Education and Social Care
Council Offices, High Street,
Tel: 01343 563657
Fax: 01343 563990
Applications are invited from local sport, leisure and community groups to apply for funding to provide better sporting facilities in Moray. Applications will be accepted up until 31 May 2013.
Sports Development lies within the Lifelong Learning, Culture and Sport Section of the Education and Social Care Department. The team is made up of the Sports Development Officer, Assistant Leisure Officer, Rugby Development Officer, Football Development Officer, Active Schools Co-ordinators and a team of Sports Coaches and Assistants.
A number of agencies and organisations in Moray devised the Physical Activity, Sport and Health Strategy for moray 2007-2012 'Living an Active Life.' The vision of this strategy is to improve the health and wellbeing of everyone in moray through physical activity and sport.
Early years – Changing the culture in families so that active living becomes habitual: introducing activity from birth, involving the family group and encouraging basic skill acquisition at a young age.
School Age Children - increasing the physical activity levels of schoolchildren and providing them with the basic skills to participate to their full potential in a wide range of play and sports.
Community Participation – targeting the sedentary population, focussing on effecting behaviour change to reach the recommended activity levels. Maintaining active lifestyles and increasing activity levels in key population groups.
Facilities - Developing a strategy for sports and leisure facilities in moray.
The Sports Development Team undertake a variety of duties within their remit. The following are some key areas where they focus their efforts;
We work with a range of partners to assist in the implementation of the 'Living an Active Life' strategy. Some of these partners include Moray Voluntary Services Organisation, Outf!t Moray, SportScotland, NHS Grampian, Forestry Commission, Moray College, Moray Leisure Centre, sportMoray, Grampian Coaching and the Big Lottery.
The Sports Development Team comprises the following staff;
Sports Development Officer
Tel: 01343 563657 Mobile: 07800 670675
Assistant Leisure Officer
Tel: 01343 563891
Football Development Officer
Tel: 01343 556315
Rugby Development Officer
Tel: 01343 563894 Mobile: 07527 387549