Supporting children and young people with special needs and their families to be happy, have fun and feel included.

Our sessions

Swings & Smiles is open seven days a week, providing a place to play and support for children with special needs and their families. Find out what's on offer and how you can book to come along.


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Sibling support

We understand just how different life is when you have a brother or sister who has a disability or special needs. We run three sessions a month for siblings which are free to attend, as well as offering a 5 week course in schools.



Book a session

Once you've completed our assessment form you'll be told which sessions you can attend at Swings & Smiles. You can book online via the website or email - we hope to see you soon!



Our impact


Individual visits from families in 2019


Hours of support provided to families last year


Number of siblings who accessed our SIBSupport in 2019

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Latest events

  • Christmas Music Quiz hosted by Chris Tarrant

    Christmas parties might be cancelled but we have just the answer for a fantastically festive night from the the comfort of your own home! Chris's Christmas Music Quiz isn't your average pub quiz, so don't miss out. Read more

  • Video Calls with Father Christmas

    Father Christmas will still be spreading some festive cheer for Swings & Smiles this year, from a safe distance of course. Book yourself a video call with the man himself! Read more

  • NEW DATE - Swings & Smiles Summer Ball 2021

    We are excited to announce that we have rescheduled our Swings & Smiles Summer Ball, taking place on Friday 18th June 2021. Early bird offer now available so get your tickets before 28th February 2021 for a discount! Read more

Latest stories

  • Creating increased play opportunities through additional accessible sensory spaces

    We need your help to raise funds to expand our sensory area and install a new ceiling hoist so that more children with disabilites can fully access our centre. Read more

  • Help Us Raise Funds with Greenham Trust Double Matched Day

    On Friday 11th December we're raising money for an amazing new project which will help us expand our sensory area and more. Every £1 raised on this day will be turned into £3 - find out more about how you can help! Read more

  • An Update

    Following the most recent Government announcement, from Thursday 5th November the Swings & Smiles centre will be closed for all groups and sessions with the exception of Monday, Tuesday and Friday after school clubs and Saturday respite. Read more