Disability Youth Games

The Disability Youth Games (DYG) is a funded series available to all Medway special schools and units.

Each competition is available to children from year 5 to year 9.

Kent Schools

The series is also available to special schools and units based outside of Medway for an entry fee of £50 per team.

2022 events programme

DYG Swimming - term 3

This annual event is held at Strood Sports Centre and offers a fun swim gala for participants to swim in a safe and encouraging environment.

Location Date  Time Entry deadline
Strood Sports Centre Thursday 3 February 12 noon to 3:00pm Friday 14 January

DYG Football - term 4

This annual event is held at Strood Sports Centre and offers a structured tournament for teams to play matches as well as enjoy football-based games.

Location Date Time Entry deadline
Strood Sports Centre Thursday 24 March 9:00am to 2:30pm Friday 11 March

DYG Skiing - term 5

This annual event is held at Chatham Ski and Snowboard Centre.

It offers an opportunity for participants to learn new skills and take part in skill level awards on the day.

Location Date Time Entry deadline
Chatham Snowsports Centre, Capstone Park Thursday 21 April 9:00am to 2:30pm Friday 14 January

DYG Summer - term 6

This annual event is based at Medway Park and offers an opportunity for schools to take part in taster sessions of several sports in one day including:

  • athletic
  • boccia
  • kwik cricket
  • wheelchair sports
  • goalball
  • archery.
Location Date Time Entry deadline
Medway Park, Gillingham Wednesday 18 June 9:00am to 3:00pm Friday 3 June

Find out more

If you are interested in taking part or would like to find out more, please email medwaysport@medway.gov.uk.