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.


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.


Author: Helen Johnston

What we do

We are Sporting Memories. For 10 years we have been using the power of remembering and talking about sport – along with physical exercise – to tackle dementia, depression and loneliness. We are dedicated to bringing together older fans, former players, family members.


Author: Helen Johnston


Our Impact


Free weekly clubs now running


Volunteers trained in Sports Reminiscence


Individual attendances at clubs in 2019

Why volunteer with us?

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


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.



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!


Author: John Dyer

Upcoming events

  • Conference 2021: Uniting People Through Sport

    Register today for your free place at our 2021 Conference. Our event takes place online on Thursday 14 October. Read more

  • Introducing Sporting Memories: An Open Day

    Experience Sporting Memories with a virtual introduction to who we are, what we do and ways to get involved. Join us online on Wednesday 29 September. Read more

Latest news

  • BBC Radio Lancashire Award

    Chorley FC and Leyland Sporting Memories Clubs were Highly Commended in this year's BBC Radio Lancashire 'Make a Difference' Awards. Read more

  • Can you spare a couple of hours a week, from home?

    We are looking for online volunteers! Sporting Memories online Clubs have proved so successful that many will continue – in addition to our ‘in-person’ Clubs that have once again opened their doors. Read more

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