This Girl Can is a sassy celebration of active women everywhere and proves that whatever our size, ability or previous experience, sport can be a fun and enjoyable part of our lives.
It is a national campaign, developed by Sport England and delivered in partnership with a wide range of organisations, to the persistent gender gap which means that more men play sport than women at every age.
The campaign therefore seeks to get more women and girls aged 14 – 40 regularly exercising ...
The nights have drawn in and winter is well and truly on its way. And that can only mean one thing: the countdown to the National Combined Indoor Championships has started. We have all the latest details – plus an interview with Paralympian Hazel Chaisty who chased the Rio dream and, nine weeks after beginning her training, won a European medal! We also look at new developments in archery for the disabled, anti-doping policies and, of course, your latest news.
Hazel makes her dream come ...
AthleFIT is the new fitness programme from England Athletics which combines athletics with a fun and exciting programme of getting and keeping fit, providing accessible non competitive fitness sessions to music.
The perfect opportunity for you to get fit, have fun and make new friends
• Experienced, qualified instructors.• Tailored workouts with a bit of friendly rivalry if you want it!
Lavington School Sports HallWednesday evenings starting 12 November 20146.30 – 7.30pm£2 per session
For mo ...
The Dance Festival is an opportunity for schools to perform to a larger audience within prestigious settings of the Bath Forum.
The schools perform a 4 min dance routine to an audience of over 400 parents and family and over 200 pupils from the other schools, as it is a festival there are no winners.
It is a simple but effective format and an opportunity for any child to participate in dance. Some schools enter specific dance clubs whilst others enter whole classes.
Because of the medium of d ...
'Football Fans in training'
Kicking Off! Thursday January 15th 6.30-8pm at The County Ground Home of Swindon Town Football Club.
Get fit, lose your belly and get behind the scenes at Swindon Town Football Club For FREE!
Are you a man aged 35-65 years old?
Is your waist size at least 38 inches?
Do you want to lose weight, have a healthier lifestyle and ultimately be fitter?
Our 12 week Football Fans in Training programme can help you do this for free.
You’ll ge ...
Fair Furlong Primary School from Bristol put their Primary Sports Premium money to good use recently and held 3 days of Archery at Grittleton House.
Archery instructor Rik Grover from Wiltshire and Swindon sport was very keen to teach the pupils Archery as he is also the lead for the Primary Sports Premium.
There were 60 Children taking part over the 3 days many trying Archery for the very first time and they all enjoyed the new experience and the chance to get away form scho ...
Today Public Health England has launched Everybody Active, Every Day, which is a long-term, evidence-based approach to increase physical activity in local communities.
The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) believes that this document represents the beginning of a long-term shift in behaviours for both provider and participant. EFDS, a national charity, is pleased that disabled people are highlighted as a key priority group.
The document recognises that disabled people are half as ...
The Youth Adventure Trust is a youth development charity, established in 1992, working with vulnerable young people aged 11 to 14 years old from across Wiltshire and Swindon. Our outdoor activity based programme enables young people to challenge themselves, experience success, learn to go beyond their own expectations and grow in confidence. The residential activity camps and days are designed to develop their sense of achievement and promote self esteem, confi ...
We are pleased to be able to offer a Physical Preparation for Endurance Athletes Workshop delivered by Mark Brace from England Athletics.
The challenge of the endurance coach: how to improve running economy using physical preparation.
With England Athletics Area Coach Mentor, Mark Brace
10am – 1pm
Saturday 22nd November 2014
Chippenham Sports Club, Hardenhuish Park Bristol Road, Chippenham, SN15 1NG
Cost: £3 for Wiltshire Athletic Network members / £10 for any coac ...
find attached a copy of our new sports road show and our Active Trowbridge inflatable hire flyer. We have just added to our collection an inflatable Football pitch and beat the goalie as well as a bungee run. These inflatables are a great fundraising opportunity or an added extra for a wide range of community events.
If you would like more information please feel free contact me.
Hayley Bell, Leisure Manager, Trowbridge Town Council, Civic Centre,&n ...
British Athletics are promoting a series of *Free* Para Athletics Introduction Days for aspiring disabled athletes to train with specialist coaches across the Paralympic athletics events – sprints, ambulant throws, seated throws and wheelchair racing. If you enjoy sport and want to try something new, have met one of the Parallel Success team at an event, or joined an athletics club already these events are for you! The Introduction Days are 10am – 3pm, free to attend and staged at indoor athleti ...
Now in its fifth year, the Wiltshire Sports Awards recognise and honour the work and achievements of athletes, sports clubs, volunteers and coaches across Wiltshire Council area.
The awards are sponsored by Landmarc and are being hosted jointly by Wiltshire Council, Wiltshire Health Improvement Partnership and Wiltshire and Swindon Sport (County Sports Partnership).
More than 100 nominations were received this year, all of which highlighted the exceptional work and achievements of athletes, sp ...
The County Young Coaches Academy aims to provide an opportunity for 25 Young People Aged 15 – 18 to gain greater insight into the requirements of being an ‘Outstanding’ Coach in a Sport of their choice. The Academy aims to be the pinnacle of opportunity for Young Coaches within the County. In addition to a number of compulsory sessions, there will be a personalised ‘mentoring’ system allowing the Young People to learn from established coaches in Wiltshire Clubs.
Throughout the program Students ...
14 year-old Brandon Humphries, from Swindon, has been named the National Satellite Club Participant of the Year in recognition of his contribution and outstanding commitment to taking part in community sport.
In the past Brandon has felt excluded from some sport and physical activity opportunities because of his Cerebral Palsy which effects his mobility in all four limbs. However, Brandon has not let this be a barrier to something he enjoys as he has been an integral part of ...