In Bolton a range of partners are working to support people to be more active and to design moving, physical activity and sport back into daily life.
The Sport and Active Living service works with a wide range of partners from the voluntary, public and private and community sector to provide a broad and diverse range of services. The aim is to widen opportunities for people living and working in Bolton to become more active, and by doing so, to improve their health, wellbeing and quality of life.
The Trust, working with Serco Leisure, manages five leisure and sports facilities across Bolton; Bolton One, Jason Kenny Centre, Horwich, Farnworth, Westhoughton and Leverhulme.
Bolton CVS: working together to develop a diverse, strong and effective voluntary and community sector in Bolton.
Bolton Arena offers an array of world-class gyms, tennis, business, football, gymnastics, conference and events facilities. The mission is to inspire people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to follow a lifelong passion for sport and healthy lifestyles through the provision of excellent sport and exercise facilities and sports programmes which are accessible to all.
‘Bolton Wanderers in the Community’ is the charitable trust of Bolton Wanderers Football Club. Their mission is to use the power of Bolton Wanderers Football Club to inspire, support and deliver positive change. Through intervention, prevention and targeted engagement they create sustainable pathways that transform lives. By working together they connect people, enabling communities to thrive and succeed.
School Games Organisers (SGOs) have several key roles: to coordinate appropriate competitive opportunities for all young people from Key Stage 2-4, to recruit, train and deploy a suitable workforce, and to support the development of club opportunities for all young people. In Bolton, the SGOs are;
TfGM have a number of schemes aimed at making active travel the number one choice for travelling to work, to school and to the shops. This includes ‘The Bee Network’ connecting up areas and communities in Greater Manchester, making it easy, safe and attractive for people to travel on foot or by bike for everyday trips.