Sportivate is an Olympic Legacy programme running up to 2017 that helps local people organise exciting 6-8 week sports programmes for young people.
Sportivate offers funding for activities that are organised because young people want to try them whether that's Free Running, Snow Boarding, Dodgeball or Climbing. It's about putting on activities that 11-25 year old will be interested in and ensuring there are places for young people to carry on that activity after the 6 to 8 week project.
This could be in the form of joining a local club or having a regular session to giving people the skills in that activity where they can take part in their own time and enjoy the new skills they have learnt. Lancashire has hundreds of activities taking place across the county. For information on the different activities happening see the Get Active section of our website.
Sportivate year 7 will be looking for deliverers who can deliver projects to inactive participants aged 18-25, predominatly women and girls or disability.
If you would like to discuss Sportivate Lancashire please contact Martin Heald on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01772 299839.
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