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
See the Youth Summer Activities guide to find out what's happening near you.
Get Active in our Parks and open spaces
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
Junior parkrun in Hanworth and Osterley
The 2k runs are suitable for 4-14 year olds. Hounslow’s new Junior Parkrun in Hanworth Park and Osterley National Trust Park led by a team of dedicated community volunteers. www.parkrun.org.uk/hanworth-juniors/
Run by volunteers, it’s a friendly way to get back to exercise or take up a new hobby - 9am every Saturday at the following locations
- Osterley Park
- Bedfont Lakes
- Crane Park
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
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
Hounslow Youth Service is specifically for young people aged 8 - 19 years old or up to 25 years old for young people with learning difficulties or disabilities.
The aim of our youth provision is to enable all young people to:
- maximise their potential
- respond critically and creatively to their everyday experiences
- participate in enjoyable and challenging activities
- extend horizons of interest within a safe and caring environment.
No referral required, this is an open access service for all young people.
The London Borough of Hounslow has 5 youth centres which are listed below. Click on each centre to find out what’s on offer at your local centre.
Hanworth Youth Centre, Hounslow Road, Feltham TW13 6QQ Tel: 020 8898 0892.
Hogarth Youth Centre, Duke Road, Chiswick. Hounslow, W4 2JR Tel: 020 8747 1999
Hounslow Youth Centre, Kingsley Road, Hounslow, TW3 1NX Tel: 020 8572 8842
The Hub Youth Centre, Beavers Estate, 103 Salisbury Road, Hounslow TW4 7NW Tel: 020 8583 2853
Southville Youth Centre, Southville Road, Bedfont, Feltham, TW14 8AP Tel: 020 8751 4229
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
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
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.
Young carers are children and young people who take on practical and/or emotional caring responsibilities.
This could be for your mum, dad, brother, sister, or grandparent who are suffering from a disability, elderly, very ill, have a learning disability, mental health issues or have an alcohol or drug addiction.
Find out more about the Young Carers Project in Hounslow and how they can support you.
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 www.hounslow.gov.uk/adulteducation
Or see what you can do as a family here Family Activities