/9/2023
(Thu, Sat)
08:00 - 09:00 Yau Tsim Mong District
Kowloon Park Swimming Pool
19/6/2023
4065 9797 10/11/2023 - 22/12/2023
(Mon, Fri)
14:00 - 15:00 Kwun Tong District
Lam Tin Swimming Pool
4065 9756 4/9/2023 - 16/10/2023
(except 2/10/2023)
(Mon, Wed)
17:00 - 18:00 Kwai Tsing District
Tsing Yi Swimming Pool
4065 7385 5/9/2023 - 12/10/2023
(Tue, Thu)
11:00 - 12:00 Tai Po District
Tai Po Swimming Pool
Wheelchair Tennis Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4066 0503 1/6/2023 - 6/7/2023
(except 22/6/2023)
(Tue, Thu)
19:00 - 21:00 Sha Tin District
Yuen Wo Playground
Aged 8 or above 12 17/4/2023
4066 0504 1/8/2023 - 31/8/2023
(Tue, Thu)
19:00 - 21:00 Sha Tin District
Yuen Wo Playground
19/6/2023
4066 0505 3/10/2023 - 2/11/2023
(Tue, Thu)
19:00 - 21:00 Sha Tin District
Yuen Wo Playground
ST230004TEN 25/1/2024 - 29/2/2024
(except 13/2/2024)
(Tue, Thu)
19:00 - 21:00 Sha Tin District
Yuen Wo Playground
4/12/2023
Seated Group Aerobic Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4066 1498 20/8/2023 - 24/9/2023
(Sun)
14:00 - 16:00 Wong Tai Sin District
Choi Hung Road Sports Centre
Aged 14 or above 15 19/6/2023
WCH230154ADC 3/1/2024 - 19/1/2024
(Wed, Fri)
16:00 - 18:00 Wan Chai District
Harbour Road Sports Centre
4/12/2023
Boccia Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4065 7370 3/7/2023 - 10/8/2023
(except 17/7/2023, 20/7/2023)
(Mon, Thu)
16:00 - 18:00 Tai Po District
Tung Cheong Street Sports Centre
Aged 12 or above 10 17/5/2023
4066 1114 4/12/2023 - 11/1/2024
(except 25/12/2023, 1/1/2024)
(Mon, Thu)
16:00 - 18:00 Tsuen Wan District
Tsuen Wan Sports Centre
19/6/2023

 

Persons with Intellectual Disability

Bocce Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
EN230537BOC 2/2/2024 - 8/3/2024
(except 9/2/2024)
(Fri)
14:00 - 16:00 Eastern District
Island East Sports Centre
Aged 8 or above 20 4/1/2024
4066 0471 7/10/2023 - 4/11/2023
(Sat)
13:00 - 15:00 Southern District
Ap Lei Chau Sports Centre
19/6/2023
4066 0502 6/11/2023 - 4/12/2023
(Mon)
19:00 - 21:00 Sha Tin District
Yuen Chau Kok Sports Centre
Table Tennis Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4065 7378 1/8/2023 - 29/8/2023
(Tue)
15:00 - 17:00 Tai Po District
Tai Po Hui Sports Centre
Aged 8 or above 16 19/6/2023
4066 1228 16/8/2023 - 13/9/2023
(Wed)
16:00 - 18:00 Eastern District
Sai Wan Ho Sports Centre
4065 9757 5/9/2023 - 3/10/2023
(Tue)
16:00 - 18:00 Kwai Tsing District
Tsing Yi Sports Centre
4066 1577 17/11/2023 - 1/12/2023
(Mon, Fri)
14:00 - 16:00 Kowloon City District
Ho Man Tin Sports Centre
4062 9025 21/11/2023 - 19/12/2023
(Tue)
14:00 - 16:00 Yuen Long District
Tin Fai Road Sports Centre
4065 9753 2/12/2023 - 30/12/2023
(Sat)
14:00 - 16:00 Wan Chai District
Harbour Road Sports Centre
WTS230425TTN 6/2/2024 - 12/3/2024
(except 13/2/2024)
(Tue)
11:00 - 13:00 Wong Tai Sin District
Choi Hung Road Sports Centre
4/1/2024
YTM230388TTN 23/2/2024 - 22/3/2024
(Fri)
16:00 - 18:00 Yau Tsim Mong District
Kwun Chung Sports Centre
4/1/2024
Floor Hockey Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4065 9759 28/7/2023 - 25/8/2023
(Fri)
14:00 - 16:00 Kwai Tsing District
Cheung Fat Sports Centre
Aged 8 or above 15 17/5/2023
YL230335FHY 5/1/2024 - 2/2/2024
(Fri)
11:00 - 13:00 Yuen Long District
Long Ping Sports Centre
4/12/2023
4065 9742 5/10/2023 - 2/11/2023
(Thu)
14:00 - 16:00 Sham Shui Po District
Cheung Sha Wan Sports Centre
19/6/2023
4065 9799 15/10/2023 - 12/11/2023
(Sun)
09:00 - 11:00 Kwun Tong District
Lei Yue Mun Sports Centre
Modern Dance Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4066 1464 4/6/2023 - 13/8/2023
(except 6/8/2023)
(Sun)
16:00 - 18:00 Kowloon City District
Hung Hom Municipal Services Building Sports Centre
Aged 7 or above 12 17/4/2023
4066 0501 13/8/2023 - 22/10/2023
(except 1/10/2023)
(Sun)
18:00 - 20:00 Sha Tin District
Yuen Chau Kok Sports Centre
19/6/2023
4065 9764 14/8/2023 - 13/9/2023
(Mon, Wed)
16:00 - 18:00 Tuen Mun District
Siu Lun Sports Centre

