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Waterside Farm Timetable

Welcome to Waterside Farm!

We’re excited for you to meet our team of Occupational Therapists and Coaches who make our Sport for Confidence sessions so fun. The team at Waterside Farm is Lucy Goldup (Occupational Therapist) and Jack Edgar (Head Coach).

What’s going on?

Monday:

Boccia: 11.30am-12.15pm

Wednesday:

Cycling: 9.45am – 10.45am (starts at Hadleigh Training Centre)

Curling and ball skills: 11am – 11.45am

Boccia: 12pm – 12.45pm

Dementia friendly swimming: 12pm-12.45pm

Carer support group: 12pm-12.45pm

Dementia friendly seated exercise: 12.45pm – 1.45pm

Yoga for carers: 1pm – 1.45pm

Multisports: 2pm – 3pm

Basketball: 3.15pm – 4.15pm

Key information

Cost: £2.20 per session, and you’ll need to pay at the desk on arrival.

Contact for more info: Email Lucy at lucy@sportforconfidence.com.

Address: Waterside Farm Leisure Centre, Somnes Avenue, Canvey Island SS8 9RA

How to find us…

Map your route using the directions button below.

Our Local Partners

Sport for Confidence works with a variety of partners at a local level which include organisations such as community services and groups, health care services, councils, schools and universities. By collaborating with our local partners, we are able to reach a larger audience, promote inclusive physical activity and increase the impact we have on our client’s health and wellbeing.

We’re delighted to be partnered with many local organisations. See below our key partners and how we work with them. If you’re interested to partner with Sport for Confidence at Waterside Farm Leisure Centre, then contact Lucy at lucy@sportforconfidence.com.

How we work with our partners: 

  • SEEVIC College (USP): Sport for confidence have established a closed Fitness for confidence group for the students.
  • Essex Partnership NHS foundation Trust – Forensic Mental Health Unit: Links to support their clients to access a mainstream setting, practice life-skills and develop occupational performance skills.
  • Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust -Community Mental Health Team: SFC offer a closed group session to individuals with mental health needs and using sport as a vehicle to help with physical and mental well-being.
  • Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust-Community Learning disability Team: send referrals for their clients to attend the sessions at Waterside.
  • Dementia Community Support Team and the Dementia Navigator for Canvey Island. Offering sessions for individuals with Dementia including swimming and an exercise for confidence session.
  • Hadleigh Training Centre: provides training opportunities for individuals with additional needs.
  • Action for children: SFC deliver a 2-hour Multi-sports session for young people who have a disability during the school holidays.
  • Carers Choices: SFC offer a 6 week programme to young carers aged between 7-11 to provide them the opportunity to gain an understanding of stress and anxiety and learn simple/concrete techniques to manage this, using sport as a vehicle to demonstrate the learnt skills.
  • Carers Choices Day Centre: for people with a Learning Disability, who support their clients to take part in some of the sessions at Waterside.
  • CAVS (Ways to wellness-Social prescribing): SFC offer 1:1 gym session’s for clients who require additional support and confidence building before going to the gym independently.
  • Southend Mencap: Working in partnership to host a Mini Olympics last year to celebrate Learning Disability day.
  • Headways Day Centre: SFC support individuals with an acquired brain injury, who refer their clients to attend the sport for confidence sessions.
  • NHS Southend CCG: Links have been made with the commissioners who have attended some of our delivery days to see the sport for confidence model in practice.
  • Adult Social Care: Links have been established with the social care team to signpost their service users to the sport for confidence programme at Waterside.
  • Castlepoint Borough Council: Part of public health and supporting the community to take part in sport and physical activity.