Portway Lifestyle Centre: Home training base of Tividale Football Academy
Tividale Football Academy is a progressive youth football club that increases access to sport in Sandwell, they hold sessions at Portway Lifestyle Centre twice a week. The academy offers football coaching and mentoring for young people from ages 4 to adulthood.
They provide training to over 250 people across all age ranges, encouraging players of all abilities. They were voted Black Country Community Club of the Year in 2015 and 2017. The academy creates a friendly environment for children and young people to play football, get fit and have fun.
Players constantly get the chance to develop their football skills and take new opportunities, the academy even has a scholarship programme for young people to train alongside full time education.
Football training sessions take place at Portway Lifestyle Centre every Friday at 6pm-8pm. Skills Soccer sessions take place on a Saturday from 9.30am to 11.15am. These are fun sessions that cater for ages 4 to 11. They are designed to improve football skills, balance, coordination and build new friendships. Youngsters of all abilities are welcome!