Satellite Clubs

Satellite Clubs can help bridge the gap between school, college and community sport – and provide new opportunities for young people to get active.

These clubs make it easier for young people to get active and stay active.
They provide opportunities to take part regularly in sport and activity through the creation of enjoyable, appealing and convenient opportunities for
young people that are based around their needs.

Core principles

  • New delivery should be focused on young people aged 14-19.
  • Clubs should target our priority groups
  • Activity provided should be aligned to achieving the Chief Medical Officers recommendation of delivering moderate to vigorous
    intensity physical activity.
  • Where possible they should be positioned to be able to support young people at points of disruption in their lives.
  • Clubs should be designed to get young people active and create regular activity habits.
  • They should be young people (customer) led including involving young people in decisions and design.
  • They should be linked to or developed into a regular sport and / or physical activity opportunity.
  • Appropriate safeguarding standards must be in place.

How to get involved

We are looking to work with various partners, both existing and new, who work with young people aged 14-19 in areas of deprivation.
In doing so we hope to establish a network of Satellite Clubs which target hard to reach individuals across Devon.

If you are interested in setting up a Satellite Club or know an organisation that would be perfect for the programme
please contact the officer in your area:

Lisa Alford (South Hams & West Devon) – 07971 189929
Lorraine Harris (Mid Devon & Teignbridge) – 07943 574155
Ben Hugill (Torbay) – 07967 398950
Neil Blackburn (North Devon & Torridge) – 01392 925150
Emily van Vliet (Plymouth) – 07511 701579
Jenna Berry (Exeter & East Devon) – 07590 098642