The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity

CIMSPA is the professional development body for the UK’s sport and physical activity sector, committed to supporting, developing and enabling professionals and organisations to succeed and, as a result, inspire our nation to become more active.

Together we’re developing a vibrant, UK-wide sport and physical activity sector, with the highest standards of service delivery.

Our vision

Shaping a recognised, valued and inclusive sport and physical activity sector that everyone can be a part of.

Our strategy

Individual and collective professional recognition for the sport and physical activity workforce.

People and culture

CIMSPA is an exemplar, high performing team, that demonstrates CIMSPA’s vision and values at all opportunities. 

Agenda for ACTION

How the sport and physical activity workforce can help the next government drive health, wellbeing and economic value for our nation.

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People and culture

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Policy, guidance and codes of conduct

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CIMSPA history

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Administration centre

Administrative information on services and products


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