Sport Poole

Sport Poole has been in place for over 50 years and throughout this time has aimed to represent all types of sports and sporting activities within Poole. Where possible, it helps individuals and clubs with information about facilities and grants.

Members meet 4 times a year, with an Annual General Meeting in June. Read the Poole Sports Council constitution, which details their aims and objectives.

If you would like to become a member of, or to find out who represents your sport on the local Sport Poole Committee, please call 01202 261306 or email

In conjunction with BCP Council, Sport Poole awards grants to clubs and individuals to help them with their training and financial costs of attending competitions and events.

For further information about grants, visit our sports grant page or call 01202 261306.

Poole's Sports Awards

Poole’s Sports Awards are held each year to celebrate sporting success. They are hosted by Sport Poole and supported by the BCP Council and will once again be kindly sponsored by our leisure partners, Everyone Active leisure centres.

The 2019 Sports Awards will be held on Wednesday 26 February 2020.

Nominations can be made by individuals, sports coaches, sports clubs, leisure centres and schools, and can be for any age group.

If you would like to make a nomination, download the nomination form for either a Certificate of Commendation or the Freddie Rowe Sports Cup and return it to

The deadline for submissions is Sunday 1 December 2019.

A short assessment period will take place and all successful nominees will be invited to the Sports Awards evening where the Mayor of Poole will present the awards.

Types of award

Certificates of Commendation

These recognise any outstanding sporting achievements over the last year. This can be for an individual or a team provided they are a Poole resident or are a member of a Poole based club or school.

Certificate of Commendation information

The Freddie Rowe Award

This recognises any outstanding sporting performance, contribution and dedication to a sport or long service to a club. Awarded to one recipient, Sport Poole votes to decide upon the winner of this highly regarded award.

Freddie Rowe Sports Cup information
Freddie Rowe Sports Cup recipients

Page last updated: 30 September 2019
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