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P1. Physical Activity: Community
5 August, 2013
Submitted: 28 April, 2015
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.
1. Cycle to Work Scheme continually available to employees
2. Workplace Challenge Lancashire launched
3. Beginners Running group ongoing for employees
4. Table Tennis lunchtime club ongoing for employees
For example, supporting/sponsoring local physical activity programmes, promoting physical activity to customers through website campaigns or in-store materials.
1. Year 4 Sportivate programme administered across Lancashire
2. Satellite Clubs project delivering new clubs across Lancashire
3. Challenge Through Sport Initiative developed and delivering in a pilot phase
4. Positive Together project delivering new opportunities for participation across Lancashire
5. Leg it Lancashire project continuing to develop new running groups across Lancashire
6. Website and social media promoting sport and physical activity opportunities continually
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.
Support to initiate, and promote, sport and physical activity initiatives across Lancashire provided to:
14 local authority areas and the Sport and Physical Activity Network partners working in that area
46 National Governing Bodies of sport
In addition, with our partners:
Coordination and delivery of Lancashire School Games
Coordination and delivery of Lancashire Sports Awards
Coordination and delivery of a Lancashire coaching support plan
Please estimate the number of people that (a) participated in your community programmes:
Please estimate the number of people that (b) were more active as a result of participating:
Please explain how you arrived at these estimates (if unknown, please explain why):
Project monitoring figures are collected for each project and the figure is a total of this.
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)
Children and young people
Black or Minority Ethnic communities
People from deprived communities
People from the drug, alcohol and substance misuse recovery community
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.
Through our project monitoring we can demonstrate that 14557 people have taken part in our sport and physical activity programmes, and are therefore more active.
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