Young person Activities

Rangers - Girl Guides UK

Girlguiding UK aims to provide the opportunity for girls of all abilities to have fun and become more confident, in a girl-only setting. Girl Guiding UK  aims to involve everyone, including those with medical conditions, special educational needs and disabilities. They can provide support to allow every member to take part. ,
Support available for parents/carers and Leaders who have girls with additional needs in their unit includes: 
•    Fund for Members with Disabilities – A grant can help with providing specialist equipment or support for disabled members on camps and other trips.  
•    A network of Special Needs Advisers at local level who are able to provide support and information for Leaders. 

Phoenix Rangers is held in the Wallington area every Thursday at 4.30pm during term times. For more information of to book a place, please contact Olivia Griffin on 0208 647 8600 or email

Advocacy for All

Advocacy for All run two groups in Sutton for people with learning disabilities. Information about both groups can be found below. 

Speak Up: A group for adults aged 18 and over that have learning disabilities and live, work or study in the London Borough of Sutton. The aims of the group are to: give a voice to members to speak up on various issues affecting people with learning disabilities; have regular meetings to discuss useful ideas that members can take back to the council to resolve; represent people with learning difficulties at various national meetings; organise and support the Sutton Partnership board to give a voice to a wider community of people in the borough. 

Action Voices: A group for young people aged 12-25 with learning disabilities. It encourages and supports it's members to speak up and to help make important changes to make life better for young people with disabilities. They meet twice a month on Wednesdays and have a zoom session once a month.  Call Gracie on 01322 619 707 or email

Visit the Actions Voices website (external link)

Dessi Art

All inclusive art workshops for adults. Every Saturday 4.30 -6pm. Richard James Hub, 16 The Parade, Beynon Road, Carshalton, SM5 3RL. £15 per session. First session half price. Book now: 

Disability Sports Coach

From badminton to basketball to Boccia - Club Sutton has got it all! This inclusive sport club in Sutton takes place The session takes place on Saturdays from 11am - 12:30pm in the sports hall at Westcroft Leisure Centre, located at the heart of Carshalton. The club is open to all needs and abilities from 8 years up. The is a real sense of community at this Club and sessions are delivered by two highly experienced coaches. Family members are welcome to join in and many members stay to socialise with each other, so come visit our session and bring a friend!

Saturday, 11.00 - 12.30pm, Westcroft Leisure Centre, Westcroft Rd, Carshalton SM5 2TG, £4

Disability Swim

Exclusive swimming session for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.  

Downsyndrome OK 

Visit the South East England website (external link).

There are 3 discos a year held in Nork, Banstead. Find out more about The Zone, a Friday night youth club for young people with Down's Syndrome, and their close friends with learning disabilities. 7.30PM - 9.30PM, subscription payable half termly, £4 per session. 

EcoLocal Cycling

EcoLocal’s cycling activities are good fun, sociable and a great way to get some exercise! Our range of cycles means everyone can get involved.  We welcome all abilities and our activities are accessible for those with disabilities. We run regular inclusive cycling sessions for adults and those aged 14+, who would like an opportunity to experience cycling, learn to ride, regain cycling confidence, improve cycling skills, socialise and get gentle exercise in safe off-road environment.  In school holidays, we often run family cycling sessions for children aged 7+ accompanied by an adult. We offer cycle roadshows to community groups, schools and events, as well as special Cub Scout cycling badge sessions. 

Epsom Riding for the Disabled Association

Epsom RDA is a registered charity and a member of the National Riding for the Disabled Association.  We provide opportunities for disabled people to learn to ride to benefit their health and general well being. Sessions are held seven days a week at our own stables with indoor and outdoor riding schools.

Explorer Scouts 

Explorer Scouts (14–18) Explorers are encouraged to lead themselves in deciding the programme and direction of the Unit, with support and guidance from leaders.

Scouts are encouraged to take part in a wide range of activities as part of their programme. Taking part is the most important thing.  There are a number of Challenges, Awards and Activity Badges for Scouts. Scouts take part in a programme that helps them to find out about the world in which they live, learn about keeping fit and healthy and helps grow their creative talent. The 15th Wallington Scout Group provides fun and adventure for young people with additional needs. We provide Scouting for young people aged between 6 and 14 years and have strong links to the sections providing continued Scouting for 14 to 25-year-olds with additional needs.

Girls Win

Girls Win is a free and inclusive sports and games club for young women with SEN, aged 16-25.   It empowers young women to think more positively about their future, and explores how goal setting can develop their prospects for the future. It also engages young women in activities that keep the body and mind healthy to adopt a growth mind set.

Mondays, 5PM - 6.00PM at The Change Foundation, Cricket Centre, Plough Lane, SM6 8JQ

For enquiries, contact Daniel Levey on 07824 589338  

Grow Wild 

Grow Wild is a service in the Sutton area. Their outreach projects are seen as an alternative to day services and are based on outdoor activities and connecting to local environmental projects. These services are not commissioned by London Borough of Sutton. There is a fee for Grow Wild - fees are set after an assessment for support. 

