One Week to Go!

We’re counting down the days until we kick start our summer programme. It’s packed full of different sport sessions, sport festivals and finishing with a friendly open Boccia competition. Download the full programme here to find out which sessions are near you – SMILE Summer Programme 2017 We’ll be starting our programme in Durham on[…]


Summer Programme 2017 is here!

With only two weeks until the start of the summer holidays, we are thrilled be to launched our first ever SMILE Through Sport Summer Programme! Check it out here – SMILE Summer Programme 2017 The programme is packed full of sport activity sessions and festivals, there are junior and senior sessions, indoor and outdoor activities,[…]


Boccia Event Gateshead

SMILE Through Sport would like to invite you all to their come and try Boccia taster event in Gateshead! Come along and get involved whether it’s your first time playing the sport or if you’re a regular Boccia player practice your skills. There will be different challenge skills games and Boccia games being played throughout the[…]


Sport After Stroke

SMILE Through Sport have worked closely with the Stroke Association in the North East for the past two years providing stroke survivors opportunities to find their competitive spirit through introductory sports. Several stroke groups from Bishop Auckland, Washington, Sunderland, South Shields and Gateshead have accessed our Start to SMILE project, where we provide 8 weeks[…]


School Sport Festivals 2016

On the back of a successful summer of sport at the Paralympic Games and Olympic Games, SMILE Through Sport organised their own sport festivals for North East schools and colleges to attend. The sport festivals took place at Temple Park Leisure Centre, South Shields and Spennymoor Leisure Centre, Durham in October. Local schools and colleges were[…]


Those that now SMILE!

The Start to SMILE project has been up and running for over two years and we now approach our 3rd year of the Sport England funding. During the first two years, we have met, interacted and engaged with a high number and wide range of individuals, groups and organisations. Over 2,500 people have accessed new sport[…]