Sport organisations

Below you'll find useful links to sport related websites of particular interest to Kensington and Chelsea residents.

The Royal Borough provides links to websites maintained by other organisations as part of our service, but we cannot accept any liability for their accuracy or content nor do we endorse any externally linked sites.

  • Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) National Governing Body for Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Open Water in Great Britain.
  • Awards for All Lottery grants scheme aimed at local communities. We award grants of between £300 and £10,000 in a simple and straightforward way.
  • Badminton Association of England (BAE) Sports governing body in England and actively promotes and encourages its development from grass roots, through clubs, local leagues and county organisations to the National Squad. 
  • Big Lottery Fund Simplify funding in those areas where the two bodies currently overlap, and to ensure lottery funding provides the best possible value for money. 
  • British Cycling Federation Governing body of cycling in the UK 
  • British Fencing Information about all aspects of fencing in Britain 
  • British Heart Foundation (BHF) At the forefront of the fight against heart disease, funding research, education, care and much more. 
  • Central Council for Physical Recreation (CCPR) Is at the forefront of sports politics, providing support and services to those who participate in and administer sport and recreation 
  • Chelsea Football Club - Football in the Community Official website. 
  • Commission for Racial Equality Works towards the elimination of racial discrimination and promote equality of opportunity 
  • Department for Education and Skills (DES) Established with the purpose of creating opportunity, releasing potential and achieving excellence for all. 
  • Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Through the DCMS, the Government aims to provide better sporting opportunities at every level, from the playground to the podium. 
  • Department of Health The aim of the Department of Health (DH) is to improve the health and wellbeing of people in England. 
  • Disability Sports Events This site has been developed to give you more active information on the number one events agency. 
  • English Basketball Association (EBA) Dedicated to increasing access to sustainable, affordable and regular participation in basketball and developing a structure that will enable all players to achieve their full potential. 
  • English Basketball Association (EBA) Provides a complete service for all basketball in England. 
  • English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) We are the national body responsible for developing sport for disabled people in England. 
  • English Institute of Sport (EIS) The English Institute of Sport is at the forefront of the quiet revolution that will change the face of sport in this country. 
  • English Table Tennis Association (ETTA) The Governing Body for the sport of Table Tennis in England. 
  • English Table Tennis Association (ETTA) English Table Tennis Association Website 
  • Football Association (FA) Official website 
  • Football Association (FA) Their aim is to make football accessible to anyone and everyone who wishes to play the game. 
  • Football Foundation A unique partnership funded by The F.A. Premier League, The FA and the Government. 
  • Football Foundation Plays a key role in revitalising grass roots sport, investing in our parks, schools and playing fields and harnessing the power of the game within our communities, to promote education and social inclusion. 
  • Inclusive Fitness Initiative Works with fitness facilities across England to provide inclusive fitness opportunities catering for both disabled and non disabled people. 
  • Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) Commitment to growing the sport of tennis throughout the country at all levels. 
  • London 2012 London will deliver an Olympic Games and Paralympic Games which will inspire young people and leave a lasting legacy. 
  • National Health Service NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia. 
  • Paralympics GB A world leader in the development of high performance Paralympic sport both on and off the field of play. 
  • Queens Park Rangers Official website 
  • Skills Active Sector Skills Council for Active Leisure and Learning. 
  • Sport England Provides support for sports in England.
  • Sport England Active Places Allows you to search for sports facilities any where in England
  • Sports Aid SportsAid helps aspiring young sportsmen and women where others cannot or will not - it is something we have been doing for nearly 30 years.
  • Sports Coach UK Dedicated to improving sports coaching in England. 
  • Sports Match Sportsmatch is a government funded scheme set up to help fund grass roots and community sports in England. 
  • Sports Leaders UK Inspiring people and communities through Sport 
  • UK Sport UK Sport is responsible for managing and distributing public investment (ú29 million annually) and is a statutory distributor of funds raised by the National Lottery (9.2 per cent of sport allocation). 
  • Volunteering England Volunteering England works to promote volunteering as a powerful force for change, both for those who volunteer and for the wider community.
  • Westway Trust We support local voluntary organisations and help innovative new projects get established. 
  • WHI WHI is the Walking the way to Health Initiative that aims to get more people walking in their own communities, especially those who take little exercise or live in areas of poor health.
  • Wired for Health Helps schools to become healthy and effective. 
  • Womens Sports Foundation (WSF) UKs leading organisation dedicated to making physical activity an integral part of live for women and girls in the UK.