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05 Sep 2012

Zumba charity workout (20 October) * New 'ACTIVE Manchester' programme * Sports Volunteer Scheme.


Join the party and raise money for Children of the Andes

Join hundreds of others for our mass Zumba workout and raise money for the charity ‘Children of the Andes’! Zumbathon will take place Saturday 20 October 2012 from 11am to 1pm at the Armitage Sports Centre, Fallowfield.

Tickets are available to purchase:

New ‘ACTIVE Manchester’ programme is now online

Be the first to take a look at the new ‘ACTIVE Manchester’ programme which is jam packed full of classes, courses and activities aimed at keeping you active and healthy. You can try health and fitness classes, wellbeing courses, Into Sport sessions, free activities and much more - best of all they all take place on campus!

Many of the courses start in October - you can download a copy of the programme from and book online at:

Staff invited to sign up to Sports Volunteer Scheme

A nation has been inspired and now we need your help to continue the London 2012 legacy in Manchester. Local community clubs have experienced a massive influx of enquiries over the past few weeks as young people aspire to follow in the footsteps of their gold medal heroes.

If you coach a local sports team, help out at a local sports club or want to hear about volunteering opportunities in the city then sign up to the Sports Volunteer Scheme. Active volunteers could receive funding towards coaching qualifications, kit and contributions towards equipment.

To register, please go to: