Welcome to the November edition of the Get Berkshire Active e-news bulletin!
Nominate your Sporting Heroes!!
The annual Get Berkshire Active Awards 2015 ceremony is to be held at the Hilton Hotel, Reading on Friday 5th Febuary. Nominations are now live to vote for your unsung Berkshire sporting heroes across various categories, sponsors include Decathlon, Active FM, FSP Law and Michael Burbridge. The deadline for nominations is 5pm Friday 13th November.
To get your nominations in click here.
New Online Activity Finder
Get Berkshire Active have recently updated the Online activity finder to a new system. The activity finder is a well-used signposting tool for participants to locate their nearest clubs or sport and physical activity sessions.
If you would like to register your organisation to list your activities then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Following the huge success of the September Pedometer challenge, we are now looking forward to the next activity log challenge starting in January. The perfect way to get more active and loose the Christmas pud'.
To get started and receive more information on the January Activity Log sign up here.
10,000 more volunteers for sport
Get Berkshire Active is supporting Join In and BBC Get Inspired on the #BigHelpOut mission to find 10,000 new volunteers for sport in the lead up to Decemberâ€™s BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
Thatâ€™s 10,000 people ready to get stuck in where you need it most!
And thatâ€™s where you come in.
Join In will be directing these people to clubs through their website and we want to make sure you don't miss out.
So whether itâ€™s coaches, accountants or simply someone to help make the teas, please spend a minute creating your page on Join In to tell these new volunteers what you need.
Create your page here
Free Marketing with Decathlon
GBA have linked up with Decathlon to provide clubs with a unique marketing opportunity. Offering local clubs the chance to set up a stall in their Reading Branch on Sat and Sun, why not take advantage of Decathlonâ€™s significant weekend footfall to help attract new members and spread the name of your club.
For more info please contact us by clicking here.
Improve your Club in 20 Minutes
Are you keen to improve your club but not sure where to start?
The Club Matters - Club Improvement Tool builds you a tailored development plan and points out the resources to help your club improve and grow sustainably, and now also has step by step video guides to help you complete the tool.
To find out more about the tool click here or contact email@example.com
Get Physical - Oxford Academic Health Science Network Event
A half-day interactive event exploring how physical activity can be incorporated into the daily lives of NHS staff and patients to improve their health and well-being
All partners interested in the health benefits of daily physical activity are invited to attend this event.
Attendance is free, by invitation. For more information; click here or Register now.
**NEW COURSE SCHEDULE FOR 2015/16 available**
- scUK How to Coach Disabled People in Sport - 09/11/15
- scUK How to Deliver Engaging Sessions for Young People 10/11/15
- scUK Equity in Your Coaching - 12/11/15
- 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Multi-Skills Development in Sport - from 17/11/15
- Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity Providers - 23/11/15
For a full list of the Courses GBA have coming up, including First aid and Safeguarding please click here