The Active Social Enterprise

Active Connections is a social enterprise that works to help people connect to the power of being active. We offer social marketing services to the sport and fitness sector. Active Connections has also developed it’s own brands that reside in two subsidiaries. Profit from this work and our subsidiaries supports our social projects and funds.


Active Connections has two subsidiaries, GlowSports Ltd and Ministry of Running Ltd. Both grown from nothing using our social marketing expertise. At the heart of each of these brands is our key mission, to help people connect to the power of being active. We have developed tools and strategies to reach customers using the latest software and innovation. We now offer this to other partners.

Our Services

It can be a challenge to find a like minded organisation to help you reach your goals. A partner that that moves as fast as you and delivers innovative and measurable results. Our social-first approach to marketing in the sport and fitness sectors drives you forward by offering a complete service by a team who have done it on many occassions.

We offer a range of consultancy services covering;

  • Early years physical activity and development,
  • Community sport
  • Social business development.

We have worked with many regional and national organisations including StreetGames, University of Bristol, Barnardo’s and more in the development of one of these areas. Please get in touch if you would like to know how we can help you.

Active Connections offers a number of training programmes. Some are online and others are physical programmes.

Our training team specialise in the early years sector around physical activity and development. We also offer a number of training programmes to support community sport.

Doing Business The Right Way

As a social enterprise our focus is delivering the highest customer service to everyone. We are a team that believes in building a legacy not just a business. Working with us means having a partner that wants to grow a joint legacy and maximise benefits for all.


Who We Are

As a Social Enterprise we are a ‘100% not for profit ‘organisation with all profits going into supporting our social programmes, which includes the award winning projects such as ActiveDads, GirlForce, ActiveStart and more. Active Connections is also the parent company of award winning brands GlowSports Ltd and Ministry of Running Ltd.

We focus our efforts on evidence based and insight led approaches to making a real difference through sport and recreation. We have learnt how to engage, activate and reach beneficiaries in this sector on both social and commercial projects. We now support others to do the same.

Established in 2011 we pride ourselves to have worked with local, regional and national partners including Barnardos, Bristol City Council, NHS Bristol, University of Gloucestershire, StreetGames, Forestry Commission and organisations from the voluntary and private sectors.

Active Connections is a not for profit organisation and all revenue goes into meeting our objectives. Please contact us for a copy of our constitution.

Active Connections is the trading name of the company Active Connections Ltd. Company Limited by Guarantee,. Company Number 07501145, registered in England and Wales. Registered Address: Active Connections Ltd, Bruton way, Gloucester, GL1 1DT



Please get in touch with us. We always like to chat and find new partnerships. Use any of the ways below or even DM us on Twitter @ActiveC_org

Come And Meet Us

Unit 1 St James Court
285 Barton St
GL1 4je

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01452 690420

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