The Hunslet Club wins Club of the Year at sports awards

The Hunslet Club is thrilled to announce that it has been named Community Club of the Year 2024 at The Leeds Sports Awards. This prestigious award recognises The Club’s outstanding contributions to the local community and its commitment to promoting sports, health, and well-being among people of all ages but especially young people.

Established in 1940, The Hunslet Club has become a cornerstone of the community, offering a wide range of sports, arts, and recreational activities for people of all ages and backgrounds. From Rugby and Football to Boxing, Dance, Gymnastics and Drama, The club provides a safe and supportive environment where people can come together, stay active, and learn new skills.

“We are incredibly honoured to receive this award,” said Dennis Robbins, CEO of The Hunslet Club. “It is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff, volunteers, and members, who work tirelessly to make The Hunslet Club a welcoming and inclusive place for everyone in the community.”

In addition to its sports and recreational programs, The Hunslet Club also plays a vital role in the community by offering educational and personal development opportunities for young people, as well as hosting seasonal community events providing a safe and inclusive place for the whole community to come together.

“We are proud to be a part of the Leeds community, and we are committed to continuing our work to help all young people achieve their full potential, no matter their financial circumstances.” said Robbins. “This award is a testament to the positive impact that The Hunslet Club has had on the community over the past 84 years, and we look forward to many more years of serving the people of Leeds.”

For more information about The Hunslet Club and its programs, visit


This post is based on a press release issued by The Hunslet Club


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