Stay ahead of the game with the WSA’s member benefits.

The WSA offers a range of advocacy support and shared business services to ensure a stronger and more resilient sports sector in Wales.
There are two categories of membership:

Full Member

i. Recognised National Governing Bodies or Groups (“NGB”) accepted into membership under the provisions of the Articles (with a National remit in Wales). 
ii. Unaffiliated Organisations that are legally constituted not for profit bodies involved in the delivery of sport or active recreation in Wales and are not affiliated to an NGB. 

From
£
53
/year*

✔ Voting and nomination rights at company meetings
✔ Full Members, & those that are Welsh Governing Bodies of Sport, are permitted to share their member benefits, with their own non-for-profit member clubs.

✔ Advocacy support: we voice our members’ opinions and concerns to Ministers, policy officials and other decision makers and respond on your behalf to public consultations
✔ Member ‘Point of Contact’ & Chair to receive access to live Business Continuity webinars. All members to access recordings of Business Continuity webinars.
✔ Access to Business Continuity webinar recordings
✔ Pro Bono Executive Recruitment service
✔ Discounted rates on all recruitment services on paid positions in partnership with Acorn Recruitment
✔ Covid-19 Advocacy Support & Training
✔ Access to Monthly Political Monitoring
✔ Access to Campaign Advice & Resource pages
✔ Free consultancy advice from Finance and Governance consultants
✔ Free Helplines & Advice – e.g. Financial, HR, Legal, Commercial, GDPR, Tax
✔ Preferential rates on all insurance products via our official broker and underwriting services
✔ Free confidential risk assessments of insurance cover
✔ Discounted rates for our comprehensive range of training courses, including Covid-19 training for the sport & recreation sector
✔ Safeguarding Support & Training – plus online SPC renewal
✔ Discounted Team Manager Training (TM1, TM2 & TM3)
✔ Discounted Political Training
✔ Discounted Online Bilingual DBS services
✔ Discounted insurance & bespoke coaches insurance
✔ Discounted First Aid Training & Event cover
✔ Secure Live Streaming solution
✔ Digital Support & Advice – free digital audits
✔ Online Membership management solution via Sport:80
✔ Discounted Rental rates & Car Club vehicles via Enterprise
✔ Ventur – travel Support & Portal – domestic & abroad
✔ Governance advice & guidance
✔ Free online resources & templates to help with governance & leadership
✔ Funding & Grant Advice
✔ Fundraising support via Local Giving
✔ Access to government Kickstart Scheme
✔ Media & Events support
✔ Welsh Language support & translation
✔ Wellbeing Support Plans
✔ Heart Screening services
✔ Telecommunications – mobile contract kick backs for clubs
✔ Support with progressing the development & management of sports facilities.
✔ Regular newsletter to keep you up-to-date with issues and opportunities that matter to the sector
✔ Promote your national sporting events via WSA website
✔ Promote Vacanies through the WSA Vacancies page
✔ Promotion of your activities via our social media network

Associate Member

i. Associate Members are public, private, commercial or voluntary organisations that play a role in sport, active recreation or community activity in Wales, regionally and locally and are not eligible to be Full Members.


From
£
63
/year*



✔ Advocacy support: we voice our members’ opinions and concerns to Ministers, policy officials and other decision makers and respond on your behalf to public consultations
✔ Member ‘Point of Contact’ & Chair to receive access to live Business Continuity webinars. All members to access recordings of Business Continuity webinars.
✔ Access to Business Continuity webinar recordings
✔ Pro Bono Executive Recruitment service
✔ Discounted rates on all recruitment services on paid positions in partnership with Acorn Recruitment
✔ Covid-19 Advocacy Support & Training
✔ Access to Monthly Political Monitoring
✔ Access to Campaign Advice & Resource pages
✔ Free consultancy advice from Finance and Governance consultants
✔ Free Helplines & Advice – e.g. Financial, HR, Legal, Commercial, GDPR, Tax
✔ Preferential rates on all insurance products via our official broker and underwriting services
✔ Free confidential risk assessments of insurance cover
✔ Discounted rates for our comprehensive range of training courses, including Covid-19 training for the sport & recreation sector
✔ Safeguarding Support & Training – plus online SPC renewal
✔ Discounted Team Manager Training (TM1, TM2 & TM3)
✔ Discounted Political Training
✔ Discounted Online Bilingual DBS services
✔ Discounted insurance & bespoke coaches insurance
✔ Discounted First Aid Training & Event cover
✔ Secure Live Streaming solution
✔ Digital Support & Advice – free digital audits
✔ Online Membership management solution via Sport:80
✔ Discounted Rental rates & Car Club vehicles via Enterprise
✔ Ventur – travel Support & Portal – domestic & abroad
✔ Governance advice & guidance
✔ Free online resources & templates to help with governance & leadership
✔ Funding & Grant Advice
✔ Fundraising support via Local Giving
✔ Access to government Kickstart Scheme
✔ Media & Events support
✔ Welsh Language support & translation
✔ Wellbeing Support Plans
✔ Heart Screening services
✔ Telecommunications – mobile contract kick backs for clubs
✔ Support with progressing the development & management of sports facilities.
✔ Regular newsletter to keep you up-to-date with issues and opportunities that matter to the sector
✔ Promote your national sporting events via WSA website
✔ Promote Vacanies through the WSA Vacancies page
✔ Promotion of your activities via our social media network

*Please check our Fees page for full details of costs

We work hard to ensure that we offer the services your business needs. If you want a service and you’re not sure it’s something we offer, please get in touch with the team. It may help us to shape our member benefits in the future.

* For the purpose of WSA membership, a National Governing Body of sport is defined as the organisation that governs through the common consent of its sport; and is recognised by the UK Sports Councils. In recognition of their founder member status, Welsh Governing Bodies of Sport are permitted to share their member benefits, with their own non-for-profit member clubs. Please visit the WSA web page for further information on the benefits available to WSA member clubs

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