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Innovation and enterprise

Ideas, Disruptors, Striving, Action, Innovation, Initiative, New, Change

Increasingly sport and physical activity in the community is being delivered by people and organisations which operate in parallel with the traditional school and club sports providers. These Community Sports Enterprises, operating either as social or commercial enterprises, are often run by people who have spotted a need or opportunity at their local level and decided to provide a service to fill that gap.

These community sport providers include sport camp organisers, coaching agencies, community sports trusts, organisers of five-side football (and other shorter versions of team sport), BMX facilities in converted factories, gymnastics/trampoline providers in former warehouses, youth or senior citizen groups, community-owned and managed facilities and many more types of providers. Of course, many of our community sports clubs are indeed run by community sports entrepreneurs

The sports club in 2030

The sports club in 2030 – what will our clubs, leisure centres and other places for community sport and physical activity look and feel like in ten years time?   Are you willing and able to embrace change in order to survive and prosper?​When we launched Sports...

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