QPR In The Community Trust have extended their DSActive sporting offer to tennis! We visited their first training session…
Shooters Hill Lawn Tennis Club is based in South East London and on a slightly chilly Wednesday night, head coach Phil and his team ran their very first DSActive tennis session and one of the DSActive team dropped in to see how it went.
A member of the DSActive team went to visit Coventry’s session and was VERY impressed with the skills on show.
A member of the DSActive team said:
“It’s amazing to see so many people here on their first day! Parents and siblings can join in…in fact, the whole family can take part and enjoy some tennis. The parents also get a chance to catch up with one another whilst watching their child play tennis”.
September is when children and students head back to school or college after their summer holidays and our countryside begins to blaze with autumn colour. It is also the start of the new football season. To mark the launch of Inspire Suffolk’s seventh season, they invited the DSActive team to drop by.
Longfleet Youth FC has been running DSActive sessions for nearly 2 years and they have certainly grown in popularity during that time. A member of the DSActive team visited a recent session to see how they were doing.
This article was written by Vinay, our colleague at the Down’s Syndrome Association. Vinay has been working for the Down’s Syndrome Association for over 20 years. He is very keen on exercise and keeps himself in very good shape. Here is his guest blog on his favourite sport, swimming, and how he keeps so healthy. […]
Last weekend, as this year’s summer holiday draws to an end, the DSActive teams from Swindon Town and Northampton met for their annual fixture at Cirencester Town’s indoor arena. Previous matches between these teams have always been really hard fought and this year’s was no different. The day started with a few drills to get […]
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 […]
Simplyhealth has awarded a further grant to DSActive for a nutrition programme which will make an impact on the lives of children and adults with Down’s syndrome involved in the sports programme and beyond. DSActive is run by the national charity, the Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA) which aims to help people with Down’s syndrome live […]