What is the Sport and Recreation Alliance

The Sport and Recreation Alliance is the umbrella body for sport and recreation in the UK and represents 320 members – organisations like The FA, the Rugby Football Union, British Athletics, the Ramblers, British Rowing and the Exercise Movement and Dance Partnership.

Our role, like every trade association, is to speak up on their behalf, represent their views and to provide them with services which make their life easier.

Our Vision:

We are the heart of a world leading sport and recreation sector.

Our Mission: 

As the independent voice we champion sport and recreation and provide inspirational leadership and deliver unrivalled services that enable our sector to thrive.

What we value:

  • Excellence
  • Positivity
  • Passion
  • Imagination
  • Integrity
  • Collaboration

Our core functions and objectives:

Lead – To be a trusted and valued thought leader among all stakeholders in the sport and recreation sector.

Champion – To be the acknowledged, independent champion of the interests of our members and the sector as a whole.

Enable – To be a provider of high quality, added value services to our members by developing and sharing knowledge and expertise, and delivering world class programmes and services.

Perform – To be a high performing organisation which embodies best practice in governance and leadership.

The Sport and Recreation Alliance was formally known as the CCPR or the Central Council of Physical Recreation. We are a company limited by guarantee No 474512. Registered in England and Wales.

The Sport and Recreation Alliance Articles of Association.

See our Who We Are document for more information.

The Sport and Recreation Alliance who we are document

Please click the What do we do? link to find out more about what services the Sport and Recreation Alliance provide and how we endeavour to improve sport and recreation across the sector.

To receive the Sport and Recreation Alliance’s free daily sports news summary, a round-up of the day’s most interesting and informative news articles on sport and recreation, including links to original sources, email info@sportandrecreation.org.uk