Community sport hubs are Lottery-funded and are one of sportscotland's key programmes which contributes to Legacy and supports local sport clubs to play their part in a world class sporting system.
A community sport hub is focused on the clubs around a sport centre, community centre, school, park or a playing field pavilion. In some cases a community sport hub combines a number of these places, or it may simple centre on a single-venue hosting many clubs. The 'hub' is essentially a collective of progressive sport clubs working together in a local community.
The specifics of each Hub and what it offers will vary according to local need and local resource. However all hubs will work to the following principles:
Within East Dunbartonshire we have 5 Hubs identified and 3 in operational:
The aim of Community Sports Hubs is to provide local communities with a more dynamic approach to developing sports on a local basis. They will be the focal point for local clubs and sport organisations and be crucial in the development of a sporting infrastructure within Scotland.
Community sport hubs aim to achieve some of the following outcomes:
For more information regarding these hubs or if your club wishes to join one of them, please contact the Club & Volunteer Development Officer.