National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs) have responsibility for managing their specific sport in England. They are independent, self-appointed organisations that deliver programmes that encourage more people playing sport.

From April 2017, Sport England is investing nearly £189 million of National Lottery and Government funding into 46 NGBs to get more people playing sport regularly and keeping that healthy habit. HSP works directly with NGBs to help ensure successful outcomes, increasing participation, coaching, club development, disability and talent development. For more information about how Sport England works with the NGBs, visit the Sport England website.

National Governing Bodies – Covid-19 Guidance

Hertfordshire along with the rest of the country is currently in a new set of restrictions as of 5th November, until 2nd December. Guidance on implications to sport and physical activity can be found on Sport England’s Coronavirus page – Link Here

Sport/ActivityNGBNGB GuidanceNGB Roadmap
American FootballBAFAOct 2Sept 21
AnglingAngling TrustAug 21
ArcheryArchery GBOct 20June 12
AthleticsEngland AthleticsNov 4July 3
BadmintonBadminton EnglandNov 27July
Baseball/ SoftballBSUKSept 24
BasketballEngland BasketballOct 28June 4
BocciaBoccia EnglandNov 5
BowlsBowls EnglandOct 5
Boxing England BoxingNov 24
Canoeing/Kayaking/PaddlesportsBritish CanoeingNov 26
CheerleadingSportCheer EnglandNov 5
Climbing/MountaineeringBritish Mountaineering CouncilOct 21
CricketEngland and Wales Cricket BoardNov 26July 11
CyclingBritish CyclingNov 4June 18
DragonBoat RacingBritish Dragon Boat RacingNov 29
EquestrianBritish EquestrianNov 26
Exercise, Movement and DanceExercise Movement and DanceNov 5
Fencing British Fencing Nov 30June 11
FootballFootball AssociationNov 26
GolfEngland GolfNov 27
GymnasticsBritish GymnasticsNov 23June 9
HandballEngland HandballSept 17June 3
HockeyEngland HockeyNov 26May 29
JudoBritish judoNov 26
Ju JitsuBritish JuJitsuNov 1
KarateEngland Karate FederationNov 5
LacrosseEngland LacrosseNov 23
NetballEngland NetballOct 31July
OrienteeringBritish OrienteeringNov 4
ParkourParkour UKNov 26
RoundersRounders EnglandNov 3
RowingBritish RowingNov 20Sept 30
Rugby LeagueRugby Football LeagueNov 3June 19
Rugby UnionRugby Football UnionNov 5Aug
SailingRoyal Yachting AssociationNov 24
Scuba Diving British Sub Aqua ClubNov 30
SkateboardingSkateboard EnglandSept 23
Skiing/SnowboardingSnowsport England Oct 16July 11
SquashEngland SquashNov 30
SwimmingSwim England Nov 23
Table TennisTable Tennis EnglandNov 25July 14
TaekwondoBritish TaekwondoNov 27
TennisLawn Tennis AssociationNov 27
TriathlonBritish TriathlonNov 1
VolleyballVolleyball EnglandNov 25June 30
WalkingRamblers GBNov 26June 11
WeightliftingBritish Weightlifting Nov 25


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