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Vivacity offers a dynamic working environment and a wide range of roles across the leisure and culture industries.

So if you’re interested in a role within libraries, the arts, heritage or sports and healthy living, or at our Head Office browse our current vacancies below or register your interest for future openings.

Join us at Vivacity and work with a great team!

Work For Us

From lifeguard positions at our swimming pools to library assistants, positions in our head office and administration departments – each position comes with a generous benefits package that includes:

  • contributory pension scheme
  • life assurance
  • free gym membership (excluding zero hours employees)
  • employee support service
  • flexi-time

Register your interest

If you don’t see a role that meets your experience, then we welcome speculative applications.

You can register your interest by emailing recruitment@vivacity.org with your CV and details of the roles you would be interested in, or complete the form on this page.

Current Vacancies

Our list of current vacancies is below.

To apply, either complete the form on this page or send your CV and letter explaining why you are suitable for the role to recruitment@vivacity.org

CURRENT VACANCIES

Centre Assistant

Sports - Werrington Leisure Centre

£17,711 - £18,065 per annum (Pro Rata) 
Part Time - 28 hours per week 

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure are looking for a Centre Assistant to join their team at Werrington Leisure Centre.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.

 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Supervisor

Sports - Bretton Splash Park 

£18,065 - £18,795 per annum 
Full Time - 37 hours per week Temporary 20.05.2019-31.08.2019

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure are looking for a Supervisor to join their team at Bretton Splash Park, for the open summer season only. 

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.

 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Duty Manager

Sports - Hampton Library & Leisure Centre

£21,589 - £24,799 per annum 
Full Time - 37 hours per week - Temporary to 31.09.2020

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure are looking for a Duty Manager to join their team at Hampton Library & Leisure Centre.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.

 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Sports Leader

Sports - Club Viva (Hampton Leisure Centre, Jack Hunt, Werrington Leisure Centre and Regional Fitness and Swimming Centre)

£18,795 per annum 
Full Time - 37 hours per week Temporary to 30.08.2019

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure are looking for a Sports Leader to join their teams at Jack Hunt Swimming Pool,Regional Fitness and Swimming Centre, Werrington Leisure Centre and Hampton Leisure Centre for the open summer season only. 

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.

 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Catering Assistant 

Sports - Vivacity Premier Fitness 

£17,711 - £18,065 per annum  (pro rata)
Part Time - 18 hours per week  

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure are looking for a enthusiastic Catering Assistant to join their team at Vivacity Premier Fitness.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Health Class Instructor  

Sports 

£18.36 per class   
Flexible Contract (0 hours per week)   

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure are looking for experienced Health Class Instructors to plan, organise and lead in the delivery of health and wellbeing programmes - including rehabilitation programmes - across the organisation. 

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Minimum of 1 year delivering to special populations
  • Experience of working in a health or social care setting
  • Relevant degree
  • GP Referral
  • BACPR (or willingness to take this qualification)
  • Level 3 or 4 REPS
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Up to date first aid qualification

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Swimming Teacher  

Sports - All Swimming Pool Sites

£11.88 per hour 
Flexible Contract (0 hours per week) 

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We are looking for experienced, fully qualified ASA swimming teachers to join our team.

Parent and child qualification would be desirable.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter ro recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Basketball Coach - Disability   

Sports - Vivacity Sports Development

£13.99 per hour 
Flexible Contract (0 hours per week) 

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Do you have a passion for Basketball and creating an inclusive environment?

