Active Thames, a partnership programme led by the Port of London Authority (PLA), announces community funding for watersports and walking in London, Kent and Essex.
Active Thames Fund
“It’s about being prioritized:” Meet the coach responsible for making Newham’s sport disability inclusive
Paul Archer founded Newham Ability Camp because of his son’s disability. Eleven years on, the pan disability multi-sports club is boosting children’s confidence through rowing sessions funded by Active Thames.
Meet the Kent-based sailing club proving daily that disability and social deprivation should never be a barrier to enter sports
Volunteer-led Herne Bay Sailing Club are on a mission to help people from all different backgrounds experience the world of sailing. Now with Active Thames funding, they’re breaking down the barriers to sailing for the deaf and hearing-impaired, and partially sighted communities.
Chelmsford Canoe Club are seeing an influx in kayak beginners thanks to an investment in easy-to-use kayaks, funded by Active Thames.
London Sports Trust continues to provide a safe space and opportunities for disadvantaged young people to stay active in West London and build key life skills, thanks to funding from Active Thames.
Thousands of water enthusiasts have walked through the doors of Danson Park Adventures and now thanks to funding from Active Thames, more young people are being trained up as coaches.
Gravesend Rowing Club are championing female body confidence, inclusivity and allowing greater opportunities for juniors and adults alike to achieve in rowing, thanks to an investment in a safety boat engine from Active Thames.
Maths lessons & hidden treasure: more people than ever experiencing the benefits of north London’s largest body of water
School pupils, adults and children with disabilities and more are experiencing the vast benefits of being surrounded by nature and playing watersports within north London’s hidden Brent Reservoir, thanks to grant investment in Phoenix Canoe Club from Active Thames
Inside the West London rowing club breaking down inequalities within rowing and tackling food insecurity
Fulham Reach Boat Club are offering every state school in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham access to rowing, thanks to funding from Active Thames