 

Persons with Autism

Modern Dance Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4065 9768 3/7/2023 - 2/8/2023
(Mon, Wed)
16:00 - 18:00 Tuen Mun District
Siu Lun Sports Centre
Aged 7 or above 12 17/5/2023
4066 1510 7/8/2023 - 7/9/2023
(Mon, Thu)
16:00 - 18:00 Wong Tai Sin District
Choi Hung Road Sports Centre
19/6/2023
CW230152MDC 24/1/2024 - 23/2/2024
(Wed, Fri)
16:00 - 18:00 Central & Western District
Shek Tong Tsui Sports Centre
4/12/2023
Parent-child Gymnastics Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4065 9807 14/9/2023 - 5/10/2023
(except 2/10/2023)
(Mon, Thu)
16:00 - 18:00 Kwun Tong District
Shun Lee Tsuen Sports Centre
See Remark 20 19/6/2023
N230073GYM 13/1/2024 - 24/2/2024
(except 10/2/2024)
(Sat)
10:00 - 12:00 North District
Lung Sum Avenue Sports Centre
4/12/2023

Remark: Persons with Autism: aged 5 to 14, Accompanying carers: aged 16 or above

 

Persons with Visual Impairment

Fitness Exercise Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4066 0507 2/9/2023 - 21/10/2023
(except 30/9/2023)
(Sat)
15:00 - 17:00 Sha Tin District
Ma On Shan Sports Centre
Aged 14 or above 15 19/6/2023
4065 9806 2/11/2023 - 14/12/2023
(Thu)
16:00 - 18:00 Kwun Tong District
Kowloon Bay Sports Centre
4065 9744 7/12/2023 - 18/1/2024
(Thu)
15:00 - 17:00 Sham Shui Po District
Shek Kip Mei Park Sports Centre
YL230734FEX 18/2/2024 - 31/3/2024
(Sun)
10:00 - 12:00 Yuen Long District
Yuen Long Sports Centre
4/1/2024
Body-mind Stretch Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4065 9743 6/9/2023 - 11/10/2023
(Wed)
10:00 - 12:00 Sham Shui Po District
Shek Kip Mei Park Sports Centre
Aged 15 or above 15 19/6/2023
Baduanjin Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4066 1233 4/7/2023 - 19/9/2023
(Tue)
10:00 - 11:00 Eastern District
Sai Wan Ho Sports Centre
Aged 14 or above 15 17/5/2023
4066 1580 6/9/2023 - 13/10/2023
(Wed, Fri)
17:00 -18:00 Kowloon City District
Ho Man Tin Sports Centre
19/6/2023

 

