Sport Aberdeen

Sport Aberdeen

Charity registered in Scotland SC040973

Sport Aberdeen is a charitable trust committed to providing a rewarding sporting experience for every age and ability.

As a non-profit organisation revenue is used to continue improving our facilities and services for our customers.

Sport Aberdeen support the delivery of the following local sports objectives from the sport and physical activity strategy 'Fit for the Future':
•Increase participation in sport to provide support for athletes and reward excellence
•Ensure high-quality, well-managed sport facilities in Aberdeen
•Recognise the contribution of sport, culture and arts in promoting the area as a tourist destination
•Recognise the role of sport and the arts in tackling anti-social behaviour

We also work towards integrating any local, regional and national objectives that are relevant to the provision of sport within the city.


Current opportunities

Want to be involved in your local community getting people active? We are looking for people to lead health walks as part of the Walk Aberdeen programme. Full training is provided in the form of a one day fully recognised walk leader training course. On completion of this the volunteer will have the opportunity to support or lead walking groups in your local community, encouraging others to get active and enjoy some social exercise. This position is a great opportunity to be active in your local area. Full support is available to assist you taking on this role and gradually build the confidence to be a walk leader. All volunteers are greatly appreciated. For further details please contact: Brian Harrison (Health Walks Coordinator): E. bharrison@sportaberdeen.co.uk / Tel. 01224 047928 / Mobile 07719501361

Looking for a fun and exciting way to inspire the next generation? Help local children get active? Boost your confidence? Develop important life skills? Enhance your CV? Active Schools are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help support existing activities or develop new ones to enhance the opportunities available to children throughout the City. Whether it’s football, netball, tennis, yoga, dance or boxing, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Opportunities are available before school, during lunchtime, after-school or in the evening. There is a Club out there for everyone! Most volunteers attend activities within their local area on a weekly basis and commitment is from as little as one hour a week. Getting involved in an Active Schools Club will help get more children active and give them the opportunity to develop important life skills. Be it making friends, getting active, improving health and mental well-being or gaining self-esteem, the benefits of participating in sport is endless. Aged 12-25? Boost your CV and prospects by joining the Saltire Awards. Gain certificates based on your volunteering and earn extra Young Scot award points for fantastic prizes. Full support is provided to all volunteers and all help is greatly appreciated. For more details please contact Kim McRobbie, Active Schools Coordinator at E Mail: KiMcRobbie@sportaberdeen.co.uk or tel.: 07825 228173.

Regular walking has been shown to have a massive effect on people’s health and wellbeing. In and around the city of Aberdeen we have many groups who walk regularly and for a wide variety of distances/ time. To help promote the range of Walking Groups in Aberdeen, make it easier for people to locate a Walking Group and to expand the many benefits walking brings Sport Aberdeen has redesigned the walking section of their website to provide an opportunity to link all groups under a few headings/ pages such as: -Health Walks (30 – 60 min) -Other Short Walks (based on the Health Walk Model) -Medium Walks (2 – 5 miles) -Longer Walks (full day) To assist in this we have an exciting volunteer opportunity for a volunteer(s) to research/gather together information on walking groups across the city and collect standardised information to allow potential walkers to connect with a suitable (distance, duration, terrain) group. At the end of this project we will have a list of all the walking groups in the Aberdeen area, complete with contact details, allowing individuals to connect with a suitable walk. This is a fantastic volunteering role where you will make a real difference and all help is greatly appreciated. For Further Information For further details please contact: Brian Harrison (Health Walks Coordinator): E. bharrison@sportaberdeen.co.uk / Tel. 01224 047928 / Mobile 07719501361

Regular walking has been shown to have a massive effect on people’s health and wellbeing. In and around the city of Aberdeen we have many groups who walk regularly and for a wide variety of distances/ time. To help promote the range of Walking Groups in Aberdeen, make it easier for people to locate a Walking Group and to expand the many benefits walking brings Sport Aberdeen has redesigned the walking section of their website to provide an opportunity to link all groups under a few headings/ pages such as: -Health Walks (30 – 60 min) -Other Short Walks (based on the Health Walk Model) -Medium Walks (2 – 5 miles) -Longer Walks (full day) To assist in this we have an exciting volunteer opportunity for a volunteer(s) to research/gather together information on walking groups across the city and collect standardised information to allow potential walkers to connect with a suitable (distance, duration, terrain) group. At the end of this project we will have a list of all the walking groups in the Aberdeen area, complete with contact details, allowing individuals to connect with a suitable walk. This is a fantastic volunteering role where you will make a real difference and all help is greatly appreciated. For Further Information For further details please contact: Brian Harrison (Health Walks Coordinator): E. bharrison@sportaberdeen.co.uk / Tel. 01224 047928 / Mobile 07719501361