Active Communities

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The Active Communities team focuses on the provision of activities to enrich the lives of people throughout Salford.

The team utilises the unique qualities of sports, play, physical, creative and cultural activities to deliver a diverse and varied programme that enhances the participants physical and mental health and wellbeing.

The dedicated team provide an array of dynamic programmes including holiday activities, sport specific coaching, community events, SEND provision, youth clubs, volunteering, training and employment opportunities.

The team comprises of:

  • The Active Education Team, offering customised physical education services for both primary and secondary schools.
  • A Dance Team providing high quality mainstream and specialised dance classes from ages 2 ½ years right up to adults. The team provide classes in Street, Ballet, Tap, Contemporary Modern jazz, Acrobatic dance and specialised classes for young people and adults with an additional need, disability or medical condition.
  • A Gymnastics Team delivering a fun packed Rise Gymnastics programme that provides a progressive journey through recreational gymnastics for toddlers to teenagers of any ability.
  • A Community Development Team who are committed to supporting every neighbourhood in Salford. The team deliver a range of engaging activities and projects in the heart of the communities of Salford to support a variety of local challenges unique to each area of the city.

Join us in fostering a healthier, happier community for the next generation in Salford!