Get Active Summer of Excellence

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This year, alongside all the excitement of Wimbledon, Euro 2016 and the Olympics in Rio, Mahdlo is hosting a series of events and activities as part of our Get Active Summer of Excellence!

This is an opportunity for our members to get involved with sports in a fun and positive way with some really exciting visitors taking part!

Events will include:

Saturday May 14th: Launch Event with Paul Scholes

Paul Scholes

Some of our football teams will have the opportunity to be coached by the England and Manchester United legend.

Wednesday June 8th: An Evening with Angel Gomes


The England and Manchester United U16 player, one of the rising stars of the game, will be visiting Senior Zone to have a kickabout and talk about his training regime, being scouted and playing alongside Marcus Rashford.

Sunday 31st July: The Big Lift


Following the launch of our own Olympic Weightlifting platform at Mahdlo, we will be hosting ‘The Big Lift’ – an opportunity for our members to take part in their first competitive weightlifting event!

Saturday 27th August: I AM TEAM GB – Girls Zone Weightlifting


Hundreds of thousands of people across the UK will be taking part in a national sports day. Here at Mahdlo, we’ll be joining in with our Girls Zone weightlifting session. Girls Zone runs 1.30-4.30pm.

Saturday 3rd September: Visit to Lilleshall National Sports Centre


Some of our members will have the opportunity to visit Lilleshall to experience a day in the life of an Olympic athlete and see ‘The True Cost of Gold’. They will experience what it is like training as an Olympic athlete, from the foods they eat to their training regime, as well as being able to observe a world class gymnastics session and exercise in the same gym that international Olympic athletes use on an annual basis.

Date TBC: Visit from Danielle Brown

danielle brown

Danielle Brown is a double gold medal winning Paralympic Archer. She will be coming to Mahdlo to give a live demonstration and host an archery master class with Mahdlo Ability members (aged 8-25 with additional needs or a disability).

For more information about any of these activities or what else we have on over Summer, please speak to a member of the team or get in touch on 0161 624 0111 /


Get Active Summer of Excellence
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