Regular Events

Monday

UMC ONLINE Youth Club

an inclusive online youth club for disabled and non disabled young people age 8 plus .

6pm training opportunities  for those age 16plus

Training available to include Mental Health Awareness, First Aid Awareness, Safeguarding, ASDAN

Free to join.

For more information telephone 01245 264783 or go to www.essexboysandgirlsclubs.org

Ab Phab Youth Club 6.30pm – 8.30pm 

The Vibe Youth Centre, 195 – 211 Becontree Avenue, RM8 2UT

Ages 11 to 17 £3.00 pp

Inclusive youth club offering a safe social space for young people. Activities range from cooking, IT/ interactive games, sports and exercise to gardening. We also offer trips and a residential each summer.

For more information email [email protected] or call: 0208 227 2110

New for 2021

Rock up 6.30pm 

SEND/Autism friendly rock climbing sessions available
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Quieter and calmer sessions 
Over 70 different challenges to try, suited to all abilities from novice to expert
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Sessions available for 4 years +
Book online and save £1 –https://www.rock-up.co.uk/lakeside/activities/climbing/product/autism-and-sen-friendly-session—child-or-adult/246

Tuesday 

New for 2021

Disabled Swimming 12.05pm to 1pm all ages and abilities 

Teaching pool, Hornchurch Sports Centre Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch RM11 1JU

changing bed and hoist. Mobile hoist into pool.

£3.50 juniors,  adults £4.50 disabled swimmers free in school holidays,  carers free

booking essential via the everyone active APP or online at www.everyoneactive.com,    01708 454135

 

SEND Cheerleading 4.30pm – 5.15pm

Havering Gymnastics Centre, Bower Park School, Havering Road, Romford, RM1 4YY

Age 8 to 18 Class led by an occupational Therapist and the coaching team

To register for a taster session and for more information contact [email protected] or 07833925778

 

UMC PHAB ONLINE YOUTH CLUB 5PM

An inclusive youth club for disabled and non disabled young people age 8 and over

Socialize with other young people, play games, quizzes and more

Free to join  
 
For more information phone 01245 264783 email [email protected] girlsclubs.org www.essexboysandgirlsclubs.org

 

2021 Ab Phab Youth Club 6.30pm – 8.30pm 

The Vibe Youth Centre, 195 – 211 Becontree Avenue, RM8 2UT

Ages 11 to 17 £3.00 pp
Inclusive youth club focusing on life skills in a fun setting. Varied activities. We also offer trips and a residential each summer.
For more information email [email protected] or call: 0208 227 2110

 

Revellers Youth Club Junior (Havering Youth Service 7PM TO 9PM

Myplace 343 Dagenham Park Drive Harold Hill

Age 11 to 16 with SEND

For more information and availability of places email [email protected]  or click here

Wednesday

New for 2021 Rock up 11.30am 

SEND/Autism friendly rock climbing sessions available
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Quieter and calmer sessions 
Over 70 different challenges to try, suited to all abilities from novice to expert
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Sessions available for 4 years +
Book online and save £1 –https://www.rock-up.co.uk/lakeside/activities/climbing/product/autism-and-sen-friendly-session—child-or-adult/246

New for 2021 Sport for Confidence – Boccia 12.10 to 1.10pm  and Dance 1.30 to 2.30pm 

Harrow Lodge Lesuire Cenrte Hoernchurch RM11 1JU studio 2

For all abilities age 16+ £3.00 per person Carers free

Booking essential in advance by contacting Vera Loughnane 07593 555708 or email [email protected]

 

New for 2021

Sport for Confidence Swimming 1.05pm to 2pm all ages and abilities 

Harrow Lodge Leisure Centre, Hornchurch RM11 1JU

Age 16+ £3.00 per session carers free.

