Active Places


Parks and Open Spaces

Charnwood Borough Council are responsible for the management and maintenance of award-winning green spaces and landscaping in Loughborough, including many villages across the borough.

Parks in many of the villages and towns across Charnwood are usually maintained by the local town or parish councils.

Activities such as Green Gym are a refreshing approach to outdoor exercise, designed to improve people's health and wellbeing and make a positive impact on the local environment. It is a flexible and FREE way to get active. To find out more see the link below.

There are 44 play areas in Charnwood to enjoy. You can find a list of them on the Charnwood Borough Council's website below.


For more information about green spaces in Charnwood please visit

Outdoor Gyms

Outdoor Gym areas are currently closed due to Covid-19 https://bit.ly/3bIG1iC

For ideas and support to keep active at home visit Healthy at Home and follow us on Facebook , Twitter , Instagram and YouTube.

Support for your sports clubs, organisations or businesses during Covid-19 business-organisation-and-club-s

General information and updates from the Council during Covid-19 https://www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/coronavirus

Support for your business please visit www.charnwood.gov.uk/coronavirus_business_support

Support for the most vulnerable in the community, and to help volunteer, www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/cca