Keep children safe in sport

Together we can help our young people play sport and stay safe.

Messathon – sport, but not as we know it

NSPCC Messathon

Find out about the NSPCC's new challenge for families with children – sign up for the muddy, water-slidey obstacle course nearest you.

Get the dirt on Messathon

Making sport accessible to all

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There are a number of things you and your sports club can do to make sport as accessible as possible.

Find out more

Advice for sports parents


It's important for parents to be able to check how well a sports club is run, for the sake of their child's safety and for their own peace of mind. We cover the key points to consider when choosing a sports club or activity.

We've also got suggestions on how parents can play a positive role in supporting young athletes and videos recorded specially for parents.

What parents should look for in a sports club