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!
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…