FOOTBALL, SWIMMING, CYCLING, RUNNING, FRISBEE AND SKIPPING: JUST SOME OF THE TRADITIONAL SPORTS THAT HAVE MADE A COMEBACK IN WYTHENSHAWE, ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT

A new study has revealed that a host of traditional sports and activities have had a resurgence over the past 18 months in Wythenshawe, with modern kids returning to the simple activities their parents and grandparents enjoyed.

In fact, 78% of parents based in Wythenshawe claim their kids are now more active than before, because they spent so long inside during lockdowns and have now got bored of their screens.

Research by leisure operator Everyone Active to launch their new Everyone is Family campaign, polled parents and grandparents, with 89% saying they intend to live life to the full this summer, getting off the sofa and exercising together as a family.

The study revealed that 18% said that playing frisbee was now a family game mainstay. And it’s not just classic games that are back in, as 44% of families based here are now regularly playing football together, 32% are swimming, and 30% have taken up cycling.

TOP 5 FAMILY ACTIVITIES IN WYTHENSHAWE THIS SUMMER

  1. Football
  2. Swimming
  3. Cycling
  4. Running
  5. Trampolining

Joe Harper, Everyone Active’s contract manager, said: “Our research indicates that all types of group activities from rounders to cycling and football are back this summer, with families hoping to enjoy exercising together more than ever before. Our new Everyone is Family campaign aims to support and reconnect families looking to get active together this summer, with free activity plans for parents, grandparents and children to do each week in August.”

The Everyone is Family campaign aims to celebrate family activity this summer, by providing free week-long activity plans to suit every family lifestyles. Families will be able to participate in a number of activities at the Wythenshawe Forum, run by sports and leisure operator Everyone Active.

To find out more please visit https://www-everyoneactive.com/promotion/everyone-is-family/

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