• Research & Publications

    Strong research and evidence are key to informing the work we do here at the Alliance.

  • Research shows the sector requires further support

    The Alliance teamed up with the Sport Industry Research Group at Sheffield Hallam University

  • Welcome to our new strategy - Support. Recover. Achieve.

    Our new strategy comes at a critical juncture for both society and our sector. 

  • COVID-19 Support & guidance for your organisation

    Click here for our COVID-19 Business Support Measures FAQs

  • GIVERS Research

    For the first time, groundbreaking behavioural science research, has given us new evidence and insight into what drives people to volunteer, and what keeps them from doing so.

  • Covid-19 Support

    Click here for our COVID-19 Business Support Measures FAQs

  • members iconSport and recreation in the UK – facts and figures

    Useful facts and figures relating to the sport and recreation sector

  • members iconA members' guide to sport and recreation sector stakeholders

    This resource provides an introduction to key organisations that the Alliance works with and seeks to influence.  It provides a brief overview about who the organisations are, what they do and how the Alliance works with them for the benefit of our members. 

  • Reconomics Plus

    The Sport and Recreation Alliance has launched Reconomics Plus, an online resource designed to help the sector champion the value of outdoor recreation to the economy, our health and to creating strong, vibrant local communities. This new resource brings together the latest research and statistics to highlight the contribution of outdoor recreation in England.

  • Making Time

    Making Time - Join In’s latest ground-breaking research looks at how behavioural science can persuade more people to give their time and volunteer, with a focus on sport.

  • What's the Score?

    What's the Score? provides a snapshot of the state of health that sports clubs in England and Wales find themselves in. It looks at things like number of members, volunteers and the diversity of membership.