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


Number of siblings who accessed our SIBSupport in 2020


Total hours of support provided to families last year


Hours of respite provided in 2020

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Latest events

  • Professionals Afternoon

    On Thursday 8th July we're opening our doors for any professionals that wish to learn more about what we do at Swings & Smiles.  Read more

  • Golf Day, 14th July 2021

    Join us for a fun-filled day of bacon butties, 18 holes of golf and a delicious lunch at our annual Golf Day to raise funds for Swings & Smiles. Read more

  • Family Open Day

    Swings & Smiles has had a little makeover and on Saturday 17th July we’ll be running three special Family Play sessions to show off all our new facilities, Read more

Latest stories

  • New SIBSupport Group

    At Swings & Smiles we understand just how different life is when you are living in a family where a brother or sister has a disability or special needs, our support includes online support to make sure as many people as possible can benefit. Read more

  • An Update - January 2021

    Following the most recent Government announcement, from Monday 11th January Swings & Smiles will be delivering a reduced timetable alongside some online support sessions. Read more

  • 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