At the end of November, our DSActive team visited Middlesbrough to run our coach education workshop and to watch the Borobility Down’s syndrome football session.
On a beautiful winter’s morning, one of the DSActive Sports Officers went up to Cambridge and St Albans to see two brilliantly run sessions and meet the people behind their success.
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!
The Charlton Upbeats played a match against Sutton Utd FC with over 50 people watching, this is how they got on.
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.
This year, our DSActive Project Manager was lucky enough to be invited along to the England Athletics National Awards were 2 of our athletics clubs were nominated for awards.
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!