Information for Sport and Physical Activity Providers

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Last Update: 31/3/20 - 16:15pm

In these uncertain times for sport and physical activity providers, it's important to keep up to date on the latest information.

We'll be keeping this page up to date with direct links to all of the advice from national bodies, as well as support available to you.

If you don't see the answer to your questions on this list, please email ActiveCalderdale@calderdale.gov.uk and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Information and Support from the Government

For the latest information on Government support for businesses, including those who are self-employed, see the local information from Calderdale Council, or see the government dedicated businesses web page.

Recent government announcements have confirmed a package of measures to provide support for businesses registered for business rates to minimise the impact of COVID 19. One of these measures provides for two grants find all the information on these grants here.

The Sport England Community Emergency Fund aims to deliver immediate funding to those most in need. It's specifically targeted at organisations, including those not currently supported by Sport England, who have a role in supporting the nation to be active but who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the ongoing crisis.

For the latest information and updates on COVID-19 in Calderdale, visit the Calderdale Council COVID-19 dedicated page.

For up to date information from Sport England see the constantly updated Sport England advice to the sector

Advice from National Sport Bodies

Below is a list of advice from National Sport Bodies as they are brought to our attention. This list is by no means exhaustive, so seek advice directly form your governing body if you're able.

Things you can do to enhance your offering

For Community Sports clubs, why not use this time to help forward plan by completing the Club Matters Club Improvement tool?

UK Coaching / CPSU are now providing Online Classrooms for Safeguarding and Protecting Children to enable coaches to access.

You could learn from your coaching peers, or pass on some knowledge with the Curios Coaches Club.

Volunteering

Are you looking to volunteer some time to help support the vulnerable in Calderdale? Or do you need to register for help yourself? See the Council Coronavirus volunteering page.

You could also consider the Council for Voluntary Organisation website for up to date advice.

Contact Us

To make sure we're being of much help as we can be, we want to hear from as many clubs and providers in Calderdale as possible. If you have any questions, requests or ideas to share with us please email: activecalderdale@calderdale.gov.uk