The fund, provided by the Department for Education, is designed to support schools open their existing sport facilities, including school swimming pools, for their pupils, local young people and the wider community outside of the school day.
As of 2024, London Sport has funded over 180 schools across London to run a variety of projects to achieve this aim. There have been 39,817 children and young people and 5,093 community user attendances at OSF sessions run so far.
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Decathlon is the world’s largest sports retailer founded in 1976. They are dedicated to providing the best quality sports products at the lowest possible price, making sport accessible to everyone. Decathlon believes that discovering new sports and being active is an important part of life, something which can start in the school playground.
Playinnovation specialise in tackling inactivity in children, young people and adults. How? – By accessorising ball courts and playgrounds with super fun, innovative, non-electronic target games that can be played by kicking or throwing any shaped ball or beanbag at the targets from random floor positions. The Playinnovation MUGA’s and target games are practically zero maintenance and can be attached to practically any existing wall or rigid fence.
As technology continues to shape the world of healthy living, EXERGAME is leading a new movement, incorporating technology into fitness. EXERGAME provides innovative ways to engage people through interactive fitness, gamification and technology.
Their goal is to merge interactive fitness programmes with high-tech equipment to help people get healthier and have more enjoyment. By doing this, they create socially engaged, supportive, and diverse fitness communities worldwide.