Activities for Children and Young People
Why is physical activity important for children and young people?
For children/young people between the ages of 5 and 18, the recommended amount of moderate to vigorous physical activity per day is 60 minutes.
This can include many different activities and has countless benefits to a child's health, including:
- developing social skills
- improving cardiovascular health
- improving bone health
- maintaining a healthy weight
- improving self-confidence
- improving concentration
Take a look at the activities on offer below to help you/your child achieve the target and stay physically active.
What do we offer?
Face to face activities are currently suspended due to Covid-19 https://bit.ly/3bIG1iC
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