2 million people in Greater Manchester moving by 2021

Greater Manchester charity changing lives through physical activity and sport.

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Changing Lives through Physical Activity and Sport to help make Greater Manchester the most active region in England

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About GreaterSport

GreaterSport is a high performing charity passionate about changing lives through physical activity and sport. Our vision is to make Greater Manchester the most active region in England. We are also the Active Partnership for Greater Manchester, one of a network across the country who have some core responsibilities supported by Sport England.

Our mission is go get 2 million people in Greater Manchester moving by 2021, see how we are progressing.

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See what's happening in Greater Manchester

Northern Active Partnerships campaign returns to encourage more women into coaching

By GreaterSport | 16 September 2019

Pass on your passion campaign returns to inspire more women to volunteer or coach in sport and physical activity

New board members join GreaterSport

By GreaterSport | 13 September 2019

GreaterSport would like to announce the appointment of 3 new board members.

Mission is on to get Greater Manchester moving

By Greater Manchester Moving | 09 September 2019

A major campaign is launching in Greater Manchester to get people thinking differently about getting active, supporting people to move more in a way that suits them, giving a clear daily active movement target (30 minutes) to aim for

Ground-breaking new partnership set to inspire a new generation of Greater Manchester cricket lovers

By Greater Manchester Combined Authority | 04 September 2019

Greater Manchester's young people are set to benefit from hundreds of new and improved cricket facilities across the region

New Sport England Campaign Launched

By GreaterSport | 02 September 2019

Sport England and The Richmond Group, made up of 15 health and social care charities have today launched their We Are Undefeatable campaign.

GM Moving Update August 2019

By GreaterSport | 14 August 2019

Latest updates and opportunities within the GM Walking Region ambition and the Local Pilot

Inclusion Workshop – Supporting disabled people to keep active

By GreaterSport

Empower You’ inclusion workshop has been designed specifically for the leisure sector to support systematic change across the organisation to better engage and support disabled people to keep active.

Inclusion Workshop – Supporting disabled people to keep active

By GreaterSport

Empower You’ inclusion workshop has been designed specifically for the leisure sector to support systematic change across the organisation to better engage and support disabled people to keep active.

Motivational Interviewing (MI) Study Day

By GreaterSport

This introduction to the principles, spirit and skills of motivational interviewing allows delegates the opportunity in a relaxed environment to practice the core MI skills before taking these back to the work place to practice.

Speaker in Six

By GreaterSport

“Speaker in Six” is designed to empower six people in six weeks to become effective and engaging communicators. They will be able to stand in front of an audience and deliver an engaging talk, every time.

STA Pool Lifeguard Training

By Oldham Active

Pool Lifeguards are responsible for overseeing the safety of all pool users and provide a vitally important public service. Lifeguards are trained in Poolside Rescue, First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Pool Lifeguards have to work in hot, humid and noisy environments and need to be able to work as part of a team, engage with members of the public to prevents accidents and ensure bather safety.

"Sporting Equals' research project with GreaterSport yielded really useful insights into BAME communities and participation in sport and physical activity. GreaterSport's expertise and knowledge was important to help gain information and intelligence that helped to inform practice and delivery going forward."

Nik Trivedi Head of Consultancy, Sporting Equals.

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Aerobics Instructor

If you're passionate and proactive with great experience, then this role as a Aerobics Instructor at Sugden Sports Centre in Manchester is for you.

Catering Supervisor

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to the role of Catering Supervisor at Active Medlock.

Lifestyle Coach

The Lifestyle Coach will support disabled people, and those around them, to lead healthy, active lives through increasing access and opportunities to social, physical and exercise-based activity in mainstream environments. The Lifestyle Support will do this through person-centred support, action planning and providing good connections into activities, opportunities and services available locally.

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