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
SOCIAL TENNIS

SOCIAL TENNIS

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
Wednesday 13.00-15.00 Southsea Tennis Club FREE
FUTSAL

FUTSAL

SESSION STARTS AGAIN IN SEPTEMBER: Futsal 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.

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.

BASKETBALL

BASKETBALL

SESSION STARTS 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.

TABLE TENNIS

TABLE TENNIS

 

SESSION STARTS AGAIN IN SEPTEMBER: Table Tennis 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 19.00-21.00 The Waterhole (Union Bar) FREE (This runs every 2 weeks)
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]  

HOCKEY

Hockey

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 arrive, along with your student card.

This session can be booked through the ‘UOP Sport’ App.

Day Time Location Price
Friday 17.00-19.00 Langstone Astro FREE

Meet the team

Sophie Squire (Hockey Activator)

Hi, I'm Sophie the Hockey Activator. I will be coordinating and helping to deliver the drop in hockey sessions. These sessions are perfect for beginners or those of you who want to get back into hockey. We will do some coaching and fun drills at the start of the session, and usually finish the session with some fun games so you can practice what you've learnt. Drop me a message about anything hockey based on:[email protected]

Danny Tomlinson (Hockey Coordinator)

Hi, I'm Danny the Hockey Co-ordinator. I will be helping to deliver and promote the drop in hockey sessions. These sessions are perfect for beginners or those of you who want to get back into hockey. We will do some coaching and fun drills at the start of the session, and usually finish the session with some fun games so you can practice what you've learnt. Drop me a message about anything hockey based on:[email protected]

TENNIS LESSONS

TENNIS LESSONS

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

8 week beginners coaching course delivered by qualified coaches. Free racket if you attend 5 sessions. To secure your place, please book at Spinnaker Sports Centre reception. If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you book onto a course. At reception you will be issued with a Get Active, Stay Active card which you must show at the start of every session along with your student card.

BADMINTON

BADMINTON

Pop-Up Racket Sports Outdoors! Join us on Gun House Green for some social outdoor Badminton and Tennis.

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
Tuesday 13.00-14.00 Gun House Green FREE

Meet the team

Beth Townsend (Badminton Activator)

Hi, I'm Beth the Badminton Activator. I will be supporting the coordinators to make sure sessions are fun and will be organising the Badminton Campus Sport league. You can feed back to me on anything about your Badminton experience with Sport & Recreation. Drop me a message about anything badminton based on:[email protected]

DODGEBALL

DODGEBALL

SESSION STARTS AGAIN IN SEPTEMBER: Dodgeball 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.

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]  

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.

If you are interested in joining a social league then please [email protected]

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

Meet the team

Evan Crockford (Golf Activator)

Hi, I'm Evan the Golf Activator. You can message me anytime about all things Golf and I will be there to point you in the right direction. We have some great deals with The Tenth Hole and are working with the club to come up with an offer for beginners. I love Golf because socially its a great sport to go round the course with your friends. Drop me a message about the drop-ins, lessons or anything golf based on:[email protected]

TOUCH RUGBY

TOUCH RUGBY

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 18.30-20.00 HMS Temeraire FREE

Meet the team

David Hillier (Rugby Activator)

Hi, I'm David the Rugby Activator. I will be at the O2 Touch drop-in sessions and will be linking University rugby players with internal and external clubs. Touch Rugby has a mixed bag of participants including those who use it for fitness, those who want to try a low impact version of Rugby and those who are complete beginners. I love Rugby because it has provided a variety of unforgettable experiences and has helped me develop great friendships, confidence and discipline whilst most importantly being brilliant fun. Drop me a message about anything rugby based on:[email protected]  

Suzy Beddows (Rugby Coordiantor)

Hi, I'm Suzy the Rugby coordinator. I will be at the O2 Touch drop-in sessions on a Friday evening.  My role is to promote the session to get more females engaged in the sport. Please feel free to drop me a message about anything rugby based on:[email protected]

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
HANDBALL

HANDBALL

SESSION STARTS AGAIN IN SEPTEMBER: Handball 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.

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]

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.

Meet the team

Evan Crockford (Golf Activator)

Hi, I'm Evan the Golf Activator. You can message me anytime about all things Golf and I will be there to point you in the right direction. We have some great deals with The Tenth Hole and are working with the club to come up with an offer for beginners. I love Golf because socially its a great sport to go round the course with your friends. Drop me a message about the drop-ins, lessons or anything golf based on:[email protected]

SKATING/SKATEBOA...

Skating/Skateboarding

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
5-A-SIDE FOOTBALL

5-A-SIDE FOOTBALL

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 19.30-21.30 Langstone MUGA FREE

Meet the team

Adriain Cegielka (Football Coordinator)

Hi, I'm Adriain and one of the Football Coordinators. I will be at the Friday drop-in session to suppport you and can help you set up or get into a Campus Sport Football team. Please try and book in via the app first so we can start the session on time or arrive a bit early to sign up. Drop me a message about anything football based on:[email protected]

Abhay Anant Vashistha (Football Coordinator)

Hi, I'm Abhay and one of the Football Coordinators. I will be at the Friday drop-in session to support you and can help you set up or get into a Campus Sport Football team. If you are interested in developing your football skills, I can help you out. Drop me a message about anything football based on:[email protected]

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.

RUNNING (BEGINNERS)

Running (Beginners)

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 17:30-18:30 The Union 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]

ROUNDERS

ROUNDERS

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 16.00-17.00 Langstone Astro FREE

Meet the team

Emma Thwaites (Rounders Activator)

Hi, I'm Emma and i'm the Rounders Activator. I coordinate the Friday rounders drop-in session. This is a fun, social session that you can come along to and caters for all abilities. All equipment is provided, so simply turn up and play! Drop me a message about anything rounders based on:[email protected]