In Rochdale 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.

Your Trust

purpose is to plan and manage the delivery of high quality, enjoyable, affordable, accessible cultural provision in Rochdale Borough that gives residents and visitors the opportunity to keep fit, and lead a healthy, creative, active lifestyle of their choice.

The venues aim to inspire health, encourage creativity and foster wellbeing for each and every member of Rochdale’s diverse community. Throughout the borough, in leisure and sports centres, community centres and at Hollingworth Lake, there is an offer of a wide selection of activities to inspire people to lead a happier and healthier lives.

Learn about Your Trust

Rochdale AFC Community Trust

The official charity set up by Rochdale AFC to carry out community work and charitable projects across the borough of Rochdale. They share the vision of making Rochdale one of the best places in the world to live, work and play– a place where all voices are heard. They use the power of football and our community standing to raise aspirations and transform lives.

Learn about Rochdale in the community

Rochdale Hornets Sporting Foundation

Rochdale Hornets have the simple aim of having more people play rugby league more often. Using the power of professional sport, we will inspire children and adults to lead a healthier, fuller life and take a pride in their local community by using a variety of fun, engaging quality assured programmes.

Learn about the Hornets foundation

Big Life Group

Living Well is a partnership of services delivered by the Big Life group with Your trust and commissioned by Rochdale Borough Council who work together to help tackle the main causes of long-term ill-health in the borough linked to lifestyle choice. Living Well is to support people when living and feeling well feels too tough to tackle alone. They service people living in Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton and the Pennines who want to improve their health and wellbeing by stopping smoking, losing weight, getting more active, dealing with long-term ill-health linked to everyday living and much more.

Learn about Big Life

Action Together – For stronger communities in Rochdale

Action Together knows that people can make things happen because we see it everyday. Across Rochdale, there are thousands of people changing lives, improving neighbourhoods and contributing positively to our local area. 

Action Together offers a range of support to strengthen communities. We believe that by learning together, sharing skills and pooling resources we can get more done.

Learn about Action Together Rochdale

Rochdale School Games Organisers

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 Rochdale, the SGOs are;

Visit their website here

Transport for Greater Manchester

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.

Learn about the Bee Network in Rochdale