Community sport hubs created simple and clear plans to deliver sporting opportunities within communities, based on local need. Some of the outcomes that community sport hub officers work towards are noted below.
Raise the awareness and prole of community sport hubs in the local community. Share and promote opportunities to participate in community sport hubs. Celebrate the success of community sport hubs in local communities.
Support the community sport hub workforce to develop their knowledge, skills and behaviours. Recruit, retain and develop volunteers to maintain sustainable community sport hubs. Encourage and support community sport hubs to o ffer leadership opportunities to young people in a range of roles including decision makers, deliverers/coaches, event/competition organisers and technical officials.
Engage with the community to understand local need. O ffer a range of sporting opportunities for people to take part in sport. Support and develop e ective sporting pathways between schools, education and club sport. Engage with people who may experience barriers to participation to support their inclusion in activity.
Download our community sport hubs leaflet for more information.
Research and evaluation
In the summer of 2014 ODS Consulting carried out an evaluation of the community sport hubs programme.