Published on: 2nd March 2021

Please see below a number of opportunities we are providing here at SMILE, there is something for everyone! Individuals and families with a disability, SEN schools, groups, organisations, residential and care homes:
FREE Equipment packs – young people with a disability aged 14-19 years olds

We are providing young people living in Durham, Northumberland and Tyne & Wear the chance to get their hands on one of our activity packs which will contain free equipment and an activity booklet. These will be distributed on a first come first serve basis! To sign up for the packs, families need to complete the following survey –

Online Fitness Sessions – disability groups, organisations, schools and care homes:
These are fun and interactive sessions suitable for all abilities and ages. We have delivered these sessions to a number of groups across the North East who we would normally go to deliver our activity sessions too. This is a great way to keep activity levels up at home and promote mental wellbeing. Contact us for more information or to book some sessions. 
SMILE Online Active Fitness Sessions – adults with a disability
These are fun and interactive sessions for adults with a disability. Activities and exercises throughout the session will be tailored and adapted for all ability levels. A great way to keep active, help mental health and physical wellbeing. To book onto our sessions visit 
SMILE Together – families with a disabled member, living in Northumberland
This is an ongoing project to engage families in Northumberland and encourage them to be active together and a unit. We have some free equipment to give away and are running online sessions. For more information contact me and to book onto the sessions visit 
Virtual Boccia Competition – Residential and Care Homes
Fantastic opportunity for residential and care homes based in Durham, Northumberland and Tyne and Wear to enter our free Virtual Boccia Competition and the chance to win a free Boccia set for their home, worth £250! For more information or to enter contact us on 01670 457 757 or email 
Borrow A SMILE – individuals, schools, groups, residential and care homes
We have loads of boxes of equipment that can be loaned out to do activities in your own time in your own setting. They come packed with all the equipment and cards sheets for you to use and play games. 
Please see attached posters for all of our opportunities. I would be grateful if you could share these opportunities amongst your contacts. If you have any questions or require any further information please feel free to contact me.
Regards, Jenni Wade-Rudin
Sport and Activity Manager 
SMILE Through Sport
16C Moorland Way
Nelson Industrial Estate
NE23 1WE
Office: 01670 457 757
Mobile: 07710 891 741
Click here for – Satellite Activity Packs