Information on activities and programmes in South Gloucestershire as well as useful resources aimed at helping you and your family to stay healthy and get active.

 

Programmes and initiatives

 

Play streets

Play Street schemes enable residents to apply for and manage a temporary road closure for children’s play – a great way to make your street more child friendly and get to know your neighbours better. For further information an details on how to apply, please see the Play Streets webpage.

South Gloucestershire Play Streets

Reach

Reach is a weight management programme for families with children and young people aged 4-16 years who are above a healthy weight.

Two Reach groups are available: 4-11 years and 11+ years. The sessions are free, last for 1-1.5 hours and usually run for 10 weeks at a leisure centre or other community setting (maximum 12 families per group). For eligibility details please see the referral form on the Reach webpage.

Reach programme

Active Centres – Courses and activities

information about a range of children’s activities, courses in a wide variety of sports and physical activities.

Active Centres - children's activities

 

Useful websites and resources

  • The Well Aware website provides information on a wide range of organisations; support groups, community groups, events and activities that can help improve your health and wellbeing in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.
  • South Gloucestershire Council manage and maintain a large number of open spaces including parks, playing fields, sports pitches, community farms and allotments.
  • Change 4 Life – Resources and fun ideas to help your kids stay healthy, including recipes and “10 minute shake up” games.
  • One You national website – Further information about One You as well as a range of One You apps – available from the Apple store or Google Play.
  • Be tick aware – you could be exposed to ticks any time you’re outdoors. See the Public Health England tick prevention leaflet for more information.