Get Active

Helping you find thousands of low cost and free activities in your local area.

Helping to find the right activity for you

An active lifestyle can improve mental health and wellbeing, tackle loneliness, and even help children perform better at school. 

So we’ve created Get Active to help you access free and low-cost activities, in your local area or from home. 

Helping to find an activity that's right for you

An active lifestyle can improve mental health and wellbeing, tackle loneliness, and even help children perform better at school. 

So we’ve created Get Active to help you access free and low-cost activities, in your local area or from home.   

 

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10 Minute Shake Up – Get the kids moving with these fun games inspired by Disney characters
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10 Minute Shake Up

Difficulty level

Beginners

Activity type

Family activities

Cost

Free

Description

Get the kids moving with these fun games inspired by some of their favourite Disney characters. These boredom-busting activities will help them reach the 60 active minutes they need every day!
Couch to Family Fit – Enjoy getting fit as a family by following this 4-week fun online programme

Couch to Family Fit

Difficulty level

Beginners

Activity type

Family activities

Cost

Free

Description

Enjoy getting fit as a family from home by following our fun online workouts that are suitable for all levels and ages and flexible to fit into your schedule. You can follow the suggested 4-week programme with 3 sessions per week, or find your own routine. You can repeat a session or a week, whatever works for you and the family! No equipment needed. Suitable for all fitness levels. Videos are not live, so it is flexible to fit into your schedule.
Wheelpower Workouts – Adapted workouts for primary and secondary aged children

Wheelpower Workouts

Difficulty level

Beginners

Activity type

Family activities

Cost

Free

Description

During these workouts, we hope to make exercise fun and exciting, whilst simultaneously working on exercising our upper body muscles, helping to keep us fit and active. You do not need any specialised equipment to take part in these exercises, all the props used in each video will be readily available in every household. Although these classes are aimed at both primary and secondary aged children that doesn’t mean that they can’t be enjoyed by the whole family together, and even your class at school!

Want to add a session?

If you are an activity provider, please visit the Open Sessions website to upload your sessions.

All activities uploaded are discoverable by the thousands of people that search Get Active every month.

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Where to find help

Find information about benefits, grants and discounts you can get if you’re in financial difficulty, from the Mayor of London, the government, your local council, charities and advice centres

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