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A sportivate funded session

What is Sportivate?

The Sportivate programme gives 11-25 year-olds who are not particularly sporty access to six-to-eight weeks' of FREE or subsidised coaching in a range of sports.

There's a wide range of activities on offer including traditional sports like basketball, football, badminton and cricket alongside more alternative, tailor-made activities involving climbing, fitness, Free-running, dance and multi-sports.

Derbyshire Sport is looking to support projects to engage 11-25 year olds who don't currently participate in sport, exercise or activity. We will fund a wide range of projects across the County that fit with the aims of Sportivate and also support more non-traditional sports that show a clear demand for young people wanting to participate.

The funding can help to cover coaching, equipment, venue hire, travel, marketing and coach education costs and there are no minimum or maximum amounts that can be applied for.

Information for Providers and Deliverers

Underspend funding applications are NOW OPEN until 28th August 2015…

Following the successful submission of the main Y5 annual Sportivate Plan earlier in the year there is a small amount of underspend available to support the delivery of additional/ new projects delivered before 31st March 2016 with a particular focus on:

  • Inactive
  • 16-25 year olds

The usual Sportivate criteria still applies and although all applications will be considered by a County Panel, those projects with the above focus will score more highly than projects not satisfying these areas. Please see the download documents at the bottom of the page and submit applications to Lewis Adams by 28th August 2015.

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Find your local Sportivate session

In Derbyshire, we have successfully delivered Sportivate across all Districts via our excellent delivery partners including Local Authorities, School Sport Partnerships, Leisure Centres, Sports Clubs and other community groups.

To find out what Sportivate sessions are taking place near you please contact your local district or alternatively contact Lewis Adams, Sport Development Officer at Derbyshire Sport on the contact details above.


Lewis Adams

Lewis Adams

Sport Development Officer with responsiblity for Sportivate

Derbyshire Sport

01773 571235 / 07768 657813

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