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Sport and Health

Helping to create a healthier, more active city.

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Who are we?

We are Swansea Council's Sport and Health Team - an enthusiastic and dynamic team of sport and exercise development professionals, committed to promoting a lifelong involvement in sport and physical activity.

Our team focuses on a variety of areas to ensure that everyone understands the importance of being active and has the opportunity to participate.

We support local sport and physical activity clubs, community organisations, schools, and teams by promoting wellbeing and an active lifestyle across Swansea. We also host a range of weekly sessions to for people to engage in sport regardless of age or experience.

Whether you're new to sport or an experienced athlete, the Sport and Health has plenty to offer!

Please visit the pages below for more information on the specific projects, events and opportunities we deliver.

Contact us...

Sport and Health Swansea

We want you to get involved...

We hope to see you soon at one of our activities, and if you don't already, make sure you're following us  Sport and Health Swansea X (opens new window) Sport and Health Swansea Facebook (opens new window) Sport and Health Instagram (opens new window) Sport and Health YouTube (opens new window) and sign up to our Sport and Health mailing list (opens new window) to be the first to hear our news and find out more about us.

Sport and Health sessions and activities

Swansea's Sport and Health team offer fun activities in parks, encouraging people to make new friends and enjoy the green spaces in their local community.

Us Girls and StreetGames

Award winning Us Girls Camps and sessions for girls aged between 8 and 14.

Children and Young People

Swansea's Sport and Health Team would like to see 'every child and young person hooked on sport for life'.

Active Older Adult

Physical activity and sport for over 60s in Swansea.

Disability Sport

There are loads of opportunities for people with a disability to take part in sport in Swansea.

National Exercise Referral Scheme in Swansea

The National Exercise Referral Scheme (NERS) allows health professionals to refer inactive patients with a variety of medical conditions to a short- term, supervised programme of physical activity at a local venue.

Sports Funding

The main funding currently available for clubs and associations is the Be Active Wales Fund which is managed nationally by Sport Wales.

Volunteering and coaching

A great way to get involved in sport and to give something back to the local community.

Swansea Sports Awards in association with Freedom Leisure

Celebrating our Sporting Champions of 2023

Swansea leisure and sports centres

Swansea has numerous leisure and sport centres located across the city. All of our large sports and leisure centres are managed by our partner Freedom Leisure who offer a wide range of activities, facilities and membership options.

Lifeguard training

We run a number of Royal Life Saving Society National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) 8th Edition courses to equip people with the right skills to apply for jobs like pool lifeguards and leisure attendants.


Walkers are spoilt for choice in Swansea and Gower. There is everything from level promenades and parkland for an easy stroll to more strenuous hikes over beaches, moorland and through ancient woods.
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Last modified on 08 July 2024