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Active Schools & Community Sport

Annan and District Athletics Club

Dumfries and Galloway Council currently have a team of Active Schools and Community Sport Officers that cover all 16 learning communities in Dumfries & Galloway.

Each officer works in partnership with primary and secondary schools, sports clubs and community organisations, and the wider community to develop sport and increase levels of physical activity.

 

The vision for Active Schools & Community Sport is to: -

 

  • Increase participation in sports and physical activity in Dumfries and Galloway in order to improve health, communities and creating higher levels of performance
  • Increase the number of children and young people participating in school and community sport
  • Increased capacity through the recruitment, retention and development of a network of volunteers to deliver sport in schools and the wider community
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    The role of the local Active Schools & Community Sport Officer is to: -

     

  • Increase the quality and range of opportunities, programmes and events offered through school and community sport
  • Increase participation amongst under-represented groups across all sectors of the community including disadvantaged groups.
  • Recruit, retain and develop a network of volunteers, coaches & sport leaders
  • Develop a network of sustainable clubs and supporting pathways for coaches and athletes.
  • Increase the number of young people engaging in volunteering as sport leaders and coaches in both school and community settings
  • Develop school/club links and effective pathways between school and sport clubs to support the transition from school to community sport
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    Contact Active Schools:

    Annandale & Eskdale Active School & Community Sport
    6 Council Offices, High Street, Annan DG12 6AQ

    r 01461 207046

    h AEASCS@dumgal.gov.uk

    l www.facebook.com/annandaleeskdale.activeschools.communitysport

     

    Sports Clubs in Annan

    Annandale & Eskdale Active Schools & Community Sport

    Active Schools & Community

    A team of Active Schools and Community Sport Officers in Dumfries & Galloway.

    Annan Athletic Football Club

    Annan Athletic Football Club

    Formed in 1942 and followed in the footsteps of Solway Star Football Club.

    Annan Athletics Club

    Annan Athletics Club

    Formed in February 1976, originally as Annan Harriers, a hill and road running club.

    Annan Bowling Club

    Annan Bowling Club

    The club welcomes all fellow bowlers, visitors and friends to enjoy its greens and facilities.

    Annan Rugby Football Club

    Annan Rugby Football Club

    Annan RFC offers Rugby at all age groups and to both men and women.

    Annan Swimming Club

    Annan Swimming Club

    Founded in 1933 when it used a natural pool at the Galabank on the River Annan.