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Sports and Recreation Development

This page provides information on:

  • SHIOW - Sports Hampshire & IOW 
  • Running England 3-2-1 routes
  • Active Living! Healthy Living  
  • Gosport School Sports Partnership

Sport Hampshire IOW Return to Sport & Physical

Activity Taster Sessions - Grants Awarded


Sport Hampshire and Isle of Wight Return to Sport & Physical Activity Taster Sessions Funding

Gosport Borough Council in partnership with Sports Hampshire & Isle of Wight (SHIOW) is pleased to have awarded the following grants.

A total of £2,664 has been awarded to Gosport based providers with the aim of encouraging people to return to or try a sport.

See table below for successful applicants and amount awarded.


Organisation & Activity

Total Allocated

Holbrook Judo Club - Judo Taster Sessions


Gosport Bowling Club - Coached Bowling Taster Sessions


Wheatsheaf Trust - Weekly Walking Programme


Alverstoke LTS & BC - Coached Taster Sessions  in Tennis, Squash, Racketball & Badminton


Lee Sailing Club - Have a go at Sailing Taster Sessions


D C Leisure Netball - Netball Taster Sessions


Forton Bowling Club - Introduction to Lawn Bowls


 Total Grant Funding Awarded




Sport Hampshire & IOW Sports Partnership  

SHIOW are one of 49 County Sports Partnerships across England, committed to increasing participation in sport and physical activity in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

For further details on:

  • Coaching bursaries
  • HTAS - Hampshire Talented Athlete Scheme  
  • Local sports club directory
  • Return 2 Sport programme/activities
  • Events and more

For further details log onto www3.hants.gov.uk/shiow

Running England 3-2-1  

Local running groups organised by Running England group leaders have been set up in all parts of England. Find a group near you by logging onto www.runengland.org.

We're making running available and accessible for everyone, with running groups being created for women and mixed gender, schools, work places and families. Our programme is about helping you to exercise every week no matter your age, shape, size or ability. There are groups for you to run with being created all over the country and trained Run in England group leaders to support you through those first steps - all at your own pace with no competition. So why not become a member and join us for some fun in a safe and social environment, and you can join with friends, family or colleagues.

Three routes in and around Alver Valley.

For further details and /or for a copy of the Alver Valley 3-2-1 leaflet please contact Economic Prosperity, Tourism & Culture on 023 9254 5425.

Active Living! Healthy Living

Active Living! Healthy Living  

Active Living! Healthy Hampshire & IOW is supporting the national Change 4 Life campaign and will help you become more active, on your terms, in your area. Have a look around for low-cost and no-cost ideas and inspiration to get more active.
For further information log onto www3.hants.gov.uk/activehampshireiow.htm


Gosport School Sport Partnership 


The team at the Gosport SSP are committed to ensuring that all young people in Gosport have the best opportunities and provision possible. With key partners and organisations we are striving to guarantee this happens and the implement a fully accessible 5 hour offer to all...

The Partnership focuses its work around the 10 National strands of the PE and Sport Strategy for Young People

  • Infrastructure
  • Coaching
  • Professional Development
  • Extending Activities
  • Clubs
  • Competition
  • Gifted & Talented
  • Leadership & Volunteering
  • Swimming
  • Disability
To find out more log onto www.bridgemary.hants.sch.uk/Gssphome.html
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