Facilities for Children with Disabilities

French Riviera organisations that provide after school sports and activities for children with physical and mental disabilities...

Children with physical or mental disabilities are well catered to in out of school sporting activities through a variety of organisations. The organisations listed below are French-speaking.

  • L’Association Culture Sport Adapté
    Sporting activities for mentally challenged kids from age four. 
    Activities include ping-pong, judo, tennis, swimming and basketball.
    At: Place Charles Cros, Antibes
    Tel: 04 92 91 19 01
  • Service des Sports
    Municipal sports association that includes sports activities for physically disabled kids from 6 years. 
    Activities include swimming, dance and fencing. Free access.
    At: 18-20 Bd Foch, Antibes
    Tel: 04 92 90 53 40
  • L’Association Handi-Loisirs
    Horse related activities for disabled kids from four years. Rides through the Roquefort les Pins and St Laurent du Var areas. The association also organises dance, tennis and fishing activities for adults and children with disabilities.
    At: 12 ter Place Garibaldi, Nice
    Tel: 06 60 88 17 63
    Fax: 04 93 97 17 63
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  • L’Association Handisport Azur Club
    Activities for physically disabled kids and those with sensory disabilities, open to kids from 8 years. 
    Activities include swimming and riding. 
    At: 19 Bd d’Alsace, Cannes
    Tel: 04 93 49 17 51
  • Théâtre Images
    Organises theatre workshops for deaf children in sign language. For children aged six and over. 
    At: 17 rue d'Alsace-Lorraine, Nice
    Tel: 04 93 16 89 36
  • API END
    Association helping children with physical and learning disabilities to participate in out of school activities such as arts and crafts, sailing, hiking and other sports. For children aged 5 to 18.
    At: Maison des Associations, 4 ave de Verdun, Cagnes-sur-Mer
    Tel: 04 93 22 85 54
  • Visa Handisports
    School holiday activities for children with disabilities. A wide variety of sports activities are available free of charge on Wednesdays and Saturdays. 
    At: Direction Municipale des Sports, Avenue Marcel Pagnol, Cagnes-sur-Mer
    Tel: 04 89 83 20 30
  • L’Ecole Municipale des Sports Adaptés / l’Ecole Municipale Handisports
    Activities on Wednesdays and after school for children with physical or intellectual disabilities. For children aged 6 to 14.
    At: Palais des Sports Jean Bouin, Direction Centrale des Sports, 4th floor, Nice
    Tel: 04 97 13 34 34 - 04 97 13 34 49

Support Groups

  • Association Autisme France (English-language) 
    N° Azur: 0 810 179 179
    At: 1209 chem Campelières 06250 Mougins 
    Fax: 04 93 46 01 14 / 04 93 46 01 77

Schools

Franco-Anglaise International School
Individualised programmes for children with special learning needs, dyslexia and behavioural difficulties
At: 301 Boulevard de la Rocade, 06250 Mougins
Tel: 04 83 17 06 03