Our new brand - transition

Over the coming weeks CIMSPA will roll out its new brand across its platforms and communications, in parallel with important enhancements to the services it provides to members and partners.

The new visual identity symbolises the growth of a recognised and respected profession for the whole sport and physical activity sector.

This project is being driven by the whole sector – employers, training providers, awarding organisations and further and higher education.

Kitemark of quality

At the centre of the brand is the CIMSPA shield – our “kitemark of quality” for the best people, organisations and education products in the world of sport and physical activity.

Members

Look out for an all-new online profile which will showcase your abilities and help manage your professional development, as well as new individual member logos to celebrate your professional relationship with the sector’s chartered professional body.

Our impact 2017-2019

Read our latest summary of how, working with over 300 partners, we are advancing our work to help encourage an active and healthy nation, and provide great careers for everyone working in sport and physical activity.

 

 

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S&PA Professional - Autumn 2015 issue out now

07 October 2015

It's more than three years since Team GB earned the nation’s applause at the London Olympics and Paralympics, Makers” were also praised for their time...

Fresh ideas for “rising talent” with student placements

29 September 2015

We’ve got some fresh perspectives “in the room” at CIMSPA’s central office at Loughborough University for the rest of the year, as two students from...

New vice-chair for CIMSPA South

29 September 2015

A message from Mac Cleeves, newly elected vice-chair of the CIMSPA South regional management board, to the region’s members. Dear colleague, I am extremely pleased...

BLOG: 86400 – Are you making them count?

28 September 2015

CIMSPA is very pleased to be introducing this blog from our latest skills development partner Jacky Leonard, ahead of our new CPD workshops on this...

NHS Blood and Transplant - Bleed For England

28 September 2015

Support England in a way that really matters During the world's biggest rugby tournament, NHS Blood and Transplant is asking you to support England not...

A picture paints a thousand words

14 September 2015

…As CIMSPA grows into its sector leadership role, we’re always looking to improve the way we communicate with members, employers and those who we’re targeting...

BLOG: Managing meetings to maximise results

11 September 2015

BLOG: Managing meetings to maximise results CIMSPA is very pleased to be introducing this blog from our latest skills development partner jacky Leonard, ahead of...

CIMSPA welcomes JL Consulting as its latest skills development partner

11 September 2015

We're very pleased to welcome JL Consulting to our growing stable of skills development partners – the training providers who are helping CIMSPA deliver a...

IMPORTANT: CIMSPA's response to the DCMS sport consultation

02 September 2015

Next week, CIMSPA members will be invited to comment on the institute’s formal response to the government’s current “New Strategy for Sport” consultation. CIMSPA is...

The best LIW speaker programme ever?

02 September 2015

Register today for your free ticket to Leisure Industry Week – uniting the leisure sector as one team to celebrate innovation, stay on point with...

New member-discounted CPD courses launched

02 September 2015

CIMSPA’s endorsed CPD training offer for members is now entering an exciting new phase, as we introduce an extended range of titles. The first of...

STITCH benchmarking tool - first “state of the nation” statistics

25 August 2015

One of the most innovative safety analysis products being developed by the sector at the moment is STITCH, which is managed by CIMSPA partner Right...

Physical activity trailblazer apprenticeship standards approved

21 August 2015

CIMSPA is pleased to confirm that the two Trailblazer apprenticeships standards it has been developing with sector employers have been approved by the Department for...

Free CIMSPA recruitment posters

18 August 2015

As we build the sector’s single chartered institute, we’re eager to make sure everyone working in sport and activity is aware of the difference membership...

CIMSPA welcomes new StreetGames apprenticeships scheme progress

12 August 2015

CIMSPA has welcomed the news that national sports charity, StreetGames, has announced that it is to develop a new community sport apprenticeship as part of...

Can you help England Netball plan their facilities future?

07 August 2015

As a growing sport, England Netball are currently gathering evidence for the development of their national facilities strategy and are interested in hearing the views...

Strengthening the strategic position of sport and physical activity - cCLOA project

05 August 2015

The Chief Culture and Leisure Officers Association (cCLOA) are working with Sport England on this important initiative to ensure sport and activity engages more closely with the new health commissioning system.

CIMSPA welcomes new consultation on strengthening sport across the country

04 August 2015

The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity has welcomed today's announcement by Sports Minister Tracey Crouch of a public consultation on...

6th ESDN conference less than a month away

03 August 2015

CIMSPA is looking forward to being present at the 6th European Sports Development Network conference, in Leeds next month. 6th Annual Conference of the European...

"Associative democracy" and leisure services asset transfer

31 July 2015

It's always a pleasure to highlight the amazing breadth of the work CIMSPA members do across the sector, and today we're signposting some work which...

Shaping the future of workforce development - conference report

22 July 2015

On Wednesday 8 July, over 70 invited representatives from major employers, training providers, awarding organisations and government agencies joined CIMSPA and ukactive in Reading for...

Event and training venues - can you help?

