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Function of clubs in supporting greater social interaction

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Debbie Spicer 11N 1, Functions of clubs The local authorities like local councils have an important role in providing facilities for their area one of the most important roles is providing sport and leisure facilities. These usually come in two categories; * School and educational facilities * Leisure centres Schools need sports facilities so that physical education could be taught. There is usually some arrangement for dual use or dual provision. Dual use is when the school has priority over the use of sports facilities during the day and at other times they are available for the use by the public. The advantages of this are: * The public can use the facilities when the schools are not so they are not just standing unused. ...read more.

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2. Sporting links The links between schools and clubs are usually very good because most school children are usually encouraged to join clubs so that they can do more sport. Most schools run after school clubs, or extra curricular activities, they have done this for years and there have been more clubs added. Lots of teams that were formed in the past were known as 'former pupils' these were developed from clubs that started after the school hours and the teams kept going even when the pupils had left school. There are lots of clubs like this around today. There are lots of sporting activities around today so it is not always possible for schools to have enough time to cover all the sports. ...read more.

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Many clubs run youth policies and run several youth teams made up of local youngsters. 3, Sporting links in Ware In Ware there are lots of sporting links between schools and the schools are lots of leagues in a variety of sports. Different schools host matches and tournaments for these leagues to exist. Most of these schools run extra curricula activities and practises for these teams. They also let the public uses their facilities e.g. their swimming pools and gyms. There is also a sports centre called Woodsen Park. Many schools go here to use the facilities, which they do not have at their school grounds. The 6th forms at many of the schools in the area go down to this sports centre and some others near by to take their Physical Education classes. ...read more.

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