Sport England have launched a new £16.5 million fund to give additional help to the sport and physical activity sector during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
The Return to Play Fund will support groups, clubs and organisations who've been impacted by restrictions brought in to tackle the disease, and is part of our overall response to the crisis that now includes more than £220m of... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 16:08
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
Our fitness classes are now in full swing at both The Beach Hotel, and our new venue of Minehead Community Building at Minehead Football Club. This fabulous new Minehead venue is a clean, airy space, with wide opening doors and sprung floor. Both venues have full Covid-19 prevention measures in place, with capped participant numbers and social distancing. On the new timetable are Zumba, Body Fit, Legs... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 10:11
Parents in Sport Week 2020 takes place 5 – 11 October. Run by the NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU), Parents in Sport Week aims to highlight the important role parents play in youth sport, from helping to keep children safe, to encouraging them to take part and achieve.
Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 09:00
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
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
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