DSActive #Connect Festival 2021

…ails of the day; 2:00PM-2:40PM: Tennis session with Mark from Middlesex LTA 3:00PM- 3:40PM: Fitness session with Emma from DSActive Team 4:00PM- 4:40PM: Cricket session with Alain from Surrey Cricket Foundation If you would like to attend DSActive #Connect Festival 2021, you will need to register for the event, so please click here. If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to get in touch with DSActive Team. The Down’s Syndrome A…

Tips on fundraising by Brentford Penguin FC

…ever they may be also, to extend the Penguin impact and reach marginalised communities elsewhere. Being a competitive team is NOT what the Penguins is about. Instead, we focus on well-being and health as a priority.” What advice/ tips would you give a football club trying to raise money? “For any grassroots club looking to raise money, we would advise firstly spending some quality time with the local community. Speak with and befriend the local bu…

A review of 2019

…s for the LTA, England Athletics and Leisure and Fitness industry. In total, over 360 coaches have attended a DSActive workshop this year, and we’ve already started booking up for next year’s workshops! Elite sport The last few years, the DSActive team have worked hard to increase the number of people with Down’s syndrome playing sport. Now we need to ensure that there are pathways in place for our athletes who want to compete nationally and even…

Vote for DSActive in the My Favourite Voucher Codes Charity Poll This April

…for different charities including Disability Challengers, Cancer Research UK, and Scope. This April, DSActive are one of four charities taking part, and we need your votes!   How Does It Work? The four charities that take part engage in a little friendly competition, to see who can win the most votes by visitors to the site. At the end of the month, the charity with the most votes is the winner. When it comes to raising the money, this is done th…

Leisure and Fitness Industry Training

…in Teddington. To book or for any queries, please email us or to call 0333 12 12 300. Cost & Requirements Free. A 16 person capacity classroom is required. DSActive Leisure and Fitness Workshop Image by Spelthorne Everyone Active Team Who is this workshop for? This is CIMSPA accredited workshop suitable for any leisure centre that provides services in leisure and sport industry. What the course delivers? • Understanding people with Down’s syndrom…

Healthy living

…low. The app was possible thanks to a grant from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with the grant being managed by Citizens Online. The app is specifically designed to suit the needs of people with Down’s syndrome and the main aim is to allow improvement in the digital skills of its users. The app will also support the users to make positive choices about their nutrition and lifestyle, it includes a food tracker, an activity tr…

What is a healthy diet?

…diets appearing every day, it can be a confusing world. Whether it is paleo, veganism, pescatarian, low carb, Atkinson, fasting and so many more, it can feel very overwhelming and can lead to people simply giving up. When faced with all this information it can be sometimes be useful to go back to basics and look at what a healthy diet is. The DSActive Health Swap app is designed to help people with Down’s syndrome to make positive changes to their…

DSActive & WorkFit support Luke in his new role

…f City. Through DSActive’s coach-ability course Luke, and two other players, completed their FA Level 1 coaching badges. Luke had shown great coaching potential, taking on board the skills he’d learnt on his course and putting them into to practice at DSActive Bluebirds training sessions. He had also expressed a real desire to work for the Foundation as a volunteer football coach. Josh Law, the Health and Disability Co-ordinator at the Foundation,…

Girl power at Coventry

…now in football! If you would like more information about Coventry’s sessions or would even like to pop along, please look at their website http://www.sbitc.org/ for more information, or contact the DSActive team.  …

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