Blue Social Prescribing
Blue social prescribing is a 5 week paddleboard, canoe or craft course aimed at people who may be feeling anxious, stressed or want to improve their physical health. These sessions allow people to spend time learning a new skill and enjoying our wonderful waterways.
Parks & Open Spaces
There are many types of outdoor facilities that help you to be more active. The map below includes locations for children’s play parks, outdoor gyms and multi-use games areas (MUGAs)....
Getting around your local area without using your car is a great way to build movement into your day.
Orienteering is an exciting and challenging outdoor sport that exercises mind and body. The aim is to navigate between control points marked on an orienteering map. In competitive orienteering the challenge...
Geocaching (pronounced geo-kash-ing) is a worldwide outdoor treasure hunting game that encompasses all of the above and much more. There are over 3 million geocaches hidden worldwide and over 5 million people who play the game.
Shake Up Your Commute, Shape Up Your Health
A lot of us just don’t get as much time as we’d like to exercise, but what if there was a way to get fitter, healthier and happier without eating...
Go Jauntly – Heritage Walks
Whether you stomp, roam, ramble, hike or wander, we have unlimited walking trails for you to enjoy. Download our free walking app and enjoy a pocket-sized encyclopedia of urban walks.
Join Trainers across the globe who are discovering Pokémon as they explore the world around them. Pokémon GO is the global gaming sensation that has been downloaded over 1 billion times and named “Best Mobile Game” by the Game Developers Choice Awards and “Best App of the Year” by TechCrunch.
Pride of the Borough (PoTB)
The group is made up of individuals, Friends of Parks, Civic Societies, Community Action groups, neighbourhood groups, Councillors and council officers who all work together to encourage people to take a pride in our Oadby & Wigston Borough.
Nordic walking is an enhanced walking technique that uses specially designed poles (not to be confused with trekking poles) to work your upper body as well as your legs. The...
JN took part in the canoeing and paddleboarding courses as part of South Leicester Green Social prescribing programme.
Bambi on Ice to Paddle boarding Pro – My Experience of Blue Social Prescribing
Part of our Active Blaby service is to signpost people to activities that would best suit and benefit them. As a team, we recognise that starting your journey into an...