Our Work

GM Active’s commitment to the health and fitness of the people of Greater Manchester means we provide much more than leisure facilities. We support communities in the region through a range of health and well-being facilities, initiatives and support services, from dementia-friendly swimming sessions, to apprenticeships for learning disabled adults. Explore our themes below to learn more about what we do.

Physical activity as a miracle drug

Physical activity plays a significant role in the prevention, management and treatment of long-term health conditions. GM Active has established programmes across the region that encourage people to get physically a…

Community development and inclusion

We work at the heart of communities across Greater Manchester and promote inclusion in everything we do. A third of our facilities are in the top 10% most deprived communities in the UK, ensuring that we can work wi…

Grass roots sport to sporting excellence

We manage a mixture of 87 indoor and outdoor, sports and leisure facilities across Greater Manchester. These facilities provide the region with the infrastructure and support required for athletes of all experience…

Amazing Places

Our 2 key assets are our staff and the 87 sports and leisure facilities we run across Greater Manchester. Both Rochdale and Oldham have benefitted from local authority facility investment in the past few years. Furt…

Workplace health and well-being

We work with more than 300 employers across Greater Manchester, providing workplace-based health and well-being support which is accessible to every employer in the region. Our support ranges from corporate membersh…

GM Active - Making it possible