Active Norfolk

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P1. Physical Activity: Community

Committed since:

1 January, 2013

Delivery plan:

Submitted: 19 December, 2011

Active Norfolk will use our presence to engage more children and adults in sport and physical activity in 2012 through a number of projects:Pledge 2012 - Active Norfolk's main Olympic legacy project which aims to use the inspiration of the games to encourage 2012 pledges to achieve something sport or health related before the opening ceremony. Norfolk residents are able to make a pledge through recording a video, filling out a postcard or completing an online form and will receive support from active norfolk to achieve their pledge. More information can be found at games- rural sports development project that takes sport out into the community. Villages can host taster roadshows or a series of different sports sessions with the aim of getting a team together for the games. More info at into - offers 4-8 week courses of activity for adults in a wide variety of sports around the county and is subsidised and accessible to encourage new participation. More info at makers- new initiative that aims to capture the excitement around the Olympic Games and use it to encourage those over 16 to make sport happen in the local community. More info at games - new school sport competition structure which encourages children to participate in sport across 4 levels of competition (in-school, district, county and national level), with successful competitors in one level qualifying for the next round. More info at free service open to all organisations in Norfolk to encourage the workforce to get more active and lead healthier lifestyles. Organisations can access free staff consultation and report service, competitions and tournaments, active networking events, courses of activity, an online directory of services and the fit4work corporate games. More info at a campaign that aims to capture the enjoyment of sport, providing opportunities for teenagers and young adults (including disability sport) to receive no less than 6 weeks of coaching or led sessions. More info at sport- Active Norfolk run several disability projects throughout the year, including a youth games and adult disability festival. More info at Ambassadors Scheme- this programme gives young people a chance to meet their local sporting heroes and inspirational champions from across the county. The ambassador will vist a school, in which time their duties might include school assemblies, practical sessions, sports days, presentations and careers talks. More info at http://www.sportingambassadors.orgHoliday zone- this is a 'one-stop-shop' for holiday provision in Norfolk, which aims to give parents as much information and choice for activities and opportunities that their children can get involved in. More info at

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