Bath Area Play Project provide a range of services directly supporting children’s right to play and enjoy their leisure time or time out of school usually without their parents!
BAPP work across the Bath area with most services targeted in specific areas or for specific groups or communities. We endeavour to provide services which are fully accessible to all, using buildings and spaces that are appropriate for children and have access to outdoor space. We work across Bath & North East Somerset local authority area, usually in the more disadvantaged areas of Bath, Keynsham and Midsomer Norton.
Short Breaks Holiday Playschemes are specialist services for disabled children and young people and we deliver this contract as Lead Partner with 3 other organisations; KIDS, Bath Opportunity Pre-school and Fosse Way School. BAPP run may of these services including:
Holiday Playschemes are for disabled children and young people; 5 – 12 years provision is at the Hut in Twerton during Easter, Summer and October school holidays and 12 – 19+ years provision is during Easter and Summer with our SOFA (Summer Of Fun Activity) programme.
SOFA is part of our youth programme which also includes Teenage Rampage, an evening weekly youth club for disabled teenagers aged 13 – 21 years.
All of these services have the child / young person at the centre and are led by qualified and experienced staff and volunteers who build strong and effective relationships with children, supporting them to reach their potential.