Health and Wellbeing

South Downs Leisure is a Community Trust dedicated to working with local residents, through hosting a wide range of Health and Wellbeing initiatives for both adults and children.

Community focused & volunteering activities

WorkAid via the Aldingbourne Trust
The Aldingbourne Trust South Downs Leisure are working in partnership to provide work experience and voluntary work to adults with learning disabilities in The Coffee House, Worthing Leisure Centre.
Contact Worthing Leisure Centre Telephone 01903 905050 | Email: enquiries@southdownsleisure.co.uk 
GreenDreams Festival
Green Dreams Festival Community greenspace festival held annually at Field Place Manor House.
Contact Field Place Manor House & Barns Telephone 01903 446401 | Email: enquiries@southdownsleisure.co.uk 
Goodgym
Goodgym A community of runners getting fit whilst undertaking physical tasks for the local area and assisting those in social isolation
Contact Julia Gleeson | Website: www.goodgym.org | Twitter
Live Well Worthing
Live Well Worthing Activities available for those living with dementia and their friends and families. Free taster sessions include: Chair based Pilates, Yoga, Table Tennis, Walking Football and more.
Contact Sally Honey | Telephone 01903 905050
The Phoenix Club
The Phoenix Club

A sports, arts & friendship group open to anyone aged over 50.

Contact Worthing Leisure Centre Telephone 01903 905050 | Email: enquiries@southdownsleisure.co.uk 
Over 50’s gardening
Sustainable Sussex Slower, more relaxed opportunity for outdoor exercise.
Contact Telephone 01903 905050
Worthing parkrun
Parkrun South Downs Leisure are proud to support this free 5km weekly run as part of a worldwide initiative.
Contact Website: www.parkrun.org.uk/worthing/
Beehive Project
Bee Friendly Beehives have been sited at Splashpoint Leisure Centre & Worthing Leisure Centre, linking with local schools and the community, while supporting the environment.
Contact Telephone 01903 905050

Community focused & volunteering activities

Connect to your environment

Over 50’s gardening
Sustainable Sussex Slower, more relaxed opportunity for outdoor exercise.
Contact Telephone 01903 905050
Goodgym
Goodgym A community of runners getting fit whilst undertaking physical tasks for the local area and assisting those in social isolation.
Contact Julia Gleeson | Website: www.goodgym.org | Twitter
GreenDreams Festival
Green Dreams Festival Community greenspace festival held annually at Field Place Manor House.
Contact Field Place Manor House & Barns Telephone 01903 446401 | Email: enquiries@southdownsleisure.co.uk 
Green Flag Award
Green Flag Award This award recognises the best community greenspaces in the country and was again awarded to Field Place Manor House & Barns this year.
Contact Website: www.fieldplace.co.uk | Telephone 01903 446401
Last Fisherman Standing
Last Fisherman Standing Working in partnership to give people a better understanding of our seas and local heritage
Contact Website: www.lastfishermanstanding.org.uk/
Mindfulness Courses
Mindfulness Courses 8-week course focusing on living in the present to improve overall wellbeing.
Contact Website: www.southdownsleisure.co.uk
Over 50’s gardening
Sustainable Sussex Slower, more relaxed opportunity for outdoor exercise.

Contact Telephone 01903 905050
Walking, running and cycling over the South Downs
Walking, running and cycling Weekly sessions, meeting at Worthing College.
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Contact Website: www.southdownsleisure.co.uk
Worthing parkrun
Parkrun South Downs Leisure are proud to support this free 5km weekly run as part of a worldwide initiative.
Contact Website: www.parkrun.org.uk/worthing/
Beehive Project
Bee Friendly Beehives have been sited at Splashpoint Leisure Centre & Worthing Leisure Centre, linking with local schools and the community, while supporting the environment.
Contact Telephone 01903 905050

Connect to your environment

Get active

Exercise Referral Scheme
Walking, running and cycling
    If you have suffered from illness or recently had an operation, these personalised sessions will help you get back into fitness.
Contact Website: www.southdownsleisure.co.uk
Get Active Challenge; Multi-activity Voucher
Adur and Worthing Wellbeing
    Take part in different activities over an eight week period. Aqua aerobics, Spinning and Yoga are just some of the activities available.
Contact Website: adur-worthing.westsussexwellbeing.org.uk/
Goodgym
Goodgym A community of runners getting fit whilst undertaking physical tasks for the local area and assisting those in social isolation
Contact Julia Gleeson | Website: www.goodgym.org | Twitter
Mental Health Football
Albion in the Community All welcome. No screening questions regarding mental health.
Contact Website: www.albioninthecommunity.org.uk/
MIND sessions
Mind - Coastal West Sussex Yoga: Working in partnership with Coastal West Sussex Mind to provide Yoga sessions for individuals accessing their services.
Contact Website: www.coastalwestsussexmind.org//
The Phoenix Club
The Phoenix Club

A sports, arts & friendship group open to anyone aged over 50.

