Doorstep Sport Clubs | StreetGames Wales Conference 2012 workshop
Gordon ClarkSenior Officer, Sport Wales
Vision for Sport in Wales RBA OutcomesSport Wales investment in StreetGames & Doorstep Clubsto contribute to these:-• Increase the percentage of population who participate in sport on average of three times per week – young people• Increase the percentage of population who participate in sport on average of three times per week – 16 to 24 year
Delivering the Community Sport Strategy• Thriving Clubs – Developing local informal community sport models• Local Decisions – Empowering local people to shape their sporting needs• Quality Education – Introducing multi-skills into informal settings• Workforce – Investing in local volunteers to build community capacity• Appropriate Facilities – Maximise the use of formal and informal spaces
Norman ParsellePillgwenlly Communities First Sport & Activities Worker
Pill Youth Forum•Formed February 2009.•Motto “Action Speaks Louder Than Words”.•Their main aim is to provide opportunities for the young people of Pill.•Fully constituted group.•The Forum has 12 members.•They are supported by the Pillgwenlly Youth & Sport Workers.•They are based in Newport YMCA (but run sessions all over Pill).•They meet whenever it suits.
Positive Futures Networkrail/Streetgames Anti-Social Behaviour Friday Night Project Workshops, Table Tennis Monday Night Club Football & Music Media Multisport - Football SOCA/YMCA Pill Youth Club Music & Media Multisports Workshops Pill Youth Forum/Doorstep Sport ClubSerious Organised Crime Agency Pill Youth Club Tuesday Night Climbing Wall Club Football Newport City Homes CO-Operative , YMCA, Pillgwenlly Communities First Pill Girls Club Positive Futures & Girls Multisport Independent Living Streetgames &Healthy Eating Mentoring Project
JOBS-VOLUNTEERING RUGBY FOOTBALL NCC, YMCA, Pill Mill, Pill Pill Harriers Rugby Club Pill AFC Football Club Com1st & StreetgamesTABLE TENNIS BASKETBALLNewport Table Newport SaintsTennis League Basketball Club Opportunities Exit Routes CLIMBING NETBALLYMCA Climbing Newport Netball Wall Club Club BOXING St Joseph’s Boxing Club & BASEBALL GOLF MO’s Boxing & Fitness St Michael’s Baseball Club NCC Caerleon Golf Club Academy
Why a Doorstep Sport Club? • More opportunities for Volunteers. • More opportunities for Staff. • Support with Monitoring & Evaluation. • Support & Guidance with Funding. • Support with Events. • Trips & Visits. • Streetgames Staff.“Pillgwenlly is a Communities First area in Wales (deprived community). ThePill Youth Forum believe that by building strong partnerships withorganisations like StreetGames we have more chance of achieving our GOAL”.Danielle Seivwright (Chairperson Pill Youth Forum).