Young Sports Achiever of the Year Award recognises young athletes who are not professionally funded that have had significant success in their sport throughout the year whilst the Initiative of the Year award recognises a physical activity initiative by an organisation which has made a difference in communities and achieved positive social outcomes. The awards will be presented on the 15th November at the Greater Manchester Sports Awards which recognise the incredible achievements and dedication towards physical activity and sport across the county. Find out more about the event and buy your tickets here.
GM Active is a collective of 12 leisure and community organisations from across Greater Manchester that are all part of the same movement, to get more people physically active. Together the members of GM Active manage the bulk of the publicly owned leisure and physical activity assets and services on behalf of the 10 local authorities, for the good of the whole population, across the of the City Region of Greater Manchester.
Pete Burt, Chair of GM Active "GM Active represents the 12 separate leisure and cultural community organisations that provide leisure and wellbeing services right across our City Region.
Together we provide a fantastic range of opportunities for our communities to take part in and enjoy physical activity and so we are delighted and proud to be a sponsor of The Greater Manchester Sports Awards.
This event is always a highlight in the annual calendar, particularly as we share a common belief and indeed 'We Move As One' in our aim to help build the healthy, happy and prosperous region that we all aspire to.
We are aligned with and in many cases already fully support the amazing people and organisations attending tonight and we are sure that this year's Greater Manchester Sports Awards will be an evening to remember.
So we are looking forward to congratulating all those who have been nominated for an award and to celebrating the achievements of the winners."
Research released today by Sport England shows that there are now 45.2% of children & young people active for at least 60 minutes a day in Greater Manchester, which equates to 176,700 young people.
GM Moving and GreaterSport are pleased to announce 10GM have been appointed as the lead organisation to co-design, manage and deliver a system leadership development approach for current and future leaders across sectors within Greater Manchester.