DSActive #Connect Festival 2021

…nesday 18 March 2021 from 2:00-5:00 pm. The event is free and is available online via the platform Zoom. The details 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 y…

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

…d Sport which was managed by Citizens Online. Working with app development company The Distance and Monitoring and Evaluation Consulting, the app was designed, built, and available for download within 7 months. You can find out more about the app here and download it for FREE here. National Festivals Our 9th National Football Festival took place in Birmingham, with over 140 players attending on the day. It was a brilliant day, and all the DSActive…

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

…ctually contribute to the final donation we could win! So, if you have any online shopping to do, make sure you take a look to see if there’s a deal for the retailer you’re buying from! The poll is running until the 30 April, so make sure that you get your votes in before then, as well as sharing it with your friends! Cast your vote for DSActive this April and help us continue providing as many amazing sports opportunities to people with Down’s sy…

Leisure and Fitness Industry Training

…delivers? • Understanding people with Down’s syndrome, • Understanding the common Health conditions, • Explore how to use terminologies appropriately and challenging the myths. • Our communications and our research, • Identify ways to remove specific barriers and suggest improvements, • Conclusion. How long is the workshop? • 90 minutes What do you gain from the workshop? • Be confident and more knowledge about the condition of Down’s syndrome. Bo…

Healthy living

…igital, 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 tracker and information and resources on making positive nutrition and…

What is a healthy diet?

To celebrate the launch of our new Health Swap app, over the coming weeks we will be posting blogs all about nutrition. This first blog will answer the questions, what is a healthy diet and why is it important? There is a lot of talk in the media at the moment about healthy eating and with new 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 fe…

DSActive & WorkFit support Luke in his new role

…. Luke has benefited from seeing me deliver the sessions and then slowly becoming more and more involved. His confidence has grown over the last 6 months and now has a much greater understanding of our coaching methods. All of the players respect his coaching and many are inspired by what he has achieved.” Luke has recently become an ambassador for Cardiff City FC Foundation which is a huge achievement! Well done Luke and keep up the good work. We…

Girl power at Coventry

…erfect nutmeg which left one of the coaches in shock as they didn’t see it coming! The fantastic footwork and teamwork shown during the game was brilliant to see. A great session ran by great coaches who are teaching the girls everything they need to know 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…

Cookie Policy

…involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally. These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example: enabling a service to recognise your device so you don’t have to give the same information several times during one task recognising that you may already have given a user…