Starting a club
If you’re thinking of setting up a sports or recreation club this section will take you through what you need to do initially. Getting started doesn’t need to be difficult or hard work.
This section will show you what you need to think about and the best way to get everything in place before the club is running. By the end of this section you’ll be ready to go! This section will give you all the information you’ll need to get a club started.
It’ll help you figure out what your club can achieve and the easiest way to do this. There are some basic steps to follow to get everything set up and ready to go. The information and resources in this section will guide you through these steps. It’ll show you what you’ll need to do to get your club started and who you’ll need to help you do this.
In this section
To ensure that a sports club runs smoothly and efficiently, a management team/committee must be formed.
Most large sport and recreational clubs choose to have ‘formal’ organisational structures and register their organisations as such. The most popular structures are incorporated societies and charitable trusts.
Research will reveal if there’s a need to set up a new club, and if a new club could really offer something that’s not currently available in your community.
Advise on setting up a constitution
A checklist to make sure your first meeting runs well.