Northumberland Sports Council


The Northumberland Sports Council is committed and dedicated to the enhancement and promotion of sport, recreation, and healthy active living opportunities for all citizens in Northumberland County.

Vision & Values:

The vision and values that the Northumberland Sports Council operates by are:

  • Ensure the sustainability of sport (HR and financially)
  • Be a united voice to advocate the benefits of sport
  • Facilitate opportunities for training and recruitment of coaches, administrators, and other volunteers involved in sport
  • Ensure sport is available to all – no one is excluded
  • Cooperatively promote special events and competitions in Northumberland County
  • Advocate for healthy active living for all
  • Promote “cradle to grave” participation
  • Develop resources and databases that assist sports with the conduction of their activities


The Northumberland Sports Council will ensure that its programs and services will:

  • Provide accessible services for all individuals and groups
  • Have minimal barriers to participation, including financial and physical space
  • Foster cooperation, collaboration, and partnership among groups
  • Advocate for the benefits of sport, physical activity, and active living
  • Support the recognition of accomplishments of individuals and groups

Goals & Objectives:

  • Promote active and inclusive involvement in sport and physical recreation
  • Provide a mechanism and facilitation for networking and communication between sport organizations and encourage the sharing of experiences and resources
  • Work towards communication and cooperation among individuals, organizations, and sectors
  • Celebrate achievements and contributions of volunteers who actively promote sport, active living, and recreation
  • Enhance the common goals of sport organizations in Northumberland without reducing the current services provided by the municipalities
  • Advocate for the benefits of healthy active living, sport, and recreation
  • Work toward maximizing resources, while eliminating unnecessary duplication
  • Identify sources of funding in order to achieve the mandate of the Council and ensure the organization can be self-sustaining
  • Provide opportunities for training and recruitment of coaches, administrators, executive, and other volunteers
  • Be a united voice for the mutual benefit of not-for-profit sport organizations in Northumberland County
  • Develop and maintain a financial strategy intended to assist with the principles of the NSC


For more information about the Northumberland Sports Council and their offerings, please visit their website or contact Paul Allen.