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All you have to do is ask! A range of support is on offer for you.

Whether you are looking for help yourself or for your club/group, Liberty Leisure Get Active will be able to help you.

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Support for Individuals

Getting active, staying active or competing at the highest level can be hard work, but you’re not on your own. Let us help.

Looking to get active or stay active?

The benefits of exercise are endless and you could start to reap the benefits today.

Inspiration

Regular exercise can keep you fit and healthy. It can also help you to tone up and lose weight achieving those all-important fitness goals! It can also improve your overall wellbeing and provide you with the opportunity to make new friends and socialise.

It is recommended that adults should complete 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity a week and young people should complete 60 minutes a day! Read the guidelines and get some advice on how to get active here.

Trying new activities is a great way to start or stay active. Discover a range of activities with Liberty Leisure Get Active and start your active life today. Explore our website to find out more.

Looking for support for your elite level of performance?

Competing at the highest level can be a challenge. Support is available locally and nationally to help you to achieve your goals.

Elite Athletes Free Use Scheme

Looking for help with training?

If you are competing at a national level in a Sport England recognised sport you have the opportunity to access leisure facilities for free. To aid the financial burden of training Broxtowe Borough residents are entitled to access facilities at Liberty Leisure for free for 12 months.

Interested? Download the application form here.

Development and Support

Getting started? Or just need an extra hand?

Liberty Leisure Get Active are here to help you on your journey but there are other organisations available to help you too. Your National Governing Body will be able to put you on the right path, with the right club and coaches to enable you to reach your goals.

Your National Governing Body will be available to help you here.

Publicity

Get yourself out there!

Publicity can attract sponsors and raise the awareness of you and your sport.

Providing regular updates and stories to the media can put you in the spotlight which could create further opportunities for you to achieve your goals. For a full list of publicity opportunities email getactive@liberty-leisure.org.uk.

Funding

Looking for cash?

There are a number of different ways to fund your training and competitions. Opportunities include:

Funding Opportunities

  • Local and National Funding Streams – Grants are available from a variety of sources. For a full list of funding streams email getactive@liberty-leisure.org.uk.
  • Broxtowe Borough Council Grant Aid – Broxtowe Borough Council offer a Grant Aid service to athletes to help with their training and competition costs. Further details are available here.
  • Nottinghamshire County Councillors Divisional Funding – Each year Nottinghamshire County Councillors are given funding to distribute to local individuals. Why not write a letter to your local County Councillor to see how they can support your journey. Further details are available here.
  • Fund Raising – Hosting some fund raising activities with family and friends could give you a boost. You could host a fun day, a prize draw or a car wash. For a full list of ideas email getactive@liberty-leisure.org.uk.
  • Sponsorship – Local businesses and organisations may be interested in sponsoring you and your journey. For a full list of suggestions to attract a sponsor email getactive@liberty-leisure.org.uk.

Support for Clubs & Groups

Developing and maintaining your sports club or group can be hard work, but you’re not on your own. Let us help.

Accreditation

Fancy standing out above the crowd?

Accreditation is awarded by a sports National Governing Body to acknowledge that a club/group has achieved a set of standards. Achieving accreditation can increase your membership and raise your clubs/groups profile.

For further details regarding accreditation and how to apply email getactive@liberty-leisure.org.uk.

Find your National Governing Body to get support here.

Marketing and Promotion

Are you visible?

There are a number of ways to promote your sports clubs and it’s activities. You could:

  • Try social media
  • List your club in free community magazines
  • Attend local community events
  • Create professional posters
  • And more…

For a full list of marketing and promotion opportunities email getactive@liberty-leisure.org.uk.

Development and Support

Looking to start a club/group? Looking to recruit new coaches or launch a disability section?

Liberty Leisure Get Active are here to help you develop your ideas and make them happen. Our team of experienced staff can help you to plan and action a new journey for you and your members.

To arrange a meeting to discuss ideas and opportunities email getactive@liberty-leisure.org.uk.

Find your National Governing Body to get support here.

Development Evenings

Come and talk to us!

Liberty Leisure Get Active host an annual development evening for clubs/groups to attend each year. The evenings consist of a number of short presentations on the latest sports initiatives, funding streams and projects that could benefit you and your club/group. The date for the 2017 development evening is follows:

  • Wednesday 15th March 2017, 6.30pm at Attenborough Cricket Club, Attenborough.

All clubs and groups are welcome to attend the evenings. For further details email getactive@liberty-leisure.org.uk.

Funding

Looking for cash?

There are a number of different ways to fund your club/group and it’s activities. Opportunities include:

Funding Opportunities

  • Local and National Funding Streams – Grants are available from a variety of sources for new projects, equipment and courses. For a full list of funding streams email getactive@liberty-leisure.org.uk.
  • Broxtowe Borough Council Grant Aid – Broxtowe Borough Council offer a Grant Aid service to support clubs with day to day running costs as well as new projects and equipment. Further details are available here.
  • Nottinghamshire County Councillors Divisional Funding – Each year Nottinghamshire County Councillors are given funding to distribute to community projects. Why not write a letter to your local County Councillor to see how they can support your club/group. Further details are available here.
  • Fund Raising – Charging members to participate is the most successful way of running a club/group. You could also organise some additional fund raising activities including duck races, fun days and prize draws. For a full list of ideas contact email getactive@liberty-leisure.org.uk.
  • Sponsorship – Local businesses and organisations may be interested in sponsoring your club/group. For a full list of suggestions to attract a sponsor email getactive@liberty-leisure.org.uk.