What is ClubMark?

ClubMark is the universally acknowledged cross sport accreditation scheme for community sports clubs. It is based on criteria which must be supported by specific evidence. Based on four key areas of club development it centres around:

Activity/playing programmes – this includes, for example, coaching qualifications required, insurance and coach to participant ratios

Duty of care and welfare – appropriate risk assessments, health and safety policies, training, compliance and child protection policies

Knowing your club and its community – this ensures that your club is committed to fairness and equity in respect of the way in seeks to attract and retain members from your local community

Club management – which covers issues to do with club and committee structures and the general running of the organisation