Motivate East

Para-Week at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

To celebrate the Rio Paralympics, Para-Week will be taking place at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park from 7 September! There will be a range of sports on offer for groups to try including Boccia, New Age Kurling, Tennis, Sitting Volleyball, Athletics and Multi-sport Games. Alongside the activities we will also be screening the Paralympic Games live

LimbPower Junior Games

A date for your diaries, the LimbPower Junior Games are taking place on 1 October. LimbPower launched the Junior Games in 2013 to offer children and adolescents an opportunity to engage in physical activity and sports in a safe and friendly environment. This event is a stepping stone to further activity and local participation. For

Active August at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

There are literally dozens of things to do at Queen Elizabeth Park this August, as part of the ‘Active August’ programme. All activities are adaptable but the following specifically offer activities for anyone with a disability or additional support needs: Bikeworks All Ability Cycling Club – Every Tuesday from 11am – 1pm as well as Saturday

National Paralympic Day

A date for your diaries: Saturday September 3rd is the next National Paralympic Day! There will be live Music and DJ’s, Food Stalls Dance, Poetry Art and Film, and of course the chance to try some Paralympic sports for free! The day starts at 1pm and takes place in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Hope to

Learning Disability Family Sports Day

Come along to a learning disability family sports day on 20 July from 1000-1500. Try Wheelchair Basketball, Football, Cycling, Boccia and so much more for free, while a BBQ is available at a cost. The event takes place at Jim Peters Stadium RM8 2JR, more details are on the enclosed leaflet

Bikeworks sessions in Greenwich

Are you a Greenwich resident? Our partner Bikeworks offers up to 4 hours of free cycle training for anyone 7+ who lives, works, or studies in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Sessions take place in different locations around the borough, and are tailored to suit everyone’s needs, regardless of age, confidence level, or ability. For

New initiative – Cycling for Health!

Pedal your way to better health and well-being, through Cycling for Health, a new initiative from Bikeworks. Get free 1-1 group cycle training with professional instructors. There are also group rides taking place throughout Newham, including in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park! See the attached leaflet for more details.

The Ron Newman Awards

Yesterday we hosted the second annual Ron Newman Awards. Ron was a prolific fundraiser and a London 2012 Paralympic Games volunteer, who sat on the Motivate East board. By helping shape the work we do to reach disabled people, Ron left a real and lasting legacy. The Awards in turn recognise the outstanding achievement many