Category: Getting active

You’ve got a friend in me

December 6th, 2017

We caught up with Taekwondo Instructor, Sportivate and Satellite Club