No Elevators Day

No Elevators Day is a free global initiative highlighting a simple way for busy people to add physical activity to their day: #UseTheStairs instead of the elevator or escalator.

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Why join in?

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    Be part of a global celebration of movement for health and wellbeing and a community of MOVE Agents who find fun and create ways to get more people active - like using the stairs!

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    No Elevators Day is an opportunity to show how we can #UseTheStairs to add a boost of physical activity to an average day - at home, at work and in public spaces.

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    When you lead by example by taking or using the stairs on No Elevators Day, you are helping to create healthier habits among your peers and members of your community.

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    You will burn calories, not electricity, by using the stairs instead of elevators or escalators and contribute to a healthier, more active planet. We are all in this together!

No Elevators Day

Join No Elevators Day - 26 April 2023

No Elevators Day

The main objective of No Elevators Day is to focus the public's attention on the importance of physical activity and demonstrate how easy it is for them to be active despite their busy everyday lives.

No Elevators Day & NowWeMOVE

No Elevators Day quickly became one of the most popular NowWeMOVE events.

NowWeMOVE's overall objectives are to raise awareness of the benefits of sport and physical activity among European citizens; promote opportunities to be active in sport and physical activity; and enable sustainable and innovative capacity building for providers of physical activity initiatives through open-source solutions and advocacy.

No Elevators Day is an initiative of the International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) as part of the NowWeMOVE Campaign.

All activities under the No Elevators Day title are voluntary and should take into consideration accessibility requirements for people with disabilities and medical conditions.

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No Elevators Day & ISCA

No Elevators Day is an initiative of the International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) as part of the NowWeMOVE campaign. ISCA launched the NowWeMOVE campaign in 2012, with the aim of bringing the sport for all sector and a variety of other sectors together to tackle the physical inactivity epidemic across Europe. ISCA is a global platform open to organisations working within the field of sport for all, recreational sports and physical activity.

Learn more about the benefits of being an ISCA member