Resources

We’re committed to improving the health and wellbeing of individuals across Greater Manchester. We have a variety of resources to hand which provide additional information on our programmes, initiatives and our partner organisations. These can be found below.

National Fitness Day Activities

To mark National Fitness Day 2017 GM Active have a number of activities going on, delivered by our member organisations. Click here to find out what is going on near you.

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Summer Activities

This summer there is a wide range of activities to keep children and young people active during the holidays across Greater Manchester. From holiday camps, to swimming to arts and crafts there’s something for everyone. More information from across Greater Manchester is available in the PDF.

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How much physical activity should we do? – For adults

We all know about eating 5 fruit and vegetables every day, but how much physical activity should we be doing? This infographic from the Chief Medical Officer gives clear guidelines for adults:

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How much physical activity should we do? – For children & young people

We all know about eating 5 fruit and vegetables every day, but how much physical activity should we be doing? This infographic from the Chief Medical Officer gives clear guidelines for children & young people:

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Devolution in Greater Manchester and Taking Charge of our Health and Social Care

Greater Manchester was the first region nationally to agree a devolution deal with government, which includes control of the £6 billion health and social budget for the city region. GM Active was created as a direct result of…

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CIMSPA – the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity

GM Active is a CIMSPA employer partner, working directly with the national professional development body on its 2 key strategic priorities: To provide opportunities for young leaders to develop and succeed To provide…

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GreaterSport

One of our key partners in Greater Manchester is GreaterSport, the Greater Manchester Sports Partnership. We work closely with GreaterSport on a number of programmes including VIP (the Volunteer Inspire Programme), the local events…

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GM Moving – Greater Manchester’s Blueprint for Physical Activity

Greater Manchester Moving is the comprehensive plan to reduce inactivity and increase participation in physical activity and sport that is aligned to the Greater Manchester Population Health Plan priority themes and wider reform…

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ukactive – A Blueprint for An Active Nation

In 2015 ukactive published its Blueprint for An Active Britain, and a year later released the Blueprint Milestone Review. GM Active supports the delivery of the Blueprint in Greater Manchester and in particular the key recommendation…

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