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Satellite Clubs Provide Opportunities for Young People to Get Active & Stay Active

Satellite Clubs can help bridge the gap between school, college and community sport. They provide enjoyable, appealing and convenient opportunities for young people to regularly take part in sport and activity, based around their needs.

What Are The Core Principles?

The core principles for Satellite Clubs are:

  • New delivery should be focused on young people aged 14-19
  • Clubs should target our priority groups
  • Activity provided should be aligned to achieving the Chief Medical Officers recommendation of delivering moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity
  • Where possible they should be positioned to be able to support young people at points of disruption in their lives
  • Clubs should be designed to get young people active and create regular activity habits
  • They should be young people (customer) led, including involving young people in decisions and design
  • They should be linked to or developed into a regular sport and / or physical activity opportunity
  • Appropriate safeguarding standards must be in place

For more information on Satellite Club Guidance, please follow this link. You can also take a look at these informative infographics:

Satellite Clubs: Target Areas and Objectives

Satellite Clubs: Behaviour Change

How To Get Involved

We are looking to work with various partners, both existing and new, who work with young people aged 14-19 in areas of deprivation. In doing so we hope to establish a network of Satellite Clubs which target hard to reach individuals across Devon.

If you are interested in setting up a Satellite Club or know of an organisation that would be perfect for the programme please contact the Project Officer in your area:

Lisa Alford (South Hams & West Devon) – 07971 189929
Lorraine Harris (Mid Devon & Teignbridge) – 07943 574155
Laura Sculpher (Torbay and Plymouth) – 07967 398950
Neil Blackburn (North Devon & Torridge) – 01392 925150
Jenna Berry (Exeter & East Devon) – 07590 098642
Emma Kessie (Exeter) – 07704 306606

Alternatively you can email us.

How The Satellite Clubs Make a Difference

Here’s some feedback from a Satellite Club deliverer:

“We have young people from the Deaf Academy attending our sessions regularly. Outside of the centre they struggle to engage with other young people their age, however through this session and through sport they participate and mix well with other groups of young people.”  Space SPC