Please book via everyone active app for swimming, for multi sports contact Vera Loughnane 07593 555708

email [email protected]

 

 

Habbit Factory  5pm – 7.30pm 

My Place, 343 Dagnam Park Drive Harold Hill, RM3 9EN

Theatre workshop and performance opportunities for 7 to 17 year olds

Juniors age 6 to 10  5pm to 6.15, seniors  age 11 to 17 6.15pm to 7.30pm

Fully inclusive £2.00 per session

 SEN Disco 6.30pm – 8.30pm 

First Wednesday of every month 

Zinc Arts, High Street, Chipping Ongar, Essex CM5 0AD

Age 14+ £5.00 entry, snacks and refreshments available to purchase

For more information email [email protected], call 01277 365 626 or visit www.zincarts.org.uk

 

Partyman World of Play SEN Sessions 2019

First Wednesday of every month 6pm – 8pm

Lakeside, Unit 9 The Boardwalk, West Thurrock Grays, Essex, RM20 2ZP

Partyman World of Play are proud to offer complimentary morning and evening sessions dedicated to children & young adults with special needs where we close the entire venue just for you!

Guests with SEN or disabled guests are also entitled to one free helper/carer during each admission. The primary helper must be a adult and able to take primary responsibility during emergencies and decision making.

All guests who would like to attend one of our sessions or would like to visit the centre at the special admission prices will need to present a DLA/PIP letter at reception. Admission price £5.00

Wednesday evening
Ab Phab Youth Club 6.30pm – 8.30pm 

The Vibe Youth Centre, 195 – 211 Becontree Avenue, RM8 2UT

Ages 18 – 25 £3.00 pp
Inclusive youth club focusing on employability and life skills. Varied activities. We also offer trips and a residential each summer.
For more information email [email protected] or call: 0208 227 2110

Monkey Madness Special Needs Evening

Second Wednesday of every month 6pm – 8pm

Miles Gray Road, Basildon, SS14 3GN

An evening for Special Needs Children and their family & friends.

Now with newly refurbished wheelchair accessible baby/sensory zone with bubble tubes and fibre optic light tunnel.

For more information call 01268 288211

Freedom Nightclub Special Needs Disco (adults only) 

Last Wednesday of every month from 7pm until 11pm

Freedom offers a safe environment for adults over 18 years old to enjoy a night out. Run by staff and volunteers from our Peppercorns day service, this monthly event takes place at a nightclub in Dartford.

£5 entry carers/helpers: £1

For more information click here

 

Thursday

UMC ONLINE YOUTH CLUB 

8AM BEGINNERS YOGA SESSION (socials)

5PM  YOUTH CLUB

Socialize with other young people, play games, quizzes and more

An inclusive youth club for disabled and non disabled young people age 8 and over

Free to join.

For more information phone 01245 264783 email [email protected] girlsclubs.org www.essexboysandgirlsclubs.org

Parent Support Group Sessions 12-1.30pm (alternate Thursdays) TERM TIME Next Meeting 26th March 2020 

Parents and Supporting Hands is a free parent-led support group, held in Hornchurch bringing together parents and carers of children to learn from each other and outside experts about how to create positive change within the family.

 The fortnightly group meetings will be a mixed of facilitated group discussions and less structured time for more 1:1 and small group chats 

For more details please contact You and Me Counselling on 01708 477663 or email [email protected]  

 

Havering Sports Development work in partnership with West Ham United Foundation to provide SEND participants (8 to 18 year olds) the opportunity to play football in their local community.
 
To comply with Covid-19 guidance these sessions are now BOOKING ONLY.
To register your interest email [email protected]
 


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Funky Fitness for Adults Only with SEND 6pm – 7pm

Apogee Studios, Avenue Industrial Estate 17 Southend Arterial Estate, Romford RM3 0BY

£5.00 per session or book monthly and save 20%

For more information contact [email protected] or Chloe/Bianca 07487 755315

Revellers Youth Club Senior (Havering Youth Service) 7pm -9pm on zoom 

For young people aged 16 to 25  with additional needs offering a range of games and discussion

For more information and  availability of places email [email protected] or click here

2021 Jump Evolution Support Sessions 7pm to 8pm 

Spilsby Road, Harold Hill, Romford, Rm3 8SB

The dedicated Support Sessions are solely for children with additional needs and their families. The following have been added:

➜ Quiet/Sensory room
➜ Changing facilities
➜ Wheelchair ramps
➜ PEC ‘stop and go’ signs
➜ No music
➜ Hand dryers turned off
➜ Fast tracked into the park
➜ Concessionary rates

Parents can come and meet other parents and enjoy a wide variety of food and drink in the café.

