Local leisure centres run by Everyone Active in partnership with Somerset West and Taunton Council, will be offering free activities as part of National Fitness Day 2021 on Wednesday 22nd September – set to be the UK's most active day of the year.
Wellsprings Leisure Centre will be hosting a range of free activities including group cycling, yoga, body pump, and virtual classes. Blackbrook Leisure... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 12:49
In partnership with BBC Radio Somerset, SASP are taking part in Kit Out The Nation.
What is this campaign about?
Kit Out the Nation' is a BBC month long Make a Difference campaign aimed at taking in and distributing unwanted, good condition sports kit and getting it to children and teenagers who need it. It will mirror the 'Give a Laptop' campaign, working with partners around the country.
Why are we... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 13:57
Jay's Aim is a registered charity set up to reduce the number of young people who die from sudden cardiac arrest in SW England. One of the things we do is provide public access defibrillators to schools, sports clubs and public places. We have provided over 70 since setting up in 2018 so are now relatively experienced in the process.
Jays Aim have been working tirelessly with the target of reducing... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 Aug 2021 14:46
We would like your help in developing a new Physical Activity and Sport Strategy for Somerset.
We can all play a role in making it easier and more appealing for people to be active. By doing this we can improve lives and enable people across Somerset to enjoy the physical and mental health benefits that activity, exercise and sport brings.
The last 18 months has been a critical year for health and wellbeing.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 17:32
The summer holidays are an ideal way to spend time together and enjoy the local parks and discovering new areas, but we know it can be challenging thinking of things to do every day. We have therefore come up with fun and active daily activities that you can do together as a family or individually, throughout August.
There's something different every day, but also a chance for you to make your own.... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 01 Aug 2021 13:00
More than five thousand parents, teachers and children have signed up to a new physical activity challenge, 'Beat the Street', travelling more than sixty-two thousand miles between them.
The giant game, which has swept the streets of Taunton in the last month, is being run by Somerset County Council, Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) and Somerset West and Taunton Council, funded by the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 09:00
The new initiative is helping people gain confidence to get back outdoors and to move more
The Get Outside in Somerset project is a joint initiative from Somerset Activity and Sport Partnership (SASP), The Community Council for Somerset (CCS), Spark Somerset, and Somerset Wildlife Trust, funded by Somerset County Council Public Health.
Being outside brings huge benefits for our physical and mental health,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 11:34
The summer holidays are looking even brighter for children and young people on Free School Meals in Somerset thanks to the Happy Healthy Holidays Somerset programme.
Somerset County Council recently teamed up with Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) to deliver fun activities and healthy food to nearly 1,800 children over the Easter holidays, and plans are in place to significantly... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 13:45
- Taking place from 12th-19th June, the first-ever This Girl Can Week celebrates how exercise can make women feel happier, stronger and free
- After a year in which many women have felt unable to put their own needs first, TGC Week is encouraging women across the country to take time to 'choose you'
After a year of disruption and women's activity levels decreasing, the This Girl Can campaign is encouraging... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 15:09
We know the last twelve months have been difficult for everyone, and we couldn't have got through it without each other. Whether it's the neighbours for checking we were okay, the delivery drivers who kept food on the shelves, the volunteers who helped get the vaccine out, or the kids for learning from home – we've all got somebody to say thank you to.
We are so excited to join in the national... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 13:01