Play & Leisure Information
A national discount card scheme is available in almost every UK cinema. The Cinema Exhibitors' Association (CEA) Card entitles the holder to one free ticket for a person accompanying them to the cinema. To apply for the card a person must meet at least one of the following criteria:
Be in receipt of Disability Living
Be registered as a blind person (Receipt of Attendance Allowance or Disabled Person's Railcard is no longer part of the criteria).
The card is valid for one year from the issue date and costs £5.50. Application forms are available at all participating cinemas, or from the Card Network website.
Website: http://www.ceacard.co.uk/ Textphone: 0800 988 8657
Girlguiding UK is an inclusive organisation and we are committed to ensuring that our members with disabilities are able to enjoy the challenges and benefits guiding offers.
What do girls in guiding do?
Rainbows - age five
Rainbows have fun! They play games, have parties and make things while developing life skills.
Brownies - age seven
Brownies do it all! Their meetings are full of challenges, games and activities, usually ones that the Brownies have suggested themselves.
Guides - age ten to
Being a Guide encourages girls to develop by undertaking challenges and pushing the boundaries of their experience.
Senior Section - age
14 to 25
The Senior Section offers an exciting and flexible programme with a huge variety of challenges, activities and opportunities for personal development.
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The Scout Association offers everyday adventure and activity to almost 400,000 young people across the UK. Scouting is open to all young people aged 6 to 25 of every faith and background. There are five Sections:
· Beaver Scouts for 6 - 8 year
· Cub Scouts for 8 -10 ½ year olds
· Scouts for 10 ½ - 14 year olds
· Explorer Scouts for 14 -18 year olds
· Network for 18 - 25 year olds
Join online at: http://www.sthelensscouts.org.uk/index.html
Heybrook Equestrian Centre in Lowton
provides horse riding for all ages and disablities.
Qualified instructors. Indoor and Outdoor arenas.
Tel: 01942 261334
Dunes Splash World also offers 'quiet nights' which have been developed for children and young people with an ASD diagnosis, their families and carers. These are available each month 6.30pm - 8.30pm.
If you require further information or
would like to register a place for this night, please contact
Positive Futures on: 0151 285 5449 or email email@example.com.
The Plaza Cinema (Crosby) has created a staff friendly, disability and autism screening, which will give exclusive access with special lighting and reduced sound levels to make children and young people feel comfortable.
They have provided additional space around the seating area for children and young people to play and run around in and there is also a quiet area for people who would like to relax. Doors open 5.00pm - film starts approximately 5.30pm.
Crosby Road North
Prendoolys is a large children's indoor play centre, which includes astro slides, spiral slide, large sports court, a large toddler/baby area and unique open plan party rooms.
Open 7 days a week 9.30am to
Food and drink is available all day. Entrance is £4.50 per child.
25 Queen Street
Contact: Karen Prendegast
Tel : 01925 299599
impaired sporting activities group
Meet every 2nd Wednesday of the month at Lansbury Bridge School for a range of sporting activities. Open to children on Visually Impaired Team caseload.