OpenActive for social impact

Creating open data on sport and activity opportunities aims to drive a range of benefits:

OpenActive has so far been successful in opening data for the leisure industry, with major providers like GLL, Better, and Everyone Active (who, based on a study with one data aggregator, increased their customer base by 11,500 through use of OpenActive). 

However, there are a range of further benefits that OpenActive could generate to tackle social issues across sectors. We have focused on understanding the benefits of OpenActive and the steps to achieve these for:

Health and social prescribing

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Children and young people

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Disability

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