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
VOLLEYBALL

VOLLEYBALL

10 Week Course Starts : 10th Oct

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend. Please ensure you take your University student/staff card along with you to each session. Equipment for the session will be provided.

 

Day Time Location Price
Tuesday 20:00-21:00 Spinnaker Sports Hall £10 for a 10 week course (starting 10th Oct)

Meet the team

Emily Radford (Volleyball Activator)

Hi, I'm Emily the Volleyball Activator. I will be delivering the volleyball drop-in sessions and learn to play Volleyball course. Drop me a message about our volleyball sessions or anything else volleyball based on: [email protected]

FUTSAL

FUTSAL

SESSIONS START W/C 25TH SEPTEMBER 2017

FREE Tasters : 28th Sep & 5th Oct.

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend. Please ensure you take your University student/staff card along with you to the session. Equipment for the session will be provided.

The Futsal league will run on Saturdays from 14:30-16:30 and will start on the 14th of October. To register a team please visit our ‘Campus Sport’ page.

Day Time Location Price
Thursday 19:00-21:00 Spinnaker £2

Meet the team

 

Matin Ali Sdighi (Futsal Activator)

Hi, I'm Matin the Futsal Activator. I will be there at the drop-in sessions and coordinating the Futsal Campus Sport league so can help you get a team. The drop-in gets busy so make sure you are booked on in advance.  Drop me a message about anything futsal based on: [email protected]

Tom Edwards (Futsal Coordinator)

Hi, I'm Tom the Futsal Coordinator and I will be delivering the Friday drop-in session. It doesn't matter if you come alone or with mates, we will sort out teams and get you going. All equipment is provided. Please book in through our app to esnure your place. Drop me a message about anything futsal based on: [email protected]

DODGEBALL

DODGEBALL

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend. Please ensure you take your University student/staff card along with you to the session. Equipment for the session will be provided.

Day Time Location Price
Tuesday 18:00-19:00 Spinnaker £1

Meet the team

 

Ben Gooding (Dodgeball Activator)

Hi, I'm Ben the Dodgeball Activator. I will be there at the drop-in sessions, I look after all equipment for the drop-in so all you need to do is turn up for me to put you into teams and get going. Drop me a message about anything dodgeball based on: [email protected]

BADMINTON

BADMINTON

 

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend. Please ensure you take your University student/staff card along with you to the session. Equipment for the session will be provided.

Day Time Location Price
Wednesday 20:30-22:00 St. Paul's Sports Hall £1.50 (Free with a gym membership)
Friday 18:30-20.30 St Paul's Sports Hall £2 (Free with a gym membership)

Meet the team

Hannah Divall (Badminton Activator)

Hi, I'm Hannah 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]

Zaki Barnett (Badminton Coordinator)

Hi, I'm Zaki and one of the Badminton Coordinators. I will be at the Wednesday drop-in session to support you and can help you get into the Badminton Campus Sport league. These sessions are available to all and we provide rackets and shuttles so beginners/new session participants are well looked after. Drop me a message about anything badminton based on: [email protected]

 

Sanskriti Chhabra (Badminton Coordinator)

Hi, I'm Sanskriti and one of the Badminton Coordinators. I will be at the Friday drop-in session to support you and can help you get into the Badminton Campus Sport league. These sessions are available to all and we provide rackets and shuttles so beginners/new session participants are well looked after. Drop me a message about anything badminton based on: [email protected]

WATERSPORTS

WATERSPORTS

Prices are for hiring the equipment for 1, 2 & 3 hours:
Kayak Single (sit in/on) – £7, £14 & £17.50
Kayak Double (Sit on) – £10.50, £17.50 & £21
Sail single – £14, £17.50 & £21
Sail Double – £17.50, £24.50 & £28
Windsurf beginner – £10.50, £14 & £17.50
Windsurf Intermediate – £14, £17.50 & £21
Paddleboarding – £7, £10.50 &  £14

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

Pay and play will be run every Saturday from 9am-1pm, Tuesday and Thursday evening 1830-2030. Booking is essential so please call 023 9266 3873 before attending 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. Please bring your student/staff card with you.

