To celebrate, we are on the search for ‘Community Captains’ in the London boroughs of Richmond and Bromley to help locals connect and be active following national lockdown.
Sportside is seeking sports enthusiasts to sign up as ‘Community Captains’ and lead the charge in helping locals stay active, while following the latest UK government rules around exercise in Tier 2 regions.The scheme, which sees Richmond & Bromley locals become the first people to trial the new free Sportside app, will empower the volunteer ‘Community Captains’ to alert fellow residents on the app and encourage them to join together before taking part in permitted sport and exercise activities, including the likes of running, cycling, tennis, football or walking.
Local residents can apply to become a ‘Community Captain’ by visiting http://www.sportside.com/communitycaptain and completing the online form. Community Captains will benefit from increased visibility and promotion within the Sportside app and social media, as well as a dedicated in-app badge and the satisfaction of inspiring their neighbours to connect and play!
The early access launch of the Sportside app comes at a time when sporting play is perhaps more important than ever before following the first COVID-19 lockdown in March, which is still having a lasting impact on the accessibility and availability of sport.
Sign up to Sportside in Richmond and Bromley and become an early adopter Community Captain, helping keep your community in good physical and mental health during these challenging times.
Sportside is the app wanting to help millions of people play more sports.
-> Choose the sports you want to play.
-> The app connects you with people nearby looking to play the same sports as you, at your level.
-> Swipe through profiles and connect with the people you want to play sport with.
-> Chat to your new friends.
-> Create a new game or join an existing one.
-> Map view: Create, find or join a new game.
A survey by the The Sport and Recreation Alliance reported that 48.1 per cent of individuals cite ‘having someone to take part with me’ and 31.8 say ‘having a friend take me along’ as the key drivers to increase their participation in sport.
Meet your new sporting friends on Sportside.