Finding an activity locally is a great motivator to build and maintain physical activity in to our daily lives. Staying active in your community is a great way to meet new people and keep yourself involved in what's happening where you live.
The NHS provide some simple ideas to Get fit for free, including playing classic park games with your family such as "Stuck in the Mud" and how to access free Gym passes.
- Start small. Something is better than nothing! Start with 10 minutes and build up gradually.
- Find a buddy. Doing activity with family and friends is much more fun! Local services can also help to connect you.
- Mix it up. Explore and try different activities! This will work your body and mind in lots of ways.
There are so many different types of sessions, activities and events to get involved in locally, it's just a case of finding the right ones for you!
Explore our website using the links below, however a simple internet search or looking out for recommendations on social media platforms are a great way to find out what's happening locally.
Let's Get Moving Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland!
Thinking about having a go at walking, running or cycling? It's a great way to get out in your local area and move a little more.
What's around my way here to help you find your local parks, open spaces, walking and cycling routes and give you some ideas on what to do when you get there.
Your local Physical Activity, Health & Wellbeing Team
Contact your local Physical Activity, Health & Wellbeing Team who can provide advice and opportunities to support you to become more active.
Links to information about your local leisure centre(s) including which ones are open and when, and what facilities are currently available at each.
Search by age for hints and tips on how to be active and move more, regardless of your age and ability.
Looking for some inspiration on how to get moving a bit more? Look no further...
Our Get Active Search Engine helps you find local parks/open spaces, clubs and community groups as well as sport, physical activity & wellbeing sessions near you.
The go to place in Leicestershire for pre and post natal physical activity information.
If you are an individual looking for new volunteering opportunities or simply want to find out more about volunteering, then this page will provide you with just that.
Keep track of your activity and join a range of challenges to keep you motivated and engaged this year.