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Timetable of activities to help young people get active in Oxford

PDF icon Youth Ambition Sports Sessions (PDF)

If you are aged 14-21 and would like to take part in sporting activities in your local community then please refer to our timetable of Multi-sport sessions. Youth Ambition also offers sessions run in partnership with Oxford United, Global Sports and Inspired Young People's Project.

To find out what's on offer near you download the free Bungee* app from the app store or visit Activities Oxfordshire.

Bungee logo Activities Oxfordshire logo

 

*Bungee is a free to use location based activities app for young people across Oxfordshire.

The app has been designed, developed, tested and presented by young people so that Bungee works the way they want it to - two clicks and you've got what you need!

Everyone can use Bungee; from bored teenagers through to parents looking for something to do with the kids, Bungee has something to offer. There are over 2000 individual and unique activities on Bungee advertising one-off fun days through to all year round drama clubs. We estimate that Bungee offers Oxfordshire over 40,000 activity events over the course of a year, so there is always lots to do on any given day.

 

Youth Ambition Sports Session Videos

Have a look at the videos below to find out more about what these sessions are all about. Thanks to Film Oxford for providing the video clips.







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Collect bounts reward points

Not only can you have tonnes of free fun at these sessions, but you can also be rewarded for being involved. By turning up at the sessions you will earn Bounts reward points.

Bounts rewards individuals for their attendance at sessions, therefore more sessions you attend the more points you will earn. Points can be redeemed against a wide range of items including Love2shop gift vouchers, days out and much more!

Bounts is simple and easy to use and a fun way to inspire you to get more active. It's as easy as 1,2,3:

1. Attend your first session and get a free key tag from the session instructor - remember to have it scanned at your first session!
2. Register your key tag when you get home on the Bounts website
3. Remember to take your key tag to every session you attend, get it scanned and watch your points tot up.

If you are aged 14 and under and are looking for sports or other activities to get stuck in to take a look at our Youth Zone page. If you are aged 16+ take a look at the activities offered through the GO Active and Active Women projects.


 

Friday Night Takeover Round-upTable tennis match

To launch the community sport element of the Youth Ambition programme (jointly funded by Sport England), Oxford City Council's Sports Development team hosted a free and fun event for young people aged 14 to 21 in Oxford at the former Royal Mail Warehouse, which is the new home to Oxford Hoops Basketball Club.

In addition to letting young people know about the opportunities available through the Youth Ambition programme, the event offered a range of activities including, basketball, street dance, dodgeball, inflatable volleyball, skateboarding, table tennis, a roller disco, DJ and more! There was also an opportunity to engage with young people with our very own Big Brother style diary room hosted by Film Oxford and an interactive graffiti wall.

Almost 400 young people from four city secondary schools attended the event earlier in the day to take part in a sports tournament. From 4.30pm we then opened up the doors for all young people in Oxford to enjoy getting active for free!

Take a look at the Oxford Mail article covering this event.

If your aged from 15 to 21 and want to continue getting active and having fun then check out the range of multi-sports sessions we have on offer below.

 

friday night takeover chatback 1 from Film Oxford on Vimeo.

Football match

Oxford City Council receives almost £140,00 lottery investment to give local sport a boost

Oxford City Council is set to help more local people get into sport thanks to £139,509 of National Lottery funding from Sport England's Community Sport Activation Fund.

Oxford City Council is among 32 projects to receive a share of £5.1 million of funding to support grassroots sport activity across the country and build a lasting legacy from last year's successful Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The project will offer young people from Blackbird Leys, Barton, Cutteslowe, Rose Hill and Wood Farm, aged 15 - 21 the opportunity to get involved in multi-sport sessions right on their doorsteps. The sports delivered will be shaped by what the 'young people' want, with an overall goal of developing a sporting pathway that helps ensure that each individual is inspired to adopt a sporting habit for life.

To further inspire young people to get involved, Oxford City Council has partnered up with Bounts to offer an exciting incentive scheme. Every session the young people attend will earn them points, which can be redeemed against a number of rewards including high-street shopping vouchers, days out and much more!

The project will look to work closely with a variety of partners including the Community Association’s within the areas of delivery and Fusion Lifestyle who operate the Council's leisure centres.

This project is part of Oxford City Council's wider Youth Ambition programme to improve the life chances of young people. Please see our youth ambition strategy below:

PDF icon Youth Ambition Strategy 2013-17 (PDF) 

 


 

Contact Us

For more information on these sessions please contact:

Youth Ambition on 01865 252491 or email youthambition@oxford.gov.uk.

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Page last updated 7 October 2014


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