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Services in Christchurch

Activities near me

Where can I find out about activities around me?

There are a range of activities including:

  • social activities
  • clubs
  • support groups
  • leisure centres
  • libraries
  • sports clubs
  • museums
  • cinemas
  • theatres
  • parks and sports fields
  • volunteering

Search for activities

Search the Family Information Directory to find activities and see how they support SEND.

You can also:

  • look at local notice boards and in the local newspaper
  • ask your school or college
  • search online
  • contact venues such as theatres or leisure centres

Your doctor or social worker may also be able to tell you about local support groups.

Can I get discounted or free entry to activities, venues and leisure centres?

Some places will offer free or discounted access, but you will need to contact the venue to see what they offer. 

Families on the `Add-On’ register receive a free Max Card - a national discount card enabling children and young people with SEND to benefit from reduced or free entry to over 1,500 UK attractions and day’s out

Discounts and help with costs

You may be able to get financial support to help make activities and other costs more manageable. See our money pages to find out.

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