Activity List

The list of standardised activity types in OpenActive standards

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Activity List Criteria

View the criteria for how activities are added or amended on the OpenActive Activity List.

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Business case for system providers to implement OpenActive standards

Explaining the benefits for system providers that implement OpenActive standards, including estimations of the development time

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Elearning module: Business in an open data-led sector

This module looks at the current market, and the impact an open future will have on the physical activity sector.

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Elearning module: Creating impact from open data

This module covers opportunities for the public sector, innovation and growth in business, and how society is changing.

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Elearning module: How to make your data useful

This module looks at what quality data is and provides some simple checks to minimise problems.

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Elearning module: Open data in the activity sector

Understanding open data is the first step to using it. This module looks at what open data is, and why we need it in the sport.

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Elearning module: Physical activity data: the future

In this module we will explore different degrees of openness, what the future looks like, and the journey to get there.

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Elearning module: Prioritising data to publish openly

This module looks at how to prioritise which physical activity data to publish for the biggest impact.

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Form: Activity List change request

Use this form to suggest changes to the Activity List

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Form: Activity List feedback

The form for submitting general feedback on the Activity List

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Form: Activity list proposed addition

Use this form to suggest a new term be added to the Activity List

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Guidance for school facilities

For anyone managing school facilities to help you get involved with OpenActive and start publishing open opportunities.

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Guide: How to improve data quality

This guide is for anyone who manages data entry about classes, sessions and/or facilities for sports and physical activities.

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Guide for activity providers: Who uses open opportunity data?

A guide for activity providers to understand which product and services use open opportunity data and what their requirements are.

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Guide for system providers: How to encourage your customers to open data

A guide to help booking or class management system providers encourage their customers to publish open opportunity data.

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Modelling opportunity data 2.0

A data model to support the publication of opportunity data

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OpenActive Activity List – terms of reference

The terms of reference for the Activity List and the committee which maintains it

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OpenActive design and brand guidelines

Guidance for using OpenActive logos, design and font

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OpenActive Enabled badge

A badge for organisations that publish and use open data to OpenActive data standards.

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OpenActive logo – horizontal

Horizontal version of the OpenActive logo

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OpenActive logo – stacked

Stacked version of the OpenActive logo

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OpenActive messaging guidelines

Messaging guidelines to use when talking about OpenActive

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OpenActive one-page explainer

An infographic to explain the potential benefits of OpenActive for activity providers.

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OpenActive webinars

Watch past presentations that introduce OpenActive and how to get involved

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Open Booking API

Open Booking API specification

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Open licence guide

If you publish data that you do not own (e.g. a booking system), use this guide to inform and get consent from your customers

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Realtime Paged Data Exchange 1.0

This specification introduces a data model to support the publication of opportunity data

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Route Guide Specification 1.0

This specification introduces a data model to support the publication of data describing paths and trails for recreational use.

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Template: ask your network to open their data

Suggested messaging to ask members of your network to publish open data about activities.

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Template: ask your system provider to open your data

An email template for activity/ opportunity providers who use a booking/ management system which is not yet OpenActive enabled

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Template: delivering OpenActive as part of a leisure contract

Requirements and guidance on how to meet your client’s contractual expectations for delivering on OpenActive

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Template: let your customers know about OpenActive functionality

Let your customers know that your system has built OpenActive functionality to publish open data, and how they can benefit

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Template: request OpenActive is included in a leisure contract

Guidance for any organisation that wants to add OpenActive requirements into a leisure or facility management tender.

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Template: tender requirements for data consumers

This document suggests requirements to include in a tender for open data feed aggregation and activity finder services.

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Validator

A validator to check your open data feeds conform to OpenActive standards

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Workshop presentation template slides

Powerpoint slides for anyone to use when delivering presentations on OpenActive

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