Ex-mentally III Persons

Hydro Fitness Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4065 9745 10/7/2023 - 16/8/2023
(Mon, Wed)
11:00 - 12:00 Sham Shui Po District
Sham Shui Po Park Swimming Pool
Aged 14 or above 10 17/5/2023
4066 1115 6/9/2023 - 20/10/2023
(Wed, Fri)
14:00 - 15:00 Tsuen Wan District
Shing Mun Valley Swimming Pool
19/6/2023
4065 9765 12/9/2023 - 20/10/2023
(Tue, Fri)
13:00 - 14:00 Tuen Mun District
Tuen Mun North West Swimming Pool
4065 9748 3/11/2023 - 11/12/2023
(Mon, Fri)
10:00 - 11:00 Central & Western District
Kennedy Town Swimming Pool
CW230151HFX 5/1/2024 - 16/2/2024
(except 12/2/2024)
(Mon, Fri)
10:00 - 11:00 Central & Western District
Kennedy Town Swimming Pool
4/12/2023
Body-mind Stretch Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4066 1230 7/7/2023 - 11/8/2023
(Fri)
10:00 - 12:00 Eastern District
Sai Wan Ho Sports Centre
Aged 15 or above 15 17/5/2023
4066 0787 6/11/2023 - 11/12/2023
(Mon)
17:00 - 19:00 North District
Lung Sum Avenue Sports Centre
19/6/2023
4066 1578 27/8/2023 - 8/10/2023
(except 1/10/2023)
(Sun)
16:00 - 18:00 Kowloon City District
Hung Hom Municipal Services Building Sports Centre
19/6/2023
4065 7948 2/9/2023 - 14/10/2023
(except 30/9/2023)
(Sat)
10:00 - 12:00 Yau Tsim Mong District
Kwun Chung Sports Centre
4066 1503 6/9/2023 - 22/9/2023
(Wed, Fri)
16:00 - 18:00 Wong Tai Sin District
Choi Hung Road Sports Centre
4066 0508 6/9/2023 - 11/10/2023
(Wed)
16:00 - 18:00 Sha Tin District
Yuen Chau Kok Sports Centre
4065 9028 7/10/2023 - 11/11/2023
(Sat)
12:00 - 14:00 Yuen Long District
Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Sports Centre
4065 9777 1/11/2023 - 6/12/2023
(Wed)
15:00 - 17:00 Kwai Tsing District
Tai Wo Hau Sports Centre
4066 0474 2/11/2023 - 7/12/2023
(Thu)
16:00 - 18:00 Southern District
Ap Lei Chau Sports Centre
4065 9801 1/12/2023 – 20/12/2023
(Wed, Fri)
11:00 - 13:00 Kwun Tong District
Shun Lee Tsuen Sports Centre
4066 0082 28/12/2023 - 1/2/2024
(Thu)
15:00 - 17:00 Sai Kung District
Tiu Keng Leng Sports Centre
Modern Dance Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4065 7401 4/11/2023 - 6/1/2024
(Sat)
16:00 - 18:00 Tai Po District
Tai Po Hui Sports Centre
Aged 7 or above 12 19/6/2023
Table Tennis Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4066 1579 6/9/2023 - 29/9/2023
(Wed, Fri)
16:00 - 18:00 Kowloon City District
Ho Man Tin Sports Centre
Aged 8 or above 16 19/6/2023
4065 9766 13/12/2023 - 31/1/2024
(Wed)
16:00 - 18:00 Tuen Mun District
Siu Lun Sports Centre

 

