Developed in consultation with young people, the Friday Night Projects were set up in partnership with local authorities, the Police & Crime Commissioner and youth charities, with funding from Sport England.
The Active Surrey Get Active 50+ programme kick-started Surrey’s Otago classes and they have continued to thrive with hundreds of people now taking part every week
A new safeguarding partnership was formed in Sept 2019.
Keeping active is key to people’s physical health and mental wellbeing, leading to a better quality of life.
People in Surrey are half as likely to take part in sport/physical activity if they are disabled when compared to non-disabled people. There are significantly fewer opportunities for disabled people to take part in organised sport/physical activity either in specific sessions or inclusive sessions.
During the summer term of 2016 Active Surrey challenged Surrey’s primary schools to run the 5700 miles from Surrey to Rio to mark the start of the Olympic Games.