News - July, 2016

Find out the latest news from activities and events that are going on in Dorset.

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July, 2016

Summer School Games Events

Summer School Games Events

Posted: Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:53

This summer has seen an exciting programme of School Games competitions and events including: Table Tennis; Primary Swimming Galas; and the Sailing and Windsurfing events, which took place in Poole and Weymouth. They proved extremely popular with the... Read More »

Community Sports Project to start in Dorset

Community Sports Project to start in Dorset

Posted: Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:35

Funded through the National Lottery funding scheme, Sportivate, Active Dorset are launching a new and inspiring community sports project and your club could be part of it! The project will use sport and physical activity as a tool to increase the general,... Read More »

National Table Tennis Day

National Table Tennis Day

Posted: Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:22

Ping! and Picnic in the Park was one of over 200 events held across the country on the third annual National #TableTennisDay on 14th July. Hosted by Datto Ping! Bournemouth, hundreds of people were drawn to the Lower Gardens in Bournemouth to pick up... Read More »

Finding Dory Family Swim Sessions

Finding Dory Family Swim Sessions

Posted: Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:36

This summer, the ASA is working with Disney and Change4Life on a summer campaign to encourage children to 'just keep moving' with the launch of family swim sessions and a range of brand new 10 Minute Shake Ups inspired by Disney.Pixar's Finding Dory.... Read More »

New campaign encourages more disabled people to be active

New campaign encourages more disabled people to be active

Posted: Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:56

A new national campaign has launched today to encourage and support disabled people, along with their friends and families, to become more active.

The Together We Will campaign looks to address the low number of disabled people who regularly take part... Read More »

Dorset Can Do Water Sports Activity Day

Dorset Can Do Water Sports Activity Day

Posted: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:12

On both Monday the 4th and Friday the 8th of July a Can Do Water sports event took place, one for the Primary Schools and another for the Secondary. Can Do events get pupils that are perhaps less confident to try something new and enjoy themselves in... Read More »

Dorset School Games Rowing Competition

Dorset School Games Rowing Competition

Posted: Wed, 06 Jul 2016 16:14

Due to some bad weather only the indoor cricket and rowing was able to go ahead but the torrential rain outside contrasted very differently to the atmosphere in the rowing room. In the rowing the following schools took part: Poole High, Purbeck, Colfox,... Read More »

Great British Tennis Weekend Returns in July

Great British Tennis Weekend Returns in July

Posted: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 11:17

The final instalment of the fun-filled Great British Tennis Weekend returns in July as thousands of families and friends hit the tennis courts in their local area for free.

On the 16th and 17th of July, Dorset parks and clubs will open their doors as the... Read More »

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