Partner Detail

Name of Organisation MUNICIPALITY OF ATHENS ORGANASITION OF CULTURE SPORTS AND YOUTH (OPANDA)
Type of organisation Full Partner
Role OPANDA is a public legal entity under the authority of Athens Municipality. Its mission is to promote cultural, music, sport and social care activities in favor of Athens residents.It manages 85 sport indoor or open municipal sport facilities.Big events yearly organized: Athens Running and Cycling Tours,Summer Sport Camp.
Country
Contact person Name : Mr Thomas Karampetsios
Address : OPANDA Sports Department – Akadimias 50, 10679 Athens-GR
Telephone : ++30.210.5284879
Fax : ++30.210.5284809
Email : th.karabetsios@opanda.gr
Website : www.opanda.gr

PROJECT INFORMATION

Title “Physical activity program adjusted to elderly people in urban environments” (Collaborative Partnership)
Topics Encourage participation in sport and physical activity, especially by supporting Council Recommendation on HEPA and EU Physical Activity Guidelines

Promote voluntary activity in sport

Summary Define technical/operational conditions/methodologies and develop physical activity program(s) for elderly living in urban environments. Training of sport trainers and pilot implementation in gym /swimming pool /other sport facilities. Possibility to financing state of the art equipment. Young volunteers’ involvement, good practice transfer, result diffusion, strengthening partner ties for future cooperation
Partners already involved

PARTNER REQUIRED

Countrys
Type of organisation Applicant
Partners Role Know-how transfer concerning methods/ tools for developing and implementing physical activity programs for elderly people living in urban environments. Training of OPANDA sport trainers. Methods of involving young volunteers. Guidance during a pilot implementation.
Expertise required Local authorities, universities, healthcare or sport organizations heaving experience in developing, organizing, implementing voluntary sport activities focused on elderly people in urban areas, within public sport facilities.