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

£15 for up to 10 weeks of lessons delivered by our Activator Alex Goater. Anyone can join in throughout term but price remains at £15.

If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active membership at reception or online before you attend a session. All equipment is provided.

 

Day Time Location Price
Tuesday 19:00-20:00 Spinnaker Sports Hall £15 for a 10 week course
FUTSAL

FUTSAL

 

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 Thursdays from 19:00-21:00. To register a team please visit our ‘Campus Sport’ page.

Day Time Location Price
Saturday 14:30-16:30 St. Paul's Sports Hall £2 (GASA membership) or FREE (£99 membership)
DODGEBALL

DODGEBALL

Be one of many trying Dodgeball for the first time! Delivered by the Dodgeball Activator Remy LeBerre. If you do not have a gym membership, please activate your Get Active membership at reception or online before you attend a session. All equipment is provided. £2 for Get Active members and FREE for £99 full members.

 

Day Time Location Price
Tuesday 17:00-18:00 Spinnaker £2 (GASA membership) or FREE (£99 membership)
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 £2 (Free with a gym membership)
Friday 18:30-20.30 St Paul's Sports Hall £2.50 (Free with a gym membership)
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]

HOCKEY

Hockey

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SESSION HAS FINISHED AND WILL RETURN 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 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]

RUNNING (BEGINNERS)

Running (Beginners)

Join our beginners running group to improve your running technique! Running Activator Dan Slayford will meet you and take you down to Southsea Common for a session that is for all abilities.

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 17:00-18:00 Meet Outside The Student Union FREE
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

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 16.00-18.00 Langstone Astro £10 (one off payment)
SQUASH

Squash

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 18.00-19.20 Spinnaker Squash Courts £1 (Free with a gym membership)
HANDBALL

HANDBALL

 

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 £1 (FREE for £99 members)

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]

ROWING LESSONS

ROWING LESSONS

6 week beginners lesson delivered by qualified coaches. No experience required and equipment provided. For more information and to book your place, 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 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.

Day Time Location Price
Wednesday 18.00-19.00 Southsea Rowing Club £15 (for the course)
SWIMMING LESSONS

SWIMMING LESSONS

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SESSION HAS FINISHED AND WILL RETURN IN SEPTEMBER

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]  

TABLE TENNIS

TABLE TENNIS

Attending the Well-being cafe? You can now play a table tennis on our pop-up instant ping set!

Day Time Location Price
Wednesday 16.30-17.30 Cafe Coco FREE
BASKETBALL

BASKETBALL

 

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 (GASA membership) or FREE (£99 membership)
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
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 19.00-20.30 HMS Temeraire FREE
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. 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
NETBALL

NETBALL

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 19.00-20.00 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 LESSONS

Tennis Lessons

This is an 8 week beginners coaching courses delivered by qualified coaches. You receive a FREE racket upon arrival at your first session.

Course starts Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th of October 2018.

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
Wednesday 20:00-21:00 Portsmouth Tennis Academy £35
WOMEN'S FOOTBALL

WOMEN'S FOOTBALL

Come along to the Women’s Football Development session and have a free taster led by the Activtor Beth Roche.

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]