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  • GSF AWARDS 2022

    1,452 talented young athletes from England, Wales and Northern Ireland will benefit from a cumulative £700,000 worth of free memberships for sports venues and leisure centres, cash bursaries and other athlete services - thanks to leisure charitable social enterprise, GLL GLL manages 260 sports venues, leisure centres, gyms and pools under the ‘Better’ brand in partnership with nearly 50 local…
  • SUPPORTING TODAY’S AND TOMORROW’S SPORTS STARS

    Ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics and Birmingham’s Commonwealth Games, applications now open for athlete support in 2022/23 – from winter sports to swimming to track and field. Talented athletes from across 65 areas of the UK are invited to apply for training support under the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) Awards programme. Better Leisure customers'…
  • Supported Athletes Named on New Years Honours list

    The 2022 New Year’s honours list saw a host of GSF supported athletes awarded.  A total of 12 past and present GSF athletes have been awarded OBE’s and MBE’s. The honours highlight the success of athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympics and their work outside of sport.   Tom Daley received an OBE…
  • GLL SPORT FOUNDATION RETURNS TO SUPPORT UK’S FUTURE ATHLETIC HEROES

    GLL Sport Foundation Applications Open 20th December 2021   GLL – the UK’s largest charitable leisure social enterprise - is set to assist more than three thousand athletes, through its athlete support programme, the GLL Sport Foundation. Applications are open until 20th February 2022. The GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) supports athletes across 65 areas of…
  • GLL celebrates Tokyo 2020 successes with the UK’s Largest Independent Athlete Support Programme

    As celebrations continue to mark athlete successes at the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Teams, the GLL Sport Foundation has been proudly counting the impact of their athlete support programme.   The GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) is the UK’s largest independent athlete support programme and had an impressive group of ninety nine athletes competing at the…
  • GSF supports 36 talented athletes heading to Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

    Multiple Paralympic medallists Ellie Simmonds, Stephanie Millward and Michael McKillop head list of 36 Tokyo-bound Paralympians who have been supported by the UK’s largest independent athlete programme - the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF). The GSF is the brain-child of GLL, the largest UK-based charitable social enterprise delivering sport, leisure, culture, health and community facilities. 3,000…
  • UK Largest Independent Athlete Support Programme Strikes Gold For Community Sport

    GLL’s celebratory ‘Summer of Sport’ continues to inspire young people as 63 heroes realise their dream to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics The celebrations held across the UK for Team GB’s & Team Ireland’s Tokyo Olympic Games heroes have also been welcomed by the UK’s largest independent athlete support programme - the GLL Sport…
  • Athletes across UK to benefit from £1.2m funding

    Ground breaking GLL Sport Foundation from Social Enterprise GLL keeps sporting dreams alive as young athletes including Joe Choong and Stephanie Millward head list of sporting talent receiving training awards   2,978  talented young athletes from across the UK - including Modern Pentathlete Joe Choong  and Paralympic Swimmer Stephanie Millward - will benefit from a cumulative…
  • Back to Business

    The last month has been back to business for athletes, with a number of competitions taking place in a variety of different formats across sports. There has been no shortage of GSF representation either, with at least 10 athletes involved.   Lucy Charles-Barclay On the 27th of March 2021 our very own London Aquatics Centre…
  • GSF’s Anna Hursey is Tackling Climate Change

    Recently our very own Anna Hursey has been in the spotlight for her involvement with the USA's aims to tackle climate change. Usually Anna is making headlines for her Table Tennis talents, most notably being the youngest ever athlete to be selected for a Commonwealth Games in 2018. Joe Biden made it clear climate change…