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Supporting families to have a positive time together is important to us as an organisation. We recognise that a family that smiles and laughs together is a family that can overcome challenges.

Children's Clubs and Activities.


Our team of club leaders work hard to deliver a range of opportunities for children and young people who access our service. 

When you leave your child with us you can be confident that they will be in a safe and fun environment with highly trained and engaging staff. We provide spaces for children who require a higher level of support including those with complex medical conditions, meaning no child get to miss out on the fun.

Play Schemes

No two days are the same at play scheme. Activities have included football coaching with Southampton F.C, days out to Zoo's and farm parks and from The Wellington Centre we have both indoor and outdoor areas for ball games, arts and crafts and a Sensory room for soft play and chill-out time. 

To book your place please contact [email protected] / [email protected]  or call 01264 321852


Saturday Playschemes

Please Note

• All activities are subject to change at the last minute due to circumstances outside our control, we will give you as much notice as possible if there are any changes to the program.

• To book your place please complete the enclosed form and return it to Ami or Ella at the Wellington Centre.

• Please note – your child/young person will not automatically be booked on the dates you have selected – please wait for confirmation of your place. 

Saturday 11th August Lepe Country Park

Price £25

Time 10.00-16.00 (4.00pm)

Off we go to Lepe Country Park. Lots to do with the beach, park, cafe and sensory garden-the children will love it.

 Don’t forget: Please provide a packed lunch, money for additional drinks or snacks and appropriate clothing for the weather, Inc. sun cream.

Saturday, August 25th - South sea Beach- fish chips, ice cream and park

Off we go to Southsea for a day of fun at the beach. The children can bring packed lunch to enjoy the seaside or buy fish and chips then enjoy an ice cream before exerting their energy at the local park.

Price £25

Time 10.00 - 16.00 hours 

Saturday 8th September -Basingstoke Aquadrome and Park

Today we will be taking an adventure. We will be taking a bus to Basingstoke to go to the Aquadrome for a swim and a splash followed by lunch at a local play park 

Price £25

Time 10.00 - 16.00 hours  

Don’t forget: Please provide a packed lunch, money for additional drinks or snacks and appropriate clothing for the weather, Inc. sun cream.

Saturday 22nd September-Museum of Army Flying, Danbury and the Wellington Centre

Off we go to the Museum of Army Flying, Danebury Ring and The Wellington Centre. We will enjoy exploring the planes and helicopters, have lunch at Danebury then chill out at the centre. 

Price £25

Time 10.00 - 16.00 hours

Don’t forget: Please provide a packed lunch, money for additional drinks or snacks and appropriate clothing for the weather, Inc. sun cream.

Saturday 6th October -Jump Factory Basingstoke and Eastrop Park

Off we go to the Jump Factory in Basingstoke to have a jump about and then head off to Eastrop Park to enjoy a picnic style lunch outdoors and a play in the park

Time 10.00 - 16.00 hours.

Price £25

 Please don't forget to provide a packed lunch, money for additional drinks or snacks and appropriate clothing for the weather, Including sunscreen. Children must all have socks.   

Saturday 20th October-Beaulieu Motor Museum

Today we will be off to explore one of Playscheme's most popular destinations. We will be looking at the cars; old and new, going on the monorail and enjoy playing in the park.

Time 10.00 - 16.00 hours. 

Price £25

Please don't forget to provide a packed lunch, money for additional drinks or snacks and appropriate clothing for the weather, Including sunscreen. 


Holiday Play Schemes-Summer Holidays 2018

Tuesday 14th Basingstoke Aquadrome & Park

Today we will be taking an adventure. We will be taking a bus to Basingstoke to go to the Aquadrome for a swim and a splash followed by lunch at a local play park

Price £25

Time 10.00 - 16.00 hours

Don’t forget: Please provide a packed lunch, money for additional drinks or snacks and appropriate clothing for the weather, Inc. sun cream.

