16th March 2013
(Source: Sport & Recreation Alliance)
The Alliance wants to take your temperature
As we bask in the success of London 2012, the Sport and Recreation Alliance is asking: “How ready are our sports clubs to deliver a meaningful and lasting Olympic and Paralympic legacy?”
Wouldn’t it be good if in ten years’ time – the sports that shone during the Games as well as wider sports and recreational activities – had all contributed towards a successful legacy that everyone could benefit from?
At the end of 2012, the Alliance’s Olympic and Paralympic legacy snapshot survey revealed cause for optimism, but that more could be done to help sports clubs drive up grassroots participation.
The survey showed that:
Do you think this outlook reflects the experience at your club?
The Alliance is carrying out its biennial sports club survey to piece together a picture of how our community and grassroots sports clubs are faring in the afterglow of the games. It will ask:
The information you provide is absolutely critical to us...
Armed with your answers both the Alliance and British Fencing will work to improve the environment for sports clubs and campaign to get the best deal for fencing.
For example, when proposed planning law changes were set to sweep away all sports facility protection, the Alliance helped to win special provision to safeguard them against development.
Answering this survey will tell us how we can help you more like this in the future.
You can answer the Sports Club Survey between April and June this year, and results will be revealed in October. Visit www.sportandrecreation.org.uk/policy/SSC to find out more.
Other Alliance research, evidence, data and campaign work can be viewed and downloaded at www.sportandrecreation.org.uk/policy/research