WhatsApp go-to guide for sports

Last updated: 05 Feb 2024 Topics: Online safety

WhatsApp can be a great tool for your sport or activity to share and circulate information to your staff, volunteers, parents and young people.  

We've created this guide to help support you if you're thinking of using, or are already using, WhatsApp. The guide provides helpful guidance and useful tips along the way to help you use WhatsApp safely.

Contents of the go-to guide

In this guide we cover the following information:

  • what is WhatsApp?
  • how WhatsApp is used within sport clubs, community groups and physical activities
  • the positives and downsides
  • possible safeguarding concerns and risks to consider
  • printable safer WhatsApp checklist
Download the guide