Swindon Down’s Syndrome Group believe that tennis is a great activity for children. Their Delta Tennis Club sessions provide training in the skills and techniques needed to play as well as giving the children the opportunity to interact with others and have some fun. During a recent visit to a session of the Delta Tennis […]
Over 200 people walked through south east London on Saturday 8 April to raise awareness and money for the Charlton Upbeats. They were joined by Charlton Athletic legends Derek Hales, Mike Flanagan, Simon Webster, Bob Bolder, Carl Leaburn and Paul Mortimer. The nine mile walk began at Charlton Athletics training ground in New Eltham and finished […]
The day started with the Upbeat players watching Charlton Athletic first team train. The first team players were sporting #LotsOfSocks for World Down Syndrome Day and Awareness Week and they looked fantastic! The players took a break from their training to meet the Upbeats who were very excited to get stuck into training. Karl Robinson, first […]
It was great to see how the DSActive group at Shrewsbury Town has developed
The DSActive team were able to drop in to Millwall Community Trusts sessions recently to see how they were getting on.
Recently DSActive paid a visit to Albion in the Community’s team for players with Down’s syndrome
With the support of social programme FIFA “Football for Hope” and the Russian State Social University, DSActive were invited to Moscow to participate in a seminar organised by the Russian charity Downside Up. The seminar was called “Psycho-pedagogical features of work with children with Down’s syndrome in sport groups of football”. Downside Up provide support […]
The DSActive team headed to the south west to meet a new group of players
It’s been ten years since Fulham Football Club Foundation set up the very first Down’s syndrome football team in London.
The DSActive football programme at Longfleet Youth FC has been running for just over one year now and what a fantastic year it has been!