EFAF brought together EuropeActive's growing network of national associations to build the future of fitness

EuropeActive hosted its 2021 European Fitness Associations Forum (EFAF) on Thursday 4th November in Cologne, Germany. The hybrid event included national associations representatives joining on-site and virtually to discuss how to professionalise the sector through standards, how to create a better fiscal environment for our sector, the importance of data collection through the European DataHub project and other key issues affecting their daily work.

#BEACTIVE DAY brings together millions across Europe to celebrate active lifestyles

On Thursday 23rd September EuropeActive, together with its extended network of 26 national association partners organised the #BEACTIVE DAY campaign as the fitness and physical activity sector's contribution to the European Week of Sport. In previous years the campaign has already proven to be a highly successful in underscoring the fun and importance of exercise and to encourage people to lead an active lifestyle.

Largest gathering of National Fitness Associations agrees that cooperation is the way forward

25 national associations came together as part of EuropeActive’s series of roundtables which are actively planning the future of fitness. European associations were joined by representatives from Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and Georgia to form the largest such interest group for three sessions exploring how international cooperation can help lead the sector out of COVID-19, to build political capital and to promote the importance of healthy lifestyles through a cooperative and mutually beneficial approach.

EuropeActive and ukactive sign Memorandum of Understanding for an Active Alliance to enhance mutual collaboration

EuropeActive and ukactive have today 3rd February announced a new agreement which will see the sector bodies continue to work together closely following Britain’s exit from the EU.

ukactive CEO Huw Edwards and EuropeActive Executive Director Andreas Paulsen signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the organisations’ joint mission of improving physical activity levels through the support and development of the sector.

National Fitness Day - Stakeholders Seminars in our partners countries

Last week the National Stakeholders Seminars (multiplier sport event) of the project National Fitness Day for Europe (NFD_EU) took place in our partners countries. The seminars are an important part of the project, aiming to bring together relevant stakeholders to promote and establish a National Fitness Day campaign in September in our partner countries.

Polish Associations come together to cooperate with EuropeActive

A major new agreement on national representation has been signed between the three main fitness organisations in Poland. The Polish Fitness Federation (PFF), Fitness Employer’s Federation (FPF) and Polish Association of Personal Trainers (PZTP) have come together in an historic union to cooperate in representing the Polish fitness industry and have already been recognised as National Association partner of EuropeActive.