Sport and Venues

Sport and Venues Volunteering Opportunities

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.

If you are a veterinary student looking to for a voluntary placement please email: for more information on what we may be able to offer you.

We have two main roles currently available Have a Go Lesson Assistant and Riding Centre Assistant.


Have a Go Assistant

If you are looking to gain experience with horses you may want to apply for our Have a Go Lesson Assistant role.


Riding Centre Assistant

Due to the level of experience needed to become a volunteer Riding Centre Assistant you will need to check if you match one of the following criteria before you apply:

1. A customer who has a horse on livery at the Centre or 2. A customer riding on lessons Adult Novice and above at Lee Valley. or 3. A customer attending the BHS Stage 1 Course at Lee Valley. (Please note the instructor will be asked to confirm each volunteer's competence to undertake the role).

Please click on the role description below for more information:

Lee Valley Park Farms

This farm is open to visitors throughout the warmer months.

We have three roles available for this venue:


If you are interested in helping at the working farm please see the 'Holyfield Farm Assistant' in the 'Nature and Activities' section.

Lee Valley Marinas

Stanstead Marina & Springfield 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 Hockey & Tennis Centre

and Lee Valley White Water Centre

At these two London 2012 venues Lee Valley Regional Park Authority will be hosting both local and regional to international competitions. Lee Valley Regional Park Authority does not currently have any of it's own roles on offer at these sites.

However, our Volunteers Team 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 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.




Volunteer Committee

Are you interested in getting more involved in how volunteering works at Lee Valley Regional Park Authority? Do you think you would like to make some suggestions or represent your team?

The Volunteers Team is always looking for new enthusiastic individuals who are willing to act as a point of contact within their respective teams. Representatives provide team members with an easy and informal way of communicating ideas, thoughts and experiences to the Volunteers Team enabling us to improve and develop the volunteer programme.

If you are interested in finding out more about becoming a representative please email:

or call: 01992 709 867


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