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Age UK Somerset to train volunteers to teach Shibashi Tai Chi, as part of their ongoing commitment to Falls Prevention in Somerset

Age UK Somerset to train volunteers to teach Shibashi Tai Chi, as part of their ongoing commitment to Falls Prevention in Somerset

Following a successful application to obtain funding from the National Lottery Awards, Age UK Somerset will be training volunteers in both Somerset and North Somerset.

Volunteers will take part in a free training programme, which will enable them to lead a Shibashi Tai Chi Qi Gong class in their community. This Shibashi form means "18 moves" in Chinese. It is easy to learn and its effects are proven,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 08:44

Tags: Funding, Tai Chi

The June workplace challenge is here!

The June workplace challenge is here!

The first team challenge of our Workplace Offer 2019 has started! It's not too late to round up your colleagues and get them involved to take on the challenge.

Your challenge in a team or as an individual is to complete 200,000 steps from 1st June - 30th June.

This may seem alot for some, but we want to encourage you to build your steps up each day and then try and achieve 10,000 steps a day in the last... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 17:38

Tags: Adult Participation, Move More, Workplaces

Back to Hockey 2019

Back to Hockey 2019

Back to Hockey is England Hockey's national campaign that started 1 week ago on 13th May and continues through until 23rd June. Throughout the campaign's runtime, Back to Hockey puts on various sessions for men and women of all ages and abilities. The sessions are fun, social and informal.

The annual campaign has inspired thousands of people to play, whether they are new to the game or returning players.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 May 2019 11:00

Tags: Hockey

Coaching Week – great coaching leads to healthier, happier communities

Coaching Week – great coaching leads to healthier, happier communities

Running from the 3-9 June, the annual campaign which empowers athletes, coaches and the general public to celebrate great coaching will this year send a strong message that explains why it makes sense to support and invest in coaches.

Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership is working with UK Coaching to support Coaching Week and would like you to help us support the campaign by letting your coaches,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 May 2019 10:39

Tags: Coaching

Volunteers' Week 1-7 June: how you can get involved!

Volunteers' Week 1-7 June: how you can get involved!

Volunteers are the backbone of community sport and we know that without them sport cannot function.

Volunteers' Week is a chance to celebrate and say thank you for the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. It takes place 1-7 June every year and is an opportunity to celebrate volunteering in all its diversity.

As an organisation SASP will be using social media throughout Volunteers'... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 May 2019 12:54

Tags: Volunteering

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    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
    Zing Somerset
    Sports Coach UK