Sports Development and Physical Activity


Sports Development and the development of Physical Activity relating to healthy lifestyles, active recreation and active travel is part of the service provided by Mid Sussex District Council  It's aims are to promote healthy lifestyles within the District.

Areas of work include:

Much of our work is in partnership with a large network of organisations and individuals such as voluntary clubs, coaches, national governing bodies of sport and Active Sussex, the County Sports Partnership.

Playing Pitch Strategy (2015-31)

Mid Sussex District Council has produced a Playing Pitch Strategy which was adopted by Cabinet in February 2015.  The strategy provides information about organised outdoor sports clubs (cricket, football, rugby, netball, hockey, tennis, bowls and stoolball) that train and compete in the District.  It  maps existing provision, current and future demand for facilities and provides a framework for planning, investment and sport development.  You can download .pdf copies of the strategy and appendices below:

Playing Pitch Strategy (2015-31)

Appendix A List of clubs and teams (by sport)
Appendix B District Plan sites allocated for formal sports and leisure use
Appendix C Community pitches
Appendix D School sites with no regular public access
Appendix E Pitch Quality Assessment (Sport England)
Appendix F Pavilion Quality Assessment (Sport England)
Appendix G Questionnaire feedback
Appendix H Sports Teams Map
Appendix I: Comparative Sizes of Sports Pitches & Courts

Further Information

For further information contact us email via or call 01444 477275