Olympics effect sees Dorset sport clubs numbers grow
6 December 2012 Last updated at 17:34 GMT
Figures released by Sport England have revealed the number of people playing sport in Dorset has grown by more than 20,000 over the last year.
A sharp rise in numbers has also been experienced since the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer.
Weymouth hosted sailing and windsurfing during the Games - the largest event outside of London.