6-10 years leisure and fun

Adapted Bikes
At Telford Cycle Centre we have the equipment and expertise to provide a range of all ability cycling sessions. Including a set of tricycles and a front loader bike. For more information visit our website or call Cycle Experience on 0330 024 1783.

Pre-booking required.

Telford Cycle Centre, Visitor Centre, Telford Town Park, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4EP

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Branching Out @ Wyldwoods
Branching Out @ Wyldwoods is the perfect venue for children and young people with additional needs. It is peaceful, tranquil, welcoming and friendly. Our staff and volunteers are all very experienced and understanding and willing to help and support everyone who needs it in a way they can understand. Take part in a whole host of meaningful and enjoyable activities including arts and crafts, gardening, cooking, pottery, soap and natural hand creams, gentle exercise, relaxation, skills building, confidence boosting and stress relieving. Visit the Branching out website here for more information or contact us here.

Child and Family Locality Service (CAFLS) Group Activities
Group activities hosted by Child and Family Locality Services. View more information.

Charlotte's Tandems
Our borrowers are both children and adults. Tandems are a fun and safe way to get out and about as friends, a couple, family or group. They are available for hire for a couple of months at a time. We now have about nearly a hundred tandems and about a dozen tag-alongs all over the UK. They are with Borrowers for the vast majority of the time but looked after by the Volunteer Helpers listed below. If you would like to borrow one then please use the Contact tab above and Alex will put you in touch with the appropriate Helper. The disabilities and special needs of our borrowers have so far included: Severe Learning Difficulties, Autism, Aspergers, Blindness, Visual Impairment, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Stroke, Amputation, Hearing Loss, Dyspraxia, Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Parkinson's, MS, ME, CRPS, COPD, Hemiplasia, Tuberous Sclerosis, CHARGE & MPS III. Visit Charlotte's Tandems website.

The Cineworld™ and Odeon™ cinemas provide a range of different services for the disabled they include help for people with sensory and mobility problems. They also cater for autistic children with autistic viewing screens.

Club 17
Come and join the club! Meet up with friends and relax playing pool, Nintendo and even air hockey! View more information.

Cycle Experience
Cycle Experience are thrilled to be able to offer a wide range of cycle training activities out of the Telford Cycle Centre, situated in the heart of Telford Town Park. They also provide guided cycling and even training. View more information.

Disabled Children and Young People record
The record is one of the ways that we can get important information to people who need it. The record helps gather information to help us plan services for the future. The record is a database of information about the disabled child or young person and their families in Telford and Wrekin. View more information.

Disabled swimming
Disabled Swimming sessions at Oakengates provide a session every Wednesday 1.15pm - 1.45pm. View more information.

Football mash up
Football Mash Up sessions are enjoyable football sessions, designed to be inclusive of all types of player, whether a seasoned player or a total beginner. Football Mash Up sessions give players a platform to develop their football ability, make friends and join a local club should they wish to do so. View more information.

Grow the Game
The Foundation’s Grow the Game Scheme provides grants of up to £1,500 for the creation of new football teams and coaching qualifications, with money provided by the Premier League and The FA. The Scheme is delivered by the Foundation. View more information.

Ice skating
Go ice skating at the Telford Ice Rink. Go with parents or friends and free skate and have fun! View more information.

Inclusive swimming lessons
All four pool sites within Telford & Wrekin (Wellington, Abraham Darby, Oakengates and Newport Pool) provide separate Junior and adult disability learn to swim sessions and these have been developed to bridge the gap between 1-1 lessons and mainstream classes. Fully qualified ASA swimming teachers at these sites deliver the disability lessons with enhanced knowledge of disabilities and cater for all abilities from beginner and upward, the emphasis is on learning through fun based sessions following the ASA Alpha Awards with a goal of working towards accessing mainstream swimming classes.

For more information contact one of the Swim4Life co-ordinators below based on your preferred site. The co-ordinators will then be able to determine the best way forward with the disability sessions.

Abraham Darby Sports & Leisure Centre - Matthew Haskew matthew.haskew@telford.gov.uk Tel: 01952 382770
Wellington Civic & Leisure Centre - Ruth Giblin ruth.giblin@telford.gov.uk Tel: 01952 382720
Oakengates Leisure Centre - Tracey Jones tracey.jones@telford.gov.uk Tel: 01952 382810
Newport Swimming Pool - Rebecca Nicholson Rebecca.nicholson@telford.gov.uk Tel: 01953 382740

Children, of all ages, with special needs can visit for free. It is available the first Monday of each month and adults can enter for free. Admission times are from 6pm - 8pm and last admissions are at 6.30pm. View more information.

Kreative Kids
Kreative Kidz is a short breaks offer for disabled Children aged 7 – 18 years in the Telford and Wrekin area.

Kreative Kidz provides children with an opportunity to come and get creative for a couple of hours in a safe and reassuring environment. Lead by professional artists with experience of working with Children with additional needs and supported by support staff; children are encouraged to express themselves through the arts whilst making new friends and supporting their self esteem and confidence. View more information.

Perry RDA
The Cavalier Centre will be a designated centre for the Riding for the Disabled Association, and the home of  Perry RDA Ltd, one of over 600 RDA groups throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland providing people with disabilities with the opportunity to improve their physical and mental health through education and fun with horses. View more information

Short Breaks
The Short Breaks programme is about providing activities for children and young people living in Telford and Wrekin with a disability or additional need - children who have, or would experience, difficulty attending groups, clubs or facilities without support. View more information.

Tag Rugby
Tag rugby is a non contact, fun sport, which helps with confidence, boosting self esteem, encouraging teamwork; it also helps keep children fit and healthy. We meet at the Dome at Telford College of Art and Technology (TCAT). View more information.

Telford Library Services
Telford library offers a vast range of services to the disabled. Things included are audio books for people that are hard of hearing and big text books for people with sensory problems. View more information.

Telford Leisure Services
More and more people are realising the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. Feeling fit and healthy is a key element of physical and mental wellbeing and exercise is a great way to look after your body and a perfect way to relax. View more information.

Telford Summer Cycling
Travel Telford have an exciting programme of cycling activities for children and adults of all ages and abilities. The activities offer people the opportunity to take part in a range of cycling skills, games and competitions, make new friends and have fun whilst riding their bikes! View more information.

Town Park
Our new inclusive play area was completed in March 2013. The new play area has been designed with disabled children and young people in mind and provides equipment for all abilities within an open park setting. View more information.

Wheelchair sports/activities

Powerchair Football
Lilleshall Sports Hall
Every Thursday 6pm - 8pm
Initial 4 weeks trial
Contact Julian Harrison on 01902 843491
email: telfordpcf@yahoo.co.uk

Wheelchair Tennis
First Point Telford Tennis Centre – Oakengates
Monday evenings
£5 per session
Contact Scott@sportingclubrhinos.com

TCAT Rhino’s Wheelchair basketball
Telford College of Arts and Technology
Friday 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Contact Alan Caron on 07879861011 
email: alan@wolverhamptonrhinos.com
visit the TCAT Rhino's website.

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