The 4 week active travel game - Beat the Street Bridgwater, has finally come to an end. SASP has worked in partnership with Intelligent Health, Sedgemoor District Council, Somerset County Council, Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group and Sport England, who provided us with National Lottery funding to deliver this 4 week test and learn project.
Overall the game was a massive success with participants... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 09:25
Abri Group, a leading housing provider in the south of England, is pleased to announce it is collaborating with Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership and Spark Somerset to support the health and wellbeing of older adults in Somerset and Dorset.
"We're pleased to be working in partnership to improve the lives of older adults in supported housing. Having the opportunity to pilot SASP's latest project... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 11:38
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
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
UK Coaching has confirmed that UK Coaching Week 2020 will take place from the 14-20 September.
The awareness campaign – which empowers athletes, coaches and the public to celebrate great coaching – will centre on the need to 'Support Your Coach', kicking off with the #GreatCoachingPledge that will call on the nation to give some of their own time, sharing thanks and support for the coaching... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 12:38