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Blackpool has a wide selection of sports clubs offering a range of participation and competitive sport and physical activity opportunities.

Blackpool community sports awards

Blackpool community sports awards return to the Blackpool Winter Gardens on Thursday 6 June 2019. The awards are an opportunity to recognise, celebrate and take time out to reflect on the role that sport plays from the grassroots to the elite, for so many within our community.

Throughout Blackpool sport plays a pivotal role in not only helping people become active and lead healthy lifestyles, but it also inspires, nurtures, teaches and develops individuals.

The awards recognise volunteers who have delivered amazing service and opportunities in the community, those that ensure the pitch is ready, that their sport happens and that the club runs efficiently.

It will recognise some of our talented young individuals, who are working so hard to achieve their ambitions. It will recognise coaches who give so much time and dedication to ensure the athletes can be the best they can, regardless if they take part recreationally or at an elite level.

We also recognise some of the outstanding work that sport is doing in our schools, helping to create happy healthy lifestyles too.

 

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Club search

The sports club directory lists many of the different sporting clubs around Blackpool. Please contact the club direct for further information

Blackpool sports club directory [PDF 320KB]

Club matters and support

Club Matters is Sport England’s one stop shop for sports clubs.

Club Matters brings together all of Sport England’s previous support projects – into one simple resource as well as giving you new, innovative tools and access to personal support.

It’s been carefully designed to give sports leaders what they want in an easy to use and practical way.

Funding

There are various funding opportunities available to clubs to aid development and sustainability. For more information contact sport.blackpool@blackpool.gov.uk

Workforce development and education

Throughout the year, Active Lancashire hosts a range of training and development courses to support clubs, coaches and volunteers throughout the county.

Courses include:

  • Safeguarding and protecting children in sport
  • Equity in your coaching
  • First aid

Full details of these courses and how to book on them check out throughout the year we will be hosting a range of training and development courses to support clubs, coaches and volunteers throughout the county.