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Wellbeing groups

All groups/activities cancelled during the restrictions imposed due to the Coronavirus (Covid 19) pandemic

Wheels for all - Bath

www.bathnes.gov.uk/wheelsforall

email: Chris.Revill@cycling.org.uk

Tel: 07530 263014

 

Cycling opportunities for disabled children and adults with differing needs:

Go and try their fantastic selection of bikes, trikes and hand cycles that can suit a wide range of needs

Check on the website or contact details above for which days they are at each location:

 

Outdoors at the Odd Down Circuit, Odd Down Playing Fields off Chelwood Drive—Bath BA2 2AX

Indoors at The Sports Barn, Beechen Cliff School, Alexandra Park, Bath BA2 4RE

Life Cycle UK

www.lifecycleuk.org.uk/wellbeing

Tel: 0117 353 4580

 

Bike Minded is a Life Cycle project, based at The Create Centre in Bristol, helping people with mental health and emotional issues. Take a look to find out more.

 

Our bike rides are open to anyone, supportive and friendly. We have bikes available to borrow or can help people to get low cost bikes. We now have a small fleet of electric bikes which will be available to borrow on our bike rides. If anyone is interested in trying them out, they can book a free 1:1 cycle lesson with a trained instructor. Just get in touch to find out more.

 

Find out about our Wellbeing café too see poster for more information.

Changes Bristol

www.changesbristol.org.uk

email: info@changesbristol.org.uk

tel: 0117 941 1123

 

Changes Bristol is a direct access charity based on 12 Steps which promote mental wellbeing. They have meetings throughout Bristol. All people who experience any sort of mental distress are welcome to access support at their groups.

 

Almondsbury Tennis Club, Gloucester Road, Bristol BS32 4AA

Tuesdays 10.30-11.30 Cost £3.00 - All abilities welcome.

https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/almondsburytennisclub/Coaching/Disability

Contact: John Kimani: 07951 584669 or Lynda Riddle: 01454 616495

 

Downend and Frenchay Tennis Club, Common Mead Lane, Hambrook, Winterbourne, Bristol BS16 1QQ

Inclusive Tennis Activities- links with www.headwaybristol.org.uk

Contact: Sally Wraith sally.wraith@yahoo.co.uk            

 

Kings Tennis Club, Maplemeade, Bristol BS7 8JG

Inclusive Tennis Activities- www.sendawelcome.co.uk  session each Saturday throughout November 12-1pm

Cost £2.00 per child – Book early

Mother and under 5s – Mondays 9.30-10.30

Contact: Elly Shearman ellytennis.kings@hotmail.com

https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/EllyShearmanCoaching

 

Knowle Tennis Club,17 Beaconsfield Road, Wells Road, Bristol BS4 2QN

Bristol Active Life mental health tennis Group https://www.bristol.gov.uk/balp 

Inclusive beginners/improvers group sessions Thursday evening and Saturday morning - Cost £3.00

Contact: Matt Thompson matt-thompson1984@hotmail.co.uk

 

Redland Green, Redland Green Road, Bristol BS6 7HF

Mental Health Group. Tuesdays 11.00-12.30

Working with Bristol Active Life to have a session in North Bristol - Cost £3.00

Coach: Toby Huddlestone/ Rachel Smith

Contact: helenabbott19@gmail.com to book on

 

One You South Gloucestershire is a healthy lifestyles and wellbeing service for adults to help make important, lasting improvements to their health.

The service is for all adults over the age of 18 who are a South Gloucestershire resident or registered with a GP practice in South Gloucestershire.

Website:  https://oneyou.southglos.gov.uk/

Phone: 01454 865337

Engage & Immerse

 

Matthew Richards provides a Bristol-based therapeutic music service for people with additional needs called ‘Engage & Immerse’. Using a series of unique music interventions, positive change in cognition, motor skills, behaviour, communication, community engagement and creative expression is facilitated with demonstrable outcomes. Matthew works with groups and on a 1:1 basis, drawing upon his extensive experience to deliver a model of practice that is positive, person-centered and adaptable.

 

Things you can expect during a 1:1 or group session:

  • Guitar, keyboard-orientated songs and sing-a-longs.

  • Music technology - loopers, samplers, synths, iPads, piano mats etc.

  • A broad range of drums and percussion instruments from around the world.

  • Sensory, tactile instruments such as ocean drums, chimes, rain sticks etc.

 

To see some of the fantastic work over the years and to get in touch with Matthew - who has a full enhanced DBS check and public liability insurance - please see the following contact details.

 

Website - www.engageandimmerse.co.uk

Email - engageandimmerse@hotmail.com

Phone - 07920407490

Access Sport

www.accesssport.org.uk

 

Tel:  0117 941 5829

 

Access Sport is a charity meeting the urgent need to improve children and young people’s health and wellbeing, working solely with young people in deprived communities and with a strong emphasis on young disabled people. 

 

"We believe every child should have access to the developmental and health benefits of sport and every community should have a thriving, inclusive and sustainable sporting offer.

 

To achieve this:  we develop community sports clubs; we build, equip and up-skill local sports clubs; and we train and support volunteer sports coaches and club leaders."

The Autistic Baker

https://www.theautisticbaker.com/

The Autistic Baker is an independent Autistic baker in Bristol making postable bakes!  "All bakes are available in Vegan and Gluten free options and if you require any other adaptions just ask and I will do my best to accommodate."