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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.


Latest Club Development Workshops

Recruiting & Managing Volunteers

Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 (18:30 - 20:30)

Location: SportPark at Loughborough University, 3 Oakwood Drive, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3QF

A workshop designed to cover the basics of volunteer recruitment and management, useful tips on managing volunteers in sports clubs and guidance on legal and safeguarding issues.

Funding Workshop

Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 (18:30 - 20:30)

Location: The Pavilion, Sportsfield Lane,, Huncote, Leicester, LE9 3BN

This workshop is aimed at Club Officers, Volunteers, Parish Councils and School Staff

Club Structures - Club Matters

Date: Wed, 30 May 2018 (18:30 - 20:30)

Location: Active Rutland Hub , Oakham Enterprise Park , Ashwell Road, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 7TU

It is important for clubs to understand the different types of club structures and which structure is right for your club to enable success and stability.

Sport England Community Asset Fund Workshop

Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 (18:30 - 20:30)

Location: SportPark at Loughborough University, 3 Oakwood Drive, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3QF

We will again be holding this workshop to provide advice to clubs/organisations interested in submitting an application to the fund.

Club News

Castle Donington RUFC Gets a Female Touch

Castle Donington RUFC Gets a Female Touch

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:15

Castle Donington RUFC set to offer rugby to girls in both Primary and Secondary schools.


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.


Are you looking to promote your Club or 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.


Club Matters

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.

  • Online Support – There will be a range of support available including online toolkits, quick reference guides and e-learning modules.
  • Workshops – Club Matters workshops are free, short training sessions delivered across the country by experts in a range of specific areas.
  • Mentoring – Whether you want long term support, or just a short call to sound out your ideas, our Club Matters mentors can help. Our flexible mentoring scheme will offer more personal support to you and your club.
  • Club Improvement Plan – An online health check for clubs of all sizes and at all stages of their development, to establish where they are performing well and whether they can develop. This will provide your club with a tailored development plan.
  • Club Views - A club review tool allowing you to ask your members and volunteers what they think about your club.

Access for All: Opening Doors

The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) have created the Inclusion Club Hub a number of guides to offer sports clubs easy and practical advice on how to become more accessible to disabled people.


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For more information please contact:

Annette Kendrick

Annette Kendrick

Sports Development Officer (Funding & Clubs)

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport

  • Club Development (Club Matters)
  • Funding Advice Service
Telephone
01509 564858

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  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    Loughborough University
    Sport England
    East Midlands Platform
    Age UK L&R
  • Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Safeguarding
    County Sport Network
    Equality Standard
    Charnwood Borough Council
  • QUEST
    Melton Borough Council
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    British Heart Foundation
    Harborough District Council
  • Rutland County Council
    Leicestershire County Council
    Blaby District Council
    Leicester City Council

Partners

  • QUEST
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    Leicester City Council
  • Rutland County Council
    East Midlands Platform
  • Safeguarding
    Equality Standard
  • British Heart Foundation
    Blaby District Council
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Sport England
  • Loughborough University
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
  • Harborough District Council
    Charnwood Borough Council
  • County Sport Network
    Melton Borough Council
  • Age UK L&R