Return to activity with Get Out Get Active
Get Out Get Active (GOGA) supports disabled and non-disabled people be active together. Funded by Spirit of 2012, London Marathon Charitable Trust and Sport England, GOGA engages some of the country’s least active communities in fun and inclusive ways.
During the COVID-19 pandemic and throughout lockdowns, GOGA locations have adapted delivery to keep disabled and non-disabled people connected and active together.
GOGA activity sessions take place in 21 locations across the UK. Now, as restrictions on sport and activity begin to ease, our local delivery partners are starting to resume their activities and they cannot wait to see you there.
GOGA is about more than being active. It strengthens community spirit, increases confidence, and improves mental health. Findings from Activity Alliance’s Annual Disability and Activity survey show that we need to rebuild disabled people’s confidence on returning to face-to-face activity. It is our top priority to ensure all GOGA activity sessions resume safely so that you feel confident to get out and get active with us once again.
Our delivery partners are doing everything they can to ensure activities can operate safely and adhere to government and Sport England guidance. As part of this, we are encouraging all partners to use Activity Alliance’s reopening activity guide. Written in consultation with partners across sport, leisure and disability equality, this guide is a great starting point on how to resume activities inclusively and accessibly. It includes considerations for community sport and leisure providers on including disabled people and people with long-term health conditions. We want to make sure you feel comfortable and supported to return and enjoy all the physical, mental, and social benefits that being active brings.
With the easing of restrictions on outdoor organised sport from 29 March in England, some GOGA activities have restarted already. While other English GOGA locations are working towards the resuming organised indoor activities from 17 May. Visit our participant webpage to find out which areas the GOGA programme operates in across the UK. Get in touch to find out about activities through our contact us webpage.
Other restrictions remain in place in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Our home nation partners continue to support disabled and non-disabled people to be active in line with their national restrictions. More information current restrictions and reopening in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland below:
As activity starts to resume, we are looking forward to engaging with you, becoming part of your community and developing different face to face activities to support you to get out and get active.