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 work collaboratively to create the conditions for an active nation and use the power of sport and physical activity to transform live.
Our mission is to get 2 million people in Greater Manchester moving by 2021, see how we are progressing.
GreaterSport has been selected as one of seven Active Partnerships to improve the health and wellbeing of young homeless people through physical activity
Following the completion of the GM Active Ageing programme, we can now share the evaluation findings and recommendations from the programme
Shaun from Rochdale is a man who likes to get moving. But this hasn’t always been the case. In fact, Shaun’s only started getting moving in 2020 and in six months he’s lost over three stone!
Amber's physical disability causes muscles weakness, posture issues and affects her co-ordination. She also has special educational needs. But that doesn’t stop her achieving what she sets out to do.
"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."
Wigan Athletic Community Trust is looking to recruit a number of Goalkeeper Coaches to help deliver its football activities.
Active Communities Network is a charity dedicated to working with and developing young people living in disadvantaged communities who are at risk of social exclusion.