COVID-19 Guidance & Support

This page includes a number of links to guide and support you through the current situation for Sport and Recreation, including:

  • Step One: Links to the latest government guidance
  • Step Two: Funding and financial support
  • Step Three: Make the most of the business support available
  • Step Four: Further guidance information relating to Covid 19 and reopening from the sports sector.

Part 1 - Specifically from the Sport Sector

Part 2 - Facility Support

If the information you need isn't included within the five steps, please complete the feedback field at the bottom of this page. This will help us adapt our offer to provide the support needed.

Step One: Government Guidance and the latest updates for Leicester and Leicestershire

Check out the latest government guidance for the Coronavirus: phased return of sport and recreation

Step Two: Funding and Financial Support

Make sure you have accessed the support available to you:

  • The Government tool asks specific questions to guide you through the support available to you

Check out further support available through the links below:

  • Details of funding and other support through your local authority
  • The LRS Funding Finder can then be used to access information about funding for the sports sector.

Step Three: Make the most of the business support and advice available

FREE Business Advice and Support is available to help you to sustain or grow your organisation. Including:

  • Business support and advice
  • Business funding
  • Support to develop your business or digital skills
  • Make connections with other in business - check out the FREE support available.

Step Four: Further guidance and information relating to Covid 19 and reopening from the sports sector.
Part 1 - Specifically from the Sport Sector

Stay connected with the latest information from Sport England and your sport's National Governing Body.

The CIMSPA and Club Matters websites also have a number of other resources available .

Part 2 - Additional Guidance

Missed the COVID-19 Measures in the Workplace Sports & Leisure Sector webinar? Make the most of the slides and film of the session focusing on implementing Covid 19 measures in the workplace, specifically for the 'Sports Sector.'

Step Five: Raise the profile or your offer

Share your offer with a wider audience and generally make the most of the wider networks and support available

Can't find what you're looking for?

We will continually review our digital content to provide the support and information needed for sport and physical activity organisations during these challenging times. Please let us know if you're unable to find what you're looking for and we'll continually seek to improve our content.


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    Melton LSA
    Active Oadby and Wigston
  • Blaby LSA
    Active Leicester
    Harborough LSA
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
    Active Rutland
  • Equality Standard
    Sport England
    Charnwood LSA
    Active Partnerships


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  • Equality Standard
    Blaby LSA
  • Active Leicester
    Leicestershire County Council
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
  • Harborough LSA
    Melton LSA
  • Active Rutland
    Charnwood LSA
  • Sport England
    Active Oadby and Wigston