What happens at KEEN?
Every KEEN London session is packed with sports, fun and games, giving children with additional needs the chance to take part, make friends, learn new skills and have as much fun as possible.
Every attending athlete is paired with a trained volunteer coach for individual support. This means each athlete can enjoy all the activities to the best of his or her abilities and parents can enjoy valuable respite time knowing that their child is being cared for in a safe and supported environment.
A typical session — lasting two hours — will include playground games, basketball, football, dancing, and a traditional rendition of the hokey-cokey. Week by week, we can see improvements in our athletes’ self-esteem, confidence, physical ability, teamwork and communication skills. We also arrange regular trips including ice-skating, city farm visits, boating and trips to London landmarks.