Get active in your community  

Bradford District has lots of community based exercise opportunities that can help you to keep healthy.

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Countryside and outdoor space:

Get out and about exploring Bradford district's beautiful countryside:

Visit Bradford - Experience the great outdoors
Uncover secret countryside spots and get back to nature, esacpe to Bradford & district. 

Easily accessible countryside sites

Self guided walks around Airedale

Self guided walks around Haworth, Stanbury and the Worth Valley

Self guided walks around South, East and West Bradford

Self guided walks around Wharfedale

Other self guided walks

Staying active in Bradford

For local sports facilities, leisure centres, cycling opportunities, walking, swimming, outdoor adventure and fitness facilities in Bradford.

Sport and leisure in Bradford district

Services and organised activities:

Dance for Life
Dance for Life is a Bradford based project that offers classes, workshops, after school clubs, performance opportunities, a dance company and dance training schemes across the Bradford district in many different styles of dance. More infomration can be found here:

BEEP (Bradford Encouraging Exercise in People)
BEEP is an exercise referral programme aimed at people 16 years and over who:

  • do very little or no physical activity
  • have a long term medical or mental health condition and would benefit from exercise
  • and/or a BMI of 25 or above
  • are at risk of developing cardiovascular disease

The BEEP programme encourages and supports individuals to become more active, more often with a 52 week follow-up support service.

You can ask your local GP practice or health professional to refer you. More details can be found here

NHS Champions Show The Way
Champions Show the Way is a volunteer led community health service which provides free, or low cost physical and sociable activities across Bradford district. You can refer yourself or your GP/other health professional can refer on your behalf. You can find more information here:

Walking  for Health
Walking for health offers free, short walks every week. Find your nearest health walk scheme here:

Greenline Miles
Greenline Mile are mile long circular routes aimed at encouraging more people to walk, jog or run around the city. More information and routes can be found here:

Bradford City Runs
Bradford City Runs is an annual festival of running which includes various distances you can sign up for them here:

Bradford Park Runs
Parkruns are free, weekly, community events held in parks across the district each weekend. Find your local one here:

Active Bradford
​​​​​​​Active Bradford is a partnership of organisations delivering opportunities to get active across the district, you can find activities here:


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