Let Sportivate motivate you to try a new sport

The Sportivate programme, run by Active Sussex, is offering a host of sporting activities for free or at hugely-subsidised rates to young people aged 11 to 25 across West Sussex starting this month.

The four-year nationwide campaign to continue the Olympic legacy provides youngsters the opportunity to receive six to eight weeks of discounted or free coaching in a range of sports.

Disability sports, specialised female-only and 19-plus courses are also available.

In West Sussex, the following activities are taking place:

* Sportivate ladies’ fun football - for females only, 14-25. An incentive T-shirt is available for those who attend all sessions. Eight weeks of sessions, completely free of charge. Started Thursday, January 9, 5-6pm, finishes Thursday, February 27. Location: Chichester College, Westgate Fields, PO19 1SB. Contact: elizabeth.ogden@chichester.ac.uk or matt.wright@chichester.ac.uk

* Sportivate girls’ football – for girls only aged 11-16 – incentive prizes are available for those who attend all sessions. Eight weeks of sessions, completely free of charge. Started Saturday, January 11, 10-11.30am, finishes Saturday, March 1. Location: Chichester University, PO19 6PE. Contact: elizabeth.ogden@chichester.ac.uk or matt.wright@chichester.ac.uk

* Sportivate Enable Me multisports club – pan-disability multi-sport club, including cricket, tennis, football, volleyball, boccia, wheelchair hockey and basketball. Eight weeks of sessions, £3 per session. Starts: Saturday, January 25, 2-4pm, finishes: Saturday, March 15. Location: Chichester University, PO19 6PE. Contact: Seb Trezise seb@enablemeproject.org.uk / 01903 734400