***Applications are now closed for 2023/24. To receive an alert when applicaitons for next year's programme open, pelase complete this form.. ***


Together with Everyone Active, we're distributing £40,000 in sports bursaries to residents of North Kensington, with £10,000 ring-fenced for first-time applicants.

The bursary programme provides successful applicants with one of the following services from Everyone Active, delivered through either the Westway Sports & Fitness Centre or Westway Portobello Fitness Club:

  • 12 month Gym Membership to use either Westway Sports & Fitness Centre (gym only) and Westway Portobello Fitness Club (gym and classes)
  • Climbing - 6 month course, Wild Climbers ages 5-7
  • Climbing - 6 month course, NICAS, ages 7+
  • Climbing - 12 months subsidised course, ages 5-7, Wild Climbers
  • Climbing - 12 months subsidised courses, ages 7+, NICAS
  • Climbing - 12 months membership for climbing wall, ages 16+
  • Tennis - 12 months Pay & Play sessions, September to July, 38 weeks
  • Football | One Year Registration to Football Skills Programme Sessions for ages 5-15 | September to July (38 weeks)
  • Football | One Year Registration to Westway FC Youth Team (U8-U13) | Training and Matches | September to July (38 weeks)


Eligibility Criteria:

All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Live in one of the five wards of North Kensington (Dalgarno, Colville, Notting Dale, St Helen's, Golborne)
  • Demonstrate a commitment to sports and fitness/health
  • Be in receipt of one or more of the following benefits, and be able to provide proof of benefits as outlined here
    • Universal credit or Income Support 
    • Personal Independence Payment (PIP) 
    • Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) 
    • Employment & Support Allowance (ESA)  
    • Disability Living Allowance 
    • Pension Credit 
    • Carers allowance 
    • Child tax credits 
    • Working tax credits 
    • Housing Benefit  
    • Council Tax Support

***Depending on demand, applications may close at short notice. We encourage applicants to complete the online form as soon as possible to avoid disappointment***

You can apply online by completing this form. Alternatively, you can collect a paper application form from the reception desk at Westway Sports Centre, Westway Portobello Fitness Club or Westway Trust office