Inclusive Online Activities

We run online interactive sessions covering lots of different activities. Our focus is to have fun and a good time! If you haven't booked with us before, send us an email to get a free session.

Our activities are enjoyed by adults with learning disabilities, and sometimes older teenagers. If you are unsure if you or someone you care for would find our sessions suitable, please give us a ring to discuss!

The sessions cover a variety of interests including art, dance, music, signing songs, and cooking! All are designed to be as inclusive as possible with experienced leaders (a minimum of two on any session). If you would like any information on any activity please email us:


Join Team Keen and explore their diverse programme of events and activities for young people with autism and learning disabilities in the London Borough of Sutton. There is a fee for Keen2Go.

London Futures 

London Futures is an award winning employability programme that engages young Londoners aged 18-30 with a disability, helping them transition into work, education or training through sport and personalised career development. 

Starting from 13 September 2022. Tuesdays (term time) @ 4.30pm - 6.30pm 

Address: The Change Foundation, The Cricket Centre, Plough lane, Wallington, SM6 8JQ. 

Contact: or call 07824 589 517

Learn more about London Futures on our Employment page. 

Palace for Life Foundation 

Palace for Life Foundation run a disability programme that plans to give every person living with a disability the chance to take part in sport, improving their motor skills and physical fitness. Palace for Life also gives people the chance to develop self-esteem, and confidence and make new friends. The Foundation is fully committed to reaching out to areas of the community that don’t have access to sports and physical activity.

SIASS Youth Chat Facebook Group

If you are 16-25 years old, live in Sutton, and have a Special Education Need or Disability, join the SIASS Facebook Group. You'll get to ask questions of SIASS staff, gain advice and support, and learn where to go for the information you need as a young person with SEND. 

The Springboard Project

Springboard run a Sutton 12-18 group and a 18-25 group providing support to disabled young people through sessions, activities, trips and breaks that give independence, new opportunities and social interaction equal to that of their non-disabled peers. Sessions run all year round, both during the school term and college/school holidays. Activities are tailored to ages and abilities and include sessions in house, in the local community and where possible trips further afield. 

Sutton Library

Sutton library has a collection of 40 multi-sensory books for adults with a learning disability. Bag books can be told in groups or individually and are told through voice and emotion rather than words and pictures. The library also has a collection books Beyond Words, Picture stories are accessible to everyone, whether or not you can read words.

“Sutton library offers a free session for adults with learning disabilities on Wednesdays at 2pm. Using props, staff and volunteers encourage movement and social interaction. “

These books are kept at Sutton Library but can be sent for collection at any library location. Please speak to staff at Sutton Library or email to access these books.

Surrey Wheels for All 

The Wheels for All initiative is a nationally recognised programme that embraces all children, young people and adults with disabilities and differing needs, to engage in a quality cycling activity. 
By using specially adapted cycles, the activities are both physically and mentally stimulating and above all fun for everyone involved.
Surrey Wheels for All offers a great opportunity to provide a friendly, safe and fun environment for developing cycling skills for all and to take a lead in opening up new paths and promoting friendly group activities that can inspire others, irrespective of their individual ability or obstacles.

Sutton Community Farm

Volunteers come to the farm to learn new skills, share knowledge, meet people and be inspired. Keeping a community farm running involves a wide variety of work. Most volunteers help out with practical activities, and there are opportunities to work outside in the field or inside our veg shed helping to portion and package vegetables. Find out more about volunteering for Sutton Community Farm. Fill out an application form to volunteer for Sutton Community Farm - all applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

For enquiries - Email: /  Call: 07419 740754

Sutton Mencap 

Sutton Mencap provides children and young people's services as follows: 

After school clubs for children and young people aged 6 to 19, 3.15PM - 5.45PM, 4 nights per week, term times only. 

Phoenix Rangers club for young people with Asperger's aged 14 to 19, 4.30PM - 6.30PM, 1 night per week, term time only. 

Saturday clubs for children and young people aged 6 to 19, 10.00AM - 3.00PM, term time only.

Holiday clubs for children and young people aged 6 to 19, 10.00AM - 3.00PM or 4.00PM, 5 days per week during school holidays. 

Referral to our young people's service is usually via the Children with Disabilities Service or the Transitions Team at the London Borough of Sutton. Please note that due to a high demand for our services there is usually a waiting list. For more information contact Asma Jacob, Sutton Mencap Children's Services Manager on 020 8647 8600 or

Sutton Mencap also provides a range of services for those aged 19 and over. For more information on Sutton Mencap, visit the website. To email,  contact Tammy Satchell, Sutton Mencap's Adult Services Manager on

Sutton School of Gymnastics 

Sutton School of Gymnastics offers gymnastics classes for all age groups and abilities.

Wheels for Wellbeing 

Wheels for Wellbeing charity organises inclusive cycling sessions for disabled people of all ages and impairments. They have over 200 adaptive cycles, including tricycles, hand cycles, go-karts, tandems, side-by-sides and wheelchair cycles, to make sure that everyone can find a cycle that suits them. 


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