Support session charges and times: £8 = 1.5 hours plus socks at £2 which are then yours to keep and re-use

No booking necessary – just pop along and join in

Friday

Join our fantastic coach Sheila for our fun weekly Para Active sessions!

5pm

For S.E.N.D Ages +5  (PARENTS MUST STAY and be ready to join in the fun)

FREE

Hornchurch Athletics Stadium

Join the Para Active Family in a variety of different physical activities and sport to improve your sporting skills.

Please register HERE

UMC ONLINE YOUTH CLUB An inclusive youth club for disabled and non disabled young people age 8 and over

4PM Youth training age 13 plus 

Training available to include Mental Health Awareness, First Aid Awareness, Safeguarding, ASDAN

Anyone free to join.
The zoom codes are
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 812 3838 3237

For more information phone 01245 264783 email [email protected] girlsclubs.org www.essexboysandgirlsclubs.org

New for 2021 Disabled Swimming 1.05 pm – 2pm

Harrow Lodge Leisure Centre, Hornchurch RM11 1JU

Please be aware you may be asked for proof of disability/and or carer concessions

£3.50 junior, adults £4.50,  carers free, swimmers free in school holidays

booking essential via the everyone active APP or online at www.everyoneactive.com,    01708 454135

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

360 Play Special Needs Evening

First Friday of each month 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Festival Leisure Park, Festival Way, Basildon SS14 3WB

£6.00 per child, adults free

Anyone attending the evening who is not already a 360 member will receive free registration for their family. A safe secure environment with friendly, experienced staff.

Our special needs evenings are aimed at local families with children and adults with special needs. Brothers, sisters and friends are all welcome to join in the fun after hours with the freedom and comfort of knowing that the time is suited to them.

Saturday

Makaton Song and Sign Group  11am to 12noon  via zoom 

£1.50 per session or £5.00 per month 

To join please email [email protected]

ALL WELCOME 

UMC ONLINE YOUTH CLUB An inclusive youth club for disabled and non disabled young people age 8 and over

Get Creative  Drawing, decorations, origami etc

Free to join.

For more information phone 01245 264783 email [email protected] girlsclubs.org www.essexboysandgirlsclubs.org

Mighty Mega Club Term time only 10am – 12pm 

Discover Storey Centre
383-387 High Street, Stratford, London E15 4QZ

A free club for disabled children and their families age 5-11

Sessions can be booked up to 7 days in advance
020 8536 5555
[email protected]

Autism Sing-along/Fun Club  Every other Saturday  12.30pm – 1.30pm

Harold Hill Library.

Live Music, Sensory Equipment, Light Refreshments,

Age up to 10 years, Free Entry

For more information call Claire 07792 665698, Harold Hill Library 01708 434973

 

 

Swimming Sessions 1.30pm – 2.30pm term time only

Corbets Tey School, Harwood Hall Lane, Upminster, Essex, RM14 2YQ

For adults and young people with learning & physical disabilities aged 16+

To find out more contact Vivien Maxey via email [email protected] or telephone 01708 225888.

To register please complete the registration form here  and return to the email above.

