clubs

Wesport runs a number of club workshops throughout the year to help develop clubs in many different ways, including:

  • Club Governance
  • Marketing
  • Accessing Funding 
  • and many more.
Club Workshops

We will update this page when new workshops are organised. You can also be kept up-to-date by following us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram or by signing up to our E-Newsletter (See the bottom of this page).

If you would like to find out more information about any upcoming club workshops please email: info@wesport.org.uk or call: 0117 328 6250.

 

upcoming club workshops

Club Matters Workshops 

Club Matters, the essential one-stop-shop for sports clubs, will provide you with support, learning and guidance on all aspects of running a club whether it is large, small, formal or informal. Club Matters offers free, simple and bitesize support to all clubs.
Wesport are staging several Club Matters workshops across a range of topics. These 2 hour workshops are FREE and training is delivered by Club Matters facilitators. Sessions are specifically for sports clubs and will give you the opportunity to learn from a specialist in the chosen topic, other peoples’ experiences, working smart together and developing your skills.

Course Cost: Free

Dates:

  • Club Matters Business Planning - Tuesday, 10th October 2017 - Kingswood Sports Pavilion, Bath - 19:00-21:00
  • Club Matters Finance for Sports Clubs - Monday, 6th November 2017 - University of the West of England, Bristol - 19:00-21:00
  • Club Matters Structure & Governance - Tuesday, 5th December 2017 - Kingswood Sports Pavilion, Bath - 19:00-21:00
  • Club Matters Tax for Sports Clubs - Tuesday, 16th January 2018 - University of the West of England, Bristol - 19:00-21:00
  • Club Matters Business Planning - Wednesday, 24th January 2018 - The Link, Nailsea School, North Somerset - 19:00-21:00

 

 

How to Market Your Club Effectively 

With so many marketing options out there, it can often leave you in a muddle. This workshop will guide you through the marketing minefield and help you get a plan together so you can identify and attract new members, enhance your club’s profile and get you ready to launch your marketing approach.

As part of this workshop, Wesport’s Marketing and Information Officer, will guide you through a handy marketing resource, which will help you identify how your club can boost its marketing function and identify steps you can take to promote your offer.

Course Cost: £10 per club (maximum 2 people from a club per booking)

Dates:

  • Wednesday, 29th November 2017 - Odd Down Sports Ground, Bath - 19:00-21:00
  • Wednesday, 14th March 2018 - Odd Down Sports Ground, Bath - 19:00-21:00

 

 

How to Use Social Media to Market Your Club

The world of Social Media can be a vast and confusing one to understand. This workshop will help to demystify this and show you how you can use this powerful tool to promote your club and engage your audience.

As part of this workshop, Wesport’s Marketing and Information Officer, will guide you through a handy social media resource, which will help you identify how your club can take advantage of social media and how to do this in a quick and easy way.

Course Cost: £10 per club (maximum 2 people from a club per booking)

Dates:

  • Wednesday, 4th October 2017 - Odd Down Sports Ground, Bath - 19:00-21:00
  • Wednesday, 7th February 2018 - University of the West of England, Bristol - 19:00-21:00

 

 

Managing Difficult Behaviour In Clubs

This 3 hour workshop is for teachers, coaches, instructors, club officials and parents and who deal with athletes on a regular basis. This workshop will help you:-

  • Understand the difference between annoying and bad behaviour.
  • Ascertain the reasons why bad behaviour happens.
  • Understand the impact it can have on clubs, workforce and athletes.
  • Develop ideas for managing and developing improved behaviour from athletes and their parents.

Course Cost: £30 per person

Dates:

  • Wednesday, 18th October 2017 - University of the West of England, Bristol - 19:00-21:00
  • Tuesday, 23rd January 2018 - Odd Down Sports Ground, Bath - 19:00-21:00