Sports and leisure

Starting a sports club or group

Sport England has advice for anyone thinking of starting a new community sports club. Whether you are a sports coach, keen sportsperson or take regular exercise with a group of friends, their ideas will help you plan your next steps.

Go to Sport England's Club Matters website.

Support for volunteers

Volunteers are important for sports clubs. They help with coaching, officiate at matches, and help clubs run smoothly.

If you are interested in volunteering, contact Thurrock Sports Council to find out how they can support you and your club.

New volunteers

If you are new to volunteering and would like to find out what is involved, then contact ngage Volunteer Centre in Grays, which offers useful help and advice.