Social and Leisure

Social and Leisure

Picture of a girl riding a specially adapted bicycleThere are many ways that you can be supported to take part in different types of sports.  Your Social Worker, Community Reviewing Officer or Support Worker will be able to help you to find something that suits your needs and abilities.

Go 4 Life logo

Go4Life is a scheme organised by North Somerset Council that encourages people to live healthier and more active lives.

Girl with hockey stickThere are lots of activities that are for people with learning disabilities.  You might be interested in Sportarray or the Get Active Pass – for more information click on the links below.  For information about activities in your area please see the Active Directory.

Sportarray  is a North Somerset Council scheme aiming to increase the number of people with a disability or long-term health condition regularly playing sport.  Sportarray supports clubs, coaches and volunteers to gain knowledge and skills to provide inclusive sport sessions as part of their club activities.

girl swimmingThe Get Active Pass offers limited free and half price access to casual gym, swim, court hire at North Somerset leisure centres (Hutton Moor (Weston-Super-Mare), Scotch Horn (Nailsea), Backwell, Parish Wharf (Portishead), Strode (Clevedon) and Churchill).  This scheme replaces the Go4Free Leisure Cheques which finished in July 2017.  Applications need to be made through a key worker.

 

Health trainerNorth Somerset Health Trainers provide a free and confidential service, offering one-to-one support to help reach personal goals and improve your health and wellbeing.  You can work with a health trainer for up to 12 weeks to help you to eat more healthily, exercise more, lose weight, stop smoking and drink less alcohol.  To access this service you must be aged 18 years or over and living in Weston-super-Mare.  Anyone not meeting the criteria will be referred to a relevant organisation that can help.

 

 

Woman walking

Health Walks are organised across North Somerset – for more information see Go4Life North Somerset and Walking for Health.