What is Get Active, Stay Active?

Funded by Sport England consisting of over 50 drop-in sessions and learn to lessons, all at reduced costs. A great way to socialise, have fun, and Get Active! For students and staff only!

  • 40+ weekly sessions to choose from
  • No need to book, simply turn up
  • All sessions are student led
  • All equipment is provided
  • Wide range of lessons available from swimming to tennis
  • Great way to learn a new activity
  • Led by qualified coaches
  • All equipment is provided
GOLF 18 HOLES

GOLF 18 HOLES

STUDENT COURSE FEES: For the course with a valid student card you get a discount Monday through to Friday, £10 and £6 after 16.00. Usual price would be £17 and £12 after 16.00.

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend the first session. At reception you will be issued with a Get Active, Stay Active card which you must show when you attend a session, along with your student card.

WATERSPORTS

Watersports

One hour student hire rate:

Kayak Single (sit in/on) £7
Kayak Double (Sit on) £10.50
Sail Single £14
Sail Double £17.50
Windsurf beginner £10.50
Windsurf Intermediate £14
Paddleboard Hire £7

Pre-requisites
Dinghy hire- Level 2
Windsurf hire- Start windsurf
Sit in Kayaks- BCU 1*

Pay and play will be run every weekend all day, Tuesday and Thursday evening 1830-2030. Booking is essential so please call the centre during the week to book. Pay and play will only run at the duty manager’s discretion regards to the weather. We will give as much notice as possible if we need to cancel. Payment is Non refundable, we will endeavour to book you into a following session.

PARKRUN (5KM)

PARKRUN (5KM)

To take part, register online at: www.parkrun.org.uk/southsea by 6pm on the Friday before your first run. When registering, please select ‘University of Portsmouth’ as your club.

Day Time Location Price
Saturday 09:00 start Southsea Seafront Free

Meet the team

Annabel Matthews-Smith (Running Activator)

Hi, I'm Annabel the Running Activator. I will be at Parkrun to support you and can help you with your running goals. I also deliver a beginners drop-in session on Monday evenings. Drop me a message if you need anymore information or about anything running based on:[email protected]

NETBALL

NETBALL

NEW STAFF NETBALL: For just £1 a week all UoP staff and Post Graduates can access this social drop-in session. For more information please contact [email protected]Information for Postgraduates – Please show confirmation that you are on a Postgraduate course when arriving. We will accept confirmation emails on mobiles for those already on or due to start a Postgraduate course.

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend. At reception you will be issued with a Get Active, Stay Active card, which you must show when you arrive, along with your student card.

Day Time Location Price
Friday 13.00-14.00 Spinnaker Sports Centre £1
GOLF PITCH & PUTT

GOLF PITCH & PUTT

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend a session. At reception you will be issued with a Get Active, Stay Active card which you must show when you attend a session, along with your student card.

 

Day Time Location Price
Monday 09:00-17:00 The Tenth Hole FREE
Tuesday 09:00-17:00 The Tenth Hole FREE
Wednesday 09:00-17:00 The Tenth Hole FREE
Thursday 09:00-17:00 The Tenth Hole FREE
Friday 09:00-17:00 The Tenth Hole FREE
BASKETBALL

BASKETBALL

NEW STAFF BASKETBALL: For just £1 a week all UoP staff and Post Graduates can access this social drop-in session. For more information please contact [email protected]Information for Postgraduates – Please show confirmation that you are on a Postgraduate course when arriving. We will accept confirmation emails on mobiles for those already on or due to start a Postgraduate course.

STUDENT SESSIONS START AGAIN IN SEPTEMBER: Basketball has finished for the 16/17 academic year. Please see what other activities we have on offer or call back in September.

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend. At reception you will be issued with a Get Active, Stay Active card, which you must show when you arrive, along with your student card.

Day Time Location Price
Tuesday 17:30-19:30 St. Paul's Sports Hall £1
GOLF LESSONS

GOLF LESSONS

5 week beginners golf course. For more information please [email protected]

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend the first session. At reception you will be issued with a Get Active, Stay Active card which you must show when you attend a session, along with your student card.

SWIMMING LESSONS

SWIMMING LESSONS

Please call the site you wish to attend (at least 24 hours before the session) to book your place on a course. When you call, please ask to speak to the swimming course coordinator. If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend. At reception you will be issued with a Get Active, Stay Active card, which you must show when you arrive, along with your student/staff card.

