In Stockport 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.

Active Communities Strategy

The Active Communities Strategy endorsed by the Stockport Health and Wellbeing Board, is our approach to supporting Stockport residents become more active and to enjoy the health, social and environmental benefits of being more active.

Learn about the strategy

Healthy Stockport

A place to find Information, resources and support to help you take care of and protect your health and mental wellbeing now and in the future. ‘Moving more’ is a key component of this service, highlighting different ways to get moving.

Learn about Healthy Stockport

Seashell Trust

Seashell Trust helps children and young people with very complex needs, and their families, live their best lives. The Seashell Active sports, physical activity and wellbeing team form an important part of Seashell offering a wide range of inclusive sport, wellbeing, health and leisure activities for our students, staff and the wider community. We aim to deliver quality, inclusive opportunities for people to be active, join a group, have fun and make friends. The benefits of being active help to live a happier, healthier life.

Learn about Seashell trust

Life Leisure

Life Leisure is the trading name of Stockport Sports Trust, to provide leisure and recreation facilities and services, including sports development, for the Stockport community and visitors to the area. A not for profit social enterprise company and registered charity, our aim is to provide a best value service in all areas in which we operate, by investing every penny we make back into our local communities, to make them a better place to live.

We are focused on promoting our facilities and sport and leisure to families and individuals of all ages and backgrounds. We operate a social inclusive approach to ensure equality of opportunity for all and we openly value diversity so that everyone can enjoy the benefits of participating in sports and leisure activities.

Learn about Life Leisure

Stockport Schools', Health, Activity, PE and Sport Alliance

Stockport Schools', Health, Activity, PE and Sport Alliance (SHAPES) are part of the national school games programme and serve the young people of Stockport by working with schools and families around 5 priority areas:- high quality PE, participation, leadership, competition and school to club links.

To find out more please contact;

Please visit their Twitter page @StockportSHAPES

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 Stockport