"A very good event, so many activites for the kids to try out".
It was a big month for Access Sport as our partner club Tower Hamlets BMX was awarded the prestigious Group Achievement Award at the Sports Personality of the Year Awards, hosted by the Canary Wharf Group.. Tower Hamlets BMX was awarded for its rapid growth and has had over 1,000 young people through the club in 2013 alone! Access Sport’s own Paulo Cotrim, who runs the group was quoted saying “Recognition like this prize will help us grow as a club and get more people involved”.
Access Sport is pleased to publish their 2012 to 2013 Annual Report. Download a copy of the report here:
As part of our Doorstep Sports Club Project we joined forces with Barclays to deliver a CV Skills Workshop for young people. On Thursday 7th November, 9 volunteers from Barclay’s Investment Banking Department came to Access Sport’s office in Bethnal Green and delivered a two hour workshop that was attended by a group of young people from our community sports clubs.
We are pleased to announce a new partnership with Threadneedle Investments (Threadneedle) who have created the Threadneedle Foundation which will contribute an annual donation of £25,000 over the next three years.
On Saturday 25th May, one of our Hackney based clubs, Pedro Amateur Boxing Club, held an open air boxing show to exhibit their young talent and to open their doors up to the local community!
On Saturday one of the Easton-based Access Sport partner clubs, Urban Fit raised £750 in sponsorship for their group by running up and down six tower-blocks in the area.
Access Sport partner club Forest Flyerz, the disability section of Waltham Forest Hockey Club, was involved in something very special on April 11 at their home ground of Walthamstow Academy: “Hockey Nation 2013: An Inclusive Event”.