We believe in the positive impact of outdoor activity on individuals and society.
Fitness, life skills, fun, health, unforgettable memories & a sustainable connection with nature – the power of outdoor sports is phenomenal.
With your help, the It’s Great Out There Coalition can inspire generations of Europeans to embrace the outdoors. So join us now and spread the message that #itsgreatoutthere.
We work in partnership with European, national and regional authorities, all of the outdoor recreation industries, non-profit associations, other organisations, and directly with the public, with the aim to…
An inspiring website
An outdoor activity planner
Introductions and information
Social media inspiration
Information on the benefits
‘Match-making’ introductions for projects and prospective partners
Events from our members
Grants to support new events
Professionals to support events
As a catalyst to create new events
By amplifying multiple events with our social media reach
We encourage everyone working in the outdoor recreation industries to donate to the coalition and invest in growing outdoor participation.
through lobbying politicians
and governing bodies to
support outdoor activity
Endorse the outdoor ‘solution’
Promote information on the benefits
Lobby politicians and governing bodies to support outdoor activity
Work toward more funding for outdoor activity
We raise sponsorship, commercial partnerships and grants to help deliver our work.
We are an International Non Profit Association run by a volunteer board of experienced industry directors, with a sustainable balance sheet and strong accountable governance.