Contact Worthing Leisure Centre Telephone 01903 905050 | Email: enquiries@southdownsleisure.co.uk 
Walking Football
South Downs Leisure

This popular game is designed to help people keep active or return to football. A non-contact sport with no running or jogging.

Contact Worthing Leisure Centre Telephone 01903 905050 | Email: enquiries@southdownsleisure.co.uk 
Walking Netball
South Downs Leisure

A slower paced version of the game, focusing on a walking warm up, drills and a netball game.

Contact Worthing Leisure Centre Telephone 01903 905050 | Email: enquiries@southdownsleisure.co.uk 
Walking, running and cycling over the South Downs
Walking, running and cycling Weekly sessions, meeting at Worthing College.
.
Contact Website: www.southdownsleisure.co.uk
Worthing parkrun
Parkrun South Downs Leisure are proud to support this free 5km weekly run as part of a worldwide initiative.
Contact Website: www.parkrun.org.uk/worthing/

Get Active

Disability and inclusion

Aiming High Trampolining
South Downs Leisure

Aiming High’ are fun trampolining sessions every Saturday for young people with disabilities and their siblings. Sessions are instructed by fully trained and experienced coaches and an accessibility trampoline hoist is available.

Contact Worthing Leisure Centre Telephone 01903 905050 | Email: enquiries@southdownsleisure.co.uk 
WorkAid via the Aldingbourne Trust
The Aldingbourne Trust South Downs Leisure are working in partnership to provide work experience and voluntary work to adults with learning disabilities in The Coffee House, Worthing Leisure Centre.
Contact Worthing Leisure Centre Telephone 01903 905050 | Email: enquiries@southdownsleisure.co.uk 
Compass Card
Compass Card

The Compass Card is a discount card for 0-25 year olds in West Sussex with special educational needs or disabilities.

Contact Worthing Leisure Centre Telephone 01903 905050 | Email: enquiries@southdownsleisure.co.uk 
Disabled Access Day
Disability Fun Day

Disabled Access Day’ is a national campaign celebrating good disability access, and to create opportunities for people to try something new. Worthing Leisure Centre host annually during March.  

Contact Worthing Leisure Centre Telephone 01903 905050 | Email: enquiries@southdownsleisure.co.uk 
Disability Football
South Downs LeisureSport England

Inclusive football session for young adults with a disability, aged 18 – 36 at Worthing Leisure Centre.

Contact Worthing Leisure Centre Telephone 01903 905050 | Email: enquiries@southdownsleisure.co.uk 
Mencap Sports Fun Day
MencapSouth Downs Leisure Held annually at Worthing Leisure Centre; supporting people with learning difficulties access sports, arts & crafts, games & activities.
Contact Worthing Leisure Centre Telephone 01903 905050 | Email: enquiries@southdownsleisure.co.uk 
Oak Grove Holiday Programme
Oakgrove College

For all young people with additional needs in the local community. All activities are inclusive and extra support is available for those who need it.

 

Contact Website: www.oakgrovecollege.org.uk/
Out There!
Out There - West Sussex

A sports & leisure provider for adults aged 16+ with learning disabilities, providing sessions at Splashpoint and Worthing Leisure Centre.

Contact Facebook: Out There West Sussex/
School Holiday Programme 1-2-1 support
South Downs Leisure Additional 1-2-1 support from an allocated staff member, for children with special educational needs and disabilities, during the holiday programme activity sessions.

Contact Telephone 01903 905050 | Website: www.southdownsleisure.co.uk/junior-activities/holiday-programmes/
School Holiday activity ‘Let’s Get Sporty & Creative
South Downs Leisure
    Inclusive holiday programme activity for disabled children. Two day course, focusing on sports and arts / crafts.

Contact Telephone 01903 905050 | Website: www.southdownsleisure.co.uk/junior-activities/holiday-programmes/
Sensory Area
South Downs Leisure
    Play area within ‘Amazon Adventure’, with a selection of sensory equipment including a bubble tube, interactive wall panels with light and sound.
Contact Telephone 01903 905050 | Website: www.southdownsleisure.co.uk
Special Olympics
South Downs Leisure This group is open to anyone aged 8 and over who is interested in athletics and has a disability. The group train jumps, throws, sprints and middle-distance running.
Contact Telephone 01903 905050 | Website: www.southdownsleisure.co.uk
Over 50’s gardening
Sustainable Sussex Slower, more relaxed opportunity for outdoor exercise.
Contact Telephone 01903 905050
Wheelchair Racing
South Downs Leisure For anyone who is disabled and can propel themselves in a wheelchair or has partial trunk or leg function. The group has a pool of racing chairs.
Contact Email Julian Stevens

Disability and inclusion