Our award-winning CADS programme offers a wide range of fully inclusive activities as well as health and wellbeing options.

The benefits that the CADS Programme offers children and young people is proven. As well as developing confidence, self-esteem, and health and fitness, CADS encourages friendships to blossom.

Children and young people can try CADS activities during school holidays or more regularly as weekly evening sessions. We offer everything from football to swimming and climbing and art. We also offer lots of fun volunteering opportunities.

CADS football

CADS football is our fully inclusive football session, taking place every Friday at Seashell’s 3G pitch.  These are fun football sessions where the children and young people can learn new skills, make new friends and be active. The club runs in partnership with Cheadle and Gatley Football Club and Elite Football Coaching.

Age: under 8’s, under 12’s, under 16’s and 16+

Day: Friday

Time: 4-5pm (under 8’s, under 12’s), 5-6pm (under 16’s, 16+)

Location: Seashell 3G pitch, Stanley Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire SK8 6RQ

£5 per session.  Termly bookings available.

CADS Football Dates HERE

Saturday CADS

Saturday CADS is a fully inclusive weekend club which provides a wide range of activities and is a group which aims to create independence and social interaction for the children and young people, 8 – 16 years old, that attend.

If children and young people require extra support at Saturday CADS we welcome young people to come to the club with a parent, carer or friend,

Time: 10am – 1pm  Saturday CADS Dates HERE

Location: Seashell, Stanley Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire SK8 6RQ

£25 per session.  6 week termly booking.


Young People’s Gym Sessions

Our fully inclusive fitness suite hosts an exclusive fitness session for young people.  The session is supported by our qualified health and fitness coordinator.

Age: 13-18 (18+ with a disability)

Day & Time: Thursday 6.15-7pm, term time only

Location: Fitness Suite, Seashell Royal College Manchester

£5 per session

CADS Parties

Our fully accessible facilities are the perfect venue for all your party needs. We offer climbing parties, swimming parties and multi-sports parties. 

Swimming party: 2 hours (exclusive use of swimming pool and 2 lifeguards) £200 (£5 extra to add climbing)

Multi-sports party: 2 hours from £125+ depending on activities  

CADS school holiday programme

CADS school holidays is open to disabled and non-disabled young people aged 8-16 years.  Children and young people can get involved with everything from tennis to swimming to art and cooking.  Specialist one to one support can be provided for those that require extra help and encouragement at no extra cost, meaning that our activities can be accessed by everyone, regardless of disability or ability.

Age: 8-16 years

Time: 10am – 3pm

Location: Seashell

CADS Holiday Dates HERE 

For anyone new to CADS and wanting to apply to access the provision, please contact CADS@Seashelltrust.org.uk or 0161 6100 122

*Anyone who hasn’t attended CADS since Summer 2021 or before – you will be considered a new applicant due to our new admission processes in place.

For more information please contact cads@seashelltrust.org.uk

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Saturday CADS Dates 2022/23


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Bobby has made a lifelong friend at CADS in Jamie and they both socialise outside of school. This has had a huge impact on Bobby and given him more independence

Bobby & Alec's Mum