Persons with Chronic Illness

Hydro Fitness Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4065 9741 10/7/2023 - 16/8/2023
(Mon, Wed)
10:00 - 11:00 Sham Shui Po District
Sham Shui Po Park Swimming Pool
Aged 14 or above 10 17/5/2023
4065 9802 10/7/2023 - 16/8/2023
(Mon, Wed)
14:00 - 15:00 Kwun Tong District
Lam Tin Swimming Pool
4065 9024 11/7/2023 - 26/9/2023
(Tue)
17:00 - 18:00 Yuen Long District
Tin Shui Wai Swimming Pool
4066 0509 4/9/2023 - 16/10/2023
(except 2/10/2023)
(Mon, Wed)
15:00 - 16:00 Sha Tin District
Ma On Shan Swimming Pool
19/6/2023
4066 1231 6/9/2023 - 13/10/2023
(Wed, Fri)
11:00 - 12:00 Eastern District
Chai Wan Swimming Pool
Body-mind Stretch Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4066 0483 7/7/2023 - 11/8/2023
(Fri)
14:00 - 16:00 Southern District
Aberdeen Sports Centre
Aged 15 or above 15 17/5/2023
4065 9737 6/9/2023 - 11/10/2023
(Wed)
13:00 - 15:00 Island District
Tung Chung Man Tung Road Sports Centre
19/6/2023
4065 7392 6/10/2023 - 10/11/2023
(Fri)
10:00 - 12:00 Tai Po District
Tai Po Hui Sports Centre
4066 0071 5/10/2023 - 9/11/2023
(Thu)
15:00 - 17:00 Sai Kung District
Tseung Kwan O Sports Centre
4605 7951 6/10/2023 - 10/11/2023
(Fri)
13:00 - 15:00 Yau Tsim Mong District
Kwun Chung Sports Centre
4065 9758 20/10/2023 - 1/12/2023
(except 24/11/2023)
(Fri)
18:00 - 20:00 Kwai Tsing District
Cheung Fat Sports Centre
4066 1505 7/11/2023 - 12/12/2023
(Tue)
14:00 - 16:00 Wong Tai Sin District
Po Kong Village Road Sports Centre
To be confirmed To be confirmed 14:00 - 16:00 Central & Western District
Shek Tong Tsui Sports Centre
To be confirmed
Table Tennis Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4065 9767 11/10/2023 - 29/11/2023
(Wed)
16:00 - 18:00 Tuen Mun District
Siu Lun Sports Centre
Aged 8 or above 16 19/6/2023
4065 9754 2/11/2023 - 21/12/2023
(Thu)
16:00 - 18:00 Wan Chai District
Harbour Road Sports Centre
Baduanjin Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4066 1507 8/8/2023 - 14/9/2023
(Tue, Thu)
14:00 - 15:00 Wong Tai Sin District
Choi Hung Road Sports Centre
Aged 14 or above 15 19/6/2023
4065 9738 5/9/2023 - 12/10/2023
(Tue, Thu)
13:00 - 14:00 Island District
Tung Chung Man Tung Road Sports Centre
Seated Group Aerobic Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4066 0517 5/7/2023 - 9/8/2023
(Wed)
14:00 - 16:00 Southern District
Aberdeen Sports Centre
Aged 14 or above 15 17/5/2023
4065 9029 7/10/2023 - 11/11/2023
(Sat)
14:00 - 16:00 Yuen Long District
Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Sports Centre
19/6/2023

 

Persons with Hearing Impairment

Badminton Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4067 2009 1/9/2023 - 26/9/2023
(Tue, Fri)
19:00 - 21:00 Tsuen Wan District
Tsuen Wan West Sports Centre
Aged 7 or above 16 19/6/2023
4062 1232 5/7/2023 - 23/8/2023
(Wed)
14:00 - 16:00 Eastern District
Chai Wan Sports Centre
17/05/2023
4066 1508 3/11/2023 - 28/11/2023
(Tue, Fri)
19:00 - 21:00 Wong Tai Sin District
Morse Park Sports Centre
19/06/2023
SN230262BAD 6/1/2024 - 2/3/2024
(except 10/2/2024)
(Sat)
13:00 - 15:00 Southern District
Ap Lei Chau Sports Centre
4/12/2023
Table Tennis Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4066 0500 7/6/2023 - 30/6/2023
(Wed, Fri)
16:00 - 18:00 Sha Tin District
Yuen Chau Kok Sports Centre
Aged 7 or above 16 17/4/2023
4065 9746 1/8/2023 - 24/8/2023
(Tue, Thu)
15:00 - 17:00 Sham Shui Po District
Po On Road Sports Centre
19/6/2023
4065 9760 1/8/2023 - 24/8/2023
(Tue, Thu)
19:00 - 21:00 Kwai Tsing District
Osman Ramju Sadick Memorial Sports Centre
Swimming Training Course
Programme numberDate
(Day)
TimeOrganising District
Event Venue
AgeQuotaEnrolment Date
4065 9804 4/9/2023 - 28/9/2023
(Mon, Thu)
16:00 - 18:00 Kwun Tong District
Kwun Tong Swimming Pool
Aged 7 or above 16 19/6/2023
4065 9805 6/9/2023 - 29/9/2023
(Wed, Fri)
16:00 - 18:00 Kwun Tong District
Lam Tin Swimming Pool

