Dunfermline and West Fife Sports Council
Dunfermline and West Fife Sports Council were founded in 1967 making us the second oldest sports council in Scotland. We exist to represent member clubs and organisations and we are one of the most progressive and active sports councils around with a membership of nearly 100 clubs representing approximately 30 different sports.
Dunfermline and West Fife Sports Council was set up in 1967 as a local agency promoting interest and participation in sport and sport related recreation in Dunfermline and West Fife. Dunfermline and West Fife Sports Council enjoys the support of Fife Council, Fife Sports and Leisure Trust and the Carnegie Dunfermline Trust and is managed by volunteers from the local sporting community who bring with them a wide range of knowledge, skills and expertise.
Dunfermline and West Fife Sports Council has an Executive Committee comprising 15 sports specific volunteer club and school representatives together with four Councillors from Fife Council. There is an enormous range of local sports clubs varying greatly in size, ability and interest. However, all share the same need to be well organised and look to the future to ensure strong, healthy clubs in years to come.
Examine available sports and recreational facilities in Dunfermline and West Fife against current and anticipated needs;
> to promote or support competitions, events, and other sporting activities
> to assist in the formation of new sports clubs and recreational organisations
> to encourage, with the assistance of the education authorities, school pupils and school leavers to continue in sports and recreational activities
> to disburse grants to affiliated sporting organisations or clubs.