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The national organisation responsible for developing and promoting sport and active lifestyles.
Download the strategy for sport and physical activity in Wales.

We have a number of schemes to encourage children and young people to get active and take up sport.

Free swimming

Young people aged 16 and under can swim for free at certain times during school holidays.

Visit the Sports Council for Wales website to find out more.

Dragon Sport

The Dragon Sport initiative is designed to offer 7-11 year olds fun and enjoyable sporting opportunities.

Visit the Dragon Sport website for more information.

5x60 Secondary School sport programme

The 5x60 programme aims to increase the number of secondary-age pupils taking part in sport or physical activity for 60 minutes, at least five times a week.

Read more about the 5x60 programme on the Sports Council website.

Visit the 5x60 website for young people.

Raise Your Game

With videos and interviews of sportsmen and women in Wales, the Raise Your Game website covers five steps to success for achieving your goals:

  • Inspiration
  • Motivation
  • Preparation
  • Concentration and
  • Dedication.

The website is run by BBC Wales and supported by the Welsh Government and the Sports Council of Wales.