DSActive receive funding for new nutrition app

The Down’s Syndrome Association’s DSActive programme has been selected as one of three schemes to be given a share of the Digital Inclusion Innovation Fund from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to improve older and disabled people’s lives through innovative technology. The DSActive team will be developing a nutrition app specifically […]

DSActive join forces with World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association

WPBSA Announces New Partnership with DSActive The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) is today pleased to announce a new partnership with DSActive which will see both organisations work together to provide opportunities for people with Down’s syndrome to participate in snooker. Administered by the Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA), the programme aims to provide […]

A winter’s Wednesday in Middlesbrough

At the end of November, our DSActive team visited Middlesbrough to run our coach education workshop and to watch the Borobility Down’s syndrome football session. One of the main aims of DSActive is to provide education to coaches around the country in many different sports or activities, increasing knowledge about Down’s syndrome as a condition and […]

A visit to Cambridge and St Albans

On a beautiful winter’s morning, one of the DSActive Sports Officers went up to Cambridge and St Albans to see two brilliantly run sessions and meet the people behind their success. Cambridge United run a multitude of disability sessions over the weekend, with the Down’s syndrome session going from strength to strength. The session started […]

Meet Mark…

This is a guest blog from Mark. He attends the DSActive athletics session with Exeter Harries as a volunteer coach and has just achieved his Level 1 coaching qualification in athletics! We caught up with Mark to find out how he got on with the course…  Mark, can you tell us a little bit about […]

Q&A with Anna and Dan

DSActive recently had a chat with Anna and Dan. They wanted to discuss their active lives. Q. Please could you tell us a bit about yourself? Anna: My name is Anna Docker. I like swimming. I am sporting. Dan:  My name is Dan. I am 28 years old. I like going on holiday. I like […]

The England Athletics National Awards 2018

Since 2008, the England Athletics National Awards and Hall of Fame Evening has seen a plethora of phenomenal athletes and commentators whose words and phrases accompany some of the greatest sporting moments within the sport of athletics, inducted into the Hall of Fame. The evening is also a chance to celebrate new young athletes who will […]