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P1. Physical Activity: Community
1 January, 2013
Submitted: 20 May, 2014
Through your physical activity pledges you will be working with employees, customers/consumers and/or local communities. For each group (as applicable) please describe the specific activities or projects you have undertaken over the past year.
For example, employee incentive schemes to promote physical activity, awareness raising activities or improvements to facilites to promote active travel.
Access to our fitness suite has been reviewed to ensure that all employees have access in off peak periods.
Surveyed staff to understand their current activity levels and barriers to further activity
For example, supporting/sponsoring local physical activity programmes, promoting physical activity to customers through website campaigns or in-store materials.
Set up 2 new programmes for adult sedentary demographic for Bolton.
Constantly update facebook and twitter with postings to encourage and support activity opportunities.
Entered the' Lets Move for a better world' through Technogym, and won the challenge, donating brand new technogym kit to a local high school
For example, support for community-based physical activity programmes (such as funding, sponsorship or other promotion activity), working with local partners to engage communities is physical activity opportunities.
Now in partnership with Public Health Bolton, to run programmes for sedentary adults, weight management and cancer pathways. and those with weight issues
Please estimate the number of people that (a) participated in your community programmes:
200 in the above programmes
Please estimate the number of people that (b) were more active as a result of participating:
64% (in above programmes)
Please explain how you arrived at these estimates (if unknown, please explain why):
Complete monthly monitoring and evaluation for sport england
Please indicate which of the following demographic groups within the local community that you have worked with to promote increased participation in physical activity:
Women, Men, Older adults (65+), Children & young people, Black or Minority Ethnic (BME) Communities, Disabled People, People from deprived communities, Other (please specify)
Women, older adults, disabled, weight management and cancer pathways, Parkinsons
We would be interested to know if your pledge activity over the last year has delivered a measurable increase in participation in physical activity. If so, please describe and provide an estimate of the level of increase and how you measured this. There is a 2000-character limit when completing this section.
We have engaged 64% of our sport england programme of 200 in regular physical activity post programme.
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