Members of the North Devon Down's Syndrome Group out canoeing on the estuary with instructors on a lovely sunny day. There are a mix of eleven males and females on the canoe, and they are laughing and enjoying themselves whilst water is splashing up over them. In the background is the estuary bank with boats moored and trees in the distance.Photo Credit: The North Devon Down's Syndrome Group

Active Devon Shares Annual Impact Report

We are delighted to share our latest annual Impact Report for 2022 – 2023, which showcases the impact made against our strategic priorities.
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New Appointment Further Strengthens the Active Devon Board

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Lucie Hartley to our Board, bringing a wealth of experience to the Board’s collective capability.
A group of primary school boys dressed in PE kit, sat outside on an astro football pitch listening to a teacher who is stood in front of them. In the background is the football net and behind this the school buildings.Sport England

Primary and Secondary School Newsletters from Active Devon

Our primary and secondary school newsletters contain news, resources and guidance to help you embed physical activity into your school.
Two primary school aged boys are learning to play cricket at an indoor sports hall. One boy is hitting a tennis ball with a plastic cricket bat and the ball has hit off a cone that was placed on a post. The other boy is watching and waiting to have a turn.Sport England

The Creating Active Schools Framework Explained

Learn how the Creating Active Schools Framework can help your school embed physical activity at the heart of your culture and ethos.
A group of older men and women at an Alzheimers Pilates group, enjoying indoor exercising. They are sat down opposite each other and holding magnets over their head which are connecting with each other.Photo Credit: Twonames Photography

Join the Physical Activity Providers Network

Join the physical activity providers network for up-to-date news, views, training, insights and resources to support you when helping others.
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New Pilot NETBALLHer Delivers Female Health Awareness Through Physical Activity

Secondary schools can take part in this new pilot co-designed by England Netball and Swansea University in collaboration with Active Devon.
A group of refugee men stood with bicycles on grass near a path on a sunny day, whilst taking part in cycle orientation with recycled bikes organised by Hikmat CIC.Photo Credit: Hikmat CIC

Creating Inclusive and Diverse Environments for Physical Activity

Let's connect, share and learn from each other to create inclusive and diverse environments for physical activity within our communities.
A group of refugees and asylum seekers staying in Dilkhusa hotel taking part in a football session as a result of the Together Fund. The group are all joining hands in the middle by way of getting themselves ready for the game.Photo Credit: Toby Adamson

Reducing Inequalities So Everyone in Devon Can Be Active for Life

Learn how we work with partners and communities at reducing inequalities, so everyone has the opportunity to enjoy an active life.
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Announcing the Winners of Our Active Devon Volunteer Awards for 2023

Our judging panel met at the end of September, and we are pleased to announce the winners of our Active Devon Volunteer Awards for 2023!
Four member of The North Devon Downs Group taking part in an outdoor activity. There's one woman, and three young men who are giving the thumbs up. They are being helped by an instructor who is showing them how to cross from one platform to another. The North Devon Downs Group received Together Funding.Photo credit: Lynn Ashman

We Will Keep Starting Conversations to Help Close the Inequality Gap

Active Devon's Hannah Worth explains how we're trying to close the inequality gap between those who access active-lifestyles and those who don't.