Tags: Adult Participation
The initiative in helping women to gain confidence to be active and move more, now has a new website to make it easier to find activities locally and to make bookings!
The 'In It Together' women's project that was launched in January 2022 has gone from strength to strength providing an array of activities for women across Somerset. From beginners running and self defence to dance and rugby, this programme... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Jun 2022 17:44
SASP are proud to have been part of The Richmond Group of Charities case study, which accompanies the physical activity and long term conditions resource pack
The Richmond Group of Charities have developed a series of Physical Activity and Long Term Health Conditions Resource Packs aimed at the sport and physical activity sector, health and care organisations and the health and care workforce.
Moving... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 29 Apr 2022 13:28
Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) has successfully been awarded the contract to become the new lead provider to co-ordinate and manage a new physical activity on referral service for Somerset over the next three years.
The new Somerset Physical Activity on Referral scheme aims to help people living with long term health conditions to increase their levels of physical activity in a safe... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 13:34
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
England Squash has today launched its Rally Together Pledge campaign on International Women's Day which calls on everyone in the squash community to break the bias and support more women and girls to reach their full potential in squash.
Research conducted by England Squash reveals that female players and coaches still experience sexist comments and suffer discrimination due to unconscious gender bias.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 Mar 2022 09:30
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
This Girl Can and parkrun team up to welcome even more women and girls to parkrun this International Women’s Day
- In a celebration of being active in whatever way suits you, parkrun and This Girl Can come together to host a second International Women's Day parkrun
- Research shows the gender activity gap persists. Women are less likely than men to take part in parkrun events, despite registering in higher numbers
- The first International Women's Day parkrun took place on Saturday 7 March 2020, and saw more than 15,000... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Feb 2022 11:44
The In It Together project is back running physical activities and sport opportunities, but this time across the whole of Somerset!
In It Together features a whole range of activities for women ages 16+, all of which are led by coaches and instructors who have the same goal; to help break down those barriers that we women face, empower you to move in your own way, remove that self-doubt, and most importantly,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 11:30