This is a guest blog from Mark, he attends our DSActive athletics session with Exeter Harries as a volunteer coach, and has just achieved his Level 1 coaching qualification in athletics!
DSActive recently had a chat with Anna and Dan. They wanted to discuss their active lives.
The event was for people with a learning disability to find out more about keeping well and living an active life. The DSActive team were there to provide information on the programme, our nutrition campaign and promote the DSActive sessions in the area.
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!
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.
DSActive want to find out about what leisure and fitness provisions there are for people with Down’s syndrome. Please complete our survey
Victoria is a very active person. She enjoys sports and regularly attends DSActive football and tennis sessions.
This is a guest blog written by Danielle. Earlier this year Danielle took on her first half marathon with her dad and her sister. These are her own words
The DSActive team this year will be welcoming a new member of staff to the team thanks to a generous grant from the City Bridge Trust. This grant has enabled the team to add a new Sports Officer who will be responsible for all our activity within London.
The DSActive National Festival is the teams’ flagship event every year. Last year, over 150 people with Down’s syndrome played in the festival for their respective teams and the event is always a special day for the players, parents and coaches.