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Our Get Active search engine at the bottom of this page is a tool that anyone can use to find out about local opportunities to take part in sport.

So if you want to find a club near you so you can take part or volunteer in sport, please check out the Get Active section below.

If your club is not featured on our Get Active directory or the details are out of date, please use the 'Add your Activity/Club or Venue' button to update/amend your details. Your club details will then be accessible by the users of this website.

Clubmark is a Quality Club Accreditation standard that shows 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.

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport can support clubs to complete the CSP Clubmark accreditation for sports whose NGB does not operate its own Clubmark accreditation.

Club Leaders

Club Leaders is part of the Olympic Legacy programme, Places People Play, and provides specific training and support to those doing the day-to-day running of community sport, helping create a robust, economically sustainable and enterprising club network.

Providing training and support to those doing the day-to-day running of community sport, Club Leaders will help create a robust, economically sustainable and enterprising club network. The aim of this project is to help people develop their business skills so that they are better able to assist their clubs realise their full potential, recognising that leading a sports club can be a challenge - particularly in the current economic climate.

Mentoring Support

  • What is mentoring?
    Mentoring is a one-to-one relationship of volunteers from within business who are willing to apply their business skills and assist their locally based sports clubs to become more successful.
    • Mentoring is about providing a confidential, supportive and challenging environment in which a mentor helps their club leader(s) explore and develop how they want to take their club forwards.
    • Mentoring can provide a different perspective on issues a club may be facing and offers a safe environment to share experiences.
  • What is a mentor?
    Under the Club Leaders mentoring programme

Leicestershire and Rutland ProHelp – can we help you?

Leicestershire and Rutland ProHelp is a group of professional firms that offer advice and guidance for free to not-for-profit organisations across Leicestershire and Rutland.

They can provide:

  • Accountants – business & strategic planning; tax; insolvency advice and more
  • Marketing/PR Consultants – developing marketing strategies or promotional literature templates; logo design
  • Architects, Structural & Quantity Surveyors – plans and costings to accompany funding bids and more

Please click on the link below for details of the projects that Pro Help can assist you with. They currently have a backlog of legal requests and are unable to accept applications at the present time. However, they can provide guidance on other organisations to offer this support.

The next deadline for returning application forms for support from Leicestershire and Rutland ProHelp is Monday 5th May to be presented the following week.

For more information please contact:

Annette Kendrick

Sports Development Officer (Funding & Clubs)

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport

01509 564858

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