Would you love to work alongside the Sports Development Team on an amazing opportunity to develop disability basketball within the city? Then this would be the perfect position for you.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Planning, preparing & delivering high quality adaptable basketball sessions.
  • Use a range of communication methods during sessions.
  • Be responsible for the group during sessions and matches.
  • Administer, record and report any First Aid & Safeguarding incidents
  • Collect, report and feedback to the Sports Development Team Key Performance Indicators

Before applying for the role it is essential to have the following:

  • Basketball England Level 2 Coaching Qualification or currently working towards this level.
  • Experience of delivering sports to children and adults with disabilities

It is also desirable for applicants to have the following: 

  • Clean and full driving licence

Mileage is available along with other benefits like discounted gym membership, access to free coaching & development courses, business partnership discounts plus more.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

 

Aquafit Instructor/Fitness Class Instructor 

Sports - Vivacity Premier Fitness

£18.36 per hour
Flexible Contract

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Vivacity are looking for an enthusiastic Aquafit Instructor to join their team at Vivacity Premier Fitness.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Centre Assistant - Lifeguard  

Sports - Regional Fitness and Swimming Centre

£9.18 - £9.36 per hour
Various part-time and flexible contracts available

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You must hold a valid NPLQ certificate.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.

 

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Sports Assistant/ Leader/ Coach/ Instructor   

Sports - Vivacity Sports Development 

£9.00/£9.74/£13.99/£16.26 per hour 
Flexible Contract (0 hours per week) 

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Do you have a passion for Sports Coaching and / or Dance Instruction?

Would you love to work alongside the Sports Development Team delivering a variety of amazing programmes including our Disability Sports Clubs, Holiday Activity Clubs, Primary & Secondary School Sports Provision plus many others? Then this would be the perfect position for you.

Key responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Planning, preparing & delivering high quality and knowledgeable sports, dance, health & fitness activities
  • Registration and administration of each participant
  • Money collection and recording
  • Be responsible for small and large groups of children, young people & adults with and without disabilities
  • Administer, record and report any First Aid & Safeguarding incidents
  • Collect, report and feedback to the Sports Development Team Key Performance Indicators

 Before applying for the role of Sports Coach and / or Dance Instructor it is essential to have the following: 

  • National Governing Body Level 1 or above qualifications
  • Experience of delivering sports and / or dance in school & community settings

 It is also desirable for applicants to have the following: 

  • Higher Education Degree in Sports Coaching or similar
  • Clean and full driving licence

Activities are based at various locations across the city and transport is essential for this role, mileage is available along with other benefits comprising of discounted gym membership, access to free coaching & development courses, business partnership discounts plus more.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.
 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Sports Assistant

Sports - (Regional Fitness & Swim Centre, Jack Hunt, Werrington Leisure Centre and Hampton Leisure Centre)

£18,065 - £18,795 per annum 
Full Time - 37 hours per week Temporary to 30.08.2019

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure are looking for Sports Assistants to join their teams at the Regional Fitness & Swimming Centre, Jack Hunt, Werrington Leisure Centre and Hampton Leisure Centre, for the open summer season only. 

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.

 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Centre Assistant - Lifeguard  

Sports - Vivacity Premier Fitness 

£17,711 - £18,065 per annum (pro rata)
Part time - 5 hours per week

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You must hold a valid NPLQ certificate.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.

 

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Centre Assistant - Lifeguard  

Sports - Lido 

£9.18 per hour 
Zero Hours, Flexible Contract, Temporary until 08.09.2019 

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You must hold a valid NPLQ certificate.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.

 

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Supervisor - Lifeguard  

Sports - Lido 

£9.36 per hour 
Zero Hours, Flexible Contract, Temporary until 08.09.2019 

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You must hold a valid NPLQ certificate.

You will provide the best possible customer care to make sure all our customers enjoy their visit to us whilst ensuring the highest levels of Health and Safety are in operation throughout the sites.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.

 

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Lead Disability Sports Coach

Sports 

£13.99 per hour 
Up to 15 Hours per week,Temporary for 3 years.

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Do you have a passion for sport and creating an inclusive environment?

Would you love to work alongside the Sports Development Team on an amazing opportunity to develop disability sports and health opportunities within the city? Then this would be the perfect position for you.

This role involves delivering a range of sports and health sessions including Boxercise, Cycling, Archery, Boccia for people with disabilities and/or long term health conditions.  You will be confident in changing communication styles to suit individuals or groups and enjoy the challenge of creating activities that enable all participants to achieve their goals. You will be able to enthuse participants to become active in a fun and sociable environment whilst being sensitive to an individuals’ needs. 

