Who we are
Jigsaw is a sports and social group for young disabled people, based in Bury. Our aims are to promote fun, freedom and independence; support people to enjoy an active social life; help people reach their sporting potential and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Jigsaw works in partnership with Special Olympics Bury to provide various sports sessions including: football, basketball, aerobics, boccia, kurling, swimming, aquazumba, athletics, badminton, horse riding and wheelchair rugby league. Our sports are for people of all abilities and we have teams for boccia, football and wheelchair rugby league with the boccia and rugby teams competeing at a particularly high level. Jigsaw were the first sports club in Greater Manchester to receive the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) Clubmark.
There is also a wide range of social activities on offer including ten pinbowling, meals out, art and crafts sessions, trips to the cinema, theatre and day trips further afield.
Jigsaw Link provides a one-to-one befriending service for people over the age of 50 who are disabled or have an age related condition, and live in the borough of Bury. We aim to prevent social isolation, and also offer a weekly luncheon club and social outings throughour the year.