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The Active Star scheme provides sports people of a national standard free access to sports facilities at Park Club. The scheme aims to support elite sportspeople, including those with disabilities, to reach their full potential by reducing the financial burden of training costs.

Active Star will provide members with access to a range of services, including swimming (where applicable), gym and exercise classes to help develop performance in their sport.


The Active Star scheme aims to support elite sportspeople who compete at a national level. To be eligible for this scheme you must:

  • Be a current national sportsperson. National involves being a member of a national sports team or ranked in the top ten of your sport.
  • Be a resident for the majority of the year in Oxfordshire or Kent. Full-time students whose parents/guardians reside in these areas are eligible.
  • Be able to provide supporting evidence from your governing body upon application (e.g. a letter inviting you to a competition, or competition results etc. within the last 12 months).


  • Active Star members will be able to access any of the Park Club sites in Oxfordshire, Kent and Hampshire.
  • Members will be able to access either gym, swimming or exercise classes during designated times, services will vary for each participating site.
  • Active Star membership is renewable every 12 months pending continued sports performance at a national level
  • In return for the benefits of the Active Star scheme, a condition of membership requires members to make every effort within the reason to make themselves available for promotional events as requested by Park Club.

How to apply

If you are interested in becoming an Active Star member, please use the contact details below for your relevant club. Supporting evidence will be required along with a form of photo identification.

Participating Sites

If you live in Oxfordshire please e-mail  to find out more

Park Club Milton
17 Croft Drive,Milton Park,
Abingdon, OX14 4RP

Park Club Oxford
Ozone Leisure Park
Grenoble Road, Oxford, 
Oxfordshire, OX4 4XP

Willowbrook Leisure Centre
Bowmont Water, Off Avon Way,
Didcot,OX11 7AF

For our clubs in Kent applications must be made direct with Kent Sport. Kent Sport FANS scheme

Park Club Ashford 
New Street,
Ashford TN24 8TN 

Park Club Chatham 
Snodhurst Bottom,Walderslade Rd,
Chatham,ME5 0LU