Category Archives: Active Calderdale

Planning is underway for safer and healthier streets around three schools in Calderdale, and local people are invited to share their thoughts. Calderdale Council is planning to reduce traffic and build a safe, healthy and attractive environment for people of all ages to walk, cycle, rest and play in the streets around Ash Green Community… read more … about Have your say on safer, greener and healthier streets>>

Ash Green School proposals

Local residents can help make Calderdale a place where everyone moves more in their daily lives, by sharing their views on how they like to get active or what is stopping them from moving as much as they’d like. All Calderdale residents aged 16+ are being invited to complete Active Calderdale’s annual ‘Your Views Matter’… read more … about Getting active in Calderdale – your views matter>>

Your Views Matter survey artwork

Pupils across Calderdale have been walking, wheeling, cycling and scooting their way to winning new equipment for their schools. In partnership with Active Calderdale, primary schools across the borough have been taking part in the Big Walk and Wheel challenge, an annual event organised by Sustrans, the UK charity dedicated to enabling people to walk… read more … about Schools get active as part of the Big Walk and Wheel challenge>>

Active schools Walk and Wheel challenge

Members at Calderdale leisure centres are being protected from annual price increases, as the Council is freezing the cost of its monthly and annual membership.  Every April, the prices at Calderdale leisure sites are reviewed. This year, the Council is freezing its monthly and annual membership prices, as a thank you to its members, meaning… read more … about Price freeze for members at Calderdale leisure sites>>

Calderdale Council’s sports service has launched its new membership campaign for 2022, with flexible joining options to suit everybody. As well as annual one-off payment options, membership options launched for the new year include a ‘no tie-in’ monthly membership. This rolling Direct Debit option can be cancelled at any time with 30 days’ notice. Both… read more … about New flexible sports membership to help make 2022 your year>>

A brand new, top-class leisure centre and swimming pool for Halifax could move a step closer to construction, as Cabinet Members discuss the next stages of the ambitious project to bring major benefits to the whole community. At Calderdale Council’s Cabinet meeting on Monday 17 January, Members will consider whether to recommend to Full Council… read more … about A vision for sport and leisure in Halifax>>

As discussions at COP26 this week focus on driving the global transition to zero emission transport, Calderdale Council is reflecting on its own progress to reduce transport emissions and meet ambitious net zero targets. Road transport accounts for 10% of global emissions, and its emissions are rising faster than those of any other sector. COP26… read more … about Supporting a gear change to reduce transport emissions>>

Zero carbon Calderdale

A wide-ranging programme of sporting activities for young people and adults with disabilities has now returned to Calderdale sports centres, with further funding agreed to develop the programme over the next three years. Calderdale Council, working in partnership with local providers, parent-led charities and voluntary sports clubs, offers a variety of disability specific and adapted… read more … about Developing our disability sports offer>>

Session at ROKT in Brighouse

Calderdale’s sporting heroes will be attending Yorkshire’s Olympic and Paralympic homecoming event at the Leeds first direct arena on Sunday 10 October. Olympians and Paralympians will take to the stage to talk about their achievements in an event hosted by 2016 Olympic medallist Nile Wilson and sports broadcaster Tanya Arnold. Athletes attending include Calderdale’s Hannah… read more … about Calderdale athletes attending regional homecoming event>>