SASP would like to announce the successful recruitment of 4 new board members to compliment our existing board.
We welcome John Turner, CEO of Visit Somerset the official Destination Management Organisation for Somerset, Rachel Stark, who has over 20 years' of experience in the NHS and is very fortunate to have undertaken a number of roles in this time alongside her GP Practice Management role, Joanna... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:17
Believe it or not, summer is not far away, and we are now taking registrations for our Social Mixed Rounders Leagues in Taunton (Thursday evenings at Bishop Foxes School / The Wyvern Club) and Yeovil (Wednesday evenings at the Yeovil Recreation Centre). Entry forms can be downloaded from the SASP website here or the "Somerset Rounders SASP" Facebook group. If you are thinking of forming a team, or... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:19
Introducing our fabulous new Monday morning activity, Happy Feet. Held at the stunning upstairs Park room in French Weir Park, the session does not target experienced dancers or Disco Divas but anyone who would like to add a little more healthy movement to their life in a fun and engaging way! Any age, any gender, with or without a partner. Neither Lycra nor taffeta required!! Contact the Adult Participation... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:38
Wells Tennis Club is offering the chance for local people to give the game a try at their open day on Saturday 21st April.
All five courts and two mini courts will be packed with free tennis-related activities from 9.30am until 2pm. As well as a chance to try tennis with award-winning coach Kevin Durney, refreshments and discounted memberships will be on offer.
Visitors don't need a racquet – just... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 09:12
On the 10th March Macmillan Cancer Support and Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership (SASP) launched a new exercise initiative designed to help local people living with cancer to be more active. 'Revitalise' was launched by rising stars Eddie Byrom and Tom Banton from Somerset County Cricket Club, along with Mayor of Taunton Deane, Councillor Hazel Prior-Sankey with a 3 mile parade from Somerset... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Mar 2018 11:48
The Great Exmoor Ride is a new city-to-coast challenge bike ride from the team behind the hugely-popular Great Weston Ride and, following on from a successful test event in 2017, it is set to return on Sunday 2nd September 2018.
The Ride starts in Taunton and ends in a tranquil spot on the West Somerset coast at Blue Anchor near Minehead, and along the way it offers a stunning 66-mile (105km) route... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:56
One in five adults in Somerset do less than 30 minutes of activity per week, and one third of adults in Somerset do less than 150 minutes of activity each week. The link between physical activity and good health is proven, and national statistics now show that 4 in 5 young people are not active enough to maintain good health.*
Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) is launching its Physical... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:27
We want your help in influencing the positive behaviour change around health and wellbeing in older family members who don't access the internet and social media.
It is a long held belief that older people have very limited use of social media while younger generations will live their lives through this medium. Social media has become the most effective way we get information out to the public. SASP... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:26
Next month sees the launch of the new project Revitalise. Revitalise is a project that promotes Somerset based physical activity sessions which are delivered by qualified staff, making them particularly suitable for those living with cancer and beyond.
To launch this project, to raise awareness and unite in the fight against cancer, a select group of people will be taking part in March for Men on 10th... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 04 Feb 2018 10:46
Passionate about getting more women and girls getting on court? Looking to deliver female-only group sessions? Look no further!
England Squash are holding a subsidised level 1 coaching course at Workout Bristol (formerly Bristol Vivo Centre) on 3rd March and are offering you the chance to:
- become a qualified England Squash Level 1 coach
- gain resources and support to successfully deliver female-only (Squash... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 11:05