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
Want to try something different and want to make new friends why not visit a local group or club where you can try out different activities such as arts and crafts, sports, cookery and DJing.
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
If you are looking for your child to attend a uniformed group such as the Scouts or Brownies please follow the links below.
Scout Groups - Cubs, Beavers and Scouts enjoy new adventures, experience the outdoors, interact with others, gain confidence and have the opportunity to reach your full potential. For ages 6-25
Girl Guiding - Rainbows, Brownies and Guides Girls meet once a week during term time and benefit from an unique and varied programme of activities including craft, games, charity work, outings, cookery, sport and outdoor activities. For ages 7 to 25
Sea Cadets - Sea Cadets makes exploring the world, and who you want to be, feel safe and exciting at the same time. For ages 10 to 18
Royal Airforce Cadets - asides from activities such as flying, gliding, target shooting, adventure training, sports, camps, drill, academic studies you’ll soon find that being an air cadet is its own reward - you constantly see the benefits of your own efforts, building on your achievements and earning BTECs and DoE Awards. Ages 13, or 12 if you're already in year 8 at school to 20
Army Cadets - spend your spare time taking part in rock climbing, mountain biking, archery and abseiling. There will also be plenty of chance to play all your favourite sports because the ACF has competitions for both boys and girls. Age from 12 and in year 8 at school
Police Cadets - Volunteer Police Cadets offer great opportunities to all young people. We welcome those who may have previously been in trouble with the police or may feel some disconnection with their peers and community. For ages 13 - 18
Boys Brigade – Anchor, Junior, Company and Senior sections which provide opportunities to meet in the community and engage in a range of fun and developmental activities. For ages 5 to 18
Scout Network - Scout Network allows you to create, organise and participate in events and projects with other 18-25 year olds. Build a team, seek out new challenges and be rewarded along the way. For Ages 18-25
Want to have your voice heard? Want to volunteer? find out what you can do here
The Participation service aims to give young people in care and care leavers the opportunity to have their voices heard and to have a meaningful impact on services that affect their lives. We do this through a number of forums such as the Children in Care Council (CiCC), Care Leavers forum and Futures Group. Want to find out more go to Participation Service or call Chloe Sullivan on 020 8583 2317