Our aim is to provide assistance and free venue access to enable athletes to be developed to their full potential

Support For Athletes

We're committed to supporting our local athletes so that they can fulfil their potential and achieve success. Outlined below are the two programmes that we deliver for our local athletes again with support from the Gannochy Trust.

Talented Athlete Scheme

This allows eligible athletes FREE access to Live Active facilities.

They must meet the following criteria:

• Be a resident in Perth and Kinross OR be a member of a Perth and Kinross based club

• The athlete must represent their sport at ANY of the following standards:

  - Scottish Institute of Sport

  - Area Institute of Sport

  - Scottish/ British/ European/ World Championship Title Holder

  - Scottish or Great Britain Squad member

• The sport the athlete participates in must have a governing body recognised by sportscotland

• The application must be endorsed by the relevant NGB or Area Institute / Squad Coach


1. The athlete should complete the application form and get it endorsed by the relevant NGB or Area Institute / Squad Coach.

2. The application should then be submitted to Live Active Leisure, where it will be assessed.

3. The athlete will be sent notification of the outcome of their application, including any particular conditions which may affect their access to our leisure venues. APPLICATION AVAILABLE HERE

Performance Strength and Conditioning

The Strength and Conditioning gym at Bell's Sports Centre is currently undergoing refurbishment. We are taking this opportunity to re-open and refresh our  Strength and Conditioning Performance Athlete Squad. Applications are now open until the 3rd of March. After this date we will create a waiting list of applications.


  • You are at Secondary School (there may be some flexibility in this - please contact us)
  • Be a member of the Talented Athlete Scheme (or have your application supported by your sport's National Governing Body)
  • You are not currently supported by the Scottish Institute of Sport

For more information and to apply follow this link to our General Information and Application Form.

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