GOLF 18 HOLES

GOLF 18 HOLES

NUS card holders can take advantage of this cheaper rate for a 18 hole round of Golf, at Portsmouth Golf Centre. To book a round please call 023 9266 4549. Please ensure you take your student/NUS card along with you to the session.

Monday-Friday: 8am-4pm = £10, After 4pm = £6

Saturdays: 4pm-8pm = £12

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.

Meet the team

Nick Roebuck (Golf Activator)

Hi, I'm Nick the Golf Activator. You can message me anytime about all things Golf and I will be there to point you in the right direction. I am organising golf lessons, so if you are interested please drop me a message about anything golf based on: [email protected]

GOLF LESSONS

GOLF LESSONS

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

Nick Roebuck (Golf Activator)

Hi, I'm Nick the Golf Activator. You can message me anytime about all things Golf and I will be there to point you in the right direction. I am organising golf lessons, so if you are interested please drop me a message about anything golf based on: [email protected]

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 18:30-19:30 The Union FREE

Meet the team

Jamie Ingrouille (Running Activator)

Hi, I'm Jamie the Running Activator.  I deliver a beginners drop-in session on Monday evenings. Join our UOP Beginners Running group on Facebook to keep up to date with each session. Drop me a message if you need anymore information or about anything running based on: [email protected]

SKATING/SKATEBOA...

Skating/Skateboarding

Student and NUS can take advantage of this discounted rate.

Prices vary depending on time/day. Please click the link below to see admission time and prices:

Southsea Skate Park Admission Prices

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.

ROUNDERS

ROUNDERS

 

SESSIONS START W/C 25TH SEPTEMBER 2017

FREE Taster Sessions: 29/09 and 06/10

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend. Please ensure you take your University student/staff card along with you to the session. Equipment for the session will be provided.

Day Time Location Price
Friday 16.00-17.00 Langstone Astro FREE

Meet the team

Harrison Thompson (Rounders Activator)

Hi, I'm Harrison 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]

SQUASH

Squash

SESSIONS START W/C 25TH SEPTEMBER 2017

FREE Tasters : 26th Sep & 3rd Oct.

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend. Please ensure you take your University student/staff card along with you to the session. Equipment for the session will be provided.

Day Time Location Price
Tuesday 19.20-20.40 Spinnaker Squash Courts £1 (Free with a gym membership)

Meet the team

Jeremy Wan (Squash Activator)

Hi, I'm Jeremy the Squash Activator. I will be organising the Squash Box League which starts at the beginning of every month as well as delivering the Get Active Squash sessions. You can chat to me about anything squash on [email protected]

HANDBALL

HANDBALL

SESSIONS START W/C 25TH SEPTEMBER 2017

FREE Tasters : 28th Sep & 5th Oct.

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend. Please ensure you take your University student/staff card along with you to the session. Equipment for the session will be provided.

Day Time Location Price
Thursday 19:30-20:30 St Pauls Sports Hall FREE

Meet the team

Charlie Fouracres (Handball Activator)

Hi, I'm Charlie and I am the Handball Activator. I will be at the Thursday drop-in session to support you.  I've got all equipment here so you just need to turn up. We have a Handball society so if you are interested in joining then please let me know. Drop me a message about anything handball based on: [email protected]

SWIMMING LESSONS

SWIMMING LESSONS

Meet the team

Sam Chandler (Swimming Activator)

Hi, I'm Sam the Swimming Activator. If you are interested in swimming lessons then drop me a message about anything swimming based on: [email protected]  

BASKETBALL

BASKETBALL

SESSIONS START W/C 25TH SEPTEMBER 2017

FREE Tasters : 30th Sep & 7th Oct.

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend. Please ensure you take your University student/staff card along with you to the session. Equipment for the session will be provided.

