Providing Sports and Physical Activities in the Bradford and Keighley areas of West Yorkshire
Since being established in 2007 Active Sports has delivered a wide range of activities to a large number of organisations. Now it will be consolidating all the experience into more specific sessions and work.
These sessions can be seen in more details below
Following on from a year long breakfast club run by Active Sports over the 2012-2013 academic year. Active sports will be delivering PE lessons at the school from September 2013. These lessons will be based on the National Curriculum and will cater for years 2-6. Onlong with these lessons the role will also include some PE Co-ordinaror responsibilities which include team preparation for competitions and also extra curricular activities
Since 2009 Active Sports has been delivering PE Lessons to the young people from Ladyroyd Preparatory School. This will continue into the next academic year. Lessons will be with years 2-4 starting with Multi-skills with the youngest and then more sports based learning with the KS2 students. Along with the lessons there will also be extra curricular clubs
Starting in May 2013, Active Sports is helping the Triathlon club set up a junior section to compliment its popular junior event and to cater for the increasing amount of junior interest in this growing sport. Along with helping to grow and develop the junior section, Active Sports will be assisting in the accreditation of the club to Clubmark and arranging some holiday activities
For the past 2 years Active Sports has been one of the lead deliverers working alongside Aireborough Extended Services at providing not only regular holiday activities for the young people in the local area but also through the Sports Leaders courses run a volunteering opportunity for young people to help out at the activities. In partnership with Aireborough, Active Sports created a junior cycle club and arranged a series of community events in the Triple A Challenge these event will now be annual fixtures.
Leading on from the above work with Aireborough, Active Sports has now become a Sports Leader Uk Tutor in its own right and will be delivering not only courses with Aireborough but also courses in Leeds for students at a local school. The courses prepare young people for either helping out in their local clube, on holiday activity camps or in some cases sets them up for employment within the coaching or sports industry.
New in 2012 is the Sports Leaders UK Energy Club. Designe to not only tutor young people and adults in the delivery physical activity but also gives session plans and equipment to deliver them. Working on a healthy lifestyle not just physical activity the sessions are aimed at promoting healthy eating through the themed games. Active Sports is a tutor/trainer helping to get more people delivering the scheme in the area
University of Bradord re-launched their cycle club in September 2010, after a number of students showed interest in getting involved in the sport. Since then the club has opened itself up to none students arranged weekly training sessions and rides. The club also arranges a number of charity events and the annual C2C is very popular. Active Sports acts as lead coach and helps with the development of the club. 2013-2014 hope to have the club taking part in more events including the BUCS competitions
Over the past few years Active Sports has collated a number of activities and sessions, and now aims to put these together into a user friendly resource for use in schools and community groups that work with young peopl. All the activities are generic but will have progressions and adaptions to make them sports specific. One of the aims is to have this resource available during school lunchtimes to give the children an alternative to the mainstream games that they play.
Whilst working as the Community Sports Coach in Keighley Active Sports helped to set up Keighley "Just Ride" CyKle Club. The club enabled young people to ride their bikes in a safe off road environment and receive coaching to improve both their fitness and skills. The club will be re launching in September 2013 as Cycle Keighley based at University Academy Keighley. The club aims to provide coaching and advise to both young people and novice adults along with arranging localised rides and courses on maintanence