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Avenues East LEISURE - Teaming Up project | Community Directory

Avenues East LEISURE - Teaming Up project

General Details

Teaming Up supports and enables people with disabilities and additional needs to access a variety of age appropriate leisure, recreational, social and well- being activities within their local community in order to develop personal, social and life skills with peers their own age.

Social Groups run fortnightly and provide disabled people with the opportunity to take part in a range of activities at a variety of leisure and entertainment venues for example: bowling, cinema, theatre, meals at local restaurants, swimming, visiting places of interest and much more.

Day Trips run during school /college holidays to support disabled young people enjoy new experiences within new places other than their home town, with the use of public transport being encouraged when possible. Examples include: trips to Cambridge, Norwich etc.

The school holidays clubs are  fun packed days out to different locations the young people may have not visited. The days run from 9:30am/10:00am to 3:00pm, depending on the activity. These clubs are unique and aimed at the children not being stuck in a hall, learning new skills, interacting with their community and having fun

Daytime Activity Groups provide weekly daytime activities that enable people with disabilities and additional needs to have a good day, keep active, learn new skills, and maintain friendships & social contacts. Run from local community bases the days enable disabled people to take part in a range of venue and community based activities, for example; arts and crafts, dancing, music, accessible sports, leisure and recreational activities, group activities, visits from outside agencies and outings in the local community.

Ipswich Daytime Activity Group runs every Monday, Thursday & Friday, 9:30am - 3:30pm and provides an extensive and varied range of on-site and community based activities at a variety of leisure and entertainment venues.

Needham Market Daytime Activity Group runs on the first, second, third & fourth Tuesday of every month, 10am - 3pm. The day enables disabled people to take part in arts and crafts of all types, gentle exercises, guest demonstrations and the option of a two course lunch.

Stowmarket Daytime Activity Group runs every Monday, 9:30am - 2:30pm. The day offers a varied day including exercise to music, accessible sports, group activities and games.


Who to contact

01473 836770

Additional contact

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Take a look at the work of some of the people supported by Avenues East

Where to go

Area served
Ipswich, Sudbury, Stowmarket, Bury St Edmunds

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Age Groups
16-25 years, Adults, Young people
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