Impact achieved last year:

 Young lives improved through providing opportunities in sport 

  • 2,213 Were female
  • 1,844 Were disabled
  • 2,766 Were from black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) communities

  Young people trained to act as leaders in their communities 
260  New regular volunteers and sports coaches were recruited and trained
69  Community sports clubs were developed, across London, Bristol, Manchester and Oxford
175  Special Educational Needs Centres and Pupil Referral Units were engaged through outreach sessions
15  Disabled Young People completed quality work placements 
7  Young people secured gainful local employment
5  Apprenticeships were created


Access Sport are helping young people to become healthier, happier and to achieve their potential by providing access to quality local sport and development opportunities.

Working with young people in deprived communities and with a strong emphasis on disabled young people, we have seen the significant impact that taking part in sport can have. In partnership with Canterbury, Loughborough and Kingston Universities, our team monitored the impact of our clubs & programmes and found that:

  Of young people say they want to do more activity or sport than before
63%  Feel happier
83%  Reported an increase in confidence.
75%  Reported improvements in communication & social skills, resilience and focus

For a more detailed look at the impact our work has had over the last year please click below to download our 2018 Impact Report:



Meet the real people behind these numbers and take a look at some of our clubs on our Case Studies page