Sport, parks and leisure - Manchester City FC opens its facilities to kids during Active Uprising...
27 Mar 2019 Sport, parks, & leisure: daily news and jobs
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Latest news

12 Jun 2018

Manchester City FC opens its facilities to kids during Active Uprising
BY Tom Walker

City in the Community engages with more than 20,000 young people every week

City in the Community engages with more than 20,000 young people every week
photo: MCFC

Premier League club Manchester City FC (MCFC) will open its doors to children later this month, as part of the Active Uprising Weekend organised by ukactive.

MCFC's City in the Community foundation will host a ‘10@10’ event at the Etihad Campus – the club's new multi-million pound academy – as part of a weekend of physical activities across Greater Manchester.

The sessions will be run by coaches from City in the Community, which engages with more than 20,000 young people every week through a variety of programmes.

The 10@10 initiative is based on encouraging children to take part in 10 minutes of exercise every day at 10am, helping to generate healthy habits around physical activity. It forms part of the Super Movers programme – a partnership between the BBC and the Premier League that gives primary school teachers free, curriculum-linked resources to inspire children to become more active throughout their school day and enhance their learning.

“The collaboration with Active Uprising allows us to build on a shared vision with ukactive as we jointly create a unique opportunity for local kids to be active while at the Etihad Campus," said Mike Green, head of City in the Community.

“This activation will create a great buzz throughout the city about how children can enjoy physical activity while learning about the benefits it creates in their current and future lives.”



Connect with
Sport Parks Leisure
Magazine:
View issue contents
Sign up:
Instant Alerts/zines

Print edition
 

News headlines
Populous tapped to design 'watershed' esports arena in Philadelphia
Populous tapped to design 'watershed' esports arena in Philadelphia   26 Mar 2019

Architecture practice Populous have teamed up with Comcast Spectacor and The Cordish Companies to create the Fusion Arena – a US$50m (€44.2m, £37.7m) .... more>>
Everyone Active and Olympic champion Max Whitlock launch new sports qualification
Everyone Active and Olympic champion Max Whitlock launch new sports qualification   26 Mar 2019

Double Olympic champion Max Whitlock has teamed up with leisure operator Everyone Active and awarding organisation Active IQ to launch a new coaching .... more>>
Long-awaited Tottenham Hotspur stadium opens to the public
Long-awaited Tottenham Hotspur stadium opens to the public   25 Mar 2019

The £1bn (US$1.3bn, €1.1bn) Tottenham Hotspur stadium – the largest club ground in London – has finally thrown open its doors to fans. Designed by .... more>>
What gets kids active – five findings from Sport England's Active Lives study
What gets kids active – five findings from Sport England's Active Lives study   25 Mar 2019

Enjoyment is the single biggest factor in motivating children to be active – while "physically literate" children do twice as much activity. These .... more>>
Minister for sport vows to increase women's participation in sport
Minister for sport vows to increase women's participation in sport   25 Mar 2019

Increasing sports participation among women and girls will be one of the "cornerstones" of a new government drive for sport, according to sports .... more>>
Company profile


UK Trade & Investment

The Global Sports Projects Team helps overseas event organisers to identify UK suppliers and to learn more about the UK's capability in this competitive field.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

Style and innovation feature in Nizels health club upgrade

Style and innovation feature in Nizels health club upgrade

Crown Sports Lockers has combined innovative design with changing room provision and project delivery excellence for a refurbishment at Nizels Golf & Country Club in Kent. More>>




in this issue

• DLL to reach 100th UK club landmark
• Boutique fitness sector 'still thriving'
• Armathwaite launches 'Lemoga' experience



Latest jobs

Jobs Search



Sales & Fitness Manager
Salary: £21,000 - £23,000 per annum (plus circa £2,500 OTE
Location: Sidcup, UK
Company: Lex Leisure
Head of Business Development
Salary: £46,216 - £50,623
Location: Perth, UK
Company: Live Active Leisure
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer Glasgow Quay
Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Company: The Gym Group
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




25-27 Mar 2019

Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure Exhibition (DEAL)

Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates



Leisure Management magazine 2018 issue 1
Leisure Management
2018 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Fitness: Hybrid fitness
ESPA Life at Corinthia's 'revolutionary' new fitness service, BodySPace More>>
  Profile: Stephen Hulme
We look back on the career of Everyone Active CEO Stephen Hulme More>>


Leisure Management magazine 2016 issue 1

Leisure Management
2016 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Gymtopia: Angels’ advocate
Gymtopia founder Ray Algar on making a difference beyond the health club walls More>>
  On the cover: AJ Hackett
Bungy, New Zealand More>>


Published by The Leisure Media Company Ltd Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd