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Welcome to the Clubs section of the North Yorkshire Sport website. We want to ensure that clubs and groups of all sports in North Yorkshire can access the support they need whether that is through the County Sports Partnership of our key partners. One of the main way we provide this service is through the Club Matters programme.

What is Club Matters?

Club Matters is Sport England's one stop shop for sports clubs. Club Matters provides free, convenient, practical resources to help you develop and run a sustainable club. Club Matters gives you access to free innovative tools to help develop your club. Registration is simple and free. Get started with Club Matters today and build a brighter future for your club. The Club Matters convenient and flexible resources;

  • will help you attract and retain members;
  • provide practical tips & guidance;
  • offer tools to help you understand your club and members; and
  • will improve and develop your skills

What is available?

  • Club improvement tool - As well as providing insight into your club, the Club Improvement Tool will produce a club improvement plan and signpost you to recommended resources to help you develop your club.
  • Club Views - Club Views, is a club feedback tool designed to help you seek the views of your players, members, coaches and volunteers about all aspects of your club. The tool includes suggested questions you may want to include.
  • Club Mark - Clubmark is the universally acknowledged cross sport accreditation scheme for community sports Clubs.
  • Free Workshops – Short sessions that will develop your skills, improve your knowledge and ultimately help you develop your club
  • Online support including toolkits, quick reference guides and e-learning modules

Great Club Stories

We are always keen to hear how your clubs are doing well. If you would be interested in sharing your success stories then get in touch and your club could be featured on our website and be chosen as Club of the Month!
You can check out great club impact now on our Inspiring Ideas page

If you are looking for funding for your club please click here:

Click on the links below to find out more information about the different areas of club development.

Laura Young

Development Manager