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Useful Vision are marking 10 years since the London 2012 Paralympics at an exclusive Goalball UK session, delivered by none other than northeast Goalball Paralympian: Matt Loftus. Matt and the Useful Vision Team will help you to learn the skills of the game – see if you can take on a Paralympian! Families and friends are welcome to join, as both VI and Sighted players can get involved.

The Lemington Centre, Tyne View, Newcastle, NE15 8RZ

Useful Vision and Animate2Educate are back for an exclusive, hands-on programming and animation workshop. Highly qualified and knowledgeable instructor Martin will take you through a day of computer creations using the latest software and equipment. Café and free parking on site. Age 8+.

The Lemington Centre, Tyne View, Newcastle, NE15 8RZ

Join Useful Vision for a wonderful day out at the yard! Experienced instructors will support you with a 1-hour riding lesson, suitable for beginners and those who have been riding before, followed by a 1-hour stable session, where you will get the opportunity to groom the ponies and learning about tack and stable management.

Three Lane Ends Farm, Escomb, Bishop Auckland DL14 7SR

 

Kick off the Summer Holidays with a morning of accessible sports! Join us for a variety of sports games, physical activities, and fun for all the family, delivered by our fully qualified and enthusiastic Useful Vision Team. Grab your trainers and let’s go! Café and free parking onsite.

The Lemington Centre, Tyne View, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE15 8RZ

Useful Vision families are invited back to The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre to take part in a day of Nature inspired arts and crafts. Families can then explore the accessible rooftop trail with views over Hadrian’s Wall and take part in a tactile, interactive exhibit, which brings the incredible landscape to life!

Bring a packed lunch or try locally sourced food and drinks at the on-site café.

Free Parking.

Fully accessible.

Useful Vision are delighted to be able to offer 16 Horse Riding spaces with an RDA-Affiliated centre in Fishburn, Stockton on Tees. We hope this will increase the accessibility of horse riding to more Useful Vision families.

Horse riding has been shown to improve balance and co-ordination, perceptual and spatial awareness and communication and social skills.

Lessons will take place once a fortnight and you will be allocated a group and a time slot of either 6pm to 6.30pm or 6.30pm to 7pm.

Age 5+

Fully accessible.

***This activity is for sight impaired children only.

***Pre-Booking/Registration essential

Useful Vision are delighted to be able to offer 16 Horse Riding spaces with an RDA-Affiliated centre in Fishburn, Stockton on Tees. We hope this will increase the accessibility of horse riding to more Useful Vision families.

Horse riding has been shown to improve balance and co-ordination, perceptual and spatial awareness and communication and social skills.

Lessons will take place once a fortnight and you will be allocated a group and a time slot of either 6pm to 6.30pm or 6.30pm to 7pm.

Age 5+

Fully accessible.

***This activity is for sight impaired children only.

***Pre-Booking/Registration essential

Useful Vision are delighted to be able to offer 16 Horse Riding spaces with an RDA-Affiliated centre in Fishburn, Stockton on Tees. We hope this will increase the accessibility of horse riding to more Useful Vision families.

Horse riding has been shown to improve balance and co-ordination, perceptual and spatial awareness and communication and social skills.

Lessons will take place once a fortnight and you will be allocated a group and a time slot of either 6pm to 6.30pm or 6.30pm to 7pm.

Age 5+

Fully accessible.

***This activity is for sight impaired children only.

***Pre-Booking/Registration essential

Join us for a wonderful day out at the yard. Overlooking the Wear Valley, experienced instructors will support you with a one hour riding lesson, suitable for beginners and those who have been riding before, followed by a one hour stable session, where you will get the opportunity to groom the ponies and learn about tack and stable management.

This activity will be split into two groups, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. We will confirm which group you will be in after booking.

For reasons of safety, a named adult must accompany the children in your family and be responsible for their care and supervision.

Minimum age for riding is 4 years.

**RDA regulations state that no one over 13 stone can ride.

Regular Horse Riding recommences in January 2022.

This activity is for children aged 5+.

There is a maximum weight limit of 12st.

Fully accessible. Booking Essential.

(We currently have one space left available). Please contact the office for further information.