For People with Down's Syndrome : Ideas for activities

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What are activities?

Activities are things you do for fun.

Activities can be hobbies, sport or a club you go to.



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We want to help you find activities you enjoy.

We have some ideas for activities to try.



JJA_8403aSport and exercise

You can do sport or exercise. 

Sport and exercise can help you keep fit and active, make new friends and  have lots of fun.

Types of sport and exercise are:

  • Football
  • Tennis
  • Going to the gym
  • Horse riding
  • Walking
  • Dance
  • Yoga
  • Tai Chi
  • And lots more!

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What is your favourite sport or exercise?



More information

DSActive can help you join a football or tennis club.

We also have an easy to read guide about staying healthy and active.

English Federation of Disability Sport has a guide for disabled people about being active.

girl chooses activitiesChoose a hobby

Activities are not all about sport and exercise. Activities can be hobbies.



man smilingHobbies are things you like to do for fun and relaxing.

Hobbies can help you feel good when you are stressed.



Types of hobbies are:

  • Drama
  • Art
  • Playing an instrument
  • Volunteer
  • Singing
  • Meditation
  • Cooking
  • Reading
  • Going to the cinema
  • And lots more!

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What is your favourite hobby?




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We have information about finding local activities

We also have an Easy Read guide to local activities

You can go back to our Get Active, Get Involved homepage.

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