Course Contents and Target Participants

Body-mind Stretch Training Course
Special emphasis will be put on training the muscles of the upper body. Participants will also be taught the correct ways of using the body, stretching exercises for improving body shape and functional abilities, as well as core stability exercises. Improvement in range of motion, co-ordination among different body parts, blood circulation and lower back pain would be observed via persistent training.
Target Participants: Persons with Physical Disability, Persons with Visual Impairment, Ex-mentally Ill Persons, Persons with Chronic Illness
Remarks: Required to complete "PAR-Q & You" while enrolment
Badminton Training Course
Briefing on the importance of warm-up and cool-down exercises in badminton; and instruction on basic badminton techniques including the racket grip, serves (high and low), forehand clear, smash, drop shot, forecourt strokes (forehand/backhand lifts and net shot) and basic footwork.
Target Participants:
Persons with Hearing Impairment
Bocce Training Course
Introduction to the sport of bocce, the equipment and safety rules, as well as techniques such as serving, delivery and control.
Target Participants: Persons with Intellectual Disability
Boccia Training Course
The course gives a brief introduction to boccia, the relevant equipment, rules and such basic techniques as placement, push-on and push-off, allowing persons with physical disability to enhance their understanding of and interest in boccia. The course is suitable for persons with physical disability aged 12 or above using wheelchairs.
Target Participants: Persons with Physical Disability
Floor Hockey Training Course
Introduction to floor hockey, the equipment and safety rules; and instruction on basic techniques such as dribbling, passing, receiving passes, shooting and defence.
Target Participants: Persons with Intellectual Disability
Table Tennis Training Course
Briefing on the importance of warm-up and cool-down exercises in table tennis; and instruction on table tennis techniques such as proper grip and posture, footwork and movements.
Target Participants: Persons with Intellectual Disability, Ex-mentally Ill Persons, Persons with Chronic Illness who can walk on their own, Persons with Hearing Impairment
Fitness Exercise Training Course
Instruction on the correct fitness exercise methods; and training in aerobic exercises, joint movements and muscle exercises to help participants understand the changes of heart rate and assess their perceived exertion so that they can choose movements of an appropriate difficulty level according to their actual ability to improve their health.
Target Participants: Persons with Visual Impairment
Remarks: Required to complete "PAR-Q & You" while enrolment
Hydro Fitness Training Course
To perform stretching, resistance and aerobic exercises in water by making use of the physical properties of water such as buoyancy, resistance and pressure. These exercises improve elements of physical fitness such as joint range of motion, muscle strength, muscular endurance and cardiorespiratory endurance to promote cardiovascular health, metabolism, physical and mental fitness, thereby enhancing the performance of activities of daily living and quality of life of persons with disabilities.
Target Participants: Persons with Physical Disability, Ex-mentally Ill Persons, Persons with Chronic Illness
Remarks: (1) Preferably unafraid of water and equipped with simple swimming techniques.
(2) Required to complete "PAR-Q & You" while enrolment
Seated Group Aerobic Training Course
To perform stretching, resistance and aerobic training mainly in a seated position so as to improve elements of physical fitness such as range of joint motion, muscle strength, muscular endurance and cardiorespiratory endurance, thereby promoting cardiovascular health, metabolism as well as physical and mental wellness. Group interaction is encouraged to create a pleasant sports atmosphere and motivate persons with disabilities to participate in sports training.
Target Participants: Persons with Physical Disability, Persons with Chronic Illness
Remarks: Required to complete "PAR-Q & You" while enrolment
Wheelchair Tennis Training Course
Briefing on the sport of wheelchair tennis, instruction on the basic techniques including the forehand, backhand, serving and receiving etc.
Target Participants: Persons with Physical Disability
Swimming Training Course
Briefing on the importance of warm-up and cool-down exercises in swimming instruction on techniques in breast stroke swimming such as breathing, arm and leg movements.
Target Participants: Persons with Hearing Impairment
Modern Dance Training Course
To help persons with disabilities relax their body and mind through dancing, allowing them to experience the joy of dancing and build self-confidence with the aid of music and rhythm.
Target Participants: (1) Persons with Intellectual Disability (For Modern Dance Training Course for Persons with Intellectual Disability, if there are unfilled places after one week from the date of enrolment, persons with autism may also apply for the course);
(2) Persons with Autism (For Modern Dance Training Course for Persons with Autism, if there are unfilled places after one week from the date of enrolment, persons with intellectual disability or persons with attention deficit may also apply for the course)
Baduanjin Training Course
Baduanjin is an exercise that boosts physical fitness, enhances body strength and promotes health maintenance. Through the training Course, participants can grasp the essentials of baduanjin and develop the habit of practising it regularly.
Target Participants: Persons with Visual Impairment, Persons with Chronic Illness
   
