A weekend in Norwich

On a warm September weekend our DSActive Sports Officer, Doug had the pleasure of going to Norwich to watch two brilliantly run DSActive sessions: football with Norwich City FC Community Sports Foundation and tennis with the East Anglia Tennis and Squash Club. The football session was held at the Open Academy and was very well […]

Joseph’s training tips

This is a guest blog from Joseph. Joseph is very fit and enjoys going to the gym and playing sports. We asked him to tell us a bit more about his busy life and what his advice is for anyone else wanting to be more active.  Joseph…can you tell us a little bit about yourself? […]

DSActive Summer Camp – Q&A with the Coaches

Hayley has been attending this year’s DSActive Summer Camp. Last week, she interviewed two coaches from the DSActive Summer Camp, Vicky and Howard. Q: What’s your coaching background? Vicky: Teaching children at school, coaching girls football for girls under 11. Howard: Teaching people, PE and amateur football clubs. Q: What are your favourite sports? Vicky: […]

Tennis in Telford

The Telford Tennis Centre has become the latest tennis centre to offer a DSActive tennis session. The new session was launched with an open day for new players, supported by Tennis Shropshire, Tennis Foundation and Energize Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. One of the DSActive team went along to join in… To celebrate the new DSActive […]

Celebrating Wimbledon in style

To celebrate the end of Wimbledon 2018, DSActive ran a tennis festival at the National Tennis Center, Roehampton. We had 10 people with Down’s syndrome which attended the event. The National Tennis Center is home of UK Tennis and many tennis players train at the centre. British star Andy Murray was training on the same day […]