News - November, 2016

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

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November, 2016

Sport England Lottery Grant For Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation Supports Youth Sailing Across the South West

Sport England Lottery Grant For Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation Supports Youth Sailing Across the South West

Posted: Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:13

The fast single-hander boats will be based at, and used by, the Andrew Simpson Sailing Centre to give youngsters a pathway into regular sailing through its Bart Clubs for beginners and Race Club for the more advanced.

They will also be used by a number... Read More »

Satellite Clubs Update

Satellite Clubs Update

Posted: Sun, 20 Nov 2016 10:00

This month we have been busy visiting some of our 55 Satellite Clubs across the county.

It has been a pleasure to experience some of the sessions and to see how our funding has helped benefit many participants, coaches and schools. Our partners, Swanage... Read More »

Pro Active Communities Project Launched in Half Term

Pro Active Communities Project Launched in Half Term

Posted: Sun, 20 Nov 2016 09:00

Active Dorset's ProActive Communities programme kicked off in October, offering FREE Basketball, Handball and Rugby Union sessions during the half term break. Qualified coaches from South Coast Tigers Basketball Club, Poole Phoenix Handball Club and Rippa... Read More »

Young People Inspired at Dorset School Games

Young People Inspired at Dorset School Games

Posted: Mon, 14 Nov 2016 16:06

Tuesday 8th November saw lots of fun, smiles and fabulous table tennis skills from the next generation as 5 schools (Park School, St Martin's, Branksome, Winton and St Joseph's) entered boys' and girls' teams into the Under 11, Level 2 Table Tennis School... Read More »

New Multi-Sport Hub Opening at The Grange School

New Multi-Sport Hub Opening at The Grange School

Posted: Mon, 14 Nov 2016 15:05

Your Sport Hubs are produced by Active Dorset as part of the Satellite Clubs scheme run by Sport England. Satellite Clubs are extensions or outposts of community sports clubs which are established in a new venue, usually a secondary school or college.... Read More »

Active Dorset recommends GoodGym Volunteering Initiative

Active Dorset recommends GoodGym Volunteering Initiative

Posted: Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:47

In essence GoodGym, Bournemouth is a group of runners who get fit and do good. They run every Wednesday evening to a location where a task/odd job needs completing. 15ish runners then use their energy to complete the task before running back. They are... Read More »

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