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Sport, Leisure and Community Activities

Getting out and about, taking part in activities, using leisure services, attending clubs and visiting free open spaces can make a huge difference to your child, young person, family and friends.

This section of the Local Offer has been created to help you find something that is available in Portsmouth City — including groups, activities, sports and other events across. You can search all of our sport, leisure and community activities in the Information Hub.

You may also find our events calendar useful to find activities on specific dates to suit you.

If you are an activity provider in Portsmouth City or the surrounding local area and would like your information on the Local Offer website please contact us through this link.


Parks , Recreation and Open Spaces

Portsmouth City offers a wide range of parks and open spaces, all of which are accessible. Click here to see a list of parks and recreational areas.


Museums and Local Attractions

Click on the links below to find out how local attractions support families with SEND.

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard , Portsmouth Museum , Fort Nelson , FlipOut , Spinnaker Tower


Dance and Theatre 

For information on SEND accessibility in local theatres and dance organisations click on one of the following links:  Kings Theatre Southsea, New Theatre Royal Portsmouth, Identical School of Dance Portsmouth ,

Enable Ability

Enable Ability offer a number of Junior play schemes, clubs and projects to support children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities in the Portsmouth Area. Follow the link to find out more!

Enable Ability Children's Services

Pompey in the Community

Pompey in the Community provides a range of fun and structured sports sessions for people with disabilities. Our clubs with expert coaches will be able to develop your sporting ability whether you are new to sport or an experienced sportsperson.

Pompey in the community

Short Breaks

Short breaks provide opportunities for disabled children and young people to access universal/mainstream sessions such as after school clubs, activity groups, clubs and day care settings enabling them to spend time away from their primary carers.

Short Breaks for Disabled Children

Wheels for All

Portsmouth City Wheels for All is part of the nationally recognised programme that embraces all children and adults with disabilities and differing needs, to engage in a quality cycling activity providing fun and stimulating cycling across the UK.

Wheels for All

Portsmouth DSA

Portsmouth Down Syndrome Association provides a range of specialist activities and social opportunities for children and young people with Down Syndrome and their families.

Portsmouth DSA

Solent RDA

Solent Riding for the Disabled (RDA) is committed to providing life-changing experiences for disabled children and adults across the Solent areas, by offering weekly riding lessons.

Solent Riding for the Disabled

Sport Leisure and Community Frequently asked questions

What is a carers cinema card and how do I get one?

The CEA Card enables a disabled cinema guest to receive a complimentary ticket for someone to go with them when they visit a participating cinema.

The Card is also one way for cinemas to make sure they look after their disabled guests.

To find out more about the card and how to apply follow the link below. 

How do local attractions support children and young people with SEND in Portsmouth?

Is there any financial help for clubs and activities?

My child is over 16, where can they go to meet other young people and socialise?

My child/Young person needs a carer whilst out and about, who can help?

Are there any national attractions offering discount to SEND families?

Get in touch - tell us what you think

Contact the Portsmouth Send Local Offer to gain help, get more information or to leave feedback about the website.

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