GOGA in action
GOGA in action is also known as the phase 1 part of GOGA, which ran from 2016 to 2020 and was extremly successful engaging the very least active in truly inclusive activities. GOGA in action is the legacy of this period of GOGA where we successfully
- Engaged more than 30,000 disabled and non-disabled participants.
- Recruited 2,800 volunteers
- Supported 2,000 volunteers and paid staff to reach the very least active
- Delivered over 2,400 activities and a multitude of events across the UK.
GOGA in action localities (2016- 2020) included:
England: Bradford, Greater Manchester, Rochdale, Wigan, Margate, East Lindsey, Lambeth, Wandsworth, Nottingham, Stoke-on- Trent
Northern Ireland: Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon, Derry City and Strabane
Scotland: Fife, Grampians (covering Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire Council and Moray Council), Forth Valley (covering Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling council areas)
Wales: Pembrokeshire, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wrexham
GOGA Consortium partners: Activity Alliance (formally EFDS) Disability Sport Wales, Scottish Disability Sport, Disability Sport N.I and Volunteering Matters
National Delivery Partners: Sporting Equals, Disability Rights UK, Women in Sport, StreetGames, Parkrun, England Athletics, Youth Sport Trust, Amateur Swimming Association, Age UK, Play England
Localities continue to run a number of activities and the 'GOGA approach' through this we will continue to use the GOGA core ingredients and legacy to support and influence new projects and programmes.
Take a look at some of the impact of GOGA from our localities and national partners.
- Bradford: Engaging BAME communities, women, and girls.
- Derry City and Strabane: Integrating activity into daily lives through inclusive family provision.
- Wrexham: Re-engaging women back into physical activity.
- Volunteering Matters: Engaging a diverse volunteer workforce.
- Age UK: Engaging older people in physical activity.