The Community Sport and Wellbeing Team in Newport Live is highly regarded locally, regionally, and nationally by partners such as Sport Wales, Disability Sport Wales, Street Games, and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent; having won awards and been recognised for its innovation and good practice. 

The team delivers and facilitates a wide range of high quality sporting and wellbeing opportunities for children, families, schools, communities, sports clubs, and local groups across Newport. 

Our projects wouldn’t be possible without the partners and funders we work with, who through their support, make a huge difference to the lives of people in Newport. Our programmes and initiatives not only benefit participants, but the community as a whole, as they help reduce anti-social behaviour and have a positive impact on health services through improving people’s wellbeing. 

We deliver projects in a range of areas including:

Positive Futures
Sport and youth engagement diversionary activities for young people at risk of anti-social behaviour, supporting community cohesion and social inclusion through sport

Alternative Education
Providing social and emotional support, guidance and pastoral care for those young people whom are disengaged with traditional educational settings, using sport and physical activity as the hook to engage and inspire young people.

Health & Wellbeing
Providing engagement support to referred families, connecting them to communities socially, and providing guidance and mentoring in one to one meetings and through activity and interventions that support improvements in physical inactivity, emotional wellbeing, mental health, obesity and weight management, smoking cessation, drug and alcohol, and parenting wellbeing.

Volunteering Sport
Providing training, qualifications and support to young people to become future leaders, volunteers or employees in the sport and physical activity sector. 

Early Years, Physical Literacy, and School Sports Programme
Engaging children and young people who are inactive or lead sedentary lifestyles, or who have emotional wellbeing needs; as well as supporting those children and young people who are active, sporty and engaged with in sport and physical activity further pathways and opportunities to progress and enjoy a lifelong participation in activities.

Equality in Sport
Engaging children, young people, adults, carers, parents, and families in activities in our schools, communities, clubs, and leisure facilities; ensuring everybody can be active, have enjoyment and benefit from sport and physical activity. 
 

Find out more about our programmes


To find out more about how you can support us and our work please call 01633 287695 and ask to speak to Karl Reed, Head of Community Sport & Wellbeing or email sportsdevelopment@newportlive.co.uk or karl.reed@newportlive.co.uk 

Thanks to our current partners and funders;