Parent-child Gymnastics Training Course
The programme is aimed at, through Gymnastics For All, enhancing both physical and mental development; building physical vitality; as well as encouraging interactions and exchanges between parents and children. Its content covers basic movement training, use of light equipment, learning movements with music and parent-child activities.
Target Participants: Persons with Autism

Enrolment Fee

Free (The same applies to the accompanying carer)

Eligibility

Holders of the “Registration Card for People with Disabilities” are all welcome to take part in the activity specially designed for their specific type of disability.
Each participant can be accompanied by one carer aged 16 or above for assistance in the activity.

Participants must produce the HKID Card (while children aged below 11 may produce their Hong Kong birth certificate/Document of Identity for Visa Purposes/HKSAR Re-entry Permit/One-way Permit) and the original of “Registration Card for People with Disabilities” issued by the Labour and Welfare Bureau for verification by the LCSD’s staff/instructors on the first day of the activity. Failure to do so will render participants and their accompanying carers unable to take part in the activity.

Enrolment Method

  1. All applicants of recreation and sports programmes must register as SmartPLAY users before enrolment. Applicants can register as SmartPLAY users through My SmartPLAY app, the SmartPLAY webpage, or SmartPLAY smart self-service stations set up at District Leisure Services Offices (DLSOs) or leisure venues

  2. Applicants may enrol from 8:30 am on the first day of the enrolment period via the following channels:

    • My SmartPLAY app;
    • the SmartPLAY webpage (https://www.smartplay.lcsd.gov.hk/website/en/index.html); or
    • the SmartPLAY smart self-service stations set up at DLSOs or leisure venues:

      (A) DLSOs
      Day Service Hour
      Mondays to Fridays from 8:30 am to 6:15 pm
      Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays Closed
      (B) Leisure Venues with SmartPLAY Smart Self-service Stations
      Day Service Hour
      Mondays to Sundays (except the first and second days of the Lunar New Year) From 7:00 am to 11:00 pm

Places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis while available.

Training Equipment

The LCSD will provide relevant training equipment for participants, who may, alternatively, bring their own rackets.

Instructors

All training courses will be conducted by qualified instructors assigned by the following co-organising National Sports Associations (NSAs).

Training Course Co-organising NSA
Wheelchair Tennis Training Course Hong Kong, China Tennis Association
Hydro Fitness Training Course Physical Fitness Association of Hong Kong, China
Bocce Training Course Hong Kong, China Sports Association for Persons with Intellectual Disability
Table Tennis Training Course for Persons with Intellectual Disability
Floor Hockey Training Course
Modern Dance Training Course Hong Kong Dance Federation Limited
Table Tennis Training Course for Persons with Hearing Impairment Hong Kong Sports Association For the Deaf Company Limited
Badminton Training Course
Swimming Training Course
Table Tennis Training Course for Chronic Illness Hong Kong, China Table Tennis Association
Table Tennis Training Course for Ex-mentally Ill Persons
Baduanjin Training Course Chinese Martial Arts Dragon and Lion Dance Association of Hong Kong, China Limited
Parent-child Gymnastics Training Course The Gymnastics Association of Hong Kong, China
Boccia Training Course Sports Association for the Physically Disabled of Hong Kong, China

Arrangements under Inclement Weather Conditions

  1. If Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 3 or above or the Red or Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is issued by The Hong Kong Observatory three hours before the commencement of a session, the session will be cancelled.
  2. If Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 3 or above or Red or Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is cancelled three hours before the activity begins, such activity will be held as scheduled if the condition of the venue allows. Participants must decide on their own whether to attend the activity in light of the actual weather and traffic conditions.

