funetics delivers Commonwealth Games legacy

funetics programme using B2022 funding to help more people engage with sport and physical activity in England

England Athletics’ funetics programme is helping local people and communities to get active and play sport off the back of the Commonwealth Games thanks to funding and support from Sport England and the National Lottery.

Sport England announces £6.5million new investment

funetics has been chosen by Sport England to support thousands of children and young people to experience athletics as a legacy to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Learn more about the funding from Sport England

Importance of legacy

Here we talk about our importance of this legacy initiative and why it is fundamental to athletics and especially children and young people.

Legacy outcomes

Our vision for funetics and this legacy initiative is ambitious, exciting and puts children and young people first.

Legacy engagement

Our strategy for engagement in the legacy initiative is multi-facetted and in the spirit of our vision for athletics for children and young people

Learn more about our strategy for engagement

Legacy holiday camps

Engaging with our local delivery partners, host a number of funetics holiday camps across England:

  • Parks and open spaces
  • Leisure and cultural venues
  • Athletics track and field clubs

Learn more about holiday camps

Share Shack

Working with Active Wellbeing Society we enable families to engage with funetics in their local park, open space or back garden at zero cost and at times that suit the family.


"This investment will enable us to give more children the opportunity to experience and enjoy athletics for the first time through funetics."

Chris Jones, England Athletics CEO