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Wealden Sports Profile

Active Sussex is one of 49 County Sports Partnerships in England and is largely funded by the Government to co-ordinate and facilitate the delivery of sport and physical activity initiatives across Sussex. Their purpose is to help drive improved access to, and an increased participation in, sport and physical activity in Sussex.

The following data is a profile snapshot of data for our district, covering sports participation, facilities, health, economy & demographics between April 2014 and March 2015.

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Wealden Profile Snapshot

Total Funding

  • £10,920 into Community Sport administered by Active Sussex

Sport Participation in Wealden

  • 37.20% of adults participate in 30 minutes per week

Sussex School Games

  • 129 children aged 7-16 took part in the Summer Festival

Sport Related Workshops and Training

  • 54 attended Active Sussex organised workshops

Sport Volunteering in Wealden

  • 58 volunteers registered with Active Sussex


  • 93 11-25 year olds got more active doing Sportivate courses

Primary Physical Education

  • 30 Wealden Primary Schools have been advised by Active Sussex

Sports Coaching in Wealden

  • No Bursary Funding has been allocated into Community Coaching

View Profiles for other areas in Sussex and find out more about Active Sussex (external link)