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Sport Aberdeen receives generous donation from Cala Homes


We were delighted to receive a generous donation of £1,500 from housebuilder, Cala Homes.

The donation will enable Sport Aberdeen to deliver 18 hours of specialist exercise referral classes – part of its wider Active Lifestyles Referral Programme – at Get active @ Westburn.

Endorsed by NHS Grampian and delivered by qualified exercise referral instructors, the classes offer community based self-management and rehabilitation opportunities for people living with a range of long-term health conditions.

Graeme Dale, Director of Sport and Active Communities, said: “We are very grateful to Cala Homes for its kind donation.

“Our Active Lifestyles Referral programme is aimed at supporting participants to exercise safely and experience the benefits of being active to help manage their condition and overall health.

“It is great to now be able to offer these classes to more people thanks to the contribution from Cala Homes.

Emma Gelati, Marketing Manager at Cala Homes (North), said: “Supporting the local communities in which we build is very important to us. Therefore, we were more than happy to help support the team at Sport Aberdeen to help fund some of its specialist exercise referral classes as part of our Cala Community Pledge.

“Our Community Pledge involves us creating bespoke programmes of community activity for each of our developments. Each development’s activity looks to address specific community needs including donations, volunteering, learning programmes, support initiatives and much more.

“Sport Aberdeen is located close to both our TwentyFour, Rosemount and 22 King’s Gate developments.

“We hope our donation will be a huge benefit to those with long-term health conditions who are offered the classes.”