Access to free or subsidised coaching
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.
Set a personal challenge
During the six-to-eight weeks those taking part can work towards an event or personal challenge and when the free or low-cost coaching has finished they will be supported to continue playing sport.
Sportivate launched in June 2011 as a four-year programme but, due to its success, additional funding has been secured to extend the programme until March 2017.
Buxton Ladies get Back to Hockey
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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.