Malvern Hills District Council is working in partnership with Freedom Leisure to deliver a sustainable Sportivate Programme, enabling young people aged between 11-25 to participate in a variety of different sporting activities.

We have a great selection of activities that will be available throughout the year, all at a highly discounted rate offering huge savings.

For any more information regarding Sportivate, please contact Jordan Cotton on 01684 862372 or email

Sportivate Activities

Street Dance - £5

Come and learn some new moves at Sport Dyson Perrins with our new Street Dance activity. For only £5, you can book on to a six week course where you will be given an extensive teaching of Street Dance.

From learning the basics, to combining them and creating routines, this is a fun, exciting and lively activity in a relaxed, social and friendly environment. Plus, if you complete all six sessions, you can have a 'This Girl Can' t-shirt FREE.

The sessions will take place on Monday afternoons at Sport Dyson Perrins between 3.30pm and 4.30pm on the 19 October, running through the half term, until the 30 November for 11-25 year olds.

Teenage Spinning - £5

Don't miss this exciting opportunity to get a discounted rate on a fantastic new Spinning experience.

For just £5 for six sessions, you can take part in our Teenage Spinning activity which uses the most state-of-the-art projector technology, allowing you to have the most real-life spinning experience possible.

Cycle like Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome on the mountains of the Tour de France or along a Miami Beach, with the new MyRide projector technology the cycling world is your oyster.

These sessions will take place on Tuesday afternoons at 3.30pm until 4.30pm at the Malvern Splash on the 3 November for six weeks until 8 December. These sessions are for 13-18 year olds.

SmashUp Badminton - £10

Come and join in the fun. SmashUp Badminton is a great way to have fun, meet new people and take part in physical activity. For just £10, you can take part in exciting and thrilling badminton sessions for six weeks, whilst meeting new people in a social and non-competitive environment.

These sessions will run at Sport Martley on Tuesday evenings between 8pm and 9pm and are for 11-25 year olds, from 2 of November for six weeks until 7 of December.

Sportivate Background 

Sportivate is Sport England's new national initiative developed to encourage 14-25 year olds to take part in selected weeks of activities. The programme is part of Sport England's mass participation legacy programme called Places, People, Play aimed at establishing a lasting legacy from 2012.

The aim is for 300,000 participants between 2011-2015 to complete weekly coaching sessions with 120,000 carrying on playing sport regularly. The programme will target people who are not currently choosing to participate in sport regularly or only for a limited amount of time.

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The Key Aspects of Sportivate Are:

  • There must be a clear demand for an activity/project.

  • All activities/projects must link to a sustainable exit route. This can be through a community club, casual participation or through leisure membership.

  • Participants must attend 5 out of 6 sessions.

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