Looking for something to keep your child amused during isolation? Here are some of the resources and online activities you can use: Helpful resources and activities.
This section is filled with activities in and around Hounslow, including youth clubs, leisure centres, dance and drama groups, and a range of school holiday activities to keep your child active and entertained
For Simple, fun activities for kids, from newborn to five; Visit the Hungry Little Minds campaign at: hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk.
As part of National Park City and Beat the Street we have a new Hounslow Mini guide. Explore, play, or simply sit; groups to join and paths to walk; activities on land or water to try.
For more information visit www.nationalparkcity.london/boroughs/hounslow
Find your park and visit a FREE Outdoor Gym
The outdoor gyms are suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels, and you don't need any experience to use them. There are 12 Outdoor gyms in Hounslow which are free to use. Updated information on physical activity offers in Hounslow www.hounslow.gov.uk/parks_and_open_spaces
TCV’s Green Gyms help improve people’s health and wellbeing whilst creating green spaces for communities to enjoy. Gardening for health and exercise! www.tcv.org.uk/london/
Goodgym are a group of runners who get fit by doing Good! The tasks can be anything physical that their volunteers can work on for 30-45 minutes. Examples of typical tasks include, Gardening, weeding and clearing parks or open spaces. Starts at Chiswick Town Hall, near Turnham Green. www.goodgym.org/areas/hounslow
Free weekly 5km timed runs at local parks. Open to everyone and a friendly way to get back to exercise or take up a new hobby. Every Saturday, 9am at the following locations
- Osterley Park
- Bedfont Lakes
- Crane Park
- Gunnersbury Park
- Hanworth Park
Specifically, for children and young people aged 4 to 14 years, 2K park runs take place at Hanworth Park and Osterley National Trust Park.
New Our Parks fitness sessions
Our Parks run free classes in in Hanworth Park and Redlees Park. Classes are suitable for a range of abilities and run by fully qualiﬁed instructors. ourparks.org.uk
Provides friendly local information for residents looking to ‘move more’ or be more physically active. All our physical activity projects are listed here and we encourage partners also to list activities and sessions for the local community to get involved in. www.oneyouhounslow.org.uk/
Download the app and get fit and earn rewards! www.betterpoints.uk
Active 10 is a new way to track your activity! As seen on TV www.nhs.uk/oneyou/active10
Our Parkour Park is located at Avenue Park, Cranford.
The design allows for Balance, Jumping and climbing, through the various movement techniques.
The activity stations emphasise the importance and practice of fundamental movements.
The following parks have free to use Tennis Courts
Bedfont Recreation Ground
Boston Manor Park
Hounslow has a network of 11 libraries across the borough that offer a range activities for children and teens and services to residents and communities.
Find out what's going on at a library near you www.hounslow.gov.uk/libraries
Throughout the directory, you will see a green triangle with SEND ü, this means that the provider has given information on how they support children and young people who have special educational needs and disabilities. Activities listed without a green triangle are universal services, which are available to all children. You will need to contact each provider to see how they can support your child's individual needs.
For information on what's available at your local leisure and sports centres visit www.fusion-lifestyle.com/hounslow
Bring you street alive with play!
Get together with your neighbours, decide how often you want your road to be closed and apply for your ﬁrst play street by visiting www.hounslow.gov.uk/playstreet
Our Family Learning programme is delivered in partnership with schools and children's centres and in the community.
We have a wide range of courses, ranging from two hour workshops to longer accredited programmes. Some of our courses involve carers and children learning together. Other courses involve adult only sessions. Courses include e-safety for parents, cooking and help with English and maths. Visit our website for up to date listings of courses and see what you can do as a family www.hounslow.gov.uk/adulteducation
If you have not been able to find what you are looking for please contact us by clicking on the feedback button or emailing email@example.com
Every Local Authority offers a similar service to us so if you are looking for a particular activity what not try a neighbouring authority find a Family Information Service.