The trade association for UK sports and play construction
SAPCA provides step-by-step support to reduce the stress of managing sports and play construction projects. We promote collaboration and innovation to help ensure successful projects, every time.
Building an active nation
SAPCA’s goal is to ensure that every project meets the customer’s expectations, is designed, built and maintained to last, whilst delivering excellent value for money. Our aims and objectives include:
Supporting better choices
We want to take the stress out of sports and play facility projects, providing step-by-step guidance to help even the most inexperienced of volunteer project managers
We will endeavour to provide expert advice on all aspects of sport and play construction, without the technical jargon – online, by phone or face to face
Sharing best practice
We strive to promote collaboration and innovation to ensure the best possible results, helping to create environments to inspire an active nation
Supporting all projects
We aim to provide support and guidance for projects of all sizes, from the smallest play facilities through to national sporting venues
Maintaining integrity and ethics
We strive to promote ethical and trusted working practices, working closely with members to ensure projects are designed, built and maintained to last, whilst delivering excellent value for money
Safeguarding the industry
Our vision is to be recognised and trusted as the leading authority on the design, construction and maintenance of sports and play facilities across the UK
Promoting learning and development
We aim to work with members to provide training and development opportunities that improve the standard and quality of installations without impacting customer budgets
The SAPCA Team
The SAPCA team have decades of experience supporting organisations from across the sports and play construction industry. From events to IT, operations to membership the SAPCA team are here to help you.
Finance and Administration Manager
Events and IT Manager
The board of SAPCA
The SAPCA board is made up of experts from across the sports and play construction industry, working together to promote excellence and shape standards across the industry.
Andy Reed OBE
SAPCA Immediate Past Chairman
SAPCA Joint Vice-Chairman
SAPCA Joint Vice-Chairman
Chairman, Tennis Court Division
Chairman, Pitch and Track Division
Chairman, Ancillary Contractor Group
Chairman, Manufacturers & Suppliers Group
Chairman, Professional Services Group
Chair, Play Surfaces Division
Become a member
SAPCA sets the standard for sports construction excellence. Discover the benefits of membership.
For information on funding and project costs, supplier contracts and more, turn to SAPCA.
Getting your projects off the ground
In need of some inspiration? Check out the latest projects supported by SAPCA.