LIBERTY LEISURE WIN NOTTINGHAMSHIRE SPORTS AWARD

8th February 2017 staplefordcommunitygroup Broxtowe Borough Council, Liberty Leisure Tags: 0 Comments

Liberty Leisure are celebrating after winning Sporting Project of the Year at the Nottinghamshire Sports Awards for their ‘Broxtowe
Girls Can’ campaign.

Liberty Leisure’s Get Active Team picked up the award at the event on Wednesday 1st February from their campaign to inspire
women across the Borough to get active.

The campaign launched on International Women’s Day 2016 and thanks to funding through Sport Nottinghamshire’s Innovation Fund, consisted
of a ten week programme of activities for women aged sixteen and over which was fully booked in just a few days.

Twenty six women regularly attended the sessions where they improved their fitness,
socialised and overcame their anxieties about their body shape and size.

The taster sessions included activities such as netball, archery and Clubbercise which
were delivered by local clubs and groups. A number of the women who attended the programme joined some of the individual activity sessions once the programme had finished.

The Get Active team are currently in the process of organising this year’s programme.

For more information visit
www.liberty-leisure.org.uk/blog/we-won or contact Liberty Leisure Get Active on 0115 9173572 or email
getactive@liberty-leisure.org.uk

You can also find them on Facebook at
www.facebook.com/libertyleisure

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