The first Great British Week of Sport brings together a range of activities and sports sessions between Saturday 19 and Sunday 27 September to celebrate the power that sport and activity has on our mental, physical and social well-being.
The Great British Week of Sport runs in partnership with the European Week of Sport, showcasing the benefits of an active lifestyle across the continent. During the week there will be themes to ensure a wide reach of the #BeActive message and the opportunity for a greater variety of people to take part – the week is for everyone, regardless of age, background or fitness level.
Through a mixture of virtual and physical initiatives from grassroots to elite level its hoped to unite and get people improving the health of Britain following the Coronavirus pandemic and playing a crucial role in the nation’s recovery.
The Great British Week of Sport will offer all a great chance to promote and celebrate physical activity and sport and the power it has to bring us all together.
Saturday 19th September: World United with Les Mills
Sunday 20th September: #BeActive Festivals StreetGames and NGBs
Monday 21st September: Mindful Monday with Mind
Tuesday 22nd September: Go RED & #BeActive with RED Together
Wednesday 23rd September: National Fitness Day – join our FREE live stream workouts!
Thursday 24th September: Children and Young People – Open Doors with John McAvoy Foundation / Fulham Reach Boat Club
Friday 25th September: BeInclusive #BeActive with ParaDance
Saturday 26th September: This Girl Can & This Mum Moves #BeActive Night – a unique evening of music and fitness for all to join in from the comfort of their own living room, hosted across Instagram Live/YouTube.
Sunday 27th September: Get Outside Day with Ordinance Survey
Friday 25th – Sunday 27th: Group Ex Festival
If you have missed fitness festivals, the weekend of the 25th-27th will be be treat as classfinder is bringing the festival to you!
Fitness festivals like IFS are a huge part of the exercise calendar. With the world as it is, festivals have not been able to take place so they thought they would bring the festival to the comfort of your home.
Classfinder are proud to announce their online Group Ex Festival taking place online from Friday 25th – Sunday 27th September. They are working with over 40 brands and influencers to bring you three days of exciting and varied group exercise.
From kids to teens to adults and beyond, there are classes to suit all ages and abilities. Try something new or fall in love with an old favourite all over again. Take one class, two or as many as you can do! Why not get the whole family involved and bring the party to your living room?!
For this event, ticket sales revenue is being donated to Community Fitness Network’s Get Yer Kit On initiative. This great project is aimed at helping women access physical activities and creating pathways to train as fitness instructors.
As if that wasn’t enough, each ticket sold will be entered into a raffle to win a £2,000 Virgin Holidays voucher, courtesy of Raffolux. With a two-year timeframe in which to use the voucher in the UK or abroad, you can rest assured your future plans are safe.
Festival tickets are £5.00 per class or buy a £15.00 weekend pass to access as many classes as you want – pre-booking essential.
Do you want your activity to be included?
Saturday sees the start of the Great British Week of Sport, and there’s sure to be people looking for what sports and activities are available in their area.
When you promote your activity on our activity finder, it is automatically shared on a number of national activity finders through Open Active.