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, or to find out who represents your sport on the local Sport Poole Committee, please call 01202 123888 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 123888.

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 over the years have been kindly sponsored by our leisure partners, Everyone Active leisure centres.


2019 Sports Awards

The 2019 Sports Awards were held on Wednesday 26 February 2020 and awarded a total of 46 individuals, including four teams, Certificates of Commendation, as well as one recipient receiving the prestigious Freddie Rowe Sports Cup.

2019 Sports Awards program

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and the impact on all sports at individual, school, club, and county levels, the 2020 Sports Awards are in discussion and an alternative recognition approach is being considered. This page will be updated when a decision has been made.

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: 20 April 2021
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