We understand the power of sport can reignite and reconnect isolated older people.

Our Rich History of Partnerships

Sporting Memories Network has developed a compelling, dynamic and innovative approach to tackling the challenges of an ageing society. Our training, resources and project support are designed in partnership with our service users, carers and volunteers.

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Sporting Memories for Care Homes and Hospitals

A new, annual subscription-based package, designed specifically for Care Environments. Whether you are a group of care homes, sheltered accommodation or a hospital ward, Sporting Memories is a great way of enriching the lives of older people.

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Author: Tony Jameson-Allen

PFA Practical Guide to living with Dementia

Football chiefs have teamed up with The Sporting Memories Foundation to produce a guide to help former players diagnosed with dementia. The Professional Footballers' Association have produced the guide with The Sporting Memories Foundation and researchers from the Centre for Dementia Research at Leeds Beckett University.

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Our Impact

120

Free weekly clubs now running

265

Volunteers trained in Sports Reminiscence

57,600

Individual attendances at clubs in 2018

Ellis Bates Chosen Charity 2019

Ellis Bates Financial Advisers are delighted to announce their ‘10 Chosen Charities for 2019’ referral scheme, including The Sporting Memories Foundation

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Author: Tony Jameson-Allen

Donate Books, Memorabilia and Match Programmes

Why not take a few minutes to dig out any old programmes, sports biographies, annuals, shirts, scarves, boots and any other sporting memorabilia that could be put to use at our sporting memories clubs?

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Help us with our evaluation

We are looking for volunteers to help interview some of our club members about their experiences

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Author: Tony Jameson-Allen

Upcoming events

  • Volunteers Needed for New Sporting Memories Clubs in Andover and Romsey

    LOVE SPORT? Volunteers wanted to help facilitate or support our new weekly Sporting Memories Clubs in Andover and Romsey. Opening Soon. Every Wednesday at Romsey 13:00 - 15:00 pm and every Friday at Andover 13:00 - 15:00 pm FULL TRAINING PROVIDED Read more

  • Social Licence Webinar

    Learn more about our social licence model and ways of working with Sporting Memories Read more

Latest news

  • A Captain’s Lasting Memories

    Sandburn Hall Golf Club Captain, Gerry MacCrory, handed over a whopping cheque for £5561 to The Sporting Memories Foundation after a year's fundraising efforts. Read more

  • Sporting Memories Changing Lives Through Physical Activity

    Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland launched the first of our monthly hub events at Calderglen Sports Hub on Tuesday 2nd April building on our vision to provide inclusive physical activity opportunities for isolated older adults across East Kilbride. Read more

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