About us

Active Lincolnshire is committed to providing opportunities for everyone in Lincolnshire to be active every day. We work with partners to address inequalities and inactivity, responding to the needs of people and places.

What we do

As advocates for the positive power that physical activity has on everyone’s lives, we work in partnership to improve understanding, influence change, and tackle the challenge of inactivity.

Knowledge Hub

Our Knowledge Hub is the core of our website. Here you’ll find our guidance, advice, insight and support in all areas of physical activity and sport.

Get involved

Want to get involved with us? We depend on your collaboration to create and influence meaningful change. Find out how you can help Lincolnshire move more.

Award criteria & nominations

View the categories and criteria below and then fill in the nomination form to make sure you see Lincolnshire's commitment to physical activity recognised in 2021.

Our headline sponsor for 2021 is...

Lincoln Water Parks

Award categories and criteria

Recognising our commitment to ensuring that everyone in Lincolnshire has the same opportunity to participate in sport and physical activity, we encourage you to explain in your award entry how you have provided opportunities for those facing inequalities such as those around low socio-economic status, ethnicity and disability to participate and / or be supported.

Active Community Award

Sponsored by Lincoln Big

Recognising the positive impact that has been made by a group of individuals from any community within Lincolnshire through their provision of, access to and encouraging participation in any kind of sport and physical activity.

A group of individuals from any community within Lincolnshire who have supported members of their community with sport and physical activity.

Contribution to Sport & Physical Activity Award
Sponsored by Magna Vitae

An individual, group or organisation that has made an outstanding contribution through their commitment to provide sport or physical activity that has benefitted the health and wellbeing of others.

An individual, group or organisation that has gone above and beyond to continue to provide sport and/or physical activity support to benefit the health and wellbeing of an individual or group of individuals.

Volunteer Commitment Award

A volunteer that has regularly given their time and made a significant contribution to a club, association or activity for the benefit of the participants.

An individual that has made an outstanding contribution to their club, association or activity by regularly giving their time to the benefit of the club and or community.

Workplace Wellbeing Award

Sponsored by Active Nation

A Lincolnshire employer from any sector that has excelled in supporting the physical wellbeing of their staff through encouraging and facilitating active lifestyles and an active work environment, at home or in the place of work.

A workplace that have continued and/or excelled in their staff wellbeing provision and encouraging an active lifestyle (in particular whilst the business delivery has been disrupted with staff working from home).

Fundraising Award

Recognising the commitment of an individual or a group of individuals who have shown commitment to a cause through using sport and physical activity to fundraise and raise awareness. The award will recognise the journey of the fundraiser and their achievements, not the value of the money raised.

An individual or group of individuals who have used Sport and/or Physical Activity to fundraise for a charitable cause. Winner will not be determined by value of money raised, more the journey behind the fundraising and commitment to the cause.

Active Change Award
Sponsored by One You Lincolnshire

An individual who has used sport and physical activity to make a positive change to their life over the past 12 months.

Nominations for your own journey will be accepted.

Active Club Award

A sports or activity club who have actively maintained engagement with their members through sessions, competitions and communications over the last 12 months (virtually or face to face), making a positive difference to people.

A sports or activity club who has made a substantial contribution to their local community and volunteers.

Active School Award

Sponsored by Branston ltd

A school that has pro-actively encouraged pupil participation in sport and physical activity remotely and / or in the school setting. A school that has made an outstanding contribution or an innovative approach to the delivery of physical activity, healthy lifestyle and wellbeing across the whole of the school.

This award will also recognise schools that have gone even further to support their local community - for example making their school facilities available.

Special Sporting Recognition Award


An award that recognises the outstanding achievements of athletes from Lincolnshire in national and international sporting competitions including, but not exclusively those who competed in the Tokyo Olympics 2020.


Nominate for the 2021 Awards

Follow the link to nominate for the 2021 Lincolnshire Sport & Physical Activity Awards.

Closing day for nominations has been extended until 13th September

Headline sponsor:
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