Inclusive sporting and social activities for young adults aged 16+ with disabilities

Summer holidays

Tuesday 3 August | 11:00-14:00
Bowling & lunch out | Hollywood Bowl, Crawley
£20 plus money for lunch

Wednesday 4 August | 10:00-14:00
Gardening | Princes Road allotments, Redhill
£45

Tuesday 10 August | 09:30-13:00
Walk & Picnic at Priory Park | YMCA Sovereign Centre, Reigate
£20

Wednesday 11 August | 10:00-14:00
Gardening | Princes Road allotments, Redhill
£45

Thursday 12 August | 15:00-20:00
Lifeskills* | YMCA Sovereign Centre, Reigate
£45

Tuesday 17 August | 11:00-14:00
Bowling & lunch out | Hollywood Bowl, Crawley
£20 plus money for lunch

Wednesday 18 August | 10:00-14:00
Gardening | Princes Road allotments, Redhill
£45

Thursday 19 August | 15:00-20:00
Lifeskills* | YMCA Sovereign Centre, Reigate
£45

* All Lifeskills sessions will include dinner made by the group, physical activity and group work. This could count towards the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award which can be completed up to the age of 24.

Autumn term

£45 per session

Autumn 2021 term dates tbc

Monday | 09:30-14:00
Sports Award – YMCA Sovereign Centre, Reigate, RH2 8HA
Engage with a wide variety of physical activity, improve sporting skills and prowess, and embrace the benefits of physical health and wellbeing. Regular social time allows attendees to develop connections with each other and boosts social confidence and esteem. Participants who attend regularly will be able to work towards a basic sports leadership certificate and/or recognised sports leadership qualification with Sports Leaders UK.

Tuesday | 09:30-14:00
Socials – YMCA Sovereign Centre, Reigate, RH2 8HA
Take part in a range of games and social activities as well as having the chance to do self-led activities such as playing board games, pool and computer games whilst being in a secure environment.

Wednesday | 09:30-14:00
Gardening – YMCA Sports & Community Centre, Redhill, RH1 6JJ
Learn about all aspects of gardening including growing cycles, crafts, basic handy skills such as painting, as well as being physically active and spending time with others. We have access to inside space for when the weather is against us but are mainly based in and around our allotment in Earlswood.

Thursday | 09:30-14:00
Lifeskills – YMCA Sovereign Centre, Reigate, RH2 8HA
Activity sessions are planned to encourage young people to become independent. Activities could include, but not limited to, money management, teamwork, computing, communication activities.

Friday | 09:30-14:00
Arts (or Arts & Social*) – YMCA Sovereign Centre, Reigate, RH2 8HA
Explore a range of different art forms which will vary week from week. We are focussed on young people working to their own level and ensuring that they have a range of different tasks that challenge them and stimulate them. The session also has access to outside space for structured breaks.
* Providing additional tiers of support, social activities and games to compliment arts activities

Autumn term

£45 per session

Inclusive social activities

Tuesdays | 09:30-14:00
Socials  | YMCA Sovereign Centre, Reigate

Thursdays | 12:00-16:30
Socials  | YMCA Sovereign Centre, Reigate

Fridays | 09:30-14:00
Arts and Social | YMCA Sovereign Centre, Reigate

These sessions will offer higher tiers of support with structured and non-structured activities.

Term dates
Tuesday Socials – 7, 14, 21, 28 Sept, 5, 12, 19 Oct, 9, 16, 23, 30 Nov, 7, 14 Dec 2021

Thursday Socials – 9, 16, 23, 30 Sept, 7, 14, 21 Oct, 11, 18, 25 Nov, 2, 9, 16 Dec 2021

Friday Arts and Social – 3, 10, 17, 24 Sept, 8, 15, 22 Oct, 5, 12, 19, 26 Nov, 3, 10, 17 Dec 2021

Inclusive structured activities designed to build life skills

Mondays | 09:30-14:00
Sports | YMCA Sovereign Centre, Reigate
Try out a variety of inclusive sports

Tuesdays | 09:30-14:00
Lifeskills | YMCA Horley Family Centre, Horley
Travel training, trips out, social skills, cooking and job readiness activities

Wednesdays | 09:00-14:00
Job Club  | YMCA Sovereign Centre, Reigate
Help to run a new under 5’s soft play session whilst learning about session planning, setting up, making hot drinks and snacks, risk assessments and keeping children safe.

Wednesdays | 09:30-14:00
Gardening | YMCA Allotment, Princes Road, Redhill
Learn about all aspects of gardening, as well as being physically active and spending time with others. We have access to inside space when necessary.

Thursdays | 09:30-14:00
Cooking Club | YMCA Sovereign Centre, Reigate
Make a healthy meal each week and learn about how to create a balanced meal, order food and understand money management.

Fridays | 09:30-14:00
Arts | YMCA Sovereign Centre, Reigate
Explore different art forms which will vary each week. Young people work to their own level and have a range of different tasks to challenge and stimulate.

Term dates

Monday Sports – 6,13, 20, 27 Sept, 4, 11, 18 Oct, 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Nov, 6, 13 Dec 2021

Tuesday Lifeskills – 7, 14, 21, 28 Sept, 5, 12, 19 Oct, 9, 16, 23, 30 Nov, 7, 14 Dec 2021

Wednesday Gardening – 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Sept, 6, 13, 20 Oct, 3, 10, 17, 24 Nov, 1, 8, 15 Dec 2021

Wednesday Job Club: 8, 15, 22, 29 Sept, 6, 13, 20 Oct, 3, 10, 17, 24 Nov, 1, 8, 15 Dec 2021

Thursday Cooking Club: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Sept, 7, 14, 21 Oct, 11, 18, 25 Nov, 2, 9, 16 Dec 2021

Friday Arts: 3, 10, 17, 24 Sept, 8, 15, 22 Oct, 5, 12, 19, 26 Nov, 3, 10, 17 Dec 2021

COVID-19 precautions

Despite the easing of restrictions from 19 July, LifeWorks sessions will continue to involve social distancing throughout. We encourage all staff and participants to wear a face-covering when inside communal areas. Please speak to YMCA staff regarding any exemptions of this.

Find out more

For more information about our face-to-face or online sessions, please contact Jade Birch.

01737 222859
E jade.birch@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk

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Download our Individual Care Plan