Sport and Venues

Sport and Venues Volunteering Opportunities

Lee Valley Regional Park Authority's 50th Anniversary

2017 marks 50 years since the formation of Lee Valley Regional Park.
Large parts of the park have been transformed from industrial wastelands, derelict sites and even rubbish dumps, and the park is now a collection of outstanding open spaces and wonderful world class sports venues. It is home to a vast array of birds, wildlife and plants and is a valued green space which now attracts more than six million visits a year.

A programme of walks and cycle rides has been undertaken for many years – helping people to connect with the park, aimed at those with an interest in birds, wildlife, industrial heritage and the history of the valley. In addition the walks have health and social benefits for the participants.

This year we are running an expanded programme for the 50th anniversary in 2017 which will be be run with the help of volunteers.

We have three new volunteer roles available:

 

Lee Valley Golf Course, Caravan Parks and Campsites

Available at Dobbs Weir Caravan Park or Sewardstone Campsite:

 

Available at Lee Valley Golf Course, Caravan Park and Campsite (Edmonton):

 

 

 

 

Lee Valley Marinas - Stanstead Marina
This role offers the chance to gain first hand knowledge in a working boat repair and chandlery environment. for more information please read following roles descriptions:

 

 

 

 

Lee Valley White Water Centre

There are currently three roles available at this exciting 2012 legacy venue:

 

 

 

Lee Valley Park Farms

This farm is open to visitors throughout the warmer months.

We have four brand new roles available for this venue:

 

If you are interested in helping at Farm Events please see 'Events Volunteer' role or our dairy farm please see the 'Holyfield Farm Assistant' in the 'Nature and Activities' section.

Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre

The Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre London 2012 venue at which we will be hosting events from local and regional to international competitions. Lee Valley Regional Park Authority currently only has one role on offer at this site.

Our Volunteers Team also advertise volunteering roles for events held at this venue which are managed by external organisations. If you would like to receive information about future volunteering opportunities please register as a volunteer. 

 

Lee Valley Riding Centre

Lee Valley Riding Centre attracts a large number of volunteer application each year from horse lovers. Unfortunately we can not take on everyone that applies so we have set three essential criteria. If you would like to apply please click on the role description below and check you match our selection criteria:

1. A customer on the Riding Centres BHS examination training course.

2. A customer who has a horse at livery at the Centre

3. A young adult who has previously been on our stable helpers scheme

Lee Valley VeloPark

The iconic Lee Valley VeloPark was opened in early 2014. This venue was an inspiring part of London 2012 and the Authority is running this venue in Legacy.

Here is the role we currently have available:

If you have any questions about other coaching opportunities please email: velo-coaching@vibrantpartnerships.co.uk
 

 

Lee Valley Athletics Centre

Volunteering at the Athletic Centre is mainly through the clubs that use the site. If you are interested in volunteering at the Lee Valley Athletic Centre you will need to be a member of one of the clubs that use the centre. We do occasionally take on volunteers to help with our own events and if you are interested in this activity please contact us to see what events are currently planned.

Lee Valley Ice Centre

Volunteering at the Ice Centre is through the clubs that use the site. If you are interested in volunteering at the Lee Valley Ice Centre you will need to be a member of one of the clubs that use the centre. Please contact the Ice Centre for information.

 

 

 

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