Information for local sports clubs

Coaches and sports clubs in the community can get more information and advice from the following organisations:

Active Kingston

If your club is seeking funding for a facility upgrade or equipment, information about coach education courses, help with promoting your activities and increasing club membership or recruiting volunteers, we can provide you with support and advice.

We have links to organisations that can help, including London Marathon Charitable Trust, National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs), Sports Coach UK and Go Kingston Volunteering (GKV), as well as access to the Council's community grants scheme.

Contact us for further information.

Sport Kingston 

Sport Kingston is a local independent forum of representatives from local sports clubs. The forum's main aim is to support clubs and promote sport in the borough.

Sport Kingston has developed a website just for clubs, coaches and members. The site contains a wide range of information including funding, coaching courses, newsletters from sports organisations, volunteering, disability information, and details of resources and other information to help support and develop a sports club.

London Sport

London Sport is the County Sports Partnership for the London boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Kingston upon Thames, Merton, Richmond upon Thames and Sutton. London Sport works across the sporting landscape, actively supporting partners to increase participation in sport and physical activity.

Find out more on the London Sport website

Read more about County Sports Partnerships

Sport England

Sport England is focused on helping people and communities across the country create a sporting habit for life, with a plan to invest over £1 billion of National Lottery and government funding between 2012 and 2017 in organisations and projects.

Sport England also have a role protecting sports provision and must be formally consulted on any English planning applications that affect playing fields.

Find out more on the Sport England website


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