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
SASP sees increased awareness of the benefits of moving more for those with long term health conditions
Statistics show that one in four people in Somerset live with a long-term health condition. This often results in a person becoming less active, leading to isolation and loss of confidence. The ability to become more active, despite long term health conditions, can help a person's physical and mental... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 15:51
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
The new SASP challenges website launched on Monday 22nd June 2020. With the circumstances of Covid-19 and many children not currently in school, we wanted to ensure that access to physical activity, challenging yourself and progression is still an opportunity for all. The website is designed to encourage young people to challenge themselves to be more active at school and at home. Children can choose... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 17:08
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