Support for local sports clubs, coaches and volunteers

There are over 450 different sports clubs and groups in the city. The Sports Development team provides advice and support to those involved in organising and delivering sport and physical activity in Brighton & Hove.

We provide the following support:

Book a club support session with our team

Take advantage of a "one to one" support session with your local sports development officer!

We recognise that the focus and needs of each sports club can be different, and can provide you with bespoke advice on the issues that really matter to you:

  • A chance to discuss any aspects of running your club/activity
  • Look at ways we can work in partnership with your club to support its activities locally.
  • Identify specific funding sources to help your club achieve its goals
  • Support can be offered daytime or evening (Monday-Friday) - whenever suits you best!

To book your support session please complete a short booking form and we'll get in touch to confirm the best time to meet.

Get updates on the latest information on club support

Keep your club updated with the latest news, opportunities, and intiatives that could benefit your club by signing up to the Sports Development Team's Club Mailing List.

You will be able to choose updates specific topic areas chosen by you and will automatically receive the quarterly SportsWave publication, highlighting all the general news items relating to sport and physical activity in Brighton & Hove.

Sign up to the Sports Development Team's Club mailing list.

Outdoor Fitness Classes - Voluntary Registration Scheme

From 1 April 2014 the council implemented a voluntary registration scheme for commercial businesses providing outdoor fitness classes that use public green spaces, owned or managed by the council. Revenue raised through the scheme is ring fenced to the maintenance of the parks which host the classes.

Find out more about this scheme 


Contact the Sports Development Team

If your club would like to speak with one of our team to discuss the development of your club please contact us via email at or call 01273 292724