Legacy programme to get 3747 young people across Cumbria playing sport

Thousands of teenagers and young adults across Cumbria are benefiting from the sports/physical activity participation programme Sportivate that aims to fulfil the legacy promise made by Seb Coe in Singapore in 2005 to 'inspire young people to choose sport'.

Sportivate gives young people aged 11 to 25 from a non-semi sporty background the chance to receive six to eight weeks of coaching in a sport/physical of their choice. Launched by Sport England in 2011 and administered by the County Sports Partnerships, the £56 million National Lottery-funded project aims to help those who aren't currently playing sport in their own time to get out, get more active and give sport a go.

As part of the Places People Play mass participation legacy programme, Sportivate will see more than 300,000 teenagers and young adults across England completing Sportivate session over the next six years up until March 2017.

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Sportivate in your area

There are 3 opportunities listed on the Physical Activity Directory. To view local opportunities please select your local area.

£374,700 of Lottery investment in Cumbria, will give at least 3747 local young people the opportunity to take part in activities.


Russell Maddams

Development Officer (Club Links)
07909 537638

Jackie Hayhow
Project Support Officer
01228 221360

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