Disability Gymnastics Club Last Saturday of the month 1pm – 2pm
 
Noak Hill Sports Complex, RM3 7YA
 
Any age, siblings are welcome
Next session Saturday 28th September, 1 – 2pm, £5 per child
 
For more information or to book a place please email [email protected]
 

Sunday

Jump Evolution Support Sessions 8.30am – 10am every Sunday

Wednesdays  8.30am to 10am in school holidays only 

Spilsby Road, Harold Hill, Romford, Rm3 8SB

The dedicated Support Sessions are solely for children with additional needs and their families. The following have been added:

➜ Quiet/Sensory room
➜ Changing facilities
➜ Wheelchair ramps
➜ PEC ‘stop and go’ signs
➜ No music
➜ Hand dryers turned off
➜ Fast tracked into the park
➜ Concessionary rates

Parents can come and meet other parents and enjoy a wide variety of food and drink in the café.

Support session charges and times: £8 = 1.5 hours plus socks at £2 which are then yours to keep and re-use

No booking necessary – just pop along and join in

TEAM GYM Sports, games, and gym fitness sessions 10.45 to 12.45pm

SEND young people aged 13 to 25

£5.00 per session Hornchurch Leisure Centre 

For more details text or phone Sue 07813397034

suitable for all levels of ability and fitness but must be willing to take part in activities and  exercise

New for 2021

Disabled Swimming 2.30pm to 3.30pm 

Sapphire Ice and Leisure Centre, 24 Western Road, Romford, RM1 3JT

For people of all ages with a disability. Carers free, £3.50 per person for children and concessions (under 8 swim for free) £4.50 adults, max of two children aged under 8 per adult.

Pool pod available for access to main and teaching pool, Changing Places with hoist and changing bed.

Please be aware you may be asked for proof of disability/and or carer concessions

For more information call 01708 206892 book via the everyone active app or www.everyone active.com

S.E.N.STATION From Sunday 11th November and then every 3rd week 8.30am – 10am

Fairlop Waters Country Park, Forest Road, Ilford, IG6 3HN

Discounted play session for SEND families at Owls Play Centre

First child £4.50, Siblings £1.50

 

Partyman World of Play 9am – 10am.

SEN Sessions 2019

29th September, 20th October*, 24th November, 15th December*

Lakeside, Unit 9 The Boardwalk, West Thurrock Grays, Essex, RM20 2ZP

Partyman World of Play are proud to offer complimentary morning and evening sessions dedicated to children & young adults with special needs where we close the entire venue just for you!

Guests with SEN or disabled guests are also entitled to one free helper/carer during each admission. The primary helper must be a adult and able to take primary responsibility during emergencies and decision making.

All guests who would like to attend one of our sessions or would like to visit the centre at the special admission prices will need to present a DLA/PIP letter at reception.

*Seasonal themed events

Tea Tots 10am – 12pm Last Sunday of every month

Mercury Mall Romford, RM1 3EE

SEND & Siblings only session

 

Swim & Gym (Havering Youth Service) send youth club 10.30am to 12.30pm on zoom 

Keep fit and games  for young people with additional needs

For aged 13 to 25 £5.00 

For more information and  availability of places please contact [email protected] or click here 

Weekends, Bank and School Holidays

Positive Parents Bike Hire Scheme 

10.30 – 4pm (last hire 3-3.30). Weekends, school and public holidays until the end of October

Thames Chase Forest Centre, Pike Lane, Upminster

£4.00 per bike for 30 minutes, £6.00 for 1 hour

There is no need to book just visit the bike hut to choose your bike and fill in the hire form. Take this to the visitor centre to pay. You will need to leave your car keys as a deposit.

In order to make things easier, it is now possible to purchase a passport in advance for 6 sessions this will save you having to fill in a form each time.

Kidspace  Romford 9am – 10am 

The Brewery, Waterloo Road, Romford RM1 1AU

Now offering discounted entry every weekend,  Saturdays and Sundays for disabled children

You need to produce your childs DLA/PIP award notice or a letter from a medical professional  at reception and your child can enter for £4.00 siblings £6.00 2 carers can go in for free

Positive Parents - Opening Doors by Opening Minds

Supporting families of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in the London Borough of Havering