PRO-ACTIVE London announce the ‘Gold’ sponsor for the 2012 London Sport & Physical Acivity Awards.
Organisers of the 2012 PRO-ACTIVE London Awards for Sport & Physical Activity today announced leisure’s most successful social enterprise GLL as their ‘Gold’ sponsor.
GLL oversees the management of over 100 public leisure centres, including swimming pools and gyms, within London and South East England. They are committed to the provision of leisure and fitness facilities at affordable prices. Distinct from purely commercial enterprises, GLL is the first leisure operator in the UK to be awarded the prestigious Social Enterprise Mark. GLL are a charitable social enterprise that exist for the benefit of the community.
The PRO-ACTIVE London Awards, which this year celebrate their 5th anniversary, pride themselves on recognising and celebrating the substantial achievements of the volunteers and professionals that make community sport and physical activity available to millions of Londoners of all ages on a daily basis. As well as honouring sports development, physical activity and health professionals the PRO-ACTIVE London Awards celebrate the voluntary heroes who raise the profile of community sport and healthy activities in London. These are the only awards that celebrate community sport and physical activity on a London scale.
Christine Double, a Partnership Director for the PRO-ACTIVE London partnerships said:
“We are delighted to be partnering with GLL to make the 2012 awards the biggest and best event we have held. With 2012 being Olympic and Paralympic year the focus of the Nation, and indeed the World will be on London. It is the volunteers and professionals honoured at these awards that make sport happen. It is these people that will ensure that we have a legacy for Londoners to take part in sports and activities for years to come."
The 2012 PRO-ACTIVE London Awards will take place at the Kia Oval on the 27th April. Nominations for the awards open on the 17th January 2012. All nominations must be received by Friday 29th February 2012.
The awards open to nomination are:-
Outstanding contribution to sport - Sponsored by the Olympic Park Legacy Company
Club of the Year - Sponsored by the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation
Coach/Instructor of the Year - Sponsored by SportsCoachUK
Project of the Year - Sponsored by NHS London
Volunteer of the Year - Sponsored by SkillsActive
Young Volunteer of the Year - Sponsored by the Fulham Football Foundation
Inclusive & Active Ambassador - Sponsored by Interactive
School Partner of the Year - Sponsored by Create Development
Also recognised with be the Inspirational Sports Performance of the Year. This award is sponsored by The Lee Valley Regional Park Authority.