Sports Development in Wigan and Leigh

Our Sports Development team deliver a wide range of services to provide opportunities for people throughout the Wigan Borough to engage in lifelong participation in sport and physical activity.

The team's ability to deliver a high quality service and work effectively with partner organisations has resulted in a significant increase in staffing capacity over the past few years. We take immense pride in having a talented and dedicated team of Managers, Officers and Coaches who are committed to achieving the Vision and Mission Statement.

Mission statement

Wigan Sports Development is committed to providing a range of quality services that promote sport and physical activity opportunities, to enable people throughout the Borough to 'Get Active and Stay Active.


We manage and operate a wide range of sports-related services. Please choose your contact from the following list:


  • Children and Young Peoples Services
  • Schools
  • Community Safety
  • Primary Care Trust
  • Wigan Borough Sports Council
  • Greater Sport
  • Youth Offending Team

Cohesive partnership working and a shared commitment to increasing participation in physical activity is supporting us to make a positive difference to lives in Wigan.