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WSA Launches #NewSeasonToolkit

author icon author icon 17 August 2018 author icon News

With sports across the country starting or preparing for the new winter season, the WSA has produced a one stop stop for clubs and organisations to help them ensure their procedures and systems are in place to kick off the…

St David Awards – The best in Wales for Culture

author icon author icon 27 July 2018 author icon News

The St David Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of different people from both in, and outside of Wales. These awards demonstrate that this country is a vibrant, innovative and confident nation, which values its people above all else. Who do…

WRU looks for diverse group of apprentices for unique opportunity

author icon author icon 27 July 2018 author icon News

On your marks, set, go ! The application process to become a WRU Rugby Development Apprentice for 2018 / 19 is now open and the national governing body is appealing for the most diverse, inclusive set of applicants to date….

Welsh Netball Launches Brand New Programme for 3-6 Year Olds: ‘netball tots®’

author icon author icon 27 July 2018 author icon News

On Wednesday 25 July at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show in Builth Wells, Welsh Netball launched a brand-new programme for children aged 3-6 called ‘netball tots®.’ The programme, aimed at developing the physical literacy of young children, is fronted by…

WSA joins the CEO Kickabout as it Returns for 2018

author icon author icon 13 July 2018 author icon News

WSA’s Keepy Uppy Champion, Tom Sharp, joined this year’s CEO Kickabout, the annual event which brings together business leaders from across Wales for a day of football, tactical insight and networking. Held at the FAW’s National Football Development Centre at Dragon…

Inclusive Adventure Festival breaks barriers!

author icon author icon 13 July 2018 author icon News

“Lexie test drives, with a bit of help from her father, a specially adapted bike for wheelchair users at the North Wales Special Educational Needs Outdoor Activity Festival held at Ysgol y Gogarth last week. More than 300 children and…

Social Business Wales Awards – Now Open for Applications

author icon author icon 5 July 2018 author icon News

The Social Business Wales Awards 2018 has now been officially launched. Recognising excellence amongst the social business sector in Wales, the Awards have become a fantastic platform for many different types of social businesses to celebrate the successes and achievements…

WSA and Club Solutions Join Forces to Improve Club Resilience

author icon author icon 22 June 2018 author icon News

WSA Business Development Manager Tom Sharp will be leading a Club Solutions webinar session on July 4th on how building partnerships with local businesses can help clubs on the road to resilience. We know at the WSA that sustainability is…

All Afloat Charity Launch is Smooth Sailing

author icon author icon 8 June 2018 author icon News

All Afloat Wales, Wales’ leading charity for enabling children and minorities to access boating and sailing, launched this week at the Channel View Centre, Cardiff. All Afloat allows an access point for any young person to try sailing across North,…

Board Volunteers – How Women Leaders Can Help Shape the Future of Sport

author icon author icon 8 June 2018 author icon News

2018’s list of the world’s highest paid athletes published by Forbes this week has no women in the top 100. This is a stark reminder that the significant gender pay gap in global sport is reflective of a much broader…

WSA Partners with Localgiving to Unlock Grants for Local Clubs

author icon author icon 16 May 2018 author icon News

Would you like to explore online fundraising, receive free training and unlock match funding? WSA fundraising partner Localgiving has this week launched a new scheme where small charities and community groups who deliver engaging physical activities which help to overcome…

Fancy a Place in a Race? Cardiff Half Spaces Available

author icon author icon 10 May 2018 author icon News

As a partner of the WSA, the NSPCC in Wales is offering our members the chance to take part in the now fully booked Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday October 7th 2018. If you choose to run for…

Welsh Racketsports Join Forces for Children’s Easter Showcase Event

author icon author icon 22 March 2018 author icon News

Table Tennis Wales, Badminton Wales, Tennis Wales and Squash Wales have come together to offer a unique experience for children during the Easter school holidays. The camp at the National Centre in Cardiff on April 4th will give children aged 7-11…

Darren Warner, Welsh Judo: The Real Performance Pathway

author icon author icon 16 March 2018 author icon News

I remember my first experience of Judo as if it was yesterday. Although almost forty years later, the fear I felt as I clung to the side of my father, watching as other children threw each other around the mat…

National Apprenticeship Week- The Value of Apprenticeships to Sport

author icon author icon 8 March 2018 author icon News

As National Apprenticeship Week comes to an end, we’ve focused on WSA member Urdd Gobaith Cymru’s Apprenticeship Scheme to showcase the opportunities that are available to the sports sector via apprenticeships. As well as offering opportunities for apprentices over 18…

GDPR Support Service for WSA Members

author icon author icon 7 March 2018 author icon News

The WSA has joined forces with the GDPR Alliance for Wales, to bring to you, our members, additional support to help you on your journey to becoming fully compliant with GDPR. The following services are available to all WSA members,…

Wales Outdoor Activity Clubs Survey 2018

author icon author icon 2 March 2018 author icon News

The Outdoor Partnership are beginning a wide ranging outdoor activity research project in Wales in collaboration with Bangor University and with the support of National Governing Bodies. The aim of the research is to build on our current understanding of…

New Business Development Manager at the WSA

author icon author icon 23 February 2018 author icon News

The Welsh Sports Association is delighted to welcome Business Development Manager, Tom Sharp, to our team. Tom’s background is in Digital, working on the agency side; developing relationships, understanding customer requirements, scoping technical solutions and implementing strategic recommendations.  With a…

Women in Sport – Survey

author icon author icon 23 February 2018 author icon News

Sport Wales are working with Women in Sport as part of a UK research project and are asking for your help. Women in Sport is undertaking a survey to explore the experiences of women and men in the sport, physical…

WSA to Fly the Flag for Welsh Sport at Wales Week in London 2018

author icon author icon 23 February 2018 author icon News

The Welsh Sports Association (WSA) is looking to highlight the positive impact of Welsh Sport during Wales Week in London 2018, the annual celebration of Wales which kicks off on February 24th. Established in 2017, Wales Week in London is a coordinated…