Get Connected

There are a whole variety of ways to get involved in Sport and Physical Activity;

Volunteer

Get Berkshire Active is calling for recruits to join its team of volunteers to be called Team Berkshire.

Get Berkshire Active have a variety of opportunities to volunteer at a local sporting event – if you are interested in becoming a Team Berkshire Volunteer please get in touch via info@getberkshireactive.org

Coach

Team Berkshire Coaches is a one stop shop for coaches, coach managers and coach recruiters in Berkshire and by signing up to the register coaches will receive regular updates on funding, coaching and wider opportunities, linked in with both Get Berkshire Active and our partners. Signing up to the register is simple and quick so if you’re keen to keep up to date on coaching development in Berkshire please sign up now!

Participate

You will find a whole host of opportunities to participate in a sport or activity of your choice via our Activity Finder.

Set up your own Sport/Physical Activity Group

Why not set up your own sport/physical activity/exercise group?

Are people in your local community looking to kick start a more active lifestyle? Would your colleagues like to be more active during their lunch break? Are you interested in using your passion for sport and physical activity to encourage others to be more active?

If so, Get Berkshire Active can support you! Examples of activities include; Health Walks, Recreational Cycle rides and Recreational Jogging groups. If you are interested in setting up your own sport/physical activity group please get in touch via info@getberkshireactive.org.

Support

By becoming a Partner of Get Berkshire Active your business will benefit from an enhanced brand image amongst local people. You will be recognised as contributing to local sport and the wider health of communities.

Working with Get Berkshire Active gives you the opportunity to be associated with THE Sport England nominated county sports body for Berkshire.

Get Berkshire Active have a number of exciting opportunities for businesses to be involved with us, in the form of sponsorship, through sharing your expertise or by contributing staff time as volunteers. Your support will help get more people involved in sport and less formal exercise, ultimately improving the health of local people. Contact info@getberkshireactive.org for more details.



 

GBA Quotes

  • "I didn’t think that having a pedometer and joining a workplace challenge would motivate me to walk as much as it did. It also helped me finally do a few local walks that have been on my list for a while"" Steve, Reading Borough Council, Workplace Challenge Participant
  • "Just wanted to say a big thanks for supplying Team Berkshire Volunteers for our competition on Friday. The competition ran nice and smoothly and the volunteers were fantastic!" School Sports Activator, The Windsor Sports College
  • "Meeting up to go through the insight was really helpful, it provided me with the language and reasons for the project." Elaine, 4Motion Dance

GBA Stats & Facts

  • 54 Schools supported as part of Primary Premium in 2015/16
  • 34 Project 500 coaches supported during 2015/16
  • 206 Workplaces engaged in the 2016 New Year Activity Log Challenge