If you are the parent or guardian of a child under the age of 16 with a disability then they may be eligible for a Free Swim Pass for use at the Forest Leisure Lydney, Cinderford, Coleford and Newent swimming pools during public designated sessions. The pass also entitles a parent/carer over the age of 16 to accompany the young person for free. To apply for a pass you must register your child with The Key who will deal with the application on your behalf.
The Key is a special information service for any family in Gloucestershire with a disabled child aged 0-25 years. The service is free and confidential and registration is entirely voluntary.
There are many benefits for families who join The Key which include:
- New members will receive a free introductory pack on joining. The pack includes a Parents Handbook and other useful information customised to the child’s age and disability.
- Key members receive a newsletter called ‘Keywords’ which is sent out every quarter. The newsletter contains information about local support groups and activities available for disabled children and young people.
- There is a Parent Contact Register, for families to join if they would like to contact other families registered with The Key for support.
- If you join The Key, you will proactively be kept up to date with information for you and your child.
The Key is open Monday to Wednesday from 9.00am to 5.00pm.
The contact details for The Key are as follows: