Sports Union of Slovenia (SUS)

Slovenia

Sports Union of Slovenia as the largest sports for all organization connects different sports organizations, associations, clubs and individuals working in the field of sports recreation and sports education in Slovenia. It unites over 200 organisations and has over 60,000 members scattered all over Slovenia. Their common goal is to promote healthy lifestyle and active use of leisure time.

The vision of the Sports Union of Slovenia is to be the leading sports organisation in the field of sports recreation and its education in Slovenia, which will seek to approximate recreational sports and physical education for every individual.

The purpose of SUS is to unite clubs that act in the field of sports, sport and recreation and recreational educational activities, encourage their advanced professional training, strive for the progress of professional work and introduce new methodologies.

SUS has been accredited by the Ministry of Education in Slovenia to deliver certified (and compulsory) non-formal training programmes in their fields of expertise and is therefore well placed to ensure the proper validation/recognition also of the current training programme in the national system. Through non-formal education, SUS educates over 500 certified trainers in the field of sport and recreation. SUS offers additional education opportunities and trainings by organizing various seminars, conferences, forums and congresses on topics in the field of sport for all and healthy lifestyle.