Rio 2016: Inspire your staff

Rio Games 2016

With the Rio Games just around the corner there’s loads of ways you and your organisation can get involved in the fun.

The Olympics opening ceremony takes place on 5 August with the Paralympics opening ceremony taking place on 7 September which means there’s plenty of time to inspire your staff.

1. I am Team GB

On Saturday 27 August, The National Lottery and ITV are teaming up with Olympic heroes to create the nation's biggest ever sports day, I Am Team GB.

There’ll be lots of great ways to get involved, including thousands of fun, free events across the country. Get involved to find out what’s happening near your office.

2. Team sports – top picks for your staff

The variety of team sports available to workplaces is endless. Here are our top picks of what’s available so you can promote getting active throughout 2016.

3. Sign up for the Workplace Challenge

This free activity log is available to use throughout the year. You can compete against colleagues, other workplaces or just against yourself to be in with a chance of winning prizes and all in the pursuit of upping physical activity.

4. Get in touch with your County Sports Partnership

Throughout England, there are people who are working with businesses to encourage staff participation in sport. They can offer your workplace local offers, ideas and resources and make it easy for you to offer sporting opportunities to your staff.

Visit our website for more information on how you can promote getting active to your organisation, take a look at our challenges and download our resources.

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