One in five adults in Somerset do less than 30 minutes of activity per week, and one third of adults in Somerset do less than 150 minutes of activity each week. The link between physical activity and good health is proven, and national statistics now show that 4 in 5 young people are not active enough to maintain good health.*
Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) is launching its Physical... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:27
We want your help in influencing the positive behaviour change around health and wellbeing in older family members who don't access the internet and social media.
It is a long held belief that older people have very limited use of social media while younger generations will live their lives through this medium. Social media has become the most effective way we get information out to the public. SASP... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:26
Next month sees the launch of the new project Revitalise. Revitalise is a project that promotes Somerset based physical activity sessions which are delivered by qualified staff, making them particularly suitable for those living with cancer and beyond.
To launch this project, to raise awareness and unite in the fight against cancer, a select group of people will be taking part in March for Men on 10th... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 04 Feb 2018 10:46
Passionate about getting more women and girls getting on court? Looking to deliver female-only group sessions? Look no further!
England Squash are holding a subsidised level 1 coaching course at Workout Bristol (formerly Bristol Vivo Centre) on 3rd March and are offering you the chance to:
- become a qualified England Squash Level 1 coach
- gain resources and support to successfully deliver female-only (Squash... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 11:05
Monday over 60's Football - restarts Monday 8th Jan at Taunton Vale
Tuesday Walking Sports - restarts Tuesday 9th Jan at Taunton Vale
Wednesday over 35's Football - restarts Wednesday 3rd Jan at Taunton Vale
Indoor Rounders - restarts Wednesday 10th Jan at Taunton Vale
Thursday Pay & Play Rounders - restarts Thursday 11th Jan at Taunton Vale
Friday Pay & Play Netball - restarts Friday 12th Jan at... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:53
Ever wanted to say a #BigThankYou but struggled to find the right words? Or that perfect gesture? Well the 17th December is the time to do it!
If you're part of a local sport, recreation or physical activity group, you'll know that it probably wouldn't exist without the time, energy and enthusiasm of local volunteers.
Here's your chance to show them how much you appreciate everything they do.
On the 17... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:19
Have you joined?
Our new facebook group is a platform to aid you in influencing positive behaviour change around health and wellbeing in older family members who don't access the internet and Facebook. You are the agents of change who can pass on the knowledge and information to family members, with the aim of getting them moving more, staying active and living a longer, healthier and happier life in... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:27
From beginner running groups to walking football to working with hospital trusts, we work across a range of areas, take a look at the case studies below for more information.
You can access the Walking Football film here.
Posted: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:23
UK Coaching and Sport England have created a new animation to assist youth coaches in understanding and help young people positively change their sporting and physical activity behaviours.
Starting a new sport of physical activity or changing from inactive behaviour requires young people to go on a journey of change. Not all young people's journeys will be easy, simple or quickly successful. Some young... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:00
Young people need to be at the heart of projects, providing a safe environment and the potential to develop the individual as well as providing physical activity.
SASP are looking to increase the number of partners we currently work with across the County, to provide young people with a positive experience of physical activity. We are looking to support projects based in both rural and urban settings... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:43