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. 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.


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

  • The Great World Cup Get Together

    Join charities Head for Change and Sporting Memories on Friday 30 July at 3pm, for the ‘Great World Cup Get Together’. It will be 55 years to the hour since England and West Germany kicked off their 1966 World Cup final at Wembley.  Read more

Latest news

  • A brand new partnership

    Charities Sporting Memories and Head for Change announce an important partnership – at a time when support for former players living with dementia and their families is so desperately needed. Read more

  • Scottish Government teams up with the KITbag project

    The Sporting Memories KITbag project has received financial support of £25,000 from the Scottish Government, for the distribution of 500 additional packages to individuals referred by over thirty community organisations. Read more

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