Local businesses - Are you feeling sporty?

Date published: 25 October 2018

Oldham Community Leisure is looking for local businesses to take part in its brand new initiative: the ‘Oldham Active Business Games’.

Throughout November, the leisure trust will be hosting a series of challenges, aimed at businesses from all over the borough.

“This is great opportunity for business owners to encourage employees to come together outside of their regular work environment and participate in a little healthy competition against other businesses from the Oldham area,” said Kelly Tattersall, community and partnership development officer at OCL.

“We created the Games as we wanted to put a new slant on traditional networking events, and find a way to make them more interactive and fun while encouraging people to be a little more active at the same time.

“The businesses involved in this inaugural Oldham Active Business Games have all been exceptionally supportive, donating their time to help us bring employees together while showcasing the great facilities we have available in the town.”

The first Oldham Active Business Games kicks off on November 1 and will run for six weeks.

Events will take place across Oldham every Thursday, culminating in a final on Friday, December 7.

Challenges will include karting at Team Karting and an Ultimate Dodgeball tournament at Extreme Air trampoline park, bingo at Mecca Bingo, an Owl Bake For You competition at Saddleworth Cookery School and a ‘Strictly Fitness’ challenge with Oldham Active’s personal trainers at Radclyffe Athletics Centre.

The Business Games final will be a cocktail making and quiz night at Molino’s Lounge.

Keen to get involved?

Gather up a squad of between six and 15 colleagues to see if you’re tough enough to win the #OABG2018.

Entry costs £150 for each squad, which can include up a maximum of 15 team members.

Each member will get their own #OABG2018 team t-shirt for competing in.

Every competition should be attended by at least six team members, meaning businesses can pick the best people suited to each challenge.

To register an interest or sign up, email:

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