Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 12:12
Stay Safe, Stay Active, Stay Fit! Read More »
Posted: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 11:53
Get Berkshire Active is aiming to support disadvantaged children and families in Berkshire, improving health and mental wellbeing through physical activities and nutritious food.
We want to help families and children living next door to us who are severely impacted by the ongoing crisis, experiencing worsening mental health issues, possible domestic abuse and hunger. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 19:12
Instead of the traditional 12 different award categories this year it will be just one award category – 'The Berkshire physical activity lockdown hero'. We are delighted to receive more than 70 nominations for the 9th GBA Awards this year.
Watch this space for the latest updates on the GBA Awards.
Winners will be announced on the 26th February 2021. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 19:16
Posted: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 14:27
We are launching a local campaign promoting physical activity as a priority in tackling the impact of the pandemic outbreak. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 10 Sep 2020 11:39
As some degree of normality resumes we are piloting some community sessions for older adults, some of which are outdoors. All of these activities are pitched at a gentle intensity and are perfect for those who might not have been active for a while, maybe you have been shielding and/or are looking to rebuild your confidence about getting out and about again.
You will see that you need to book onto these sessions. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:20
As part of the GBA work supporting schools and strengthening the links between schools and organisations working in Physical Activity, PE and School Sport we stage an annual Physical Activity Conference for Primary Schools on September 25th. The Conference will now be stage virtually and is being kindly supported by Playtime by FAWNS. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 09:53
With restrictions starting to be eased, there is a lot for sport and activity providers to consider. Sport England have released advice, guidance and resources to help you 'return to play' safely as soon as government allow it. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 09:45
Get Berkshire Active carried out an online survey asking Berkshire residents about their physical activity habits and attitudes during the Covid-19 restrictions.
807 respondents took part in the survey 28 April to 17th May 2020 from each of the six Local Authorities in Berkshire.
The results have given us valuable insight into what physical activity people have been doing, how much and why, to enable us to provide better opportunities for all. See the key findings here.
Posted: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 14:47
Sport England has released it's latest Active Lives results for November 2018-November 2019 and the great news is across England there has been an increase in the numbers of people being active. 28.6 million adults were active which is 63.3% of the nation's population and this is up over 400,000 people on the previous 12 months.
Sport England have also been exploring physical activity attitudes and behaviours during the COVID-19 pandemic; visit their website to see the latest results of their weekly survey.