Latest News - January, 2020

Latest News

January, 2020

Para-swimming boost in Evesham

Para-swimming boost in Evesham

Posted: Thu, 30 Jan 2020 13:24

EVESHAM Swimming Club have been supported by Swim England to become a start para-swimming centre for Worcestershire.

Working alongside Evesham Leisure Centre and their learn to swim programme, the club can now support swimmers with a recognised disability.... Read More »

Tags: Inclusive Opportunities, Worcestershire

School Girls Empowered to Become Campaigners for PE

School Girls Empowered to Become Campaigners for PE

Posted: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:06

New resources are being rolled out to girls in secondary schools as part of a campaign to empower them to get their peers active.

As recent national statistics show that from the age of five up, boys are more active than girls at every age. Sport England... Read More »

Tags: Education, Herefordshire, Schools, Worcestershire

Millions of women say seeing ‘unrelatable’ fitness images on social media has a negative impact on them

Millions of women say seeing ‘unrelatable’ fitness images on social media has a negative impact on them

Posted: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 15:42

This Girl Can launches powerful new ad campaign showing the raw unfiltered reality of women exercising.

• New insights from Sport England reveal that 63% of women who see slim, toned bodies on social media sites say this has a negative impact on them,... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, This Girl Can, Worcestershire

Sports taster session for local youngsters with disabilities

Sports taster session for local youngsters with disabilities

Posted: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 08:58

A TASTER gym session is set to take place aimed at youngsters with disabilities.

Freedom Leisure, which operates Perdiswell Leisure Centre, St Johns Sports Centre, Nunnery Wood Sports Complex and provides the Active Communities service on behalf of Worcester... Read More »

Tags: Inclusive Opportunities, Worcestershire