How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

OpenPlay - Find and book sports facilities & Activities online

Park sports noticeboards are typically well hidden and out-of-date. Activity organisers usually have to produce expensive flyers and hope that people see them. Most park facilities cannot be booked online, you have to call and often are left frustrated. There's a better way - think online noticeboard for parks, updated in real-time so that users can easily book the facilities and activities online. Examples include tennis ...more »

Submitted by (@sam000)


15 votes

How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

‘Sportable’ – Find local all-ability sports clubs and groups

A searchable online map- and list-based tool that enables disabled people to find local all-ability sports groups in their area. The website will leverage information on the AccessAdvisr Community Pages (; which our team has already brokered for Milton Keynes, Nottingham and Lowestoft; and display it on OS Open Layers maps. The site will display nicely on both tablets and PCs, and we may ...more »

Submitted by (@taylor)


8 votes

How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

Run This Town - a territory-control MMO running game

Capture territory in your local environment and compete against others to hold on to it. Run this Town is a smart phone application that transforms every local environment into an arena for play. To take part, players activate the app whilst beginning their run, so it can record their location. The objective is to possess as much territory as possible and spaces can be captured by running around them. The game will ...more »

Submitted by (@panstudio)


2 votes

How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

Interactive Bus Map for active travel route planning

A web based interactive map that visually shows all bus routes, the bus number and where the bus stops are, within an area. Being interactive each bus route can be clicked on to highlight it. This makes it is easy to visually see the exact route each bus takes, and therefore makes route planning, finding interchanges with other buses, or train stations and how convenient the route is, easy. Often lack of awareness of ...more »

Submitted by (@richard3)


1 vote

Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

The Right Way Up - Sustainable planning for adventure events

The popularity of adventure events is increasing rapidly throughout the UK with many of these events taking place in and around rural communities. Adventure events include challenges such as the National Three Peak challenge which see tens of thousands of participants every year and events such as those organised by Tough Mudder and Rat Race which see thousands of participants each event. They can also include large scale ...more »

Submitted by (@gruff0)


0 votes