Why join the Sport and Recreation Alliance?

Members of the Sport and Recreation Alliance enjoy a range of excellent benefits.

Our membership pack sums it up quite nicely.

Why join the Sport and Recreation Alliance?

For the services we can provide you with:

  • Free business support line for all of your staff  – expert advice from Croner on issues including tax, payroll, HR, health and safety and commercial legal matters
  • Great value London meeting space – central London meeting rooms from only £60 per half day
  • Criminal records checks – through a unique agreement with TMG CRB, we offer you affordable CRB checks
  • Access to SmartSport – our database of best practice tools and templates for sport in areas including governance, risk management, HR, finance, marketing, equality and safeguarding
  • Daily news summaries – rounding up all the day’s relevant sport and recreation stories from the press
  • Training – from regular free and low-cost workshops to our bespoke CEOs’ training developed with Cass Business School, we offer you and your staff a range of opportunities
  • A range of regular publications - available to as many of your staff and members as you require, including a daily media round-up, domestic and European sports policy updates and our CEOs’ e-Forum, packed with business advice
  • Personal introductions to a range of hand-picked Official Partners, who offer a track record of providing high quality goods and services to the sector
  • A wide range of events, from our high profile national conference to the Sports Club of the Year awards
  • Rights of attendance at our Finance and Governance Forum, allowing you to share knowledge and expertise, compare notes or just complain to people who understand!
  • Networking with colleagues from like-minded organisations at our divisional meetings.

Why join the Sport and Recreation Alliance?

For the campaigning we can do on your behalf:

  • Become part of a powerful community – join our 300+ member organisations, which range from The FA and the LTA right across to the British Wheel of Yoga and the Ramblers
  • Get your voice heard – ensure that your opinions are taken notice of by adding your voice to those of the rest of sport and recreation. Is your organisation encountering problems because of government policy or bureaucracy? Let us know and we will work to change things.
  • Contribute as part of one of the Alliance’s five divisions and drive debate and policy on behalf of the sector
  • Learn about and respond to government proposals which might affect your sport and activity, helping you stay ahead of the game
  • Ensure your organisation knows about the implications of European policy developments and shape the UK’s responses on the sector’s behalf.

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