Leisure activities are provided by the local authority and by charities and local organisations working with us. Some activities are universal. Some are targeted services and others are specialist for those children with complex needs and disability.
We offer a range of short break leisure activities for children with disabilities.
The Camden MOSAIC in Touch (see downnloads) magazine is sent out four times a year to all families who are registered. The magazine provides up to date information about the activities that are on offer both locally and in neighbouring areas.
Leisure activities for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) include:
- Dance and performance classes
- Adapted cycling in Regents' Park
- Swimming lessons
- Arts club
- and lots lots more......
There are a wide range of youth activities on offer across Camden. Young disabled people interested in sports can find a range of activities for all ages through 'sport for disabled young people' or just have a look around the Local Offer website.
You can also have a look at the Local Offer events calendar or the featured events..
Camden libraries offer a great range of resources for children and young people and they are all accessible. There are a range of activities for under-fives as well as older children and adults that take place. Click here to find your local library.
We have lots of parks and open spaces in Camden, many of which have play areas. Find out more as well as about parks in Camden by clicking here.
Outdoor gyms are also great to try out. They are suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels and are free to access. Find out where your local outdoor gym is by clicking here.
Children’s centres offer a range of fun stay and play sessions and short courses for parents and children under 5. The sessions are specially designed to encourage children’s early learning and development. Click here to find your local area's weekly programme and activity timetable.
- For young disabled people from the age of 13 - 19 we have a Forum called Reactive. Any young disabled person can join Reactive and become part of evaluating services for young disabled people in Camden and have their say about how to improve services.
- Young disabled people can get involved with young people for inclusion YPFI. YPFI is supported by The Big Lottery Fund and delivered by Elfrida Rathbone Camden, a charity supporting young disabled people.
- You can also visit the preparing for adult life, part of the community section to look for more activities and events for young people.