Places

It is important that sport clubs are able to operate in the most appropriate places within their local community. For clubs to provide the best provision for members it is important to work with local partners to access the facilities that allow the club to grow and develop.

Find a facility - find out how to get involved in sport.

Design guidance support - expert advice and guidance on facilities and places, along with technical guides and datasheets. Case studies are also available.

Management - resources on facility and quality management, designed to help local authorities, governing bodies and other organisations manage sports facilities.

Funding - clubs can potentially be eligible for funding towards a new or improving an existing facility. Not all projects are eligible for funding and clubs are encouraged to go through the criteria set out within the guides and contact the sportscotland facilities team in the early stages of the project.

Protection of playing fields - planning policy for protecting playing fields.

Asset transfer - find out how a club can take ownership of a facility.

Date published: 10 October 2016
Date updated: 20 January 2017

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