Children’s Clubs

Children’s Clubs

Summer Clubs

We are pleased to be able to offer summer play provision for children & young people with complex needs, learning disability and autism in 2020 and will open bookings from 9.00am Monday 29 June – 5.00pm Friday 10th July 2020.

Bookings received after the 10th July may only be considered if there is capacity within the clubs.

Our Children & Young People’s Clubs for children & young people with complex needs, learning disabilities and autism are commissioned by Carmarthenshire County Council’s Children’s Disability Team and part-funded through Carers Trust Crossroads Sir Gâr charitable funds. They aim to provide children with supported and fun play opportunities whilst also providing their carers, including siblings, with time for themselves.

Please note that in order to ensure compliance with local and national guidance regarding COVID-19 we will be running a limited service this year.

Why should you choose our clubs?

✓  Commissioned by Carmarthenshire County Council’s Children’s Disability Team and part-funded by Carers Trust Crossroads Sir Gâr’s charitable funds
✓  Activities including Arts & Crafts, messy play, sports, drama, dance & movement and more
✓  Fantastic value – £8 per session for After-School and Saturday Clubs, £15 a day for holiday clubs
✓  Discounted rates for siblings with disabilities
✓  We accept childcare vouchers
✓  Registered with Care Inspectorate Wales

Frequently Asked Questions

My child has a health condition that makes them vulnerable and at greater risk from COVID-19, what do I do?

This is your decision to make, please discuss it with the Out-of-School Provision Coordinator. If you are in doubt on whether your child’s health condition means they should be shielding, please seek advice from your GP.

What should I do if my child has COVID-19 symptoms?

Under no circumstances should you send your child to club if they:

  • feel unwell, have any of the three identified COVID-19 symptoms (a new continuous cough, a high temperature or loss of taste or smell) or they have tested positive to COVID-19 in the past 14 days
  • lives in a household with someone who has symptoms of COVID-19 or has tested positive to COVID-19 in the past 14 days.

For more information on how to apply for a test for yourself or someone in your household with symptoms including children under 5s please visit the Public Health Wales website.

How will we limit the risk of infection for your child?

Risk assessments are being carried out at all our clubs ahead of the summer and we will have a comprehensive programme of measures in place to limit the risk to staff and children. These include:

  • Separate entrances & exits
  • Clear signage on the importance of handwashing, hygiene and maintaining social distancing
  • One-way systems with clear floor markings to encourage social distancing
  • Parents/children & young people and staff will have to complete a health questionnaire before they are permitted to enter the club premises
  • Reduced numbers of children & young people within clubs
  • Increased handwashing
  • Ensuring good respiratory hygiene – promoting the ‘catch it, bin it, kill it’
  • Increased cleaning – frequently touched surfaces will be cleaned regularly during the day and a full clean will take place every evening
  • Each club will have its own designated isolation room should a child or staff member start to feel ill during the day.

Please note that all staff have completed Infection Control training and we have a robust and up-to-date Infection prevention and control policy (copies are available on request).

Bookings will close Friday 10th July and we will confirm places by no later than Friday 24th July 2020.

Working Together

The Working Together group meets monthly and provides parent carers with an opportunity to work with Carmarthenshire County Council’s Children’s Disability Team to shape service delivery. This group were responsible for coproducing our Children & Young People’s Clubs. For further information, please contact Mel Griffiths at melg@carmarthenshirecarers.org.uk or call Mel on 0300 0200 002.


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Ty Myrddin, Old Station Rd
Carmarthen Office
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