News

The Beach Wellness welcomes new instructors and classes

The Beach Wellness welcomes new instructors and classes

The SASP team at The Beach Wellness in Minehead have added a host of new weekly physical activities to their class timetable for Spring 2022.

The new timetable sees two new instructors joining the team, with the popular POUND® (a full body cardio session inspired by the energising fun of playing the drums, complete with your own drumsticks!) and a gentler paced new morning Yoga session, created... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Apr 2022 08:33

Tags: Beach Wellness, GP Referral, Parkinsons, Physical Activity

The Summer Social Rounders season is nearly here!

The Summer Social Rounders season is nearly here!

After 2 disastrous summers, we are looking forward to an unrestricted resumption of our program this year with Mixed Social Leagues in Yeovil and Taunton!!

Yeovil Fixtures will take place on Monday evenings and Taunton Fixtures will take place on Wednesday evenings with a 6.30 start. The Taunton program will begin with a few weeks pre season familiarisation on April 27th whilst the Yeovil season will... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 02 Apr 2022 14:48

Tags: Active Adults, Active Communities, Active Lives, Adult Participation, Rounders

Workplace Volleyball Tournament!

Workplace Volleyball Tournament!

The Annual Workplace Volleyball Tournament is back!

And will be held on Thursday 14th April 7.00 – 9.00pm at Taunton Vale Sports Club. WE look forward to welcoming teams of 6, though plenty of scope for substituting so you are welcome to have larger squads.

Don't worry if you haven't played Volleyball before, we have a very relaxed interpretation of the rules and play with adapted equipment, very... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 11:49

Tags: Active Adults, Active Workplace, Adult Participation

Win a Virtual LTA Youth Schools Q&A for your class with US Open Champion and BBC Sports Personality of the Year – Emma Raducanu MBE

Win a Virtual LTA Youth Schools Q&A for your class with US Open Champion and BBC Sports Personality of the Year – Emma Raducanu MBE

Win a Virtual LTA Youth Schools Q&A for your class with US Open Champion and BBC Sports Personality of the Year – Emma Raducanu MBE

Courtesy of the LTA and its flagship LTA Youth programme, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is being offered to teachers that could see teenage sensation, Emma Raducanu MBE, appear virtually in your very own classroom for a Q&A. Questions at the ready!

LTA Youth... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Mar 2022 16:58

Tags: Active Children, Active Communities

Active Partnerships: Our collective response to the war in Ukraine

Active Partnerships: Our collective response to the war in Ukraine

Last week, Active Partnerships from across the country came together to discuss how we can play our part in responding to the horrific crisis unfolding in Ukraine.

We fully recognise that the atrocities taking place in Ukraine are happening within the wider context of war and refugee plight right across the world. We stand not only with the people of Ukraine, but with all victims of war, and hope that... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Mar 2022 09:45

Tags: Active Lives, Active Partnerships

Photo Competition and Calendar 2023 now open!

Photo Competition and Calendar 2023 now open!

The Photo Competition that will eventually result in next year's Getting Outside in Somerset Calendar is now open! Entry is open to all, pictures taken on your walks with smartphones are perfect as are pictures from a good quality digital camera. Email your entries to Stewart Collins at scollins@sasp.co.uk. Please ensure that you choose the highest format available, ideally at least 750kb. The only... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Mar 2022 12:26

Tags: Active Adults, Active Travel, Adult Participation

New funding announced: Sport England invest in SASP to tackle inequalities through Uniting the Movement

New funding announced: Sport England invest in SASP to tackle inequalities through Uniting the Movement

Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) is among the first group of over 40 organisations working in partnership with Sport England to receive funding from its new funding model. SASP has a foundational role in the sport and physical activity sector and is therefore well placed to help level up access to sport and physical activity across the country.

SASP will receive an investment of £554,300... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Mar 2022 08:45

Tags: Funding, Uniting the Movement

England Squash launches Rally Together Pledge Campaign

England Squash launches Rally Together Pledge Campaign

England Squash has today launched its Rally Together Pledge campaign on International Women's Day which calls on everyone in the squash community to break the bias and support more women and girls to reach their full potential in squash.

Research conducted by England Squash reveals that female players and coaches still experience sexist comments and suffer discrimination due to unconscious gender bias.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Mar 2022 09:30

Tags: Active Lives, Adult Participation, Inclusivity

Activity Alliance launches campaign to challenge negative attitudes towards disabled children and young people

Activity Alliance launches campaign to challenge negative attitudes towards disabled children and young people

National charity Activity Alliance is calling time on negative perceptions through its campaign, 'Who says?'. The leading voice for disabled people in sport and activity wants disabled children and young people to have the same opportunities to be active as their non-disabled peers.

Who says? draws attention to just some of the negative perceptions that can impact disabled children and young people's... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Mar 2022 16:30

Tags: Active Children, Active Communities, Active Lives

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    Somerset Business Award Winner
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    CPSU
    Disability Confident
  • Somerset Skills & Learning
    Youth Sport Trust
    activity alliance
    pluss
    Sedgemoor District Council
    Avon & Somerset Police
  • South Somerset District Council
    Somerset Partnership
    Yeovil Hospital Healthcare
    Taunton & West Somerset Council
    Mendip District Council
    Homes in Sedgemoor
  • Macmillan Cancer Support
    Spark Somerset
    YMCA Dulverton Group
    Department for Work & Pensions
    EDF
    Somerset CCG
  • SAPHTO
    together team
    Somerset Cricket Board
    British American Football Association
    Badminton England
    Somerset FA
  • British Cycling
    Create Development
    Children in Need
    The Salvation Army
    Somerset County Council
    Lifeline
  • Channel Adventure
    Somerset Community Foundation
    Nova Sports & Coaching
    Zing Somerset
    Sports Coach UK