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.
A real life example of how Tameside Council, applied the GM Moving Local Pilot Enabler of Change 'effective work across and between sectors' in their work
Former member of the armed forces Ady Hazlehurst found the Moving Forces Connect programme helped him to put new daily routines in place, building foundations on positive ways to improve his overall wellbeing.
The negative affect of the COVID-19 pandemic on physical activity levels is widespread. Yet there are many who have gone against the trend and found ways to increase their activities.
Army veteran Michael Whitehead took part in GreaterSport’s Moving Forces Connect programme, applying the techniques he learned to his everyday life to benefit his mental wellbeing.
"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."
We are specifically looking for two passionate, motivational exercise specialists who will work closely with patients.
We’re looking for motivated, passionate and driven Gymnastics Coaches to join our Gymnastics team.