Tyne & Wear Sport appreciate the important role clubs have to play in providing opportunities for participants to take part in sport and physical activity.

We have produced a number of tools which we hope will help your club to grow and develop, which you'll be able to find in this section. Please click on the link or scroll down to find out more:

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New Clubs

If you’re looking to set up a new sports club or take part in organised leagues or fixtures, but don’t know where to start, we’ve got lots of information available to help you get started.


Club Support

If you require any advice, guidance or support on a number of club development areas, such as gaining new members, making the most of an event or securing funding, click below to access all the tools for clubs.


DBS Checks

If you volunteer or work with children or vulnerable adults, you might legally be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check; previously a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check.


Inclusion Hub Club

The Inclusion Club Hub has been created by the Activity Alliance to help clubs to include more disabled people in their activities.


Club Bursary Scheme

Our Club Bursary Scheme provides grants of between £100 and £750 to clubs and organisations who meet our intended target audience / requirements. The bursary will be publicised on our website when it is live.



Clubmark is the universally acknowledged cross sport accreditation scheme for community sports Clubs.


Satellite Clubs

Satellite clubs are local sport and physical activity clubs that are designed around the needs of young people and provide them with positive, enjoyable experiences that make it easier for them to become active or to develop more regular activity habits.


GDPR and Clubs

On 25 May 2018, the Data Protection Act 1998 was replaced by General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The introduction of GDPR will see significant changes to accountability and how data is captured. Read our guidelines about how the comply with GDPR at your club.