Workplace Events, Competitions & Courses

The Wellbeing@Work package includes the opportunity to get involved in an array of competitions, events, and courses to support the development and promotion of healthy lifestyles at your workplace.

Find out what's on offer below...

Events & Courses - Workplace Health


Competitions

Sign up with a group of your colleagues to our regular Workplace Competitions, taking place monthly from September 2018 on weekday evenings.

A small fee per person/team is required to cover the costs of facility booking, staff/coaching requirements, and equipment.


Workplace World Cup

Volleyball England crowned winners of Workplace World Cup 2019

Over 160 participants, from local businesses and workplaces from Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, met to compete for the title of Workplace World Cup Champions on Thursday 6th June at Brockington College in Enderby.

As the evening sun shone teams showcased their skill and sportsmanship in a variety of sports and activities including handball, volleyball, rounders and table tennis. The atmosphere was full of energy as the teams took to the pitches and got stuck into the activities on offer. Shouts of support could be heard from across the site as participants cheered on teammates and opponents alike.

It was Volleyball England (Team Brazil) who triumphed and took home the title of Workplace World Cup winners 2019. Welbeck Defence Sixth Form College (Team Japan) took second place and Harborough District Council Team B (Team Canada) placed third. The spirit of the games award went to Birkett House School Team B (Barbados) whose team spirit and energy was undeniable.

Prior the Workplace World Cup teams were assigned a country participating in one of the four World Cups taking place this year (Rugby Union, Cricket, Women's Football and Netball), and some teams chose to add to the atmosphere and represent the country further by competing in a variety fancy dress costumes.

In between activities teams took the opportunity to visit the Health and wellbeing Zone where teams could take part in interactive activities designed to support a healthy lifestyle, particularly at work. Heartwize delivered CPR and defibrillator demonstrations with a race to see who performed CPR the most accurately. The Choose How You Move team ran a desk-based cycle activity and offering advice on supporting Active Travel initiatives in the workplace. Team members had the option to pedal their way to a fresh fruit smoothie on the Smoothie bike.

Activities included:

  • Sport Zone - team sport fixtures - Rounders, Volleyball and Handball.
  • Challenge Zone - individual awards that contributed to their overall team score in a variety of quick-fire challenges including Table Tennis, Cricket and Netball.
  • Health Zone and wellbeing Zone - interactive activities designed to support workplaces lead a healthy lifestyle, particularly at work.

Bespoke Business Games

A bespoke Business Games is a half-day multi-sport event, full of fun and friendly competition that is suitable for your entire workforce (regardless of age or ability). It includes a range of sports and physical activities. Each of these can be tailored to your organisations individual requirements, so you choose the activities, the sports or the health options from our menu of opportunities.

Our highly qualified and experienced staff are able to accommodate all kinds of requests and so please chat to us about incorporating any other needs that you have such as offering team building opportunities, health checks, meeting rooms, hot/cold catering, refreshment stalls, promotional stands, merchandise etc.

In 2015, a bespoke Festive Business Games was organised jointly by the Active Travel Team at Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council and Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport. The teams competed against each other in Volleyball, Dodgeball and Golf Competitions before battling it out in the individual challenge zone for the individual awards, all whilst in some very festive fancy dress!

Anna MacDonald (Active Travel Development Officer, Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council) said:

"It was great to see so many employees representing their workplaces and showing such fantastic team work and enthusiasm."

Contact us today for a quote:

Bryany Cornish

Bryany Cornish

Assistant Sports Development Officer

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport

Telephone
01509 564874

For more information on a Bespoke Business Games for your organisation please use the expression of interest form below or contact us.

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Partners

  • Harborough LSA
    Charnwood LSA
  • Active Partnerships
    NWL LSA
  • H&B LSA
    Equality Standard
  • Safeguarding
    O&W LSA
  • Blaby LSA
    Melton LSA
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Active Rutland
  • Active Leicester
    Sport England