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Denmark

GAME Denmark
GAME was founded in Denmark in 2002 with a mission to create lasting social change through youth-led street sports and culture. GAME’s headquarter is located in the country capital, Copenhagen, where the first asphalted GAME House was introduced in 2010

The Playmaker Program (DK) offers training and empowerment of young volunteers to be street sports coaches and role-models, driving trainings in street sports for local children.

The Danish Platform for Street Sports (DK) is supporting entrepreneurs and their street sports initiatives

The GAME Houses numerous partnerships and projects add to the impact that the houses delivers, like the Urban Music School (DK).

GAME Denmark is also engaged in psychosocial projects, more recently ‘Asphalt Meet-Up, which empowers children with psychosocial challenges through the means of parkour.   

GAME holds the official Danish championship in street basketball at Rådhuspladsen

Saturday June 11, hopeful teams from all over Denmark will compete for the official Danish championship in 3×3 street basketball at Rådhuspladsen in Copenhagen – a sport that was on the program for the Olympics in 2020 for the first time.

It is 20 years ago GAME held the first GAME Finals which took place on the Town Hall Square, and on the occasion of the anniversary, the championship will therefore return to the square in front of Copenhagen City Hall.

Children and young people from all over the country take part when the day offers world-class street basketball, but also street football, panna, street dance, dunk show, live concert and much more. Read more here.

GAME Finals is part of a larger effort for children and young people’s well-being and GAME’s work to create lasting social change through youth-led street sports. Read more here (in Danish).

Playmaker Program in Denmark

GAME Playmakers are young volunteers, who want to make a difference for children and youth in underserved communities in Denmark or in the GAME Houses.

The Playmakers help organize and lead weekly training sessions in street basketball, street soccer, street dance, parkour and other street sport disciplines.  

Read more about our Playmaker Program in Denmark here (DK).  

The GAME Houses

GAME has four asphalted street sports houses in Denmark:

GAME House in Copenhagen (DK),
GAME House in Esbjerg (DK)
GAME House in Aalborg (DK) and
GAME House in Viborg (DK).

All the GAME Houses, which are known as GAME Streetmekkas, have given new life to old industrial buildings which compliments the urban street culture architecture.

The GAME Houses are both social hubs for positive communities to unfold and multifunctional spaces to practice street sports in.

Booking

It is possible to book one of the GAME Houses in Denmark for different purposes.

Meetings, events, conferences (DK)  – all our GAME Houses have good and inspiring facilities for almost all purposes.

Teambuilding – get inspired and see more about teambuilding in GAME here (DK).

Schools and institutions often use the GAME Houses as an alternative space for learning, either with own teachers or experienced GAME instructors, or you can book for meetings, conferences etc.

Get more info about booking here (DK) or contact us to discuss what, where and how at booking@game.ngo.

GAME & Friends

GAME & Friends partners support GAME’s work by donating 50.000 to 150.000 DKK per year to support our local and global impact and in return they can use the unique GAME Houses in Denmark for events, meetings etc.

This partnership typically appeals to companies close to our GAME Houses or who has specific thematic connections to GAME’s activities.

Please, see more about GAME & Friends here (DK).