Motivate East is a partnership project being delivered by the Legacy Corporation, London Sport and WheelPower in partnership with Lee Valley Regional Park Authority and seven East London boroughs.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Stratford

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Stratford

Motivate East has a total budget of just over one million pounds, the main contributor is Sport England who have awarded a grant of £564,304.00. Additional funding and in kind contributions also come from the Legacy Corporation, WheelPower, Local Authorities and Lee Valley Regional Park Authority.

Motivate East comprises of:

  • Paralympic Legacy Agents Programme:  Paralympic Legacy Agents raise the profile of opportunities listed below and make sure a diverse range of disabled people make the most of the project.
  • Multi sport participation events: Offering many opportunities for disabled people to try and take part in sport and physical exercise.
  • New equipment including a throw down activity surface: Which can be used to transform any open space into a platform for sporting and physical exercise activities.
  • A programme development project: Designed to make sport and physical activity opportunities in the seven boroughs more inclusive and accessible for disabled people.
  • Paralympic Anniversary Festival: A community event taking part in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, celebrating the Paralympics and encouraging disabled people to participate in sport and incorporate physical activity into their lifestyle.