News - May, 2017

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

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May, 2017

Get set for the return of Ping!

Get set for the return of Ping!

Posted: Fri, 19 May 2017 10:05

Ping! will be back this summer – and this year it's bigger and better than ever! The free street table tennis festival will see over 25 ping pong tables springing up across Bournemouth & Poole's landmarks locations.

The tables will pop up from... Read More »

Join in with The Big Adventure this National Go Canoeing Week

Join in with The Big Adventure this National Go Canoeing Week

Posted: Thu, 18 May 2017 15:16

If you're looking for a new challenge this summer get on the water and join The Big Adventure!

National Go Canoeing Week runs during the half-term holiday from 27 May – 4 June. Events and paddling adventures are being held, by Clubs and Centres,... Read More »

Schools get a sprint start with free education programme Starting Blocks

Schools get a sprint start with free education programme Starting Blocks

Posted: Thu, 18 May 2017 13:42

In the build-up to the World Para Athletics Championships and IAAF World Championships London 2017, teachers across the UK can get their students involved in the summer's biggest sporting event with the launch of a free education programme, Starting Blocks.... Read More »

All Stars Cricket

All Stars Cricket

Posted: Fri, 12 May 2017 12:18

All Stars Cricket is an exciting new programme for 5 - 8 yrs olds being run at 20 Cricket Clubs around the County.

The programme promotes physical literacy, teamwork and respect, through fun and games with a cricket theme.

Parents can sign up to the programme... Read More »

Bring social Ping Pong to your Community

Bring social Ping Pong to your Community

Posted: Thu, 04 May 2017 09:43

Following the success of Table Tennis England's Loop initiatives which make it easy for leaders to introduce social table tennis to their workplaces, sports venues and university campuses; the Loop team are delighted to announce the launch of Loop in... Read More »

Disability Sports in Dorset awarded grant

Disability Sports in Dorset awarded grant

Posted: Tue, 02 May 2017 11:31

Disability Sports in Dorset, with the help of Active Dorset and in partnership with Southbourne Tennis Club and Rossmore Leisure Centre have just been awarded a grant from Sport England for £9,500 to buy 15 multi use wheelchairs and a storage container.... Read More »

Gillingham School Play Unified Project – From Exeter to the House of Lords!

Gillingham School Play Unified Project – From Exeter to the House of Lords!

Posted: Mon, 01 May 2017 09:45

In May 2016 a group of 8 Sports Leaders from Year 9 at Gillingham School started on an amazing journey of discovery that has included meeting Rugby Legends and a Rio Paralympian, and many inspirational physically and intellectually impaired athletes.... Read More »

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