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Grants available to get more Females into Coaching

Grants available to get more Females into Coaching

A new scholarship aims to address a shortage of female table tennis coaches by providing grants towards coaching courses.

Table Tennis England is launching the Female Coach Scholarships, a new initiative to help the next generation of female coaches get off the ground.

It will see the creation of 10 female-only scholarships where up to 50% of the cost of a Level 1 or Level 2 course will be covered.

The... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:18

Tags: Coaching, Table Tennis, Women and Girls

Inspired by Hockey Gold in Rio 2016?

Inspired by Hockey Gold in Rio 2016?

HockeyFest is where clubs across the country open their doors to thousands of new and current players, to showcase the fun social side of their hockey club.

This year's HockeyFest runs from 20th August – 11th September supported by Notts Sport, will be jam packed with fun and informal events with a big community feel. These can be from a fundraising bake off, taster sessions for beginners to evening... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:13

Tags: Adult Participation, Hockey, Women and Girls

Is your Club celebrating the success of Team GB? Be part of I AM TEAM GB

Is your Club celebrating the success of Team GB? Be part of I AM TEAM GB

On Saturday 27 August 2016, hundreds of thousands of people across the UK will be looking for ways to get out and get active in their local community.

Brought to you by The National Lottery and ITV, supported by the British Olympic Association and Join In, I Am Team GB will be the nation's biggest ever sports day.

I Am Team GB is a golden opportunity for every local sports club and activity group to... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 13 Aug 2016 10:31

Tags: Clubs, Volunteering

Local Crowdfunding Campaigns are Live!!

Local Crowdfunding Campaigns are Live!!

Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership (SASP) has recently launched a new crowdfunding service to benefit those playing and involved in sport in Somerset. The first three fundraising campaigns are now live.

North Petherton Rugby Club, Somerset Apache Stealers and COACH Community Project are looking for funds to purchase new equipment for their junior members. To take a look at their campaigns please... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:08

Tags: Canoeing, Clubs, Crowdfunding, Disability, Funding, Rugby

Do you have a passion for Sport and Physical Activity? You could be part of the SASP Board

Do you have a passion for Sport and Physical Activity? You could be part of the SASP Board

Do you have the desire to help make a real difference to peoples' lives and believe that sport and physical activity is part of the solution, then this could be the ideal opportunity for you.

We are currently seeking to make a small number of appointments to our Board from people who are able to share their expertise and time to help us to realise our vision of embedding activity as a way of life in... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Aug 2016 11:48

Tags: Physical Activity, Sport, Volunteering

Dive into a summer of activity inspired by Disney·Pixar’s Finding Dory!

Dive into a summer of activity inspired by Disney·Pixar’s Finding Dory!

This summer, the ASA is working with Disney and Change4Life on a swimming campaign to encourage children to 'just keep moving' with the launch of family swim sessions inspired by Finding Dory, and a range of brand new 10 Minute Shake Ups.

This is the third year that Disney has worked with Change4Life to use their beloved characters to inspire families to be more physically active, but it's the first... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:43

Tags: Swimming

Have you been inspired by the Olympics to get more active? Make Your Move to a More Active Life

Have you been inspired by the Olympics to get more active? Make Your Move to a More Active Life

If you are one of the many people across the UK who knows they should get a bit more active, then the BBC Make Your Move is for you.

They want to help you get moving. Because once you realise that you canmove, you will want to move more.

This campaign is promoting accessible, physical challenges for everyone. Whatever your personal motivation is, you can take steps (in the comfort of your own home and... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 16 Jul 2016 11:19

Tags: Active, Adult Participation

Funding available for 14-25 year olds Sports Project

Funding available for 14-25 year olds Sports Project

Are you looking to provide sports activities for young people? Do you want to engage young people in a new activity?

Funding is available for 14-25 year olds. Closing date is the end of August. Support will be given through entire process and delivery.

Sportivate is a national programme funded by Sport England and led by CSP's, providing attractive sporting opportunities for teenagers and young adults,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Jul 2016 12:48

Tags: Funding, Sportivate, This Girl Can, Women and Girls

Students Shine in Annual Summer School Games

Students Shine in Annual Summer School Games

Thursday 7th and Friday 8th July saw over 2000 primary and secondary school children descend to Millfield School, Street for the annual Somerset School Games. The event was run across 2 days, with 12 different sports on offer that the young people competed in. These sports included, Rounders, Swimming, Tennis, Dodgeball, Quad Kids, Run-Shoot, Athletics, Cycling, Ultimate Frizbee and Tri Golf. Alongside... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 11:09

Tags: Inclusion, School Games, School Sport, Volunteering

SASP Swim School to Swim the Channel

SASP Swim School to Swim the Channel

This Summer Quantock Lodge Swim School are attempting to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust by challenging their swimmers to take part in the 'Swim the Channel Challenge'.

The challenge was inspired by Daniel Payne, a graduate from the SASP Learn to Swim programme at Quantock Lodge in 2013. Daniel was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia last year and has since been raising money for the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:00

Tags: Fundraising, Swimming

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    CSPN
    Sports Coach UK
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    Zing Somerset
    Somerset Skills & Learning
  • CPSU