Our new popup arena, designed to bring disability sport to a location near you, has now arrived in the growth boroughs and is available for hire. The popup arena is an all-weather facility suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, that offers inclusive access to a variety of disability sports. We think it looks great!
Motivate East are delighted to announce a new arrival; Project Officer Asad Sajid. Asad started with us this week, as he completes a BSc in Sports Development. An East London native, Asad has been into sports his entire life. He’s a keen footballer, cricketer and basketball player who has represented his district at football after
When London’s bid to hold the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games was announced as the winner, I was on Stratford High Street. As a Hackney resident, the idea of something as wonderful as the 2012 Games taking place in East London filled me with excitement. I was even more excited, as I’ve long been a
Pro-Active East London has launched a £30,000 Sportivate funding round for projects delivering sporting activity to young disabled people aged 14-25. You can apply for up to £3000. Closing date for applications is Wednesday 5th June 2013. Projects must: Be delivered to young disabled people only Take place during the period 1st July 2013 to
Andy Knight is Group Community Manager, Sports and Art, Adults & Community Services for the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. He is, to all intents and purposes, an average guy. He enjoys crisps and sweets, he isn’t built like an athlete, he doesn’t have washboard abs or 4% body fat. What he does have,
We’re delighted to announce that Motivate East is live! Motivate East is an initiative to inspire disabled people in the Olympic host boroughs to try out and get involved with more sports. It’s a post-Paralympic legacy project, jointly funded and delivered by the London Legacy Development Corporation, Sport England, Pro Active East London, WheelPower and
Our aim is to enable disabled people within the host boroughs to find a route into sports and physical activities – and there have never been more sporting opportunities for disabled people than right now. Motivate East is here to provide information and guidance on which sports are available and where to try new sports