OPEN AIR SPORT

The Project

OPS promotes education in and through sport: its main objective is to promote outdoor sports accessible to all.

Project summary

OPS project address the topic on health-enhancing physical activity (HEPA) since its main objective is to promote outdoor sports accessible to all and practicable in natural environments without expensive equipment and infrastructure, and to create connections between sport-based activities, local culture and new technologies.

General Objectives

  • To find good practices to experiment model of intervention fostered by municipalities and stakeholders in the partner countries (an integrated model shared among schools, local authorities, private and public entities, sport and tourism operators, as instrument to promote both physical activity and territories).
  • To encourage people living in rural areas to make regular physical activities and sport.
  • To promote sport event and physical activity linked with artistic and cultural event – the outdoor sport can contribute to promote cultural heritage and vice-versa.
  • To have a cross-sectoral approach and transnational network to pursue the project’s main purposes.

The Partnership

 

European Platform for Sport Innovation (Belgium)

EPSI is a membership-based networking organisation within Europe that focuses on innovation in the areas of physical activity related to sport, leisure and health. Read more at www.epsi.eu


University of Constanta “OVIDIUS” (Romania)

It is the the largest European university at the Black Sea. Situated in Constanța, the largest city in Dobruja and Southest Romania, the university is located in an economically powerful region, which represents a cultural bridge between East and West, an eastern gate to European Union. Read more at www.univ-ovidius.ro


ECOS Europe (Italy)

ECOS is a network of experts established to foster social, economic and sustainable development through Sport and Culture. They are partners of the European Commission in the framework of the European Week of Sport. Read more at www.ecos-europe.com


SportCamp (Greece)

The mission of Sportcamp Greece is the promotion of team spirit, fair play, learning through experience , entertainment and healthy living through contact with nature. Read more at www.sportcampgroup.gr

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