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One of Dorset’s promising young sailors sets his sights on World Championships in China thanks to FANS scheme and 1610

Date: 25th May 2018

Category: Sports

Imagine having to break the ice before getting into a boat and sailing for 6 hours alone in your boat ......

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1610 West Dorset Waterpolo squads celebrate another resounding success

Date: 7th Jul 2017

Category: Sports

The 1610 West Dorset Waterpolo U14 and U12 squads have enjoyed another resounding victory over rivals at the recent Dorset ......

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How 1610 has inspired a Bideford woman to overcome serious illness to take on a Half Ironman

Date: 10th May 2017

Category: Sports

A North Devon woman who has overcome a serious illness is to take on the gruelling challenge of a Half ......

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Unique Swim Buddy initiative launched at 1610 pools across the South West

Date: 3rd May 2017

Category: Sports

A unique swimming initiative is being launched at seven 1610 swimming pools across the South West to encourage more people ......

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Brothers sail on to success with the help of 1610 and FANS scheme

Date: 10th Apr 2017

Category: Sports

Two brothers from Dorset who are trying to make it in the competitive sport of sailing have received a helping ......

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West Somerset urged to “Just Play “ Badminton as part of global campaign to beat obesity

Date: 7th Mar 2017

Category: Sports

Communities in West Somerset are being encouraged to take up their Badminton racquets and start playing as part of a ......

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How Charlotte proved that “This Girl Can” when it comes to Walking Netball in Crewkerne

Date: 7th Mar 2017

Category: Sports

Being the last girl to be picked for the netball team is a childhood memory that many women want to ......

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Hestercombe Woodland Wander on March 5 kicks off 2017 1610 Race Series

Date: 27th Feb 2017

Category: Sports

Get a Spring in your step with the inspiring beauty of Somerset’s stunning Hestercombe Woodland near Taunton which provides the ......

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Bridgwater Swimmers make it through to County Finals

Date: 27th Feb 2017

Category: Sports

Michal Kucia and Josh Richards who had both qualified for the county championships for the very first time made it ......

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Trinity Sports & Leisure celebrates 600% rise in adult swimming lessons

Date: 27th Jan 2017

Category: Sports

More adults than ever before are signing up for swimming lessons at 1610 Trinity Sports & Leisure in Bridgwater which ......

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Will Walking Netball be the new sporting trend to conquer the South West in 2017?

Date: 18th Jan 2017

Category: Sports

1610 is one of the first in the South West to offer Walking Netball at its leisure centres in Somerset. ......

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Bridgwater Swim Club Results - 2016 Round up

Date: 17th Jan 2017

Category: Sports

BASC finished their 2016 in style, finishing 5th in their Arena National League Final. The team moved between 3rd and ......

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Swimmers and Water polo players enjoy unprecedented success at Dorchester Sports Centre

Date: 12th Dec 2016

Category: Sports

Dorchester Sports Centre’s decision to expand its swimming lessons programme earlier this year has led to an all time high ......

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1610 race series sees record rise in numbers of athletes taking part in 2016

Date: 5th Oct 2016

Category: Sports

Whether it is the Olympic effect or more people just want to lose weight and get fit but the 1610 ......

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Paul thought it was all over…but it isn’t now thanks to Walking Football at King Alfred’s Sports Centre

Date: 20th Sep 2016

Category: Sports

Former cardiac patient Paul Lapham believed his days of playing football were long since gone but thanks to a walking ......

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On your marks for the new 1610 Chard Chaser 10k Sunday September 11!

Date: 30th Aug 2016

Category: Sports

Paralympian athletes will be battling it out for honours in Rio but athletes closer to home in Somerset will be ......

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Paralympic Triathlete Lauren Steadman supports 5-day charity Spinathon in Bridgwater Aug 8

Date: 8th Aug 2016

Category: Sports

The Paralympic swimmer and International Para triathlete Lauren Steadman will be supporting the launch of a 5-day charity spin event ......

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Holsworthy swimming initiative that changes lives for the better

Date: 13th Jul 2016

Category: Sports

With rising levels of child and adult obesity in the UK, Holsworthy Leisure Centre in North Devon has been fighting ......

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FC 1610 prove team spirit is the way to win where Disability Counts!

Date: 13th Jun 2016

Category: Sports

Leicester City may have been the surprising winners of the Premiership this year but even they would be envious of ......

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Bridgwater Swimming Club - 2016 Costwold Series

Date: 7th Jun 2016

Category: Sports

Bridgwater Swimming Club took part in the final gala of the 2016 Cotswold Series on the 21st May....