Subjects: Outdoor activities
More opportunities for clubs to reach inactive Londoners as London Sport backs RED January 2022
London Sport are delighted to confirm their backing for the RED January 2022 campaign with added support for organisations looking to get their activities in front of inactive Londoners.
Nominate your grassroots sport and physical activity heroes in the London Sport Awards 2021
The search is on for the heroes within London’s grassroots physical activity and sport sector. It’s time to say thank you to London’s heroes from the grassroots physical activity and sport sector as the London Sport Awards returns to recognise and celebrate the efforts of volunteers, physical activity providers and sports organisations.
Return to lockdown makes RED January’s message of keeping active for mental health more important than ever
News of a new national lockdown and a return to last March’s instruction to stay at home for all but essential purposes has again thrown into sharp relief the important role of exercise and physical activity in boosting mental health.
Covid-19 has shown the benefits a less car-reliant London would see
In the second of two blogs from London Sport colleagues we’re publishing around Car Free Day on Sunday 20 September, Senior Insight Officer Josef Baines looks at the growing evidence-base for a less car-reliant city and the benefits it would bring.
The time is now to be bold and collaborative to embed Active Travel throughout London
n the first of two blogs from London Sport colleagues we’re publishing around Car Free Day on Sunday 20 September, Relationship Manager Richard Lockwood explores the benefits of Active Travel, where it's working well in London and why covid-19 presents an opportunity that cannot be missed.
What Turn Up Tone Up teaches us about the need for system change
Strategic Relationship Manager Lorna Leach delves into the lessons being learned by London Sport following the pilot phase of Turn Up Tone Up, a programme run by Our Parks.
Systems can be characterised as being composed of multiple parts including people, resources, services, relationships, values and perceptions.
Systems have boundaries, behave in specific ways, include connected
Power of community shines in transformation in Valence Park
Free space on the brand-new play equipment and sporting facilities in Dagenham’s Valence Park was in short supply yesterday (Tuesday 26 March) as the renovated park was officially opened.
London’s parks - The new home of exercise
London is rich with open spaces, 47% of the city is green space and there are over 3000 parks, which means you’re almost never far away from somewhere to be active.