Wednesday 15th August Wellington Centre Day – Italian Cooking & Cuisine

Today we will be honouring Italian Food by going shopping to buy cooking ingredients to make homemade pizzas and ice cream sundaes. We will also go to the park and use local facilities.

Price:- £25

Time:- 10.00 – 16.00hrs

Don’t forget: Please provide a packed lunch, money for additional drinks or snacks and appropriate clothing for the weather, Inc. sun cream.

Thursday 16th August - Marwell Zoo

Off we go to Marwell Zoo today to look around the animals, visit the NEW Tropical House and have a packed lunch picnic at the park.

Price:- £25

Time:- 10.00 – 16.00hrs

Don’t forget: Please provide a packed lunch, money for additional drinks or snacks and appropriate clothing for the weather, Inc. sun cream.

Tuesday 21st August - Winchester Science Centre

Off we go to Winchester Science Museum to learn about space, gravity and lots more science stuff! But most of all, have fun!! 

Price:- £25

Time:- 10.00 – 16.00hrs

Don’t forget: Please provide a packed lunch, money for additional drinks or snacks and appropriate clothing for the weather, Inc. sun cream.

Wednesday 22nd August - Basingstoke Eastrop Park and Lunch Out 

Today we will be taking an adventure. We will be taking a bus to Basingstoke to go to Eastrop Park. We can go on the Swan Pedalo’s, grab an ice cream and go buy lunch.

Price:- £25

Time:- 10..00 – 16.00hrs

Don’t forget: Please provide a minimum of £10 towards lunch and drinks and provide appropriate clothing for the weather, Inc. sun cream. Please provide a bus pass if applicable.

Thursday 23rd August- Finkley Down Farm Park and Picnic 

Today we will be taking an adventure. We will be taking a bus to Finkley Down Farm to go and see the animals, play in soft play and the park.

Price:- £25

Time:- 10.00 – 16.00hrs

Don’t forget: Please provide a packed lunch, money for additional drinks or snacks and appropriate clothing for the weather, Inc. sun cream. Please provide a bus pass if applicable.

Tuesday 28th August- Wellington Centre Day – Everything British

Today we will be honouring everything British. We will go buy Fish and Chips for lunch, bake some cupcakes, have an ice cream and go play in the local parks.

Price:- £25

Time:- 10.oo – 16.00hrs

Don’t forget: Please provide a minimum of £10 towards lunch and drinks and provide appropriate clothing for the weather, Inc. sun cream. 

Wednesday 29th August- Salisbury Soft Play, Bowling and Sprinkles

Today we will be going to Salisbury to go have fun at a bowling and soft play centre. We will then make our way into the town to go have a wonderful ice cream at Sprinkles.

Price:- £25

Time:- 10.oo – 16.00hrs

Don’t forget: Please provide a minimum of £5 towards ice cream and drinks and provide appropriate clothing for the weather, Inc. sun cream.

Thursday 30th August - Summer Party and BBQ

Today we will be celebrating the achievements all of the children have made over the summer at Holiday Playscheme and reminiscing about all of the activities we have enjoyed this summer.

Price:- £25

Time:- 10.00 – 16.00hrs

Don’t forget: Please provide appropriate clothing for the weather including sun cream. We will be providing the party food but any donations of food and drink on the day will be much appreciated.

After School Club

A wonderful after school club for children with learning disabilities run by qualified carers

Monday - 3pm - 6pm

Thursday 3pm - 6pm

Friday 3pm - 6pm

Session are open to any age and include a full teatime meal. Cost of session is £10 per session

Transport Pick up from School £2-50

Taxi home £4-00

What parents say about our club

It is a truly amazing place and my daughter has the BEST fun. She loves the staff that are there and chats away about her time with everyone. We think it’s awesome because she gets to meet new friends from other schools too 


Andover and District Mencap

Enabling Choice & Independence

The Wellington Centre

Winchester Rd, Andover
Hampshire, SP10 2EG

AndoverMencap
@AndoverMencap

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday, 9.00 – 17.00

General enquiries:

01264 321840
[email protected]

Bookings

01264 321852
[email protected]  / [email protected]