2024: A Summer of Sport - supporting your club

2024: A Summer of sport - supporting your club image

Here at England Athletics, we can't wait for the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer, and we want to help you share that excitement with your athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers!

Help make your club safe and welcoming

The Olympics and Paralympics is a fantastic time to come together and share the love of athletics and running with your members.

Club Standards

Ensuring that your club is up to date with your Club Standards and making sure that you have a safe, welcoming and fun environment is key. Find out more about the seven Club Standards, and how you can implement them at your affiliated club or group below.

Learn more about Club Standards

Creating a positive member experience

A welcoming club is one which provides a friendly welcome to all members, ensuring everyone is introduced to all aspects of the club. Take a look at our Club Hub collection which brings together the key ideas for creating a welcoming environment and tools to allow clubs to reflect upon their own member experience.

Find out more about member experience

Get ready for a busy summer

With the spotlight on athletics this summer, you may also experience an increased demand with children and adults alike wanting to sample our spectacular sport.

In order to be ready to welcome more new faces, you will need to ensure that you have enough volunteers, coaches and officials to facilitate the extra interest.

Approaching volunteer recruitment differently

Recruiting club volunteers is not an easy task, but we have lots of help and advice in our Club Hub to help you to approach volunteer recruitment differently and use best practice from across athletics and running clubs, other sports and the wider volunteering sector.

Find out more about volunteer recruitment

Support your volunteers' development with upcoming courses

Whether you would like to kickstart a coaching career with a Leadership in Running Fitness (LiRF) course, help someone reach their full potential with the Athletics Coach qualification or introduce a parent to officiating, there are lots of great courses waiting for people get stuck into.

See all coaching and officiating opportunities


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