Day Time Location Price
Saturday 12:30-14:30 St. Paul's Sports Hall £2

Meet the team

Helder Peixoto (Basketball Activator)

Hi, I'm Helder the Basketball Activator. I will be at the drop-in sessions to coordinate games or matches. Coming alone or with mates doesn't matter as teams are made at the start and we get 2 half court games going at the same with bibs and balls provided. I love Basketball because it is great to watch a team that works well together. Drop me a message about anything basketball based on: [email protected]

PARKRUN (5KM)

PARKRUN (5KM)

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

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

Meet the team

Jamie Ingrouille (Running Activator)

Hi, I'm Jamie the Running Activator.  I deliver a beginners drop-in session on Monday evenings. Join our UOP Beginners Running group on Facebook to keep up to date with each session. Drop me a message if you need anymore information or about anything running based on: [email protected]

TOUCH RUGBY

TOUCH RUGBY

Sessions start w/c 25th of September 2017

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 19.00-20.30 HMS Temeraire FREE

Meet the team

Rob King (Rugby Activator)

Hi, I'm Rob 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. Drop me a message about anything rugby based on: [email protected]  

5-A-SIDE FOOTBALL

5-A-SIDE FOOTBALL

SESSIONS START W/C 25TH SEPTEMBER 2017

FREE Tasters : 29th Sep & 6th Oct.

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend. Please ensure you take your University student/staff card along with you to the session. Equipment for the session will be provided.

Day Time Location Price
Friday 19:30-21:30 Langstone MUGA FREE

Meet the team

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]

 

Bill Sader (Football Coordinator)

Hi, I'm Bill 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. 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]

NETBALL

NETBALL

SESSIONS START W/C 25TH SEPTEMBER 2017

FREE Tasters : 26th Sep & 3rd Oct.

This session is in partnership with the UOP Netball Club, everyone gets 3 FREE tries at any time throughout the year to have a taste of the clubs development session.

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend. Please ensure you take your University student/staff card along with you to the session. Equipment for the session will be provided.

The Campus Sport Netball league will begin on Saturday the 14th of October from 10am-12pm in Spinnaker. To register a team please visit the Campus Sport section on the website.

Day Time Location Price
Tuesday 19.00-21.00 St. Paul's Sports Hall FREE

Meet the team

Amelia Grubb (Netball Activator)

Hi, I'm Amelia the Netball Activator. I will be at the drop-in sessions to answer any questions and can help you set up a Netball Campus Sport team. The drop-in session is very relaxed, for everyone including complete beginners and all equipment is provided. Drop me a message about anything netball based on: [email protected]

TENNIS XPRESS

TENNIS XPRESS

This is an 8 week beginners coaching courses delivered by qualified coaches.

Courses start Tuesday 17th and Wednesday the 18th of October 2017.

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.

Day Time Location Price
Tuesday 20:00-21.00 Portsmouth Tennis Academy £35 (Starts 17th Oct)
Wednesday 20:00-21:00 Portsmouth Tennis Academy £35 (Starts 18th Oct)

Meet the team

Paddy Basson (Tennis Activator)

Hi, I'm Paddy the Tennis Activator. If you have any questions about our  Tennis Xpress Lessons, please feel free to drop me a message on: [email protected] and I will be happy to help.  

Hamish Law (Tennis Activator)

Hi, I'm Hamish, i'm a Tennis Activator. I will be coordinating the box leagues and helping with club participation. Please feel free to drop me a message about anything else tennis based on: [email protected]

WOMEN'S FOOTBALL

WOMEN'S FOOTBALL

SESSIONS START W/C 25TH SEPTEMBER 2017

FREE Tasters : 25th Sep & 2nd Oct.

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active, Stay Active membership at reception or online before you attend. Please ensure you take your University student/staff card along with you to the session. Equipment for the session will be provided.

Day Time Location Price
Monday 18.00-19.30 Langstone MUGA FREE

Meet the team

Beth Roche (Women's Football Activator)

Hi,  I'm Beth and one of the Football Activators. I will be at the Female only drop-in to support you and help you get into a Football Campus Sport team if you'd like. I love Football as it's been a huge part of my life. I really enjoy the fun and competitive nature of the game. Please get there for the start so I can get you into team. I've got all equipment so you just need to turn up. Drop me a message about anything women's football based on: [email protected]