|（School of Physical Education，Liaoning Normal University，Dalian 116029，China)
Abstract: Small town sport as a primary strategy for mass sport development is a carrier to narrow sports differences between cities and towns and to develop sport toward the homogenous direction. It should base its guiding ideology on “inclusive development” and its basic contents on establishing such development characteristics as all national partici-pation and seeking sameness while reserving differences, opportunity equal development process and benefit shared development achievements. The author put forward the following new ideas for small town sport development: config-ure sports resources according to traffic location advantages; build five service platforms to meet resident needs; estab-lish a multi-elemental management body to optimize the governing structure; mobilize town enterprise participation to expand financing channels; promote cultural education introduction to innovate on fitness activities.
Key words: sports sociology；small town sport；inclusive development