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.
That Counts! launched in September 2019, and in just a short amount of time is already having positive impacts across Greater Manchester. Find out more about the campaign to date, and what's still to come.
New research has highlighted the link between sedentary behaviour during adolescence and depression whilst highlighting the need for people of all ages to move more.
Solemother was the recipient of the first Initiative of the Year Award at the 2019 Greater Manchester Sports Awards. Hear about the group and how they're helping to empower women and girls across the world to move more.
When we think of the benefits of physical activity, many of us know that it is good for our heart health. But it’s not just physiologically that our hearts can benefit.
"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."
Project 2020 is a newly formed steering group with the aim of establishing a fit for purpose and fit for the future proposition for education within Greater Manchester.
Wigan Athletic Community Trust is recruiting for Apprentice PE & Sports Coaches to provide high quality PE and sports coaching offered to schools and community groups in Wigan.
We are looking to recruit 10 Apprentices, who will commence after this academic year starting in Summer 2020 working at various OCL facilities including Chadderton, Failsworth, Oldham, Royton and Saddleworth.