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Rossendale Rays Special Needs Sports Club


Fully Inclusive SEND sports club and family support.

Registered charity 1118428

Autumn 2022

Sessions available for all ages - please enquire


10-11am Inclusive SEND Snowtubing at Ski Rossendale. Ages 5+

1:30-3:30pm Inclusive family SEND cycling at Marl Pits Athletic Track, Rawtenstall. Ages 5+ - reopening Nov 22

3:30-5pm Inclusive family SEND swimming at Marl Pits Swimming Pool, Rawtenstall - all ages


All day - Relaxed drop-in SEND family sessions at The Whitaker Museum, Rawtenstall

Weekday morning 

9:30-11:30am Parent/carer support - coffee morning - venue changes each week, contact us for details.

School Holidays 2023

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

10am-12noon Inclusive snow tubing at Ski Rossendale - ages 5+

 Monday, Wednesday, Friday

1:30-3:30pm Inclusive cycling at Marl Pits Athletic Track, Rawtenstall - ages 5+

Out of school -
 Coming Spring 2023 

Cycling and other activities at Marl Pits athletic track and social club.

Contact: Rossendale Rays on 07515515386

Online booking: 

Address and contact information

Marl Pits Sports Complex, Swimming Pool and Athletic Track, Newchurch Road, Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancashire BB4 8SN
Contact Name
Clare Mulderrig
Contact Position
Session manager
Rossendale Rays booking office

Welcome to Rossendale Rays Special Needs Sports Club. 

We are a registered charity (no 1118428) founded in 2005 by a committee of like-minded parents and carers of SEND families. We are fully inclusive of all ages and any special need and/or disability. Our focus is on family sports, fun and support by providing regular sporting activities and social events.


We encourage families to attend with siblings, grandparents, relatives, cousins, school friends and peers. This nurtures a relaxed, supportive, inclusive environment. Many siblings and relatives progress to volunteer and work at our club. 


Send email 07515515386

How to get there


Also at 

Ski Rossendale

271 Haslingden Old Road



The Whitaker Museum and Art Gallery

Haslingden Road




Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
Swimming £5 per child/young person per session
Cycling £5 per cyclist per session
Snowtubing £5 per snowtube per session
Free SEND session @The Whitaker Museum per week
Regular family-support coffee morning per week
Prices vary from Free to £5 per child/young person All subsidised by Rossendale Rays as a registered charity - no 1118428


Referral required
Referral Details

All welcome, any age or ability - please enquire.

Each child/young person has a risk assessment undertaken using a membership form containing all information for families

A venue risk assessment is in place for each venue.

A covid risk assessment is in place for each venue.

All staff/volunteers are enhanced DBS checked with Safeguarding Children in Sports training provided.

Other notes

Parents and carers are encouraged to take a break from their caring role whilst children and young people attend - should they wish to do so.

On-site cafes and refreshments are available at each venue. 

We appreciate families enjoy the support and friendship it nurtures when attending Rossendale Rays.

Please enquire should you need: 

A place using a social care package enabling your child or young person to attend with their own Personal Assistant and/or carer.

A place for children in local authority care.

A place for siblings/young carers.

If you have any questions at all.

We fully understand the impact SEND has on families and can offer places for each family member.


Local Offer

Lancashire Local Offer - Lancashire Break Time
Local Offer Age Bands
0-4 years old
5-11 years old
11-16 years old
16-19 years old