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…o identify you personally. These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example: enabling a service to recognise your device so you don’t have to give the same information several times during one task recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don’t need to do it for every web page requested measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there’s…

Bookings open for DSActive Summer Camps!

…running, one in Shooters Hill and the other in Tooting. The camps will be open to anyone with Down’s syndrome aged 5 and over and for all abilities. Please share with friends or family that may be interested in attending. DSActive Sports Officer, Emma said: “I am very excited that DSActive will run two Summer Camps in London. It is important that people with Down’s syndrome are active over the summer holidays. The summer camp will provide fun act…

Newcastle Open Day at St James Park

Every year Newcastle United opens the gates to St James Park so their fans can come and see the 1st team train. This year, just before the 1st team came onto the field, the projects managed by Newcastle United Foundation got the chance to show how good they are in front of a big crowd at St James Park and their DSActive side was part of the demonstration. We were invited to join them and watch the DSActive team train and play on the famous ground…

Start up a Rally at Shooter Hill Tennis Club

…new friends within your local community.” This DSActive Tennis session is open to all players with Down’s syndrome aged 5+ and Shooters Hill Tennis club is open to the community with friendly and fun tennis coaches. The sessions are weekly and have been running for nearly one year. The tennis club is always welcoming new members to the DSActive tennis sessions. If you would like to find out more about how to get involved in playing tennis, please…

A weekend in Norwich

…e East Anglia Tennis and Squash Club. The football session was held at the Open Academy and was very well attended. Around 16 athletes completed different warm ups, showing their skills on the ball whilst also getting some fitness after a long summer in the sun. After being put through their paces, they split into smaller groups practising specific parts of their ball work and then moved into a shooting drill to show off their killer instinct. The…

Tennis in Telford

…e to offer a DSActive tennis session. The new session was launched with an open day for new players, supported by Tennis Shropshire, Tennis Foundation and Energize Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. One of the DSActive team went along to join in… To celebrate the new DSActive tennis session being launched with Telford Tennis Centre, the centre ran an open day on a sunny Saturday for the new players to come along and test their tennis skills. Eight pa…

A Tennis Filled Weekend

…flock from all over Manchester to attend. The club have been fantastic in opening their doors and community to the new players, and the DSActive session has become a big part of the club. The session revolved around the players working on their forehand, in particular aiming the forehand at the coaches! The session finished with all the players gathering in the club house to eat hot dogs and socialise. Alex from the DSActive team said “It’s alway…

DSActive Leisure and Fitness Industry Survey

…sions there are for people with Down’s syndrome. This survey is for parents/carers, family members, friends and anyone who supports a person with Down’s syndrome. This survey is open until 21 September 2018 and we would love to hear from as many people as possible. If you care for a person with Down’s syndrome, could you spare a few minutes to complete our survey. Thank you for your time. To find a DSActive session near you have a look at our inte…

Meet Mark…

…Championships I won silver in 400m and gold in 800m. I also race in local open, mainstream events. You’ve recently completed your Level 1 Assistant Coach qualification from England Athletics, which is a fantastic achievement! Can you tell us more about the course and what you enjoyed about it? I enjoyed the course a lot. I had the course book and the power point slides before the course to give me time to read through. We worked in a classroom an…