On 15 June 2019, DSActive hosted their first National Tennis Festival at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton. The festival was open to players with Down’s syndrome for all levels.
Our new will help people with Down’s syndrome improve their digital skills as well as to make more informed choices about healthy eating and exercise.
After months of counting sleeps, hectic planning and a group drawing ceremony at the DSA it was finally time for National Festival 2019!
“Participants can gain a positive experience of playing rugby, make new friends and enjoy being active. We’re sure the sessions will be really fun and can’t wait to see how they go.”
“I’ve been lucky enough to see two brilliant sessions this weekend, one in Pershore and one in Hale.”
The Down’s Syndrome Association’s DSActive team are delighted to announce that the DSActive Summer Camps are back again this year.
Surrey Cricket Foundation are running DSActive cricket sessions in partnership with Spencer Cricket Club.
Last year one of the first clubs to offer specific Down’s syndrome sessions for football, Moorside Rangers, did a stellar job in promoting pathways for their players to get involved in other sports, and even take their FA Level 1 qualification.
The DSActive Nutrition App ‘Health Swap’ is due to be released in the coming months. In order to explain a bit more about the App, our Project Delivery Officer Guy has written a guest blog.
Back in March, Arsenal in The Community held a DSActive Football Festival in Islington. The four teams involved in the festival were Arsenal, Lincoln, Crystal Palace (Palace4Life) and Fulham Foundation. The matches were 5 aside on a 3G pitch and all teams were in their football kits. The festival was open to people with Down’s […]