Other resources

Active Leeds website has information about Community Sport from Leeds City Council including disabled sport, LGBT sports clubs, exercise groups for older people and lots more.

Explore Leeds parks – Leeds City Council has a list of local parks and green spaces. There are over 60 parks around Leeds and they can be a great place to have a walk. Several parks now have outdoor gym equipment called ‘fitness zones’ installed. They’re proving a popular way to exercise, so the numbers are expected to grow.

Healthy Ageing Research Group has worked with Leeds City Council to produce this Keeping Well at Home resource with home-based exercises and lots of wellbeing tips for older people or anyone who is taking care of their wellbeing at home.

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Easy Read leaflet Be More Active for people with a learning disability, on Through the Maze’s website.

Leeds Girls Can – visit their Facebook page and website for lots of activities and inspiration to get you involved and active.

Mind has information about physical activity, sport and mental health.

NHS.uk has physical activity guidelines for adults, a fitness self-assessment and lots more, including Couch to 5K podcasts for those who want to start running.

Sport England website has activities for people or all ages and abilities or disabilities.

Take a walk in Leeds – Leeds City Council has information about great walking routes. If you enjoy walking, but would rather be with a group, there are walking groups and guided walks available in Leeds with Walking for Health.

The Mental Health Foundation has a leaflet called How to look after your mental health using exercise, which you can read online or download for free. It lists all the positive impacts of exercise as well as tips to get active.

Walk it. Ride it. is a project focused on making it easier for people in the Burmantofts, Harehills, and Richmond Hill areas of Leeds to access walking, wheeling, and cycling opportunities. Explore the website to find details of walking and cycling groups, and support available to get you moving.