The Sport and Recreation Alliance

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The Sport and Recreation Alliance

The Sport and Recreation Alliance is made up of all the governing bodies in sport. That's over 300!

The Sport and Recreation alliance is split into six divisions:

  1. Games and Sports.

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  2. Major Spectator Sports.
  3. Movement and Dance.
  4. Outdoor Pursuits.
  5. Water Recreation.

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  6. Interested Organisations.

Objectives

The Sport and Recreation alliance

  1. To encourage as many people as possible to take part in sport and physical recreation.
  2. To provide the separate governing bodies of the individual sports with a central organisation that represents and promotes their individual and collective interests.

Funding and Control

It is controlled by the governing bodies that elect fellow members to be on the executive.

It is funded in a number of ways including fees from the governing bodies and sponsorship from commercial bodies.

What does the CCPR do?

The Sport and Recreation alliance represents its members' interests.

  1. It campaigns on issues such as drugs in sport and fair play in sport.
  2. It liases with central government, local authorities and the media.
  3. It has also created two popular youth awards that have encouraged youngsters to take an active role in the development of youth sport.

They are, The Community Sports Leader Award (CSLA) and The Junior Sports Leader Award (JSLA).

The Community Sports Leader Award

This award was created in 1982 and aims to provide the many volunteers who give their time in assisting local sport with a qualification.

There are three levels for the CSLA; the preliminary, the basic expedition training and the higher (Hanson Award).

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The Junior Sports Leader Award (JSLA)

This award was created in 1995 and is aimed at 14-16 year old pupils in their final two years of their physical education in school.

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