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Elite scheme from Active Surrey

Now open for applications - click here

Elite is Active Surrey’s talented athlete support scheme that helps young, local athletes prepare for future high level competition such as the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

eliteThe scheme is for national level athletes aged 14-25 and for an annual fee gives the support that athletes need to reach their full potential and develop to world class level.

The Elite membership is £80 for 12 months membership and runs from 1 October 2017 until 30 September 2018. As a part of the Elite scheme you will receive benefits worth up to £1800 for just under £7 per month.

Benefits of Active Surrey's Elite scheme include:

  • Access to your choice of three leisure centres from 20 available across Surrey
  • Performance Support from Surrey Sports Park – this includes access to six workshops run by Strength & Conditioning Coaches, Nutritionists, Physiotherapists and more*
  • Access to selected sport therapist services including physiotherapy, psychology and nutritional advice at a reduced rate
  • Opportunities to raise your profile through events and develop your PR skills
  • Help with funding: 1-2-1 advice on where you can apply

Before applying please read the criteria and list of eligible sports carefully. Please also ensure you read the terms and conditions, which include details of what's expected from Elite members.

* The first of the support workshops taking place at Surrey Sports Park is:

Nutrition for Sports Performance,
Weds 1 November 18.30 - 20.30

This workshop is for current Elite members but is also open to anyone interested in finding out more about the Elite scheme prior to the deadline for new applications. Reserve your place now. 

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Applications are now open!

Please complete and submit the the form below. Active Surrey will be in contact regarding your application and to request payment by a return email. The application window for 2017/18 will close at midday on Monday 6 November 2017.

We are hoping to run a launch event at Surrey Sports Park, Guildford, at the end of October to showcase the scheme and answer any questions you may have. If you are a young county-level athlete or parent who'd like to find out more, please register your interest by emailing  elite.membership@surreycc.gov.uk

Active Surrey Elite programme: application form

To be eligible for Active Surrey's Elite, applicants must meet both criteria below
Applicants must also meet one of the below criteria:
Evidence of eligibility from your National Governing Body

Other talented athlete schemes - GLL

If you live or attend a club in an area serviced by a GLL Sports Cente (such as parts of Reigate and Banstead, Epsom & Ewell, Woking or Guildford), you may be able to enrol in the GLL Foundation programme - read more on their website. 

Need further help or have questions?

For further information about Elite, please contact us:

Email: elite.membership@surreycc.gov.uk

Tel: 01483 518944


Download an Elite poster for your club