Awards & Accreditations

Sport Aberdeen is an award-winning registered charity committed to creating opportunitiesinspiring people and changing lives through sport and physical activity.

We are proud to share the recognition that we have received for our outstanding staff, volunteers, venues and programmes.

awards
2019
2019 Awards

Capital Investment Award (Winner) – Get active @ Sheddocksley
The Community Leisure UK Awards 2019

Outstanding Volunteer (Winner) – Aimee Work, Active Girls Committee Chair
The Community Leisure UK Awards 2019

Enterprising Communities Award (Winner) – Sport Aberdeen
Elevator Awards 2019

Staff Matter (Winner) – Sport Aberdeen
Northern Star Business Awards 2019

Leisure / Fitness Facility of the Year (Winner) – Sport Aberdeen (Get active @ Sheddocksley)
Society Awards 2019

Young Volunteer of the Year (Winner) – Aimee Work, Active Girls Committee Chair
sportscotland Coaching, Officiating and Volunteering Awards 2019

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service – Sport Aberdeen
QAV’s

Large Organisation of the Year (Finalist) – Sport Aberdeen
Celebrate Aberdeen Awards 2019

Corporate Partnership of the Year (Finalist) – Sport Aberdeen and MeToo!
Celebrate Aberdeen Awards 2019

Workforce Development (Finalist) – Sport Aberdeen
The Community Leisure UK Awards 2019

Exceptional Employee Engagement (Finalist) – Sport Aberdeen
The Cherries Awards 2019

Mike Reid Community Award (Finalist) – Nickie Scorgie, Sport Aberdeen
The Cherries Awards 2019

Scottish Water Learn to Swim Provider of the Year (Finalist) – Aquatics Aberdeen
Scottish Swimming Awards 2019

Leisure Centre of the Year (Regional Finalist) – Get active @ Sheddocksley
ukactive Awards 2019

2019 Accreditations

Armed Forces Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver Award
Ministry of Defence

Certificate of School Engagement
Developing the Young Workforce of North East Scotland (DYW)

Disability Confident Committed Employer
Disability Confident (HM Government)

2018
2018 Awards

The Community Award (Winner) – Active Lifestyles/Active Schools
TREND Life with Style Awards 2018

Scottish Centre of the Year Award (Winner) – Get active @ Jesmond
UK Active Uprising Awards

Corporate Partnership of the Year (Winner) – Sport Aberdeen/BHGE
Celebrate Aberdeen Awards

Community Sports Project of the Year (Winner) – Food and Fun
Aberdeen’s Sports Awards

Junior Sports Achiever of the Year (Winner) – Kirsty Muir (Aberdeen Snowsports)
Aberdeen’s Sports Awards

Fitness Award (Finalist) – Get active @ Jesmond
TREND Life with Style Awards 2018

Making the Difference Award (Finalist) – Active Lifestyles/Looked After Project
Northern Star 2018

Pioneering Project (Finalist) – Move More Aberdeen
Scottish Charity Awards 2018

2018 Accreditations

SwimMark Plus Accreditation – Aquatics Aberdeen
Scottish Swimming

Dementia Friendly Walking Accreditation – Walk Aberdeen
Paths for All / Life Changes Trust

Snowsports Scotland Training Centre – Aberdeen Snowsports
Snowsports Scotland

Autism Friendly Accreditation – Aberdeen Snowsports
National Autistic Society

2017
2017 Awards

Connecting and Collaborating – Move More Aberdeen
ACV0 (Aberdeen’s 3rd Sector Interface Awards)

Volunteer of the Year – Move More Aberdeen
Cally Smith took the Highly Commended Award for her work with the Sport Aberdeen programme – Sparta Awards UK

Best Community Support Initiative – Boogie in the Bar
Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2017

Learn to Swim Service Provider of the Year – Aquatics Aberdeen
Scottish Swimming Awards 2017

Championing Diversity – Looked After Project
Sparta Awards Scotland

Integration Excellence Award – Move More Aberdeen
Macmillan Professionals Excellence Awards

Connecting and Collaborating (Finalist) – Active Aberdeen Partnership
ACV0 (Aberdeen’s 3rd Sector Interface Awards)

Fitness Award (Finalist) – Get Active @ Jesmond
Trend Life with Style Awards

Championing Diversity Award (Finalist) – Look After Project
Sparta Awards UK

Best Sporting Event (Finalist) – Baker Hughes 1Ok Running Festival
Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards

Empowering People (Finalist) – Carers Exercise and Information Group
Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership (ACHSCP) HEART Awards

Hearing Others: Communication and Inclusion (Finalist) – Fit 2 Care Programme Planning Group
Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership (ACHSCP) HEART Awards

Health and Social Care Integration Award (Finalist) – Move More Aberdeen
Herald Society Awards

2017 Accreditations

National Award for Environmental Excellence (Bronze Level) – Sport Aberdeen
Beautiful Scotland

ECO Starts Fleet Recognition Scheme (efficient and cleaner operations)
Sport Aberdeen

Tennis Mark Plus Accreditation – Westburn Tennis Centre
Lawn Tennis Association (LTA)

2016
2016 Awards

Best Sporting Event (Finalist) – Baker Hughes 1Ok Running Festival
Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards

Leisure Trust Gym of the Year (Finalist) – Beach Leisure Centre
National Fitness Awards

Connecting and Collaborating (Finalist) – Move More Aberdeen
ACV0 (Aberdeen’s 3rd Sector Interface Awards)

Tennis Mark Plus Accreditation – Westburn Tennis Centre
Lawn Tennis Association (LTA)

2016 Accreditations

Tennis Mark Plus Accreditation – Westburn Tennis Centre
Lawn Tennis Association (LTA)

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