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Club Support

Sports clubs are at the heart of our community and Living Sport supports sports organisations across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough by providing advice on club development and accreditation. We work with many different organisations to develop sports opportunities for people to become more active.

Generic Club Offer

Living Sport is able to offer support to all sports clubs in the county on the following areas

ClubMatters  – Sport England’s Club Matters, the essential one-stop-shop for sports clubs, will provide you with support, learning and guidance on all aspects of running a club whether it is large, small, formal or informal.

Club Matters offers free, simple and bitesize support to all clubs.  To access the main Club Matters website, click here and find all the resources you need.

Clubmark – Clubmark is a Quality Club Accreditation standard that shows that a club provides the right environment which ensures the welfare of members and encourages everyone to enjoy sport and stay involved throughout their lives.

We can support clubs to complete Clubmark accreditation for sports whose NGB does not operate its own Clubmark accreditation.

To find out more about Clubmark click here

Funding Advicehttp://www.livingsport.co.uk/funding/

Please visit the funding page for further information about securing funding for sport and physical activity related projects. Please click here

GDPR –  For more information on how your club your club can become compliant with the new data protection laws with regards to the collection and processing of personal information, please see further information from the Sport and Recreation Alliance. The toolkit is a series of templates for grass roots clubs to work through to become compliant.

https://www.sportandrecreation.org.uk/pages/gdpr 

 Inclusive Clubs

Are you a club looking to offer inclusive sessions for members of the community?

Do you have an idea about working with people with disabilities and long term medical conditions?

Are you looking to get more active? There are many sports clubs in the county that offer disability specific activities or mainstream clubs that are inclusive.

Please contact Sally Gibson: sally.gibson@livingsport.co.uk

The inclusion club hub, produced by the Activity Alliance, offers guidance for your club development, please visit http://www.activityalliance.org.uk/

Develop Your Club Workforce

We offer a series of workshops to develop a skilled workforce within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for leaders, coaches, activators and volunteers.

We offer a range of workshops for those new to coaching or an experienced in coaching, an established club or newly formed, or those looking to raise awareness within their club.

The workshops are being delivered by a variety of organisations on a range of topics:

  • Emergency First Aid
  • Behaviour Change
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Safeguarding
  • Funding workshops
  • Healthy Clubs

For more information, please visit http://www.livingsport.co.uk/events-courses-2/

Bespoke Club Offer

We are also able to support sports clubs and organisations to recruit more participants with an emphasis on those known to have lower participation levels such as :

  • Targeted Areas of Need
  • Inclusive Activity
  • Older People

If you are a club who are keen to develop more sessions for people in targeted areas of need, with disabilities or long term medical conditions, or older people please contact us to see how we can support you.

We can support with project development, funding advice, member recruitment and partnership development.

For more information around club support, please contact Sally Gibson: sally.gibson@livingsport.co.uk or call 01487 841559.

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