Consultation on a new Strategy for Sport and Physical Activity

Consultation opened on 26 February 2021. Closing date 14 May 2021.


The Department for Communities is consulting on the development of a new Sport and Physical Activity Strategy for Northern Ireland to cover the next 10 years and beyond. The new Strategy is being developed by the Department for Communities acting on behalf of all the departments of the Northern Ireland Executive. The aim is to provide a flexible strategic framework for a cross-departmental, ambitious, and comprehensive approach to promoting participation and excellence in sport and physical activity.


Consultation description

The current strategy for sport, Sport Matters will be replaced by a new strategy for sport and physical activity. The draft strategy has been co-designed in consultation with key stakeholders through focus groups and questionnarires. This is an opportunity for the public to have their say in shaping the future of sport and physical activity.

Please note the closing date for this consultation has been extended to 14 May 2021.

A summary of results is now available.

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