Active Communities projects and council initiatives encourage people to lead active lifestyles through sport and recreation.
Credit: Barry Harcourt
The case studies below highlight some of the innovative projects and initiatives that have been undertaken. They include information about why the project was initiated, the organisations involved, the lessons learned,and how success is measured.
See the links below to learn about Active Communities projects:
- Tasman Get Moving - Take a Kid Biking
- Wellington Ocean Sports (PDF, 3.82 Mb) - Connecting Wellingtonians to Wellington Harbour by increasing participation in ocean sports
- HOW TO SET UP A SPORTSVILLE (PDF, 1.28 Mb) - The Hutt City Approach
- 8M8S (PDF, 405 Kb) - A fun way for teens to start participating in sport
- Schools Coaching (PDF, 255 Kb) - Delivering sport coaching to primary school students
across North Canterbury
- Squash IT (PDF, 563 Kb) – Offering a wide range of integrated modules that encourage participation, improve game result entry and live gradings, simplify ministration, and enable online court booking, pay and play
- Connecting with Diversity: Auckland Sports Toolkit (includes video feature). The toolkit, which is available for download, has been developed to provide sport organisations and facility managers with information, tools and support to engage with diverse communities.
- The amalgamation of two clubs: video about Boulcott’s Farm Heritage Golf Club, was formed after the merger of the former Hutt and Boulcott Golf Courses.
- Evaluating the results: Foundation for Youth Development
- 30-year school-club link encourages young Manurewa swimmers
Community Sport and Recreation
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