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Sports & Activities

Go On.... Get Active!

Children and young people with additional needs can often find it hard to access play and leisure opportunities. Across St Helens, there are a range of inclusive activities for children and young people to access, here are just a few of them ....

You can find out leisure centres at ....

Facilities

All of our leisure facilities are built to meet accessibility standards, offering accessible changing rooms and toilet facilities.
Parr has a deck level pool for easy access and there are lifts in all of our multi-level establishments.

For more information please contact the centres directly and they will be happy to help you.

Swimming

The swimming clubs using our facilities, are Swim 21 accredited, and our Parr site has a deck-level pool for easy access.
We also offer one-to-one ‘learn to swim’ sessions, along with group based classes.

Sports and Social - for over 18 year olds!

For over 18’s with additional needs we are holding sports and social sessions at our Selwyn Jones and Queens Park Centres. The sessions run from 10.00am to 3.00pm. Participants must provide their own lunch, and may be accompanied by another adult if required.

Young Carers

Our GoActive scheme now offers a reduced membership rate for our young carers.
For details contact the Carer’s Centre.

Leisure Centre - Club Activities

Our Leisure Centres play host to many sports clubs across the borough.
Club and contact details can be found by accessing the links below.


Club Activities - Parr
Club Activities - Queens Park
Club Activities - Selwyn Jones

Club Activities - Sutton

If you have a specific sporting activity in mind, you can contact our Sports Development Team directly by:

Email:         SportsDevelopment@sthelens.gov.uk
Telephone:  01744 675400
Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/sthelenscouncil#!/YouthSportsSTH

Newsletter: July 2017 Newsletter

If you aren't sure what sport you you would like to take part in, or want to see what is available in the area/region, then check out these websites

Deloitte Parasport
Youth Sport Trust
ParalympicsGB Sports Fest Events

St Helens is ideally placed to get out and about from and to - be it the seaside, countryside or town!

We realise that our children and young people may need extra consideration when planning a day out, or even a holiday, so here are some resources which may be useful to you!

We are always ready to receive any tips or recommendations for places you have been or want to share with other parents, carers and young people - so if you have anything to share please Contact Us!

Please note:

the following links are to external web sites and as such St.Helens Council cannot be held responsible for their content. All links are meant to signpost parents/carers and young people to resources to help them plan activities – we have no experience of the organisations or establishments listed.

Holiday Clubs

Family Information Service

 

Kidsguide.org

 

Wild about Plants!

 

Karate

Black Scorpion Karate

  

Cinema

The Autism Directory

 

The CEA Card

 

Dimensions - Autism-friendly showings

 

Dimensions - Autismfilms information

 

Cineworld

 

Odeon

 

Showcase

 

Vue

  

Play Centres

Warrington Sensory Centre

 

Boomerang

 

Prendoolys Special Stars

  

General

Activities,Services - All4Kids

 

After School Activities - NetMums

  

Football / club sports

Sports development - St Helens Council

  

Newton Boys & Girls Clubs

Newton Boys and Girls Club

  

Driving Lessons

Disability Friendly Driving Instructors

  

Resources

Learning Resources

 

Autism.org

  

Days Out

Autism.org - Family Days Out

 

DaysOut.co.uk

 

Disability Discounts

 

Days out for disabled children - Scope

 

Days out, sports and other fun things - Skybadger

 

Holidays and days out - National Autistic Society

 

Autism firendly holidays - Holiday Pirates

 

Accessible breaks,activities and day trips - NHS Choices

 

Fun Days Out - Child Disability UK

 

 

 

 

  

Music

The Tutor Pages

 

Jamm Studios

 

 

 

Music Groups - Liverpool Philharmonic

 

Live music Now!

 

Bridgewater Hall

  

Saints

Saints RFC - Arrangements and Fixtures

  

Sailing

The Royal Yachting Association

  

Shopping

Cheshire Oaks - Autism Friendly Shopping

 

Trafford Centre - Autism Friendly Shopping

  

Ski Clubs

Ski Club Great Britain

  

Autism Initiatives

Autism Initiatives

Aspergers Initiatives

Youth Aspergers Social Group

St.Helens Council Sports Development

St.Helens Council Sports Development Newsletter July 2017

St.Helens Council Youth Service

Summer Programme 2017

 

 

We are now looking to build a new and improved Service Directory for parents / carers / young people who require more focussed services for their needs.


If you can contribute to the directory, either as a service provider or a user, then please send us your comments, we would love to hear from you!