Parkside (Aldershot & District Learning Disability)


Parkside runs a variety of services from its dedicated premises in Aldershot.

Adult Wellbeing Services: Personal Improvement Programme (PIP) runs Monday to Friday 9.30-15.30 in Aldershot. Activities include Gardening, Baking, Drama and Singing, Creative Arts, Health and Well-being sessions, Walking sessions, Zumba and Fitness sessions, Karaoke, Team Games, Music, Outdoor and indoor games use of their Sensory Suite.

Young Adults Services: The LIFE Project - a day service designed for young adults to focus on maintaining and developing essential life skills. The service is based in their Activity Room at Parkside. The group runs Monday to Friday from 9.30-15.30.

Garden Group: meets every Thursday 10.00-14.00 - works on various projects in the Parkside Garden the group aim to grow a variety of produce and maintain the grounds around Parkside.

Work experience group: the Tuesday Garden group meets 10.00-13.00 in Aldershot and are mostly out in the community with a variety of gardening projects (adult employment and life skills projects). Occasionally time is spent at the Aldershot garden.

Wednesday football group meet each week 10.30-11.30am they play either on the Astro ground at Aldershot Leisure (weather permitting) or the Park field by the centre.

Drop-ins are a fantastic opportunity to join in at Parkside. There is a small charge to attend these 1 hour sessions. Our Wednesday session 11.15-12.15pm is music and dance and on Friday 2.00 -3.00pm its get fit with Zumba. Clients must be accompanied by their support worker.

Gateway Evening Group: a popular very well-established social club that runs for older adults every Wednesday 19.00-21.00

JET - created to give young people aged 18+ the opportunity to socialise in a safe environment. They can meet new friends and the club helps them gain confidence and independence. Every Thursday 19.00-21.00.

One-to-one support in the community - Parkside provides a service offering individual support for adults with a learning disabilities and autism. The service enables them to access a wide range of social, educational and recreational activities in their community. All sessions are a minimum of 2 hours and prior to agreeing this type of support a comprehensive care plan will be agreed to make sure they can meet your needs.

Children's Activities: Saturday Zone - this club is for young people aged 8 –18 who want to have fun, socialise and make friends! The club currently runs alternate Saturdays 10.00-15.00.
This group is supported by Hampshire County Councils Shortbreaks grant so Hampshire parents are subsidised and are required to pay a parental contribution of £20 per session (invoiced in advance). All Hampshire children must have a Gateway + card available through Hampshire County Council. To find out more contact the Deputy Manager on 01252 313 103.

About Parkside (Aldershot and District Learning Disability)

Parkside provide support to all children and adults with learning disabilities and any associated special needs by actively involving them, their families, and circles of support in creating and developing services. They organise and host a variety of programmed activities aimed at improving wellbeing and life skills.

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If you are a parent of a child or young person who needs additional support to attend community activities, playschemes or leisure activities, you can apply for either the Gateway Card and Gateway Card+ They are free cards for children and young people between the ages of 0-17 years who live in the Hampshire County Council area. For more information visit

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Parkside (Aldershot and District Learning Disability)

01252 313103



Guildford Road
Hampshire GU12 4BP

Farnborough Library
Pinehurst Roundabout
Hampshire GU14 7JZ

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