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Here you can find the latest news about what's happening in and around Active Dorset. If you want to browse through past news posts, use the month buttons below.

April, 2016

Ping! Bournemouth Bounces in this Summer!

Ping! Bournemouth Bounces in this Summer!

Posted: Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:00

Bournemouth will be going batty this summer when Ping! - the free street table tennis festival - bounces into town. The tables will pop up from 10th June, offering everyone the chance to play Table Tennis for free throughout the summer!

Tags: Ping! Bournemouth, Table Tennis

Park School National Table Tennis Champions

Park School National Table Tennis Champions

Posted: Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:23

After leaving school early on Friday afternoon for an exciting stay in Hinckley, Park School's squad of 4 boys, with their team manager and coaches, arrived in Leicestershire, to compete against the 3 other top teams in England.

Tags: School Sport, Table Tennis

Sign Up for the Poole Beach Soccer League 2016

Sign Up for the Poole Beach Soccer League 2016

Posted: Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:43

Sign up for the first ever weekly evening Poole Beach Soccer League 2016!

Tags: Soccer

Poole Park Family Funday - Club Taster Sessions

Posted: Thu, 21 Apr 2016 11:47

The Poole Park Funday will be taking place on Thursday 4th August, 10am – 3pm based around the Cricket Pavilion, and they are looking for clubs that would like to provide taster sessions on the day.

Tags: Clubs, Family Funday, Taster Sessions

Rally Behind Badminton

Rally Behind Badminton

Posted: Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:52

Badminton England would love to hear about people Rallying Behind Badminton and picking up a racket! Share your story with @BE_South or email Playbadminton@badmintonengland.co.uk

Tags: Badminton

Special Olympics Great Britain - Recruitment for 2017 National Summer Games Officials

Special Olympics Great Britain - Recruitment for 2017 National Summer Games Officials

Posted: Wed, 20 Apr 2016 11:33

On 5 April 2016 Special Olympics GB launched the search over 150 Officials for the next National Summer Games which are to be held in Sheffield from 7-12 August 2017!

Tags: Special Olympics, volunteering

Winter Dorset School Games - Student Report

Winter Dorset School Games - Student Report

Posted: Sat, 16 Apr 2016 13:36

Student Report of the Winter Dorset School Games, held at LeAF Academy 23rd March 2016.

Tags: Basketball, Handball, Rugby, School Games, School Sport, Volleyball

Go Spike Big Weekend is Back for 2016

Go Spike Big Weekend is Back for 2016

Posted: Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:00

Following a hugely successful 2015, the Go Spike Big Weekend is back with a bang for 2016. This year they're aiming for a record-breaking 100 events – but they need your help to get there!

Tags: Volleyball

New Opportunities Day

New Opportunities Day

Posted: Thu, 14 Apr 2016 11:44

The New Opportunities Day will be held on Thursday 26th May 2016 at Victoria Education Centre in Poole. The day will consist of a whole variety of sports including boccia, football, athletics, cricket (and table cricket.), balloon volleyball and kurling.... Read More »

Tags: Disability Sport, School Sport

Swim Safe for Schools - Poole 2016

Swim Safe for Schools - Poole 2016

Posted: Wed, 13 Apr 2016 11:43

Swim Safe is a partnership between the ASA (Amateur Swimming Association) who are the national governing body for swimming in England and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), the charity that saves lives at sea. The partnership provides children... Read More »

Tags: Swimming, school sport

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