21 July 2015

With a busy and expanding training and events calendar, CIMSPA is always on the lookout for meeting rooms for this important work which is helping...

S&PA Professional - Summer 2015 issue out now

13 July 2015

Summer time and sunshine beckons, there’s no better time to find out more about the latest trends in outdoor exercise. Find out how Tough Mudder...

CIMSPA members join ukactive membership council

10 July 2015

Two CIMSPA members are amongst those joining ukactive's new membership council, which is the formal voice of their membership base. Phil Rumbelow, Chief Executive, Jubilee...

Event report: CIMSPA South get first look at our managing staff performance workshop

03 July 2015

Thirty members and sector professionals gathered in a very warm and summery Bournemouth last week for the rollout of CIMSPA’s latest professional development workshop –...

New chair for CIMSPA Midlands region

01 July 2015

CIMSPA is pleased to announce that Adam Hill, head of leisure and culture at Stafford Borough Council, has been elected by his regional board as...

Technology to feature high on the list as Active Training Awards 2015 Entries open up

29 June 2015

The Active Training Awards are back for 2015, delivered by ukactive and CIMSPA and sponsored by Active IQ. These awards recognise the organisations and individuals...

Did you know it’s Drowning Prevention Week?

24 June 2015

Drowning Prevention Week, the national campaign of drowning prevention charity the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), aims to cut down the number of...

Four new partners join CIMSPA

24 June 2015

CIMSPA is pleased to welcome four new partners, adding to the list of organisations working with the chartered institute to transform the sector's workforce development...

Event report: “Managing your customer experience” event pilot a success in Swansea

23 June 2015

Last week saw CIMSPA Wales host a successful pilot of our latest CPD workshop series – “Managing your customer experience”.

"Mind the gap" – an ongoing Linkedin debate

09 June 2015

CIMSPA chartered fellow Martyn Allison is leading a spirited discussion at the moment on CIMSPA's Linkedin group on how recent Local Government Association research highlights...

Voluntary management of facilities on the agenda in Wales

22 May 2015

Bespoke Welsh law proposed to help communities bid for, own and run assets such as sports halls.

CIMSPA member Andrew Thomas joins Sport Wales Advisory Group

27 April 2015

CIMSPA Wales board member Andrew Thomas is one of nine new members of the prestigious Sport Wales Advisory Group.

Leisure-net open next HAFOS survey to operators

16 April 2015

CIMSPA is pleased to be highlighting the next HAFOS (Health and Fitness Omnibus) survey to members.

2015 UK election: sport/activity "manifesto mentions"

14 April 2015

So far this week, three of the parties taking part in the May election have launched their manifestos for government if elected.

Greenhouse Sports charity project - can you help?

13 April 2015

Greenhouse Sports are looking for advice on transforming a donated building into a community sports facility.

S&PA Professional – Spring 2015 issue out now

01 April 2015

Highlights of the Spring 2015 S&PA Professional magazine.

Physical activity sector calls for single skills development body at ukactive and CIMSPA conference

27 March 2015

Leading employers from the physical activity sector have called for skills and workforce development to sit within a single organisation.

Looking forward to National Apprenticeships Week

05 March 2015

There’s an exciting week ahead with the England-wide National Apprenticeships Week (9-13 March 2015).

Sports insight: young Indian males (16-25)

26 February 2015

This research looks at how sports organisations can engage the young Indian male market.

Addressing the challenge of workforce development

26 February 2015

Active training conference 26th March.

Supporting the EFDS

24 February 2015

CIMSPA is very pleased to support the English Federation of Disability Sport's new "Charter for Change". EFDS hopes the charter will lead to many more...

CIMSPA events series in March 2015 - apprenticeships

23 February 2015

Thornbury, Sheffield and Peterborough are the locations for CIMSPA’s forthcoming free CPD events series in March on workforce development through apprenticeships schemes. The seminars, titled...

CIMSPA Wales FREE CPD seminar: Legal claims in sport and leisure

17 February 2015

The seminar, taking place at Bridgend Life Centre on the afternoon of Thursday 26 March, is the latest in a series of highly successful CIMSPA...

CIMSPA Midlands FREE CPD seminar: Legal claims in sport and leisure

16 February 2015

The seminar, taking place on 19 March 2015 at the chartered institute’s home base – SportPark, Loughborough University – is the latest in a series...

CIMSPA Scotland FREE CPD workshop - employment law: an introduction to the essentials

10 February 2015

CIMSPA Scotland’s 2015 continuing professional development programme kicks off next month with the first booked event of the year. The workshop, taking place at Aberdeen...

CIMSPA news

09 February 2015

New online CPD courses for CIMSPA members

03 February 2015

CIMSPA is pleased to announce the launch of new online continuing professional development opportunities for qualifying CIMSPA members. The initiative is a partnership between CIMSPA...

New vice-chair for CIMSPA Scotland

08 January 2015

Sharon McGuire has been elected as vice-chair of CIMSPA Scotland’s national management board