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Active Kingston aim to provide a range of opportunities to participate in sport and leisure activities that exceed corporate and local aspirations. Working in partnership with national, regional and local sports organisations and agencies to develop and promote initiatives for sport in the borough.
Phone: 020 8547 5006
RaKAT – Richmond & Kingston Accessible Transport
RAKAT is a well known resource in the borough which provides high quality and affordable transport services for use by voluntary and community groups.
So next time you need to transport a team to a match or competition or need to move equipment etc give them a call.
Phone: 020 8481 0031
Quadron Services are Kingston Council’s contractors who look after parks and open spaces. Not only do they service, maintain and hire out many of the borough’s pitches they also apply for funding to develop activities within the borough and participate in the borough’s strategies and consultations.
Phone: 020 8546 9842
Sport England provide a wealth of expertise and advice on a range of sports subjects including planning, facilities, coaching, volunteering and sports development. Their website has links with key partners and organisations in the world of sport that can support your club.
Superhighways Partnership is an Information and Communication Technology support project for voluntary and community groups in Kingston. They can help clubs create, develop and maintain their own website and offer training. Many of its services are free via Kingston E-Voice, find out more from their website.
Club Matters has tools that will provide you with support, learning and guidance on all aspects of running your club whether it is large, small, formal or informal.
Club Matters offers free, simple and bitesize support to all clubs through online support, workshops, mentoring, club improvement plan, club views and clubmark. It provides free templates to assist you with all areas of running a club.
If you are a club that is thinking about starting the clubmark process, or you have started this process then help is at hand. Club matters can guide you every step of the way.
A partnership of organisations with a common interest in developing sport and physical activity. They have information on a host of topics for clubs including coaching courses and funding. They now also award a generic Clubmark accreditation for those clubs whose Governing Bodies do not award Clubmark.
Department of Culture, Media and Sport
The Department of Culture, Media and Sport encourage wider participation in sport, helping to create a more active nation through sport and improve performance. Their website gives details and links to many organisations and topics such as equality in sport, funding for talented athletes and grassroots level, promoting sport to the community and much more.
Community Amateur Sports Clubs
Community Amateur Sports Clubs Status gives registered clubs the chance to reclaim part of their own cash and benefit from 80% mandatory rate relief, gift aid donations and exemption from some levels of corporation tax. Find out how your club could benefit.
This Girl Can
Whether you’re cycling to work, literally running the school run, or getting muddy with your pooch in the park, we’re celebrating all the amazing ways you fit exercise into your life.
This Girl Can, funded by The National Lottery, believes that there’s no right way to get active – if it gets your heart rate up it counts. And we want more women to find what’s right for them.
You can create your own ‘This Girl Can’ poster to genareate interest in your sport, by using their app.
Disability Sports Coach
Disability Sports Coach is the lead strategic development agency for disabled people. They also ensure that disabled people are aware of how they can get involved in sport at all levels and work with many local authorities and organisations to co-ordinate and deliver programmes such as Coach-ability and the Inclusive Fitness Initiative. They can provide support and advice to clubs to include disabled people in their sport.
Sporting Equals exists to actively promote greater involvement in sport and physical activity by disadvantaged communities – particularly the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) population. We are a national partner of Sport England.
We work closely with both the providers of sporting opportunities (national governing bodies, local authorities, leisure trusts and sports organisations) and the users of sporting opportunities (community and faith groups, local clubs, charities and individuals). We have a network of over 5000 organisations and have strong links with NHS agencies and other organisations addressing health inequalities.
Promote Your Club On Sport Kingston
Sports clubs in the borough can be listed in our Clubs Directory, enabling you to obtain new members, helping your club to thrive. The directory, which can be accessed from the top menu of this website, can be filtered by Sport and Town. Please send details equivalent to the current pages, together with logo and photos to us at to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please confirm that all people named as contacts have consented to their details being published on this website, otherwise this may delay or prevent publication.
You can send contributions for the News section and also for an events section, which can include regular training sessions, recruitment drives, etc.
Publication is at our discretion and subject to available resources. Some good sized photos enable us to produce a more attractive page for you and this is preferred to just receiving a flyer.
Please send to email@example.com and confirm that all people named as contacts have consented to their details being published on this website, otherwise it may delay or prevent publication.