Going for gold

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Released on 24 October 2005 Archived News


Stratford-on-Avon District Council in partnership with Sports Leisure Management (SLM) are offering free use of the four leisure centres in the district to anyone that represents England, N Ireland, Scotland and Wales or Great Britain in a sport recongised by Sport England.

This Passport to Excellence is part of the District Council's commitment to supporting local talented athletes and sports people and is valid for one calendar year, January to December.

The four leisure centres managed on behalf of the District Council by SLM are Stratford Visitor & Leisure Centre, Studley Leisure Centre, Southam Leisure Centre and Shipston Leisure Centre.

To qualify you must be:

  • Under 21 years old

  • Live in the Stratford-on-Avon District

  • Represent your Country at a national level

  • Be part of a National governing Body programme supported by Sport England.

The Excellence scheme aims to develop talent today for future sporting success, such as the London 2012 Olympics and it is intended to give talented performers the chance to progress to the best of their ability and achieve excellence.

20 passes are available each year.  To find out more or for an application form please contact the Sports Development team at the District Council on 01789 260606.


Contact details

Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Elizabeth House, Church Street,
Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire,
CV37 6HX
Tel: 01789 267575

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