Increase girls and young women’s participation in PE, sport & physical activity

Active Girls is a Scottish Government funded programme, managed by sportscotland and delivered in partnership with YDance, Youth Scotland and The Youth Sport Trust.

The aim of the programme is to increase girls and young women’s participation in PE, sport and physical activity through three key programmes- YDance Active, Girls on the Move and Fit for Girls.

Fit For Girls

As part of Active Girls, Fit for Girls is a joint initiative between sportscotland and Youth Sport Trust promoting physical activity amongst girls and young women through bespoke training for education providers.

YDance Active

YDance, in partnership with sportscotland, deliver three programmes under YDance Active providing opportunities for young women and the teachers who work with them to get involved with Dance. 

Girls on the move

Youth Scotland in partnership with sportscotland deliver the Girls on the Move project which is designed to increase physical activity levels among girls and young women in Scotland.