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YouMove provides free or low cost activities for families across the county.

If your child or children are in receipt of benefits related free school meals, are refugees, young carers and children in or on the edge of care , then we have a fantastic range of activities to enjoy together, including during weekends and school holidays.

Activities for February half term 2023!

Please see our main Active Communities page for all YouMove and children’s half term activities.

Some of the activities available in the Vale

With your YouMove card you will be able to access discounted rates of up to 50% at GLL/Better leisure centres (activities include swimming, badminton, squash and tennis)

Discounted swimming at Park Club Milton Park every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 1-3.30pm. 1 adult and 1 child swim £3.50. Spaces are limited so pre-booking is advised.

Matt Fiddes Martial Arts and MF Dance 

There are classes across the district and you’ll receive a 10% discount on monthly training fees with your YouMove card. Classes are available in Abingdon, Didcot, Farringdon, Shrivenham and Wantage.

You can try a class for free to make sure it’s right for you, simply book yourself in via and bring your YouMove card to the session with you.

They teach both Martial Arts and Dance Classes with a focus on developing key life skills. People are welcome to train on their own but there are also opportunities for parents and children to train together.

Discounted membership and sessions at Fitness and Wellbeing Hub

Junior Strength Classes – 50% off; only £3 per session – This 45 minute class is specifically designed for 9 to 15 year olds to learn new skills in the gym environment whilst getting strong, and of course having fun in the process. Tuesdays 16:30-17:15

Gym memberships – 30% discount on monthly membership – making fees as low as £24.50 per month. Memberships include full access to our SMART gym equipment and group exercise timetable. We can also provide free advice for medical problems in relation to exercise.

Personal training – 50% off private sessions – From £10 a session, get the advice and support you need to live a more active lifestyle. Receive a training plan to complete outside of sessions for free.

To access the offer please email or phone 01235 612980.

Smash Badminton, Abingdon

Smash! Junior Badminton Club is run by volunteers and provides a structured environment for young people of all abilities to play and develop their badminton skills. Free trial sessions in Juniors – Age 7 – 11. Email our YouMove Activator Kayleigh for more details.

You can contact Kayleigh by emailing

There’s more information about YouMove on the Active Oxfordshire website.

Contact us - Active Communities

01235 422240
(Text phone users add 18001 before dialing)

Vale of White Horse District Council
Abbey House
Abbey Close
OX14 3JE