2019 Guest Blogs Review

…S European Championships in Finland. https://www.dsactive.org.uk/news/a-day-in-the-life-of-an-athlete-charlotte-cox/   Alex is a keen tennis player, he attends the DSActive tennis session with Shooters Hill Tennis Club, he attended our very first National Tennis Festival and the DSActive summer camps. We managed to grab 5 minutes with him to ask him more about why he loves sport. https://www.dsactive.org.uk/news/guest-blog-from-alex/   Immy is one…

Terms & Conditions

…ch submission to grant the DOWN’S SYNDROME ASSOCIATION a perpetual, royalty- free, non-exclusive, sublicenseable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to any such work worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that ma…

DSActive partner with CIMSPA to provide Leisure and Fitness Education Workshops

…” Details of the workshop below: Day – Friday 5th April 2019 Time – 11:00AM- 2:00PM Cost – £30 for CIMSPA Members, £35 for non-CIMSPA members. Venue – Down’s Syndrome Association, Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park, Teddington, TW11 9PS Please note for CIMSPA members this workshop is 3 CIMSPA Points. The aims of the workshop are: to give staff from leisure and fitness providers an understanding of Down’s syndrome and possible health conditions t…

A review of 2019

…artment of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport which was managed by Citizens Online. Working with app development company The Distance and Monitoring and Evaluation Consulting, the app was designed, built, and available for download within 7 months. You can find out more about the app here and download it for FREE here. National Festivals Our 9th National Football Festival took place in Birmingham, with over 140 players attending on the day. It was…

Tips on fundraising by Brentford Penguin FC

…articipants to enjoy and that helps accelerate learning.” What are the long-term goals of Brentford Penguin FC? “The long-term goals of Brentford Penguins FC are to maintain a quality training environment, with regular external incentives, experiences and football playing days, to provide a lifestyle for the young people with Down’s Syndrome and their families, which previously was never even of consideration for them. We would like to share the d…

DSActive #Connect Festival 2021

…Festival 2021. The event will be held on Wednesday 18 March 2021 from 2:00-5:00 pm. The event is free and is available online via the platform Zoom. The details of the day; 2:00PM-2:40PM: Tennis session with Mark from Middlesex LTA 3:00PM- 3:40PM: Fitness session with Emma from DSActive Team 4:00PM- 4:40PM: Cricket session with Alain from Surrey Cricket Foundation If you would like to attend DSActive #Connect Festival 2021, you will need to regis…

Vote for DSActive in the My Favourite Voucher Codes Charity Poll This April

…ctually contribute to the final donation we could win! So, if you have any online shopping to do, make sure you take a look to see if there’s a deal for the retailer you’re buying from! The poll is running until the 30 April, so make sure that you get your votes in before then, as well as sharing it with your friends! Cast your vote for DSActive this April and help us continue providing as many amazing sports opportunities to people with Down’s sy…

Leisure and Fitness Industry Training

…tential issue for the industry going forward as more organisations move to online only booking. The DSActive team have produced two workshops to help the leisure and fitness industry workforce make their facilities more accessible to people with Down’s syndrome: Introduction to DSActive Leisure and Fitness Workshop, DSActive Leisure and Fitness Workshop. Introduction to DSActive Leisure and Fitness Workshop Who is this workshop for? This is an int…