On the Sunday of the first Great British Tennis Weekend of the year, East Anglia Tennis and Squash Club played host to a tennis taster day, run in association with DSActive and the Tennis Foundation.
Every Saturday morning, football players with Down’s syndrome descend on Impington Village College Sports Centre to show off and hone their skills at the Cambridge United Community Trust DSActive session.
The DS Devils football team was launched by the Saints Foundation in 2016 to provide young people and adults alike with the opportunity to compete in regular competitive football throughout the region and nationally.
The Hull City DSActive team has been running since 2011 and was formed as part of the Tigers Trust. Our current squad of nine are all passionate about football and in particular Hull City FC.
On Saturday 18 March two DSActive teams, the Crystal Palace Eagles and Norwich, met for a friendly match. Sadé, whose brother Brandon plays for the Eagles, has written up a blog about the day.
During a recent visit to a session of the Delta Tennis Club the DSActive team couldn’t believe the fantastic talent that was on show.
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 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!
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.