Posted: Sun, 10 Sep 2017 11:13
Is there someone over the age of 65 who continues to excel in the world of sport and physical activity? Nominations are now open for the 2017 Feel Alive From 65 Celebration.
Held on 26th October at The Link Hotel in Loughborough, the Celebration follows on from the annual Feel Alive From 65 campaign week. The week will see a number of specially run activities held across the area, as well as helping to spread awareness of those that happen on a regular basis.
You have the chance to see those who continue to strive forward in sport and activity recognised on the regional stage. Whether the person you're nominating competes in sport and activity or volunteers, nominations are welcomed.
All nominees must be aged 65 years or older. As in previous years, considering all the nominations received, an award for the actual' Oldest Participant' will also be presented at the Celebration.
Physical Activity Award - Lifelong Participation
This award is for those who have been lifelong advocates of physical activity and continue to participate in at least 150 minutes of physical activity a week.
Physical Activity Award - Newcomer to Participation
This award is to recognise those who have recently started to participate in physical activity and who are advocates of the benefits of taking part.
Active Ageing Award
This award is to recognise those over 65 who are supporting other older adults to continue to be physically active by encouraging and exploring enjoyable activity options to ensure they retain their mobility and wellbeing.
Active Environment Award
This award is for anyone supporting their health, fitness and wellbeing by working within urban space, greenspace, parkland, woodland, built or natural environment, whether it's creating, maintaining or protecting the environment.
Referral Scheme Award
This award is for those who have been participating within specific referral schemes such as GP, Heart Smart etc and who have taken the steps towards an improved healthy lifestyle and who are an inspiration to others.
Community Group Award - Social
This award is for groups who meet on a regular basis and who are benefitting from participating in physical activity on a recreational and/or competitive basis.
Community Group Award - Condition Specific
This award is for groups which have been formed to engage with physical activity to support people facing the challenges of specific medical conditions.
The closing date for nominations is Monday 9th October 2017.
For all the information, visit the link below.