Physical activity choices

There's a wide choice of local activities to help you move more and improve your health and wellbeing. These include:

Walking groups and health walks

Yoga classes

Pilates classes

Keep fit classes

Chairobics and chair based exercise

Dance classes

Seated Dance

Walking football

Cycling clubs and cycling lessons

Swimming sessions and swimming lessons.

and there's a whole host of sporting activities for a wide range of interests and abilities in our sports section.

Sporting activities.

There are a wide range of leisure activities that can also help you to move more, get out and meet people and improve your sense of well being. These include: gardening groups, choirs and singing groups, drama societies, art classes and so much more...find them all in our leisure and culture section.

Leisure activities.

Support to get active

You can visit our 'People Keeping Well' page to find a list of local organisations which have Health Trainers to help you get active, fit and well. These organisations also host and run a wide range of wellbeing activities.

People Keeping Well.

You can also visit our Dementia page for a range of advice, support and activities for people living with Dementia.

Dementia support.

And if you have a health condition or disability and want to be more active get professional advice from the SPARS scheme (Sheffield Physical Activity Referral Scheme). Qualified, experienced and supportive staff can help you develop a plan to improve your quality of life. Includes 1 to 1 support, and discounts to help with the costs. To find out more, talk to your GP or visit the SPARS website.


Other support you may need

You may also find the following support helpful:

Health advice.

Health advice.

Organisations which provide a range of health advice.

Health support groups and organisations.

Health support groups and organisations.

These groups and organisations can help with living with a long-term condition like stroke, cancer, diabetes, chronic pain and arthritis. As well as providing a range of support, they can help you to exercise safely.

Welcoming Places.

Welcoming Places.

Welcoming Places are a place where people can keep warm, socialise with others and access support related to the cost of living.

Mental Health support.

Mental Health.

There's a whole host of mental health support in the city ranging from talking therapies to support groups, help to keep fit and leisure and social groups.

BetterPoints Sheffield

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For extra motivation to move more, download the free BetterPoints app to earn rewards for walking, wheeling, running and cycling. There are regular prize draws and the BetterPoints you earn can be spent and donated locally. Find out more and download the app.


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