Points to Note

  1. All participants of land sports training courses must wear tidy sportswear and non-marking sports shoes.
  2. All participants of for aquatics training must bring their own swimsuits and swimming goggles.
  3. Each PWD may attend the activities together with one accompanying carer who will render assistance to PWDs during the activities. Accompanying Carer’s Cards will be distributed to accompanying carers by the instructor at the beginning of every lesson for the purpose of identification. Such cards must be returned to the instructor before leaving upon conclusion of each lesson.
  4. Participants must produce their Admission Cards as well as the originals of their identity documents and “Registration Card for People with Disabilities” used for enrolment for verification by the instructor when attending the activities.
  5. Participants who suspect that they have been sexually harassed during the training courses should inform the person-in-charge of the activity/venue staff of their situation at once, and may, alternatively, seek advice direct from the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) on 2511 8211. For the definition of “sexual harassment” and actions which may constitute such an offence, please refer to the EOC’s website at https://www.eoc.org.hk.

Enquiries

Organising District Telephone of Organising District Event Venue Telephone of Event Venue
Eastern District 2564 2264 Quarry Bay Sports Centre 2562 0374
Chai Wan Sports Centre 2897 9144
Island East Sports Centre 2151 4070
Sai Wan Ho Sports Centre 2569 7330
Chai Wan Swimming Pool 2558 3538
Wan Chai District 2879 5622 Harbour Road Sports Centre 2827 9684
Central and Western District 2853 2566 Smithfield Sports Centre 2855 7321
Shek Tong Tsui Sports Centre 2858 0541
Kennedy Town Swimming Pool 2817 7973
2817 4504
Southern District 2555 1268 Ap Lei Chau Sports Centre 2554 0832
Aberdeen Sports Centre 2555 8909
Kwun Tong District  2343 6123 Ngau Tau Kok Road Sports Centre 2756 3466
Shun Lee Tsuen Sports Centre 2951 4136
Kowloon Bay Sports Centre 2750 9539
Lei Yue Mun Sports Centre 2349 3954
Lam Tin Swimming Pool 2205 6535
2205 6711
Kwun Tong Swimming Pool 2717 9022
2347 8140
Wong Tai Sin District 2328 9262 Choi Hung Road Sports Centre 2326 2714
Morse Park Sports Centre 2326 2207
Po Kong Village Road
Sports Centre
2325 3585
Kowloon City District 2711 0541 Ho Man Tin Sports Centre 2762 7837
Hung Hom Municipal Services Building Sports Centre 2765 0586
Sham Shui Po District 2386 0945 Po On Road Sports Centre 2729 4237
Cheung Sha Wan Sports Centre 2741 7287
Shek Kip Mei Park Sports Centre 2784 7424
Sham Shui Po Park
Swimming Pool
2360 2329
2708 7514
Lai Chi Kok Park
Swimming Pool
2745 5234
2742 8387
Yau Tsim Mong District 2302 1762 Kwun Chung Sports Centre 2302 1275
Kowloon Park Swimming Pool 2724 3577
Kwai Tsing District 2424 7201 Cheung Fat Sports Centre 2433 5886
Osman Ramju Sadick Memorial
Sports Centre
2422 5610
Tai Wo Hau Sports Centre 2920 2011
Tsing Yi Sports Centre 2495 4631
Tsing Yi Swimming Pool 2435 6407
Sha Tin District 2634 0111 Yuen Chau Kok Sports Centre 2509 9108
Ma On Shan Sports Centre 2631 1597
Yuen Wo Playground 2605 3622
Ma On Shan Swimming Pool 2641 0776
Sai Kung District 2791 3100 Tseung Kwan O Sports Centre 2701 2317
Tiu Keng Leng Sports Centre 2481 5033
Tai Po District 3183 9020 Tai Po Hui Sports Centre 3183 9011
Tung Cheong Street Sports Centre 2901 2055
Tai Po Swimming Pool 2661 2244
2665 5058
North District 2679 2819 Po Wing Road Sports Centre 2639 2979
Fanling Swimming Pool 2675 6951
Yuen Long District 2478 4342 Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Sports Centre 2350 9455
Tin Fai Road Sports Centre 2473 0229
Long Ping Sports Centre 2475 2404
Tin Shui Wai Swimming Pool 2446 9057
2446 1103
Tuen Mun District 2451 0304 Siu Lun Sports Centre 2659 2311
Tuen Mun Swimming Pool 2404 1918
2458 8022
Tsuen Wan District 2212 9702 Tsuen Wan Sports Centre 2392 9570
Tsuen Wan West Sports Centre 2412 0904
Shing Mun Valley Swimming Pool 2416 0522
2414 8985
Islands District 2852 3220 Tung Chung Man Tung Road Sports Centre 2109 2421
 
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