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Evie is on her way to Tokyo!

Evie is on her way to Tokyo!

Confirmation of the GB Paralympic team for Tokyo has recently been announced. We are very proud that Ipswich athlete, Evie Edwards, has been selected to represent Great Britain, once again, in the BC4 classification. Evie continues to be a great friend to ActivLives,...

Has your world turned upside down?

Has your world turned upside down?

Yep, so has ours! But we are gradually getting our ActivSport programme back on the road. We have recently re-introduced Lawn Bowls, Walking Football, Boccia and Yoga sessions back onto the growing list of returning activities. All of these sessions have Covid-19...

‘Boccia is back’ with ActivLives

‘Boccia is back’ with ActivLives

You know that things are gradually getting back to how they were before Covid-19, when the boccia balls come out once again! ActivLives have recently re-started their regular boccia sessions, with Avenues East, in Ipswich and Stowmarket. The sessions have been adapted...

Inclusive Badminton is back!

Inclusive Badminton is back!

The ActivLives Inclusive Badminton group, based in Ipswich, is now back playing weekly as part of the gradual return to activity for our ActivSport programme. The session, which is targeted at adults who have a learning disability, is able to return indoors as part of...

Boccia and Badminton

Boccia and Badminton

Inclusive Boccia and Badminton continue with ActivLives Well, what a year 2020 has been! Although for much of the year sport has had to be put on hold as a result of Covid-19, some of our ActivLives groups have been able to continue to play sport in a Covid-19...

Celebrating ‘Move Suffolk Week’!

Next week is ‘Move Suffolk Week’ and to help to celebrate this we are holding our ‘ActivFriends Week’.   We are involved with several events next week including:   Saturday 18th May (10-4pm), Special Olympics Eastern Region Badminton Tournament at...

The Great East Run

The Great East Run

This programme is delivered in partnership by Sport England, Suffolk Sport, Suffolk County Council and Coes, Ipswich.

Kurling Stones Keep on Rolling with ActivIpswich

Kurling Stones Keep on Rolling with ActivIpswich

They have been rolling stones again in Ipswich at the most recent ActivIpswich kurling competition. Over 50 competitors played their way through the group and knock out stages at the event which was held recently at Whitton Sports Centre in Ipswich.

Suffolk badminton players win silver at the Special Olympics

Suffolk badminton players win silver at the Special Olympics

Two Ipswich badminton players were amongst a group of Suffolk athletes competing recently at the Special Olympics GB National Summer Games as part of the Eastern Region team. The two badminton players joined up with a team of 22 athletes and gymnasts to make up the Suffolk contingent of ‘Team East’ at the Games which were held in Sheffield.

New Age Kurling at Ipswich Library

https://youtu.be/VKYU8fKg50s This is a short film recorded by Suffolk Libraries for our Friday Kurling Club at Ipswich Library 10am - 1pm every Friday. Come along and play some New Age Kurling! £2.50 per person.

We’re not sporty: or are we?

Are you one of those people who hasn’t played sport since your younger days but you might like to have a go now that you are a little older? Well, why not take a look at the ‘We’re Not Sporty’ Taster Course that is coming up in Ipswich?