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.

Older adults insight

Being physically active into old age can help prevent a range of health conditions. Take a look at the insight and research below to help you shape opportunities for older adults to be active, enabling them to keep fit and healthy into old age.

Active Lives research show that in Lincolnshire...

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31% of adults aged 55 – 74 are inactive

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59% of adults aged over 75 are inactive

  • Older adults and physical inactivity

    Older adults and physical inactivity

    In 2019 Active Lincolnshire, working with Let’s Move Lincolnshire, commissioned Social Change UK to survey and interview older people (55+ years) and partners across the county in order to understand how we could promote and support regular daily activity among older adults in Lincolnshire.

    The produced this report: A scoping exercise to explore physical inactivity in older adults. The full report can be viewed below.

  • Spotlight on older adults report

    Spotlight on older adults report

    Sport England's Spotlight on Older Adults and Their Relationship with Sport and Physical Activity report delves deeper into differences in inactivity levels at key life stages.

    The report looks to inform and help to shape approaches to support people to get and remain active in a way that’s right for them.

  • Centre for Ageing Better

    Centre For Ageing Better

    The Centre for Ageing Better is a charitable foundation whose vision is to create a society where everyone can enjoy later life. Their work includes building the evidence base around the most effective ways to get people more active.

    Follow the links to some of their research and reports below.

    Raising the Bar on Strength and Balance: The importance of community-based provision.

    This report by the Centre for Ageing Better and the University of Manchester’s Healthy Ageing Research Group shows a need for sustained, targeted funding for community-based strength and balance programmes, which can reduce the risk of falls in older people.

    Ageing in a rural place

    This paper provides a commentary on the challenges and opportunities for people ageing in rural and coastal places.

    This paper draws on data to provide insights across employment, housing, health and communities. It aims to raise awareness of issues among decision-makers and to identify some of the priorities for action if people approaching later life in rural areas are to be supported to enjoy later life.

Older adults and physical inactivity

In 2019 Active Lincolnshire, working with Let’s Move Lincolnshire, commissioned Social Change UK to survey and interview older people (55+ years) and partners across the county in order to understand how we could promote and support regular daily activity among older adults in Lincolnshire.

The produced this report: A scoping exercise to explore physical inactivity in older adults. The full report can be viewed below.

Spotlight on older adults report

Sport England's Spotlight on Older Adults and Their Relationship with Sport and Physical Activity report delves deeper into differences in inactivity levels at key life stages.

The report looks to inform and help to shape approaches to support people to get and remain active in a way that’s right for them.

Centre For Ageing Better

The Centre for Ageing Better is a charitable foundation whose vision is to create a society where everyone can enjoy later life. Their work includes building the evidence base around the most effective ways to get people more active.

Follow the links to some of their research and reports below.

Raising the Bar on Strength and Balance: The importance of community-based provision.

This report by the Centre for Ageing Better and the University of Manchester’s Healthy Ageing Research Group shows a need for sustained, targeted funding for community-based strength and balance programmes, which can reduce the risk of falls in older people.

Ageing in a rural place

This paper provides a commentary on the challenges and opportunities for people ageing in rural and coastal places.

This paper draws on data to provide insights across employment, housing, health and communities. It aims to raise awareness of issues among decision-makers and to identify some of the priorities for action if people approaching later life in rural areas are to be supported to enjoy later life.