About Us

GM Active is a collaboration between 13 Greater Manchester leisure and cultural community organisations, making it possible for people across the region to access physical activity opportunities in their neighbourhood.

GM Active is dedicated to transforming communities in the region. We collectively manage 87 leisure and sports facilities and maintain a 3,500-strong workforce of sport and leisure professionals across Greater Manchester.

Through our asset-based approach and the power of collaboration, GM Active can provide greater scaled impact to communities across Greater Manchester.

What we do

GM Active encourages communities across Greater Manchester to engage in physical activity through a range of sporting and recreational opportunities, making it possible to empower people to take charge of their health and wellbeing. The accessibility of our facilities provides us with a strong foundation for tackling Greater Manchester’s physical inactivity challenge. We provide opportunities for residents of every community across the region to take advantage of the benefits of an active lifestyle.

We work tirelessly to improve the lives of the Greater Manchester population. We know that physical activity is a key part of a healthy lifestyle. Our facilities and services are based in the heart of Greater Manchester neighbourhoods and are designed to cultivate health and wellbeing across communities.

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The 13 organisations across Greater Manchester provide huge opportunities to impact on the health and wellbeing of communities across the region.

Who's Involved

GM Active is made up of 13 separate community organisations across Greater Manchester, making it possible for us to reach communities across the whole region.

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  • Active Tameside

  • Bolton Middlebrook Leisure Trust

  • Bolton Community Leisure

  • Bury Leisure

  • Eastlands Trust

  • Greenwich Leisure Limited

  • Inspiring healthy lifestyles

  • Life Leisure

  • Link4Life

  • Oldham Community Leisure

  • Salford Community Leisure

  • Trafford Leisure

  • Wythenshawe Forum Trust

GM Active - Making it possible