Clubs on Strava

Any cycling, running, or triathlon club can be a Strava club - from friendly groups and casual clubs to racing teams.

Find a Club  

  1. Hover over the 'Explore' tab at the top of the page and select 'Clubs' from the drop-down menu that appears.
  2. On the next page, you can search for Clubs by name, location, sport, and type of club.
  3. You can also use our Global Search by selecting the magnifying glass icon from any page on Strava.com

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Create a Club

Please note Clubs can only be created via the Strava website, not the mobile apps.

  1. Click the "Create a Club" button at the top right of the club search page. 
  2. Enter the information in the fields provided.
    1. If you make the club public, anyone will be able to join.
    2. If the club is invite-only, Club Owners and Administrators can invite athletes or approve requests to join. Keep in mind that invite-only Clubs are not invisible to non-members; they only require admin permission to join. However, recent activity, discussions, and private group events will be hidden from non-members.
  3. You will automatically be designated as the Club Owner. The owner cannot leave the club until ownership is transferred to another member.

Club Members

Club Owners can designate other members as Club Administrators or transfer their ownership. The Members section will show you a full list of the club's members, their 'status' as an Administrator or Owner, and if applicable, allow you to invite new members to join.

  1. Administrators can approve membership requests, promote other members to an administrator, revoke admin status (including their own) and remove club members. Hover over a member's name to reveal these options.
  2. Administrators can change the club cover photo by clicking on the camera icon on the lower, right-hand side of the current cover photo. The Club's profile photo can be changed by clicking the '+' sign displayed on the current photo.
  3. Club Owners and Administrators have the ability to edit their club information by clicking the Edit Club button next to the Club name. The Delete Club button can be found at the bottom of the page.

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Club Leaderboards and Feeds

The Club Leaderboard shows a ranked list of club members with sortable stats for the current and previous weeks - customized with a specific view for Running, Cycling, and Triathlon Clubs. The Recent Activity section shows an Activity Feed for club members' activities corresponding to the club's sport.

  • Leaderboards reset at 11:59 pm on Sunday in the Club's specified time zone, and other than the 'Last Week' leaderboard, we do not store historical data.
  • The Last Week's Leaders "podium" section rewards the Club's top performers in 3 sport-specific categories.
  • If a club has over 200 members, the leaderboard refreshes every six hours rather than instantaneously.

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Posts

Club members can create posts by navigating to the 'Post' tab and selecting 'Create a Post.' Posts created by the Club Owner or Administrator(s) will appear in the activity feeds of all Club members. Posts created by non-admins will appear in the Club's posts section and the Club's activity feed. To report a post, open the post, tap the three dots at the top right-hand corner of the screen, and select 'report' from the options that appear.

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Club Email Settings

There are two scenarios where club members will receive a notification related to their clubs on Strava. To change these settings and to select which club appears on your profile page, visit your Settings page.

  • When someone adds a message to a club discussion board - Club members with this setting selected will receive an email and Strava notification when another club member adds a message to a club discussion thread they have posted in.
  • When a club member adds a discussion post - Club members will receive an Email and Strava notification when a new discussion post is added to the club page.
  • When a user joins their first club on Strava, these settings are automatically selected. They apply to all clubs a user has joined, and cannot be customized for individual clubs. 
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