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Activities near me

Where can I find out about activities around me?

There are a range of activities in Dorset including:

  • social activities
  • clubs
  • support groups
  • leisure centres
  • libraries
  • sports clubs
  • museums
  • cinemas
  • theatres
  • parks and sports fields
  • volunteering

Search for activities

Search our Family Information Directory to find activities in Dorset and see how they support SEND.

You can also:

  • look at local notice boards and in the local newspaper
  • ask your school or college
  • search online
  • contact venues such as theatres or leisure centres

Your doctor or social worker may also be able to tell you about local support groups.

Ask your parent, carer, Family Support Worker or a family member if you need help looking.

Can I get discounted or free entry to activities, venues and leisure centres?

Some places will offer free or discounted access, but you will need to contact the venue to see what they offer. Use the Family information Directory to search for a leisure activity. 

Dorset Max Card (under 18s only)

A Dorset Max Card can give you free or discounted access to a range of places in Dorset. To get a Max Card you must be both: 

  • disabled
  • registered on the Xchange

Find out more about the Dorset Max Card.

Discounts and help with costs

You may be able to get financial support to help make activities and other costs more manageable. See our money pages to find out.

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