The Inspiring Active Places Strategy vision:
“To be one of the most physically active populations in the world and a healthier, more productive and fairer society, Jersey will develop inspirational, high quality, accessible and sustainable facilities, which inspires, supports and delivers an active Jersey”
This builds on the ‘Inspiring an Active Jersey’ Strategy which is focused on tackling levels of physical inactivity among Islanders and has the vision: “Jersey will be a healthier, more productive and fairer society by being one of the most physically active populations in the world”.
The IAJ mission is to ‘increase physical activity by 10%, by 2030, resulting in people being more active, which in turn results in a healthier island’. This is on the basis that 49% of adults and 81% of children and young people do not meet the World Health Organisation’s recommended guidelines for physical activity.
As such, a key strand of the strategy is to Inspire Active Places with the following key objectives: