Suffolk Coastal is committed improving the health and wellbeing of people in the district.
To make a real difference, we need a clear strategy to provide direction to our chosen development partner for the next decade. Over the past year we have engaged local people in a review and assessment to help us develop a strategy which shapes the way we deliver our services improving the health, wellbeing and fitness of our communities.
The review was wide-ranging and encompassed all forms of leisure and recreation, not just sport. The guiding principle was to include leisure and recreation pursuits that people ‘do’ rather than those that they ‘view’, such as taking your children to a local play area, walking in the countryside, horse riding or playing a game of football with your local club.
The leisure strategy is based on three underpinning assessments and a comprehensive engagement report. It acts as a guide to Suffolk Coastal District Council’s leisure development and operational partners as they look to improve leisure and recreational opportunities across the district.
The leisure strategy provides:
The leisure strategy also:
The Suffolk Coastal Leisure Strategy will continue to develop overtime as community projects are identified and leisure partners scope the detail of strategy’s recommendations.
Communities that need support or guidance to carry out a project in line with the recommendations of the Suffolk Coastal Leisure Strategy are welcome to contact us.