Day Time Location Price
Monday 19:00-20:00 Mountbatten Leisure Centre (Pool A) £10 (for 4 lessons)
Tuesday 18:00-19:00 Mountbatten Leisure Centre (Pool A) £10 (for 4 lessons)
Tuesday 06.45-08.30 Charter Community Sports Centre £10 (for 4 lessons)
Thursday 08:00-09:00 Eastney Swimming Pool £10 (for 4 lessons)

Meet the team

Chloe Tomsett (Swimming Activator)

Hi, I'm Chloe the Swimming Activator. I can help you find your closest swimming pool and if you can't swim, don’t worry as we have lessons available for you. I love swimming because it's a sport all abilities can enjoy. Swimming is a great exercise and also a good stress reducer as you can switch off mentally from the real world. Drop me a message about anything swimming based on:[email protected]  

BADMINTON

BADMINTON

NEW STAFF BADMINTON: For just £1 a week all UoP staff and Post Graduates can access this social drop-in session. For more information please contact [email protected] Information for Postgraduates – Please show confirmation that you are on a Postgraduate course when arriving. We will accept confirmation emails on mobiles for those already on or due to start a Postgraduate course.

SESSION STARTS AGAIN IN SEPTEMBER: Indoor Badminton has finished for the 16/17 academic year. Please see what other activities we have on offer or call back in September.

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend. At reception you will be issued with a Get Active, Stay Active card, which you must show when you arrive, along with your student card.

Day Time Location Price
Thursday 17:30-19:30 St. Paul's Sports Hall £1
AQUAFIT

AQUAFIT

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at Spinnaker Sports Centre reception or online before you attend. At reception you will be issued with a Get Active, Stay Active card, which you must show when you arrive, along with your student/staff card.

 

Day Time Location Price
Monday 19:00-19:45 Charter Community Sports Centre £2:00
Thursday 19:00-19:45 Charter Community Sports Centre £2.00
5-A-SIDE FOOTBALL

5-A-SIDE FOOTBALL

NEW STAFF FOOTBALL: For just £1 a week all UoP staff and Post Graduates can access this social drop-in session. For more information please contact [email protected]Information for Postgraduates – Please show confirmation that you are on a Postgraduate course when arriving. We will accept confirmation emails on mobiles for those already on or due to start a Postgraduate course.

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend. At reception you will be issued with a Get Active, Stay Active card, which you must show when you arrive, along with your student card.

Day Time Location Price
Monday 12:00-13:00 Spinnaker Sports Centre £1
SKATING/SKATEBOA...

Skating/Skateboarding

Prices vary depending on time/day. Please click here for more information

Helmet Hire – £1

Skate/Skateboard Hire – £2.50

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend. At reception you will be issued with a Get Active, Stay Active card, which you must show when you arrive, along with your student card.

Day Time Location Price
Monday 16.00-18.00 Southsea Skatepark £1.50
Monday 18.00-20.00 Southsea Skatepark £1.50
Wednesday 16.00-18.00 Southsea Skatepark £1.50
Wednesday 18.00-20.00 Southsea Skatepark £1.50
Thursday 16.00-18.00 Southsea Skatepark £1.50
Thursday 18.00-20.00 Southsea Skatepark £1.50
Saturday 12.00-15.00 Southsea Skatepark £2
Saturday 15.00-18.00 Southsea Skatepark £2
Sunday 12.00-15.00 Southsea Skatepark £2
Sunday 15.00-18.00 Southsea Skatepark £2
SWIMMING

SWIMMING

Please click on the following centres to view their swimming timetable:Charter Community CentreEastney Swimming PoolGet Active, Stay Active members can swim during public swimming periods. If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend. At reception you will be issued with a Get Active, Stay Active card, which you must show when you arrive, along with your student/staff card.

Day Time Location Price
Monday Various (see public swim timetable) Eastney Swimming Pool £2
Monday Various (see public swim timetable) Charter Community Sports Centre £2
Tuesday Various (see public swim timetable) Eastney Swimming Pool £2
Tuesday Various (see public swim timetable) Charter Community Sports Centre £2
Wednesday Various (see public swim timetable) Eastney Swimming Pool £2
Wednesday Various (see public swim timetable) Charter Community Centre £2
Thursday Various (see public swim timetable) Eastney Swimming Pool £2
Thursday Various (see public swim timetable) Charter Community Centre £2
Friday Various (see public swim timetable) Eastney Swimming Pool £2
Friday Various (see public swim timetable) Charter Community Centre £2
Saturday Various (see public swim timetable) Charter Community Centre £2
Sunday Various (see public swim timetable) Charter Community Centre £2
Sunday Various (see public swim timetable) Eastney Swimming Pool £2

Meet the team

Chloe Tomsett (Swimming Activator)

Hi, I'm Chloe the Swimming Activator. I can help you find your closest swimming pool and if you can't swim, don’t worry as we have lessons available for you. I love swimming because it's a sport all abilities can enjoy. Swimming is a great exercise and also a good stress reducer as you can switch off mentally from the real world. Drop me a message about anything swimming based on:[email protected]