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Leisure activities can be relaxing or stimulating depending on what you choose to do. Take a look at the wide variety of sports, social clubs, arts and games and lots of accessible places to visit, which are there to enjoy in Surrey.
Visit Britain – Guide to Britain for disabled visitors.
Accessible Countryside for everyone – promotes accessibility to leisure and sport.
AccessAble– Search for accessible places to visit.
Silver Travel Advisor - have a free magazine and selection of mini-guides, all aimed at providing you with the best travel information, whether you are planning a round-the-world voyage or a fun day out closer to home, with gardens, museums, activities for grandchildren and accessible venues available.
The National Trust - offer access information for each of their parks in Surrey and nationwide on the website. They also offer an Essential Companion Card that makes it simple to bring one or two carers or companions with you, free of charge. Just show the card when you arrive, and your carer(s) or companion(s) won’t need to pay an entry fee.
Get a CEA card - Enables a disabled cinema guest to receive a complimentary ticket for someone to go with them when they visit a participating cinema.
Official London Theatre - Many theatres have concession tickets for disabled people, and some offer a free ticket for accompanying carers.
National rail enquiries – information for disabled customers –Quick guide of what you can expect from all train companies as a customer with a disability.
Fitness for older adults (65 years and over)
Be active around the house – cooking, housework and walking while you're on the phone can help keep you mobile, although these activities won't count towards your weekly activity target. Heavy gardening – including pushing, bending, squatting, carrying, digging and shovelling – can also provide a good workout.
NHS Live-Well has lots of advice, tips and exercises for staying active and healthy, including jet into shape with strength and flex, joining a walking group, trying swimming, yoga, tai chi or pilates. There is also a running plan to take you from couch to 5k running.
Conservation groups are a way to get involved in improving your local environment and being active at the same time. Find out more about Green Gyms.
Try something new. If you're not sure what activities you'd like, find out which sport or activity you're best suited to using the BBC's 'Which sport are you made for?' tool.
Senior sports or fitness classes keep you motivated and can be fun, relieve stress and help you meet friends.
When it comes to exercise, disabled people have pretty much the same options – everything from simply getting out a bit more to playing team sports.
If you can walk, there's no easier way to increase your activity levels. Try to include walking in your daily routine. Find a friend to walk with or join a walking group for some extra motivation.
NHS Live-Well has lots of advice, tips and exercises for staying active and healthy, including get into shape with strength and flex, joining a walking group, trying swimming, yoga, tai chi or pilates. There is also a running plan to take you from couch to 5k running.
Cycling – there are tricycles, quadcycles, recumbants, hand-powered bikes called handcycles, and power-assisted bicycles, all of which are alternatives for those unable to ride a regular bicycle. Find out more at British Cycling, the Handcycling Association, Companion Cycling and Frame Running.
Choose a gym from more than 400 Inclusive Fitness Initiative (IFI) accredited gyms. Find your nearest IFI facility by going to the Activity Alliance website.
Swimming can feel quite liberating if you have a physical disability, as your body is mostly supported by the water. Many pools offer classes and sessions that cater specifically for disabled people. Find out more at Swim England.
Adapted sports – many sports can be played by disabled people on the same basis as non-disabled people. Some, such as blind football, have also been adapted to make them more disability-friendly.
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Orpheus Centre Trust, The
Orpheus believes that disabled people should have the same opportunities as their non-disabled peers. We aim to equip young disabled people with the skills and confidence they need in order to live independent and fulfilling lives.
Runnymede Borough Council
The Manor Farm Centre in Egham is a lively, friendly place for older people to meet. With regular themed party days including live entertainment, the forever growing cinema club and mouthwatering daily lunches.
As the Active Partnership for Surrey, Active Surrey work collaboratively to help everyone in Surrey realise the benefits of a more active way of life. They focus on influencing systems, removing barriers, and creating opportunities to get people moving more.
YMCA East Surrey
Sports, activities and socialising opportunities aimed at people with learning disabilities.
St Johns Church Felbridge
Senior Connections is a Christian social group for older adults at St John's Church, Felbridge.
Challengers Guildford Young Adults Scheme offers disabled 18 – 25 years olds the opportunity to experience a wide range of both centre based and community activities in a safe, supportive and fun environment. Activities range from water sports, theatre, eating out, cinema, companion cycling, overnights, pub/club nights and much more.
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