|（1.Department of Physical Education，Changsha Univevsity，Changsha 410003，China；2.Shanghai University of Sport，Shanghai 200438，China)
Abstract: Retirement living supported by community sports culture enables the elderly to master some sports knowledge and skills which are unreachable for them due to their routine busyness, thus enriching their cultural en-tertainment life; it also enables the elderly to exhale carbon dioxide out of and breath some fresh air into their spiri-tual world, and to enjoy emotional nourishment brought by interpersonal communication in their sports cultural life. In the authors’ opinion, ways to realize the manner of retirement living supported by community sports culture in-clude the followings: 1)the government and various social organizations should increase their inputs in terms of policy support and funds for community elderly sports cultural construction; 2)communities themselves should boost the perfection of networks supporting retirement living supported by community sports culture by basing the carrier on various community cultural sports service resources. In terms of community sports cultural service sub-ject, we should change the elderly’s retirement living conception, and gradually realize the goal for them to have a happy retirement life. Moreover, workers who provide the elderly with the service of retirement living supported by sports culture should enhance their own quality, exert their guiding and promoting role, and boost the actual imple-mentation of retirement living supported by community sports culture.
Key words: sports sociology；retirement living supported by sports culture；sports community；China