Skip to main content

Young Hackney Inspire - Junior Sport and physical activity group

Britannia Leisure Centre,
40 Hyde Rd,
N1 5JU
Telephone: 020 8356 7377
Website: Young Hackney


Who we are

Young Hackney Sports Unit (YHSU), supports young people through encouraging  healthy and active lifestyles. We support school's Physical Education (PE) and run youth activity projects for those with SEND (special educational need or disability).

The Young Hackney Inspire - Junior Sport and physical activity group is aimed at young people aged 7-12 who:

  • have additional needs
  • want to take part in fitness activities and
  • want to try a variety of different sports and physical activities
  • and hang out in a relaxed, unpressured and fun space.

If you are over 12 years of age but not yet 14 (the age range for Young Hackney Inspire - seniors sport and physical activity group) please do conatct the service to see what may be a suitable alternative.  

What can you do at the Young Hackney Inspire - seniors sport and physical activity group?

Activities on offer for this group include: 

  • Trampolining, basketball, boccia, badminton, football and other sports
  • Opportunity to join individual or group sporting activities
  • Relaxation activities
  • Quiet areas

Young Hackney Inspire - seniors sport and physical activity group also... 

  • Provides a safe space for young people to come and take part in new activities.
  • Provides a place to meet regularly, chat and develop friendships with other young people.
  • Provides a supportive environment to develop social skills.

Parents are welcome to stay in the centre but also free to leave

Find out what other activtites we offer for young people with SEND: Young Hackney School and Youth Sports Unit


This club is suitable for young people with mild to moderate social communication, physical or learning needs.

Staff ratio:  1 adult to 4 children. 

Record Last Updated on: 10/01/2018

Time / Date Details

Time of day


Session Information

Thursdays term time 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Other Details



Who is eligible?

Places are very limited, and will be offered on a first come first served basis.

Referral required?


Referral Details

Sign up to Young Hackney Membership and leisure passport is required.

To register for either the junior or senior’s group e-mail your name or your child’s name, age and your contact number.

Someone from the service will call you to talk and give you more details, and check that the group is suitable for you / your young person.

Places are very limited, and will be offered on a first come first served basis.

For more information please contact the service:

What to do if you have a complaint

If you have any feedback about the service you received – something you like or are not happy with; then do talk about it with the worker or manager in the service, so that they can look at how they deliver their service.

If you have a situation that you are still not happy about then you can raise it formally as part of the London Borough of Hackney complaints procedure; click here for more information.

Your Feedback | The Likes & Dislikes from real parents

Sign in to add feedback

Disclaimer-important information about the Hackney Local Offer

Hackney's Local Offer website is a free and impartial service provided by the London Borough of Hackney in partnership with the NHS, local education, health and community services. The information contained within the website is available for the purposes of identifying services and provision that may be available to children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

This information does not represent a recommendation or an endorsement of a Service or Provider and neither does the London Borough of Hackney or its partners make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy of the information. Anyone seeking to use or access a service or provision is responsible for undertaking their own checks to determine the suitability and fitness for purpose of that service and provision. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the Hackney Local Offer.

Some providers will be registered and inspected by external agencies, such as Ofsted or the Care Quality Commission. Anyone working with children and young people will be required to have appropriate Disclosure and Barring Service Check (the replacement for the Criminal Record Check), safeguarding policies and insurance in place, which they should make available to you on request.

Help & Advice

Back to top