#BEACTIVE DAY 2023: Promoting and the fun of physical activity across Europe

On Saturday 23 September 2023 the #BEACTIVE DAY campaign swept across Europe, celebrating and promoting physical activity and healthier lifestyles among individuals of all age groups. This third edition of the annual European campaign focused on an intergenerational approach to physical activity, and thanks to the 24 countries celebrating the campaign this year, #BEACTIVE DAY is steadily generating enthusiasm for physical activity and its benefits for mental, social, and physical well-being.

Post-summer EU updates

The traditionally quiet summer months in EU Affairs have truly come to an end as the September buzz picks up once again for the remainder of the year. Here is a concise overview of updates and news relevant to sport and physical activity since our last Brussels Bulletin at the end of June. 

The Active Leadership Forum 2023 proved a huge success

The Active Leadership Forum (ALF), EuropeActive’s invite-only executive gathering for CEOs and executives of the fitness and physical activity sector, took place from September 5th to 7th in Copenhagen, Denmark. The 12th edition of the Forum gathered C-suite industry leaders from the main club operators, equipment manufacturers, suppliers and tech companies for expert presentations and insightful discussions about our industry’s onwards development and common future.

FITcert club certification programme promoted by EuropeActive

Leading chains of clubs including David Lloyd, The Gym Group, Basic-Fit, Solinca and SportCity are completing certification of their clubs as part of growing participation. EuropeActive is promoting a Partnership Programme with operators, suppliers and national associations to help roll-out the independent certification of clubs based on the European Standard EN17229.

#BEACTIVE DAY 2023 is gaining momentum!

For its third edition the #BEACTIVE DAY campaign is generating momentum across the continent. 24 countries are currently organising  their campaigns at regional and national levels, which are set to take place between 23-30 September 2023, during the European Week of Sport.