Finding the correct information at your fingertips can be one of main barriers to getting active. Much of the information about who, what, where and when is currently hidden away on old-fashioned websites, social media groups, PDFs or printed flyers.
Open to everyone
But over the next year, we will be working with the Open Data Institute (ODI) and the rest of the sports sector to make booking dance classes, finding tennis courts and taking part in physical activity sessions easier than ever.
We’ll be looking to improve and open up all the information about the physical activity and sporting opportunities available across England. One of the best things? This data, which doesn’t include any personal information, will be open for anyone to access, use and share.
Jeni Tennison, chief executive at the ODI said: ‘We all use apps and digital services to make the most of our down time: to find a good local restaurant, book cinema tickets, or to research our next holiday.