Tags: Active Adults
Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) is pleased to announce the launch of Move More Together, a programme designed to encourage inactive adults over 50 to become more active. They will be matched with a volunteer who they will meet with regularly on a one-to-one basis, and who will support them to take their first steps towards being more active and enjoying a healthy lifestyle.
Since the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 15:54
Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) has announced the launch of Stronger 4 Longer, a new campaign encouraging people aged 50 to 65 to build strength through everyday movement to enable them to stay well, feel younger and protect their future health.
As we age, our muscles naturally get weaker. A sedentary lifestyle can speed this up – and since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the UK working... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 12:00
Every year between the 1st-7th June is volunteers week. It is an annual celebration recognised across the world to promote and give thanks for the fantastic contribution of all volunteers. It goes without saying that volunteers play a key role in society as they have always made a huge difference to our communities.
We want to thank our SASP volunteers for their hard work and commitment to getting people... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Jun 2022 09:15
After 2 disastrous summers, we are looking forward to an unrestricted resumption of our program this year with Mixed Social Leagues in Yeovil and Taunton!!
Yeovil Fixtures will take place on Monday evenings and Taunton Fixtures will take place on Wednesday evenings with a 6.30 start. The Taunton program will begin with a few weeks pre season familiarisation on April 27th whilst the Yeovil season will... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 02 Apr 2022 14:48
The Annual Workplace Volleyball Tournament is back!
And will be held on Thursday 14th April 7.00 – 9.00pm at Taunton Vale Sports Club. WE look forward to welcoming teams of 6, though plenty of scope for substituting so you are welcome to have larger squads.
Don't worry if you haven't played Volleyball before, we have a very relaxed interpretation of the rules and play with adapted equipment, very... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 11:49
The Photo Competition that will eventually result in next year's Getting Outside in Somerset Calendar is now open! Entry is open to all, pictures taken on your walks with smartphones are perfect as are pictures from a good quality digital camera. Email your entries to Stewart Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ensure that you choose the highest format available, ideally at least 750kb. The only... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Mar 2022 12:26
Charlotte Norman: 'In It Together' - Women's Development Officer and Sarah Crossley, Marketing & Communications Officer joined the Talking Café to talk about the Get Outside in Somerset project and the In It Together project.
They discussed the effects the pandemic has had on physical activity and exercise, social pressures on women in Somerset, how to move more in ways that suit you, what... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Mar 2022 16:18
Love to Pedal is a chair based virtual cycling opportunity that was successfully launched in care and residential settings across Somerset in late 2020 in response to Covid 19 and will now soon be available for individuals at home. Love to Pedal has been developed by SASP and funded through Sports England's Tackling Inequalities fund. The project offers a virtual cycling programme which includes sets... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 09:08