Bridgwater is set to be transformed into a giant game thanks to National Lottery funding from Sport England
An innovative physical activity game that has engaged more than a million people is set to launch in Bridgwater.
The Beat the Street game will take place in Bridgwater from 7th October to 4th November thanks to a National Lottery grant from Sport England.
Beat the Street encourages people to get outside and to get active and is open to anyone of any age who would like to take part. The game works by... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 15:08
With changing guidance out this week, please be reassured that all SASP delivery & programmes are still able to continue, and all activities have the necessary safety measures and risk assessments in place, for you to take part and enjoy your exercise sessions with us.
Posted: Thu, 10 Sep 2020 11:03
We are pleased to have bought more programmes back through August and the start of September.
Children and Young People
Learn to Swim - We are pleased to confirm that from Monday 14th September, our Learn to Swim programme at Quantock Lodge only will return. We have put together a short walk through video explaining access and exit, booking procedures and social distancing measures we have put in place... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 10:25
No one gets to choose how you exercise other than you. Your body, your call. And whatever that looks like, we think it's worth celebrating. This Girl Can, funded by The National Lottery, believes that there's no "right" way to get active. However you jiggle, kick, lift, stretch, or sprint, it's time to get moving how you damn please.
Look out for the Autumn promotion of the This Girl Can campaign from... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 13:40
UK Coaching has confirmed that UK Coaching Week 2020 will take place from the 14-20 September.
The awareness campaign – which empowers athletes, coaches and the public to celebrate great coaching – will centre on the need to 'Support Your Coach', kicking off with the #GreatCoachingPledge that will call on the nation to give some of their own time, sharing thanks and support for the coaching... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 12:38
Jump Start Programme launches in South Somerset, supporting young people in the area through sport and physical activity
SASP are excited to launch their Jump Start Programme in South Somerset, supporting young people in the area through sport and physical activity.
We strongly believe in the importance and value of sport and physical activity and how it has the potential to transform lives. Not only can it empower communities as a whole, it can give individuals the life skills, aspirations and experiences they need to... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 14:46
Laura's Blog: Wherever you are on your parenting journey, getting and staying active can be a real challenge, as our SASP team member Laura is currently finding during her pregnancy.
When my wonderful colleague Tiff, who created the 'Pregnancy and Mum & Baby' page on the SASP website, approached me, a first-time mum-to-be, and asked if I would be interested in blogging about my experiences during pregnancy, particularly with activity, I was a little (read a lot) apprehensive. Even now, I'm still not convinced anyone will want to hear what I have to say but I must admit I personally... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 16:41
It is with delight that SASP can announce that we now have face to face delivery returning across the county for many of our programmes. However this is still proving an extremely challenging time for us and our sector and we continue to be concerned about the short, medium and longer term effects on sport, leisure and physical activity provision.
In this update lets celebrate some of the programmes... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 16:18
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement: 29th July 2020
Health walks returned with great success in Mendip and West Somerset at the start of July. We are now several weeks in and have more walks and walkers returning each week out enjoying our beautiful county.
Our health walks will look a little different for the time being, with extra hygiene and social distancing measures in place to protect walkers and... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 17:20
Sport England has funded ReActivate, a new digital training platform designed to equip anyone working or volunteering in sport and physical activity in England with the knowledge and skills they need to confidently restart, as we emerge from lockdown.
Commissioned by CIMSPA and delivered by a consortium of partners with extensive experience in online training in the physical activity sector, led by... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 14:40