Newham and Essex Beagles have launched a new DSActive athletics session in Newham, East London. This is the first DSActive athletics session in London.
Alan Elbourn coaches the DSActive tennis sessions in Swindon at Delta Tennis Club and has kindly written a guest blog for us. They all took on some of the DSActive challenges at a recent session. See how they got on
As we reach the half way point of #Challenge21, our campaign to raise awareness of Trisomy 21, we spoke to 3 of the DSActive team about what challenges they have chosen, and how they are finding it!
Last month award-nominated athletics club the Exeter Harriers ran an excellent festival of athletics. Our Sports Officer Doug went along to see the group in action.
On a warm September weekend our DSActive Sports Officer, Doug had the pleasure of going to Norwich to watch two brilliantly run DSActive sessions: football with Norwich City FC Community Sports Foundation and tennis with the East Anglia Tennis and Squash Club.
This is a guest blog from Joseph. Joseph is very fit and enjoys going to the gym and playing sports. We asked him to tell us a bit more about his busy life and what his advice is for anyone else wanting to be more active.
During the summer holidays, the DSActive team ran a Multi-skills athletics summer camp for people with Down’s syndrome aged 5+. Find out how the camp went…
Hayley has been attending this year’s DSActive Summer Camp. Last week, she interviewed two of the coaches from the camp, Vicky and Howard
DSActive want to find out about what leisure and fitness provisions there are for people with Down’s syndrome. Please complete our survey
Last year, Brentford Penguin FC launched their sessions for people with Down’s syndrome in Ealing and recently they ran a gala to raise money for the football club. Over 60 people attended the event in Ealing, including the Brentford FC captain, family and friends.