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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

3 December

On 3 December we celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). This annual event is about promoting an understanding of disability issues and mobilising support for the dignity, rights and wellbeing of persons with disabilities.

In Elmbridge, there is support available including a range of activities and sport:

Access to sport

Judo
Hollywater Judo Club, Hersham Community Centre,  Burhill Road, Hersham KT12 4BJ. For children aged 8 to 16. Cost £4 per session.
Hollywater Judo Club is one of only 2 Judo Clubs in the South East of England to be Registered with Special Olympics Great Britain. The club is affiliated with British Blind Sport. 
Hollywater info or booking | Hollywater Facebook | Hollywater Twitter 

Karate
Abel Karate. Small SEN classes for children aged 6+
Venue: Esher Rugby Club, 369 Molesey Road, Hersham KT12 3PF
Abel Karate's 'Be Inspired Project' is an innovative programme, which aims to promote awareness through action that children and young people with disabilities thrive in sport.
moreinfo@abelkarate.com  | Abel Instagram | Abel Facebook 

Football
Surrey Blues - Xcel, Waterside Drive, Walton-on-Thames KT12 2JG
Fridays 8pm to 10pm and once a month Sunday 2pm to 4pm. 
Surrey Blues booking information

Walton and Hersham United - Xcel Sports Hub, Waterside Drive, Walton-on-Thames KT12 2JG
Football training - Sunday 5pm to 6pm.
Extra time football (mental wellbeing) - Thursdays 9pm to 10pm.
Walton and Hersham United booking information

Swimming

Xcel, Waterside Drive, Walton-on-Thames KT12 2JG. Lane swim.
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 3pm to 4 pm. 
Book Xcel online or call 01932 260300

Hurst Pool, Dunstall Way, Molesey, West Molesey KT8 1PD. Lane swim. 
Book Hurst Pool online or call 020 8941 6544

Gymnastics

SEND classes at Silvermere Gymnastics
Sundays 12pm -12:45pm. Cost: £11.55 per session. 
Silvermere info and booking

Other activities

Elmbridge Mencap
Venue: Burview Hall,  Queens Road. Walton-on-Thames. KT12 5AB

Social clubs:

  • NOVA for adults with learning disabilities age 25+ meets fortnightly on Wednesdays 7pm to 9pm
  • Youth Club for young people aged 16 – 25 meets fortnightly on a Wednesday evening 7pm to 9pm
  • One to One club for adults with learning disabilities age 18+ Thursday evenings 7.30pm – 9.00pm
  • Family Fun once a month on a Saturday afternoon 2pm to 4pm
  • Cinema Nights once a month on a Saturday evening 5.55pm to 7.30pm
  • Cost: £4 a session for all clubs and activities
  • Email: elmbridgemencap@btconnect.com or call 01932 221304

Day service:

3 days a week - Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 9.45am to 3.45am. £75.00 for a full day, 9.45am to 3.45am or £40 for a half day 9.45am to 12.45pm £40.00 lunch included.  
Email: elmbridgemencap@btconnect.com  or call 07593 746185 for more details.

Elmbridge Mencap website

Cobham Link at Cobham Centre for the Community
Choir, gardening and helping out at the Molesey Centre allotment. Computer group. Volunteering. Gym and swimming classes. Drama group, arts, and crafts. Food preparation, money skills, independent skills booster, monthly day trips.
Cobham Link information and booking

For further information on inclusive sports clubs in Elmbridge, email: sport@elmbridge.gov.uk

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