• Welcome to all our New Members

  • Introducing Sporta's new membership category - Associate, Non Operator Membership

  • Culture Warrington Supports Creative Remedies to Improve Health & Wellbeing in Warrington

  • Follow @SportaUK on Twitter - #Time2Trust

  • SPORTA Culture Managing and Developing Facilities and Programmes

  • Bolton Middlebrook Leisure Trust Inspiring the Community 2 Action

  • Sporta Green - Energy Efficiency

  • SportaOrange - Using Sports & Physical Fitness for Community Engagement

Sporta is the national association of leisure and cultural trusts. Sporta members operate a wide range of leisure and cultural services in communities across the UK - from the Shetland Isles to Cornwall and from the Western Highlands to Kent. Together they provide 30% of public leisure centres in the UK – with over 1600 facilities, they have a combined turnover of more than £1billion and they employ around 50,000 staff.

Sporta is governed by an Executive of ten Chief Executives or Managing Directors and holds three General Member meetings each year. With two small offices – in London and Edinburgh - we provide policy intelligence, business services and trust development support for our members. Most of our work is done through networks and groups of members.

Sporta membership is open to non-profit distributing organisations, primarily but not exclusively those that manage cultural and leisure facilities.

There are over 100 Sporta trusts HQs around the UK. Find your nearest one.

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Over 50 staff hours saved a month at @Ed_Leisure with the Business Programme Manager (BPM) from @gladstonemrm. Read http://t.co/pVdt1kp47U

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RT @SLTGetActive: Despite the horrid weather there was still 1,195 physical activity sessions completed at the #Sandwell Show http://t.co/M

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RT @Ed_Leisure: We're very happy to say that following a £1million refurb, Gracemount Leisure Centre has officially re-opened! http://t.co/

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RT @FCTrust: Get active this Sept with us #30mins30days - what physical activity have you added to your day? Why not try a swim! http://t.c…

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@PellsPool ...hello! Thank you for saying hello. Look forward to chatting with you.

about 5 days ago.

Thanks @davidmintonTLDC 4 presenting fascinating member profiling results showing real reach of trusts + variety of users across Scotland.

about 1 week ago.

Member @lidocheltenham 19 year journey, community links, challenges and achievements https://t.co/trNToybeVp plus Night Swim and Lido Cam!

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RT @cCLOAssociation: Deadline extend until 2/9 for applications to take part in our National commissioning project with @Sport_England http…

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  • NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit, Safeguarding Workshops

    Through Sporta's work with the NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit and their safeguarding in leisure/facilities group - we have two workshops for Sporta members with Nick Slinn, senior consultant at CPSU. Sheffield, Ponds Forge on Thursday 3rd September - 11am to 3pm and London, CAN Mezzanine, Old Street, on Friday 2nd October - 11am to 3pm. The workshops will be informal and engaging, and will include updated guidance, legislation, ideas of best practice, hot topics and some discussion and debate time. For further details or to book a place please email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Charity Bank offers Discount Loans to Sporta Members

    Sporta has agreed a one-year arrangement with Charity Bank under which Sporta trusts can take finance on discounted terms. Charity Bank exists to lend to charities, social enterprises and organisations with charitable goals.

  • Venue for Sporta's September GM

     Sporta's next General Meeting will take place on Tuesday 22nd September at Leisure Industry Week at the NEC, Birmingham. Booking forms for the meeting and associated events have been circulated to members, agenda to follow.  

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