Due to latest government guidelines this project has been put on hold. An update will be provided as soon as possible.


Do you feel isolated? Has COVID-19 affected your mental wellbeing?



Apply for the Portway Reach programme to see if you are eligible to receive 4 weeks membership for free to begin combating these feelings.

Funded by the National Lottery’s Reaching Community programme Portway Reach aims to re-engage and support people 18 and over in the local community directly affected by COVID-19. Portway Reach aims to increase the confidence & self- esteem of individuals by re-introducing them into our centres and back towards a healthy lifestyle.

All Sandwell Leisure Trust facilities have been passed COVID-secure inspections and are now providing safe & inclusive sessions whilst adhering to UK Active and Government social distancing recommendations. 



Being active also helps us support the NHS by improving our mental and physical health, something we all need to do more than ever.

As part of the programme you will receive 

  • A virtual tour and induction of the building
  • Access to COVID secure facilities
  • 4 weeks One card membership, allowing you access to all of our facilities
  • Social media support group
  • Support from experienced fitness professionals


In a recent survey commissioned by Sport England:


69% of respondents now want to do more exercise due to the impact of COVID-19 58% of respondents said that during lockdown they were able to manage their mental health and wellbeing through being active



To find out if you are eligible for Portway Reach simply click here to complete a short survey.

Complete the survey