Using sporting memories and physical activity, we tackle dementia, depression and loneliness

Digital Sporting Pink

How to register for the digital version of our Sporting Pink publication.

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Author: John Dyer

The Sporting Memories KITbag

The Sporting Memories KITbag provides a gentle, practical way to encourage and aid activity at home. It is available for both individuals and organisations to purchase.

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Author: Helen Johnston

What we do

We are Sporting Memories. We are dedicated to bringing together older adults to talk about and remember sport. Through the power of sport we tackle social isolation. We help to increase the well-being of those living with low mood, dementia and other conditions.

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Author: Helen Johnston

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Our Impact

130

Free weekly clubs now running

265

Volunteers trained in Sports Reminiscence

57,600

Individual attendances at clubs in 2019

Why volunteer with us?

Find out why volunteering with Sporting Memories is a unique opportunity.

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Author: Helen Johnston

Hear from our members

Hear from members of Sporting Memories clubs about the impact attending the weekly sessions have had on their lives.

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Online Sporting Memories Clubs

There are online Sporting Memories sessions every day of the week, in Wales, Scotland and England. Join in or volunteer. Find the session that works for you!

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Author: John Dyer

Latest news

  • Ideas, solutions

    We are delighted to have been selected as one of the organisations taking part in the Ideas to Action programme from Design Council – as an organisation "with great ideas on supporting people facing barriers to become more active". Read more

  • Salford walking football

    A match report from Sporting Memories Club member Roy, as his walking football club gets together outdoors - and some members meet each other for the first time since Sporting Memories Clubs went online. Read more

What's happening

  • Watch again: A Tour of the Lions' Den

    Visit the Sporting Memories Event Portal to watch former British and Irish Lions John Taylor, Gavin Hastings and Brian Moore in conversation. We were joined live on the night for our very special fundraising evening. Read more

  • Risca RFC Sporting Memories Club

    Weekly Club
    Risca RFC Stores Field, Tredegar Terrace Risca Caerphilly NP11 6BY
    Every Thursday 11:15 - 1:15PM
    {Information updated May 2021} Read more

  • The Sporting Memories KITbag

    The Sporting Memories KITbag provides a gentle, practical way to encourage and aid activity at home. It is available for both individuals and organisations to purchase. Read more