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Halloween in Handsworth Park

Posted October 17, 2017

Come and join the Friends of Hansdsworth Park and Active Parks for an afternoon of activities on Wednesday 25th October from 3.00pm They will be making Fairy Gardens, Running Park Games and Bear Orienteering. Then... View Article


Tai Chi Back at Kings Norton Park

Posted August 2, 2017

Tai Chi back in Kings Norton Park by popular demand on Wednesday evenings from 6pm to 7pm. Tai Chi combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements to help improve balance and stability.... View Article


Beginners Couch to 5K Starting at Senneleys Park 24th July

Posted July 20, 2017

Taking up running can seem like a daunting project especially if you have never run before, feel out of shape or unfit. The Active Parks beginner programme is designed to get just about anyone off... View Article


Walking Group Starting up at Rookery Park

Posted April 20, 2017

Active parks are hosting a free weekly led walking group in Rookery Park every thursday after the free fun family games with the Friends of Rookery Park. It starts on Thursday 27th April at 5.30pm.... View Article


Couch to 5K Run at Kings Norton Park Starts 12th November

Posted November 3, 2016

Taking up running can seem like a daunting project especially if you have never run before, feel out of shape or unfit. Our beginner programme is designed to get just about anyone off the couch... View Article


Family Fun Day at Perry Hall Park 23rd July

Posted July 12, 2016

Come and join the Friends of Perry Hall Park on Saturday 23rd July for their Family Fun Day from 11.00am to 3.00pm. Come and see the Glorishears Morris Dancers  at 2.00pm Activities include: Free bouncy... View Article


Active Parks Events this Summer at Kings Norton Park

Posted July 12, 2016

Come and join the Friends of Kings Norton Park for free weekly Couch to 5K and Tai Chi. Tai Chi is on every Wednesday over the summer from 6.00pm to 7.00pm. Tai Chi combines deep... View Article


Volunteering Opportunities with Birmingham Wellbeing Service

Posted July 4, 2016

The Birmingham Wellbeing Service needs volunteers! Get involved and make a difference in your community. Birmingham Wellbeing Service have some exciting opportunities as part of their outdoor offer, delivering activities in parks, streets, leading a... View Article


Sport England Release New Strategy on Physical Activity

Posted May 25, 2016

“Towards an Active Nation” is Sport England’s new strategy which focuses on increasing the number of people who engage in sport and physical activity for wider benefits. A key aspect of the new strategy is... View Article


Castle Vale Fun Run Saturday 18th June

Posted May 3, 2016

The Castle Vale Fun Run is back due to popular demand.  This will be the 1st ever obstacle 5km run on Castle Vale. The course is approximately 5km, but if you’re up for it you’re... View Article