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Everyone enjoys having a chance to have some fun. Whether that is a day out for all the family to enjoy, a place to relax with friends or a group with shared hobbies and interests. Here you will find information about leisure and social activities that are suitable for all the family.

There are lots of mainstream or universal activities, groups and events that take place across Greenwich.

Greenwich Get Active offers a host of sport and fitness activities, regardless of age or ability. Whether you are new to sport and fitness or need professional coaching advice, they can help you on your way to a more active lifestyle.

Please use the search bar to look for activities that you maybe interested in. On the right of this page there is more information about short breaks.

Short Breaks

Short breaks provide opportunities for disabled children and young people to spend time away from their families. Short breaks allow parents and carers some time to re-charge their batteries and disabled children can experience positive activities and make new relationships.

A short break may be for a few hours, evening, overnight or weekend activity. A short break could include a local club such as Scouts, Brownies or a local sports club. Short breaks take place at home, in a paid carer's home, in the community, or in a residential setting.

To access most short breaks, you won’t need an assessment. However, there are some specialist short breaks where a social care assessment will be completed. This will involve using a tool called a resource allocation system (RAS) to help us get an idea of the level of support needed. This should make the process as fair as possible for families.

Children, young people and their families should be given as much choice and control as possible to get the appropriate support to meet their outcomes. 

Our full Short Breaks statement can be found here