Presentation on theme: "NEW Sport & Physical Activity Strategy 2008-2016 Michelle Adams Sport & Leisure Services Manager Stoke-on-Trent City Council."— Presentation transcript:
NEW Sport & Physical Activity Strategy 2008-2016 Michelle Adams Sport & Leisure Services Manager Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Strategy Objectives & Targets Improve sport & physical activity levels of people in Stoke-on-Trent – FTAP Targets Makes clear the role that sport & physical activity can play in the wider agendas Makes clear the scope of ‘sport & physical activity’ – Not just ‘traditional sport’ Sets out overall direction & priorities for the next period 2008-2010 with a few long term priorities until 2016 Targets: LAA, Sport England, CPA Fulfils PPG17 requirements for local assessment of sports facilities A strategy for all partners & the community; it is not a strategy for the City Council Strategic justification to unlock external investment
Two Phase Approach Completed in December 2007 Based on: Extensive audit of sports facilities & greenspaces Consultation with stakeholders, politicians, sports clubs, focus groups & households & households Provides headlines for the supply and demand of sports facilities & greenspaces with some attention to sports/physical activity programmes & sports development priorities Assessment of key City data/strategies and national/regional sport & physical activity strategic priorities Defines emerging priorities Phase 1: Vision to 2016
People: Working with partners to maximise opportunities & marketing – Olympics Set up outreach work in parks/greenspaces & co-ordinate programmes across the range of providers Develop the opportunities for health & physical activity partners working with key partners such as Stoke PCT Significantly increase levels of support for sports clubs to develop participation levels, support performance & build resource (volunteers & coaches) Places: Maximise the opportunities to co-locate facilties & services – e.g. fitness gyms with health Encourage & work with private and voluntary sector to enable facility developments at neighbourhood level Undertake feasibility studies & confirm potential locations for new facilities identified through regional/sub regional facility frameworks Ensure facilities & spaces are planned into regeneration Priorities to 2016
People: Strengthen the emerging cross sector partnership of agencies to provide a co-ordinated prioritised outreach programme aligned with sports development work Support increased use of parks/open spaces through introduction of Ranger Service/Recreation Leader role Strengthen sports clubs and activities across the City Improve marketing message to people about the needs to become more active – ‘Sport’ as a tool to raise City profile Places: Develop a hierarchy of sports/recreation facility provision for the City Seek to develop a range of sports facilities in partnership with BSF & further & higher education sector Identify sports with particular attraction to those least active Plan facilities – Inner Urban Area Action Plan etc Priorities to 2012
Phase 2 work Detailed development of high level issues & strategic priorities enabling translation into local level area action plans Extend facilities considered through to neighbourhood level & include playing pitches Expand on phase 1 facilities audit Extend consultation – additional stakeholders, focus groups & schools Stoke Sports Summit consultation Build on work carried out with planning teams and relevant bodies to establish realistic and achievable standards of provision Completion of detailed Sport England facilities planning model assessments for pools and sports halls Completed Sport & Physical Activity Strategy in September 2008 Next Steps – 2008
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