2 million people in Greater Manchester moving by 2021

Greater Manchester charity changing lives through physical activity and sport.

Find out more

What we do

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

Find out more of what we do

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.

Find out more about us

See what's happening in Greater Manchester

GM Moving Update August 2019

By GreaterSport | 14 August 2019

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

A successful first Greater Manchester Active Ageing Week

By GreaterSport | 14 August 2019

The inaugural Greater Manchester (GM) Active Ageing Week took place from July 29th – August 2nd 2019 aiming to encourage and enable older adults to move more within everyday life to benefit their mental and physical health and to reduce social isolation.

Nominations now open....

By GreaterSport | 01 August 2019

Nominations are now open for the Active Workplace and Greater Manchester Mayor's Award at this year's Greater Manchester Sports Awards.

Developing a community investment fund approach to support the Greater Manchester Walking City Region Ambition

By GreaterSport | 24 July 2019

Greater Manchester (GM) Moving is looking for a GM partner to provide expertise and administration for a Community Investment Fund to support the GM Walking City Region Ambition.

Activity Alliance launch campaign challenging negative perceptions of disabled people in sport

By GreaterSport | 15 July 2019

Who Says? is the new campaign launched today by Activity Alliance challenging negative perceptions of disabled people in sport

Moving Forces extends to Rochdale and Manchester

By GreaterSport | 11 July 2019

Moving Forces is a Greater Manchester based project aimed at helping armed forces personnel to stay active during and after their transition to civilian life.

British Dodgeball Level 2 Coaching Course

By British Dodgeball

The British Dodgeball Level 2 Coaching Course takes place in a sports hall, all candidates receive a 28 page resource and e-certificate upon completion of the course

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.

Latest Jobs

All Jobs

Dance Coach

Active Tameside

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Dance Coach to join our successful Active Tameside Coaches in Schools team.

Catering Supervisor

Active Tameside

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

Gymnastics Coach (Level 1 or above)

Bolton Arena

Bolton Arena are looking to employ qualified gymnastics coaches.

In partnership with