So what happens when you reach your 21st birthday and you can no longer access Friends for Leisure activities? No worries. There are plenty of exciting opportunities out there for you to take part in.
Swimming sessions for disabled people
Aquarius Swimming Club Sandbach Boys School, Crewe Road, Sandbach, CW11 3NS. Most Mondays 7:00pm to 8:00pm. Fee £3.00 and carers/parents £1.50. Chair hoist available. Contact: 07746 425434 www.aquarius-swimming-sandbach.org/
Macclesfield Seals Macclesfield Leisure Centre Friday 7.30-8.30pm Contact:01625 262619
Congleton Leisure Centre Wednesday 8.00 – 9.00pm Contact: 01260 387717
Alsager Swans Alsager Leisure Centre Sunday 7.00pm – 8.00pm Contact: 01270 884438 See their website.
Crewe Sea Horses Crewe Pool Thursdays 7.00pm – 8.00pm ( 6.00pm – 7.00pm in the summer) Contact 01270 629958
Winsford Turtles Winsford Lifestyle Centre Mondays 7.00pm – 8:30pm except Bank Holidays
SOCIAL, RECREATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Time Out Group runs evening activities in the local community for adults with learning disabilities and volunteer supporters. If you live in Handforth, Alderley Edge or Wilmslow, have a learning disability and would like to get out more in the evening then Time Out Group could help.
We meet at a leisure centre where we swim, play badminton or go in the gym; at a local hall to learn about healthy eating and try out new recipes, have quizzes or plan our next activities; or on summer’s evenings you’ll find us out for walks or playing tennis or bowling in the local park. You can see more information at www.timeoutgroup.org.uk or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good Company Handforth
Cheshire Centre for Independent Living provides Weekly social groups for disabled adults aged 19+ years living in the Cheshire East local authority area. Good Company
Speaking Up Speaking Out, Macclesfield
Macclesfield Speaking Up Speaking Out (SUSO) is an organisation – run with and for adults with learning disabilities and additional needs. We are a friendly, welcoming, affordable place in the town centre, to come and meet people, make friends, learn new skills or just sit and enjoy a cuppa and a chat. SUSO
Parachute is the MaccSuso drop in for adults with learning disabilities and additional needs.
Macclesfield Speaking Up Speaking Out (SUSO) is a self-help group – run BY adults with learning disabilities FOR adults with learning disabilities. They have their own premises in the town centre.
Click here to see their website.
Rossendale Oakwood Service
Oakwood is a bespoke service provided by the Rossendale Trust. They offer a broad menu of recreational, social, educational and supported work experience activities, in a social environment, open to all adults with learning disabilities. Please follow this link for further information.
Disco for Adults with Disabilities
Macclesfield United Reformed Church hosts a disco every Wednesday evening for people with disabilities. Click here to see their poster.
Luv2MeetU is a friendship and dating agency for people with a learning disability aged 18 and over. They support people to make friends, share interests and develop relationships. At March 2017, they were operating in west Cheshire.
Lady Verdin Trust
They support and care for adults with learning disabilities in Crewe & Nantwich to help them live meaningful and fulfilling lives in their own community.
SUPPORTED LIVING SERVICE
Use this link if you are interested in their independent living service.
Fancy a short break away from home? A change is better than a rest.
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