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Participation in Sport

Women playing footballThe Scottish Government is committed to ensure that people from all ages and all communities across Scotland have the opportunity to participate in a variety of sporting activities, while setting in place both the physical and human infrastructure to deliver sporting opportunities and excellence in Scotland.

There are programmes in place to provide support to all levels of sport across Scotland, from grass roots to elite, and for all those involved, from athletes to club officials and sports administrators.

In This Section

  • Elite Sport

    Info on programmes to help athletes train and prepare for international competitions.

  • Sport for All

    Helping give people from all ages and all communities the opportunity to participate in a variety of sporting activities.

  • Youth Development

    Providing and developing opportunities for children in Scotland to participate in sport.

  • Local Authorities

    Information on the responsibilites of local authoities in the delivery of sports policies.