Athlete Support Programme

We offer an Athlete Support Programme to help Medway's athletes aged 12 to 21 competing at regional level and higher.

The programme gives athletes:
  • Shokk membership for under 16s with extended access until 6pm (regional or higher)
  • Gym & Swim membership for 16 plus (regional levels and above).
To qualify you must:
  • live in Medway or be a Medway athlete studying at university whose parents still live in Medway
  • be aged 12 to 21 on 1 April 2022
  • if under 16: represent the region or a regional team (or be ranked in the top 10 at regional or higher level for individual sports with official rankings), or a higher representative level, in a Sport England funded sport
  • if over 16: represent the region or a regional team, or a higher representation level, in a Sport England funded sport
  • if you are over 21 but compete at a national level, visit the Kent FANS scheme website, where another appropriate offer may be available.

Applying for the Athlete Support Programme

To apply you will need to:

  • list full details, answering the qualification criteria above within your email
  • attach a supporting letter from your regional officer, club or NGB supporting your application and your standing
  • email your completed application to edward.peters@medway.gov.uk.

The next application period is from Wednesday 1 March 2023 to Friday 31 March 2023.