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Happy Healthy Holidays Summer Round-Up

Happy Healthy Holidays Summer Round-Up

There has been fantastic engagement with the Happy Healthy Holidays Somerset Programme with 83% booked over the summer holidays.

Seeing how so many young people have engaged with these sessions has demonstrated that there is a real need to provide co-ordinated, high quality activities over the holiday periods to keep young people active and healthy.

This funding has been made available by Somerset County... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 12:00

Tags: Active, Young People

Jump Start Summer

Jump Start Summer

The Summer holidays have seen another year of exciting activities, stepping outside comfort zones, smiles, giggles and new friendships formed for our Jump Start young people.

Each of our five areas from across the county offered an opportunity to engage in two different activities a week, one at local parks and one 'away day'. Our park sessions offered continued provision for our regular young people,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 12:00

Tags: Active, Active Communities, Young People

Nominations for ‘prestigious’ coaching awards open

Nominations for ‘prestigious’ coaching awards open
  • Nominations for the 24th UK Coaching Awards are now open
  • UK Coaching is encouraging the British public to nominate a coach as part of its Great Coaching Comeback campaign

Hosted by UK Coaching, the highly regarded awards showcase the diverse work of coaches from all walks of life, helping people improve their well-being and activity levels.

This year, the lead charitable organisation for sports and physical... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 12:00

Tags: Active Adults, Active Communities, Coaches

Skills for Sport

Skills for Sport

The Somerset School Games programme delivered a summer term of rounders activities to primary schools across Somerset as part of a new initiative "Skills for Sport"

What is Skills for Sport?

Skills for Sport is a programme that recruits College leavers enthusiastic about sport and gives them training and employment opportunities during the Summer term and beyond. The training focusses on delivering sport... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 11:26

Tags: Active, Active Communities, Young People

Kit Out the Nation (4th September - 2nd October) - Donate your unwanted sports kit!

Kit Out the Nation (4th September - 2nd October) - Donate your unwanted sports kit!

In partnership with BBC Radio Somerset, SASP are taking part in Kit Out The Nation.

What is this campaign about?

Kit Out the Nation' is a BBC month long Make a Difference campaign aimed at taking in and distributing unwanted, good condition sports kit and getting it to children and teenagers who need it. It will mirror the 'Give a Laptop' campaign, working with partners around the country.

Why are we... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Aug 2021 14:12

Tags: Sports Kit, Young People

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    Somerset Business Award Winner
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    CPSU
    Disability Confident
  • Somerset Skills & Learning
    Youth Sport Trust
    activity alliance
    pluss
    Sedgemoor District Council
    Avon & Somerset Police
  • South Somerset District Council
    Somerset Partnership
    Yeovil Hospital Healthcare
    Taunton & West Somerset Council
    Mendip District Council
    Homes in Sedgemoor
  • Macmillan Cancer Support
    Spark Somerset
    YMCA Dulverton Group
    Department for Work & Pensions
    EDF
    Somerset CCG
  • SAPHTO
    together team
    Somerset Cricket Board
    British American Football Association
    Badminton England
    Somerset FA
  • British Cycling
    Create Development
    Children in Need
    The Salvation Army
    Somerset County Council
    Lifeline
  • Channel Adventure
    Somerset Community Foundation
    Nova Sports & Coaching
    Zing Somerset
    Sports Coach UK