DofE stories


ukactive and the DofE

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) is ukactive’s charity of the year partner for 2016-2017. As part of the charity partnership, the DofE supported ukactive’s flagship event, National Fitness Day, on 7th September. As the most visible annual celebration of physical activity, National Fitness Day is about the fun of fitness, with the aim to move the nation.

ukactive is the UK’s leading not-for-profit body for physical activity, working with over 4,000 members and stakeholders across the UK to get more people, more active, more often to improve the health of the nation.

ukactive champion the fun, enjoyment and benefits of being active. As an organisation, ukactive facilitates big impact partnerships across the public and private sector, supporting partners in delivering their goals around physical activity. ukactive also provides leading research and evaluation, insight and thought leadership, strategic project and stakeholder management, campaigning and promoting best practice for its partners.

ukactive is for everyone. Whoever you are, wherever you live and work, whatever your background, ukactive will work with you to create opportunities for every person to improve their health through an active lifestyle.

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