Open Country are coming to Barnsley!
The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH
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Understanding my mental health and wellbeing
Open Country – Helping People with Disabilities to Access and Enjoy the Countryside
We are a Yorkshire charity with over 30 years of experience of working alongside disabled people, helping them to access and enjoy the countryside. We accomplish this through a variety of outdoor activities and the provision of information, training and advice for all.
We spend our days in the great outdoors, having fun whilst looking after our health and wellbeing. We have a dynamic team of staff, volunteers and trustees ready to welcome and support you.
Taster Sessions from August 2023 onwards:
Tandem Cycling Taster (6-9pm) Tuesday 15 August 2023
Weekend outing to Cusworth Hall & Gardens (10-4pm) Saturday 19 August 2023
Walking Group Taster (10-4pm) Wednesday 6 September 2023
Adventure Watersports Day at Manvers Lake (10-4pm) Sunday 17 September 2023
Ponderosa Farm Outing (10-4pm) Saturday 30 September 2023
Please get in touch to find out how you can join us, we’re waiting to take your call: 07426 716677 or visit our Website to find our more:-
At The Exchange
Start dates and time
|Term||Tuesday||15 August 2023||6-9pm||weeks|
|Term||Saturday||19 August 2023||10-4pm||weeks|
|Term||Wednesday||6 September 2023||10-4pm||weeks|
|Term||Sunday||17 September 2023||10-4pm||weeks|
|Term||Saturday||30 September 2023||10-4pm||weeks|
How do I enrol?
You are not referred to the Recovery College, you can simply enrol yourself, or on behalf of someone for any of our courses that may be of interest to you. Our courses are open to all adults and we welcome carers, supporters and professionals too.
Read our documents and policies for learners after enroling on a course.
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