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Qualify as a Lifeguard with Fusion



Do you want to train to become a qualified RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard,?


If so, Fusion are running a course at Kempston Pool between 4th - 8th September 2019 There will be a recrutment day/swim test held on Tuesday 28th August 2019. Click here for details or email



Funding Opportunities with Sported



Want details of current funding opportunities in the East?


Need help with fundraising or completing funding applications?


Sported's Light Touch service gives short term support when you need it most. See “Your Services” page in Your Sported Network for more information or complete the application form here.

Magic Little Grants


Team Beds & Luton have been made aware through their relationship with Sported that local giving’s Magic Little Grants are particularly interested in hearing from organisations working in the Borough.


Magic Little Grants are small one-off grants, that are available to local charities and community groups throughout Great Britain that are engaging hard to reach individuals, encouraging them to take part in physical activity to help improve their physical health.


If you would like help and support with the preparation and submission of your application, or just to have an informal chat about the opportunity please do get in touch with us here at the Active Partnership by calling us on 01582 813760 or emailing any one of the following team members:;;




The 28th Bedford Junior Aquathlon - Robinson Pool / Bedford Park - 6th October 2019


The 28th Bedford Junior Aquathlon will take place on Sunday 6th October 2019 at Robinson Pool in Bedford Park. Registration in the Robinson Pool cafe from 9:45am (depending on School Year)

This exciting opportunity only costs £8!


Please click here to fill out the booking form

Deadline for bookings is Tuesday 24th September at 5pm.


If you would like more information about the Bedford Junior Aquathlon Click here or email  or call 01234 718827 

Active Adults September Programme - Book now


Online bookings for the September ‘Active Adults’ programme  are now open. Courses will begin week commencing Monday 23rd September 2019.


In order to book online you will need to register and set up an account with Bedford Borough Council. Click here to register for an account.  If you have an account log in using your account details using this link