Although the onset of colder weather and the additional restrictions in place to combat Covid-19 are making it a challenge right now, Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership (SASP) are continuing to encourage people to be as active as possible over the Autumn and Winter months.
Our message is simple – being active and playing sport, where appropriate, is good for your physical health and good... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 11:07
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
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement: 10th July 2020
As you may be aware, the Government announced yesterday (9th July 2020) that from Saturday 25th July all swimming pools can reopen.
We will be writing to all our swim school customers today to provide a further update. Rest assured, we're busy liaising with our pool operators on our plans for the return of swim schools.
The dates for when we do reopen are... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:50
We Are Undefeatable Somerset Ambassador, Stewart, Covid-19 Blog: "I found myself cycling at 1am – not that far but enough for a sense of jailbreak".
Boris wrote to me back in March to say that I am "extremely vulnerable" to the most dangerous effects of Covid 19 and in order to protect myself and the NHS, I should be shielded. This meant spending the next 12 weeks at home, with just the members of my household – my wife and dog! The only fresh air that I should be getting is from my garden, the only contact with people should be through a... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 15:53
We Are Undefeatable Somerset Ambassador, Chrissie, Covid-19 Blog: "Half hour of gentle exercise each morning sets me up for the day".
I don't know if you have also been bombarded with funeral plans over the past few months but having no intention of departing life at this point in time, my focus has been on trying to keep myself relatively fit despite all the restrictions that have been imposed upon those of us of a certain antiquity.
I think it is important, especially when you live alone, far from relatives and friends, and in rural... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 18:04
Mike's Covid-19 Blog: "Although I lived in that area all my life, I’ve found places I never knew existed"
My usual working week would take me away for one or two nights, so it is always more difficult to fit in activity. I therefore try to make sure I'm home for two evenings a week to enable me to go spinning at the local leisure centre. It was never that I enjoyed it hugely, but I like the way I feel after I have taken part. There is also the social side of it, with some nice people that go along, that... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 16:32
Somerset has been allocated £120,000 in emergency funding for temporary measures to encourage walking and cycling.
The Department for Transport has now confirmed details of the first £45m from its £250m emergency active travel fund*.
The five Local Authorities in Somerset have been working with the police and other partners, of which Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership are one... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 14:31