Key responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Planning, preparing & delivering high quality adaptable sports and exercise sessions.
  • Use a range of communication methods during sessions.
  • Be responsible for the participants during sessions.
  • Administer, record and report any First Aid & Safeguarding incidents
  • Collect, report and feedback to the Sports Development Team Key Performance Indicators 

Before applying for the role it is essential to have the following: : 

  • Clean and full driving licence
  • Experience of supporting or caring for children and/or adults with challenging disabilities or long term health conditions.
  • Experience of coordinating activities for people with disabilities or long term health conditions
  • Experience of a sports, exercise or health care environment

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

To apply please send your CV and a covering email to Matt Taylor on matt.taylor@vivacity-peterborough.com or call 01733 863783 for more information.

 

Library Supervisor

Central Library

£19,554 - £21,589 per annum 
Part Time - 32 hours per week - Closing date for applications is 17.05.2019

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure are looking for a Supervisor to join their team at Central Library.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.

 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Centre Assistant x 2

Sports - Bretton Splash Park 

£9.18 per hour 
Zero hours - Flexible Contract -  Temporary to 31.08.2019

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure are looking for two Centre Assistants to join their team at Bretton Splash Park, for the open summer season only. 

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.

 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Marketing Manager

Central Library

£31,371 - £34,788 per annum 
Full Time - 37 hours per week 

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Marketing Manager 

Vivacity are looking for a new Marketing Manager to lead a number of exciting projects to communicate our great services 

Are you passionate about sharing with all audiences across the city all the brilliant things to do with an organisation that supports people to learn, discover and be healthy and active?

Well, Vivacity are the people behind some of Peterborough’s most popular culture, sports and healthy living services such as Peterborough museum, Vivacity Premier Fitness and Flag Fen to name a few.  We hope you will have enjoyed one of our services at some point when visiting Peterborough, Tripadvisor is a big advocate of our sites ranking us #4, #7 and #14 top places to visit in the region. 

As a charity, we're all about enriching lives and inspiring people through the things we do across culture, sports and healthy living. We have a brilliant brand and there is more we can do to support the growth of our organisation.  We want to bring more people in to experience our services, more often because what we do is great and we want everyone to know it.

Where you fit in…..

Vivacity is a charity committed to ensuring Peterborough is a better place to live and work. Set up 8 years ago in 2010, Vivacity is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with charitable status.

Working directly into the Marketing Director, you will be responsible for raising awareness and attracting people across the city to a number of our key services including our Theatre, our visitor experiences such as the museum, art gallery and countless exhibitions and activities. The role is varied across the Marketing mix and offers scope to be involved in lots of initiatives to deliver more people, more often into the service. Working in collaboration with the rest of the Marketing team to find synergies to share what’s on at Vivacity to more people in the city and surrounding areas. You will be responsible for the management of one direct report and for collaborative working with the  whole team.

What we’re looking for…..

We require an experienced Marketer to take on this important role in the team.

Ideal experience would include a minimum of 8-10 years marketing experience, ideally with experience within a culture or leisure environment.

Please download the job description for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.

 
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Receptionist

Sports - Vivacity Premier Fitness 

£9.18 Per Hour
Part time - 17 hours per week

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Vivacity are looking for a dedicated Receptionist to join their busy team. 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.

Receptionist

Sports - Vivacity Premier Fitness 

£9.00 - £9.18 Per Hour
Zero Hours, Flexible Contract

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Vivacity are looking for a dedicated Receptionist to join their busy team. 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vivacity.org 

Vivacity’s mission is to enrich lives by inspiring people through Culture, Sport and Healthy Living. To achieve this we will improve the quality of the Vivacity experience, inspire more people through all that we do, champion and influence the development of Culture, Sport and Health Living in Peterborough and grow our income so we can do more.

Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.