Alternative Inclusive Clubs


Special Olympics Multi-Sports Club

Please see the attached document which details all of the activities within the Special Olympics (Athletics, Basketball, Gymnastics, Swimming, Table Tennis), including days, times, venues and cost of sessions.

Age Groups: Juniors 14 years plus and Adults

Contact:

Facilities:

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilet

Supported needs:

  • Learning difficulties and learning disabilities

The Father's Heart Youth Ranch - Horse Riding

Where: The Father's Heart Youth Ranch, Sheepy Magna (please contact for specific address)

When: 7 days a week (varied schedule, please contact to book on)

Age Groups: 3 years plus (children and families)

Coaches: All leaders have experience of working with SEN

  • They can offer group, one-to-one and school group sessions

Cost: Free (donations to the organisation are kindly welcome)

Contact:

Facilities:

  • Yard area is accessible for wheelchairs
  • On site parking
  • Basic composting toilet facilities only

Supported needs:

  • The ranch has particularly found equine therapy to be of benefit to autistic children
  • Learning disabilities
  • Social emotional and mental health

Website: https://www.fhyr.org.uk/


Shelby Academy of Performing Arts - Sarah's Shelby Stars

Where: 30 Hill Street, Hinckley, Leicestershire LE10 1DT, UK

When: Saturday afternoon

  • 2 performing arts lessons 1pm and 2.30 pm
  • Then a fun and fitness class in-between at 1.45 pm
  • Lessons are 45mins

Age Groups: Start at 8 years up to seniors (no max age)

Cost: Lessons are ran in blocks of 4 weeks. Fees are due on week 1. It is £17 for 1 lesson per block (4 lessons). Some students do a dance class plus fitness so then £34 per block.

Coach: Coach Sarah has worked in education/health and services for 30 years, with many years SEN experience. She is also a qualified dance eacher.

Contact:

Facilities:

  • Limited wheelchair access

Supported needs:

  • Cognition and learning
  • Learning difficulties and learning disabilities

Website: http://www.shelbyacademy-performingarts.com/home.html


The Inclusive Club

Where: Sport in Desford, Peckleton Lane, Desford, LE9 9JU

When: Last Tuesday of the month, 10am - 12pm

  • Offers activities like: bowls, football, gym access, running, walking, squash, table tennis, tennis

Age Groups: Adults and carers

Cost: £2 per session

Contact:

Facilities:

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled toilets
  • Guide dogs allowed
  • On-site parking

Supported needs:

  • Autism
  • Cognition and learning
  • Learning difficulties and learning disabilities
  • Physical conditions or difficulties
  • Social emotional and mental health

Website: http://www.sportindesford.org/


Hinckley MENCAP Society

Where: 46 Hill Street, Hinckley, LE10 1DT

When:

  • Monday session is from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm
  • Thursday session is from 4 pm to 8.30 pm
  • MENCAP run social clubs for adults with learning disabilities. They have a tuck shop, karaoke, a pool table and table tennis and bowls. They also go out for meals and on outings.

Age Groups: Adults and carers

Cost:

  • Monday - £1
  • Thursday - 50p
  • Annual membership - £5

Contact:

Facilities:

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Supported needs:

  • Learning difficulties and learning disabilities
  • Social emotional and mental health

MENCAP Website: https://www.mencap.org.uk/


Achieve With Us

Where: 54 Regents Court, Hinckley, Leicester, LE10 0AD

When:

  • Day care and day services (enquire for more info). Achieve host an extensive sports program that includes a football team who play matches with other inclusive teams across the county, tennis, tag rugby, cricket, golf and swimming. They also have a wood work area, run a market stall in the local town twice a week, and accept referrals from Adult Social Care and from those funding their own care. They do contract gardening and have 2 allotments. All of the activities aim to be meaningful and rewarding to promote independence and life skills, giving individuals the motivation and experience to move forward to new projects.

Age Groups: 18 years plus

Coaches: fully SEND qualified and trained

Contact:

Facilities:

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • On-site parking

Supported needs:

  • Autism
  • Learning difficulties and learning disabilities
  • Speech language and communication needs

MENCAP Website: http://www.achievewithus.co.uk/