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What is spogo?

spogo was a lottery-funded, not-for-profit, digital service pilot designed to help the general public find sport and fitness opportunities near them. The Sport England initiative delivered by the Fitness Industry Association (FIA) now UK Active provided a simple search-led tool to help people find and book physical activities as easily as finding and booking a train ticket.

It provided a service for anyone inspired by London 2012 - or the ever-increasing growth in messaging about the need to exercise – to try a new sport and continue to encourage them. The aim being to deliver a Digital Health Legacy from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games through increasing participation in sport and physical activity.

As of January 2015 the spogo pilot was decommissioned with the sport and fitness finder being integrated within the Be Inspired website for a limited period.  The latter has also been withdrawn due to the underlying data becoming out of date. See What is Be Inspired? for background information.

Alternartively see http://www.beinspireduk.org.