There are a number of leisure activities available in and around Peterborough specifically designed for Children with disabilities.
These can be a great opportunity for you and your family to meet others and for your children to participate in activities in a more SEN friendly way.
Here is a list of the different sessions.
Inflatanation Saturdays 0900am-1000am book online https://www.inflatanation.com/
Flip Out Saturdays 0900am-1000am book online https://www.flipout.co.uk/
Regional Fitness & Swimming Centre Every day except Saturday 0800-0930 01733 864760
Athletics Track (Adapted Cycling) Wednesdays 01733 864760
Jack Hunt School: Friday night club this is a swimming group for disabled and sensory impaired people and their families, which aims to equip you to be able to go into mainstream swimming. Tel: 01733 264644
Archery Focus Centre Dogsthorpe (Various times please call : 01733863783
Ferry Meadows/Nene Park There is disabled access to most of the park including the bird hides. Powered scooters and wheelchairs are available on free loan for use in the park but it is advisable to telephone in advance to check if one is free. There are accessible toilets at the visitor centre and the water sports centre. A Braille map is available for blind visitors.
The Key Theatre has four wheelchair seats L8, L10, L29, L31 each has a carers seat beside. There is an infra red hearing system, with five loops and five headsets, which are available from reception also. Carers concessions are half price admission, the disabled person also gets half price admission. When booking your seat state any special requirements. Tel: 01733 552437
The Showcase cinema complex is fully accessible to wheelchairs. Some films are available with sub titles (check for details). They have loop systems, accessible toilets and carers accompanying disabled people will not be charged an entrance fee. Tel: 01733 555636
Central Park has a sensory garden, Bowls Green, Croquet greens, Tennis Courts,
Netherton United Disability Football train every Friday evenings at the Grange playing fields during the summer, and at an indoor venue through the winter months. Contact for details. Tel: 01733 751782
Fun Instructional New Skills (FINS) Swimming Club runs every week during term time and is a swimming club for young people with a range of learning, sensory or physical abilities. Contact Community Sports Development Officer on Tel: 01733 863760.
Swimming Both the Regional and Jack Hunt pools have hoists to help you into the water and prefer prior notification so that they can make sure that the appropriate help is available when you need it. For Regional Pool Tel: 01733 551474
Sailability is one of the very few sports in which able-bodied sailors and disabled sailors can participate on equal terms. Sailability encourages and supports disabled people to take up the sport. Peterborough Sailability meets every Tuesday from April to October at Ferry Meadows, Tel: 07948 262919 for details.
Riding for the Disabled Horse riding is available for disabled children up to the age of 16 years and is available Monday to Friday term times only. At RDA, our horses and ponies provide therapy, achievement and enjoyment to people with disabilities. Grasslands West Street Helpston Peterborough PE6 7DU For more information please contact 01733 254254
Peterborough United Football Club has room for 10 wheelchair users and carers, and walking disabled people. If you are in a wheelchair you pay half price and the carer is admitted free. If you need to park close to the entrance, phone early on the day of the match to reserve a parking space. Tel: 01733 563947
Peterborough United Football Club Pan Disability Football
Peterborough Arena (ice stadium) can take six wheelchairs on a specially raised area. 01733 260222
Bushfield Sports Centre Peterborough, PE2 5RQ has a Pulsestar Fitness Studio which can accommodate disabled people at almost any time but it is advisable to telephone first. There is a cost per session. Discounts are available for disabled people. Tel: 01733 864656
The Bowling Centre, Bretton has facilities so that you can bowl from your wheelchair. Mention your disability when making your booking so that the end lanes can be reserved. The centre is fully accessible. Discounts are available to disabled people Tel: 0844 8263027 www.amfbowling.co.uk