Club Development

Clubs are becoming more professional and better organised as they improve their performance and the service they provide for members. Some clubs are keen to recruit more members and expand while others simply want to consolidate.

Whatever stage your club is at, and wherever you are aiming to be, there are many resources that can help you. Including our Workforce Education Programme, which includes a range of courses aimed at supporting you to develop your Club.

Please take a look around our Clubs section below and the subpages for information on:

  • Club Matters
  • Club Mark
  • Club Development Courses
  • Are you looking to promote your Club and activity sessions?
  • How to raise free funds for your Club by simply shopping online!
  • Key Club resources and links

Courses - Clubs

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Safeguarding & Protecting Children (UK Coaching)

Safeguarding & Protecting Children (UK Coaching)

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 (18:30 - 21:30)

Loughborough Leisure Centre, Browns Lane, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3HE


This workshop is for Coaches, Team Managers, Club Officers, Teachers, Volunteers.

Are you looking to promote your Club and activity sessions?

We here at Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport are offering Clubs and session providers a free platform in which to promote your activities across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.

Our 'Get Active' Search Engine allows users to search for a range of opportunities to take part in sport and physical activity in our local area.

Ensure your Club and sessions are uploaded, and showcase your activities!

Register your Club/Organisation first, then once that have been approved by us, you can start to upload details of your specific sessions.

Raise free funds for your club by shopping online!

We have partnered with easyfundraising. It's a leading fundraising platform that gives clubs access to an unlimited fundraising source, that helps them raise FREE cashback donations through online shopping.

When you register your club as a cause with easyfundraising, family, parents, coaches & club member can sign-up to shop in support with over 3,300 leading UK retailers such as Argos, Amazon, Sainsbury's, John Lewis & eBay, to help raise FREE funds for your club.

It doesn't cost anyone anything extra & can help your club raise funds to cover your sporting essentials & costs. Interested? Click on the link to find out more.

Leicestershire & Rutland ProHelp

Leicestershire and Rutland ProHelp is a group of professional firms who have come together to provide professional skills and expertise for free to community and voluntary organisations across Leicestershire and Rutland.

Each firm has agreed to provide a number of hours worth of free advice each year. See the attached documents below for more information.

Inclusion Club Hub

The Activity Alliance (formally English Federation of Disability Sport, EFDS) have created the Inclusion Club Hub, to help clubs to include more disabled people in their activities. The toolkit will give you ideas, methods and resources to ensure everyone has a positive club experience.

The Ten Principles film below is there to guide providers to deliver more appealing and inclusive opportunities. If embedded within planning and delivery, the principles can be the vital ingredient for delivering activities that will support disabled people to be and stay active for life.

Information about Careers in the Sport Sector - including links to local jobs, volunteering and apprenticeship opportunities

Information about Careers in the Sport Sector - including links to local jobs, volunteering and apprenticeship opportunities

Posted: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 15:43

You can now access some central information about CAREERS in the Sport, Fitness, Leisure and Physical Activity sector with key links to some key employers in the area.

There is a wealth of information for anyone wanting to find out more about working in the sport sector with a focus on Leicester and Leicestershire.

Due to the extensive sporting ecosystem in Leicester and Leicestershire, the range of employers is more extensive than in other parts of the country. This therefore brings an increased range of career opportunities to the area.

Here is a breakdown of what each section of the webpage includes:

  • Section 1 - Quick links to the Jobs and Volunteering pages
  • Section 2 - Shares more information about some of the pillars of the sporting ecosystem based in Leicester and Leicestershire
  • Section 3- Shares details about the employers in the leisure, health and fitness and sport sector which are similar to what exists elsewhere in the country
  • Section 4 - Shares top tips for securing the role you want in the sport sector
  • Section 5 - Live Apprenticeship Opportunities (other opportunities can be found via the links to your local leisure providers careers page in section 3)

There are a huge number of people are looking for opportunities where they can gain experience or give back. Share your opportunities here and give them a chance.

We will be sharing there opportunities to a wider audience than before so this is a perfect time to post your opportunities.

Additional Links

For more information please contact:

Annette Kendrick

Annette Kendrick

Sports Development Officer (Funding & Clubs)

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport

Please note that I work part-time, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

01509 564858


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    Charnwood LSA
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    H&B LSA
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    Harborough LSA
  • Sport England
    Melton LSA
  • Safeguarding
    Active Partnerships
  • Active Rutland
  • Leicestershire County Council
    O&W LSA
  • Active Leicester
    Blaby LSA
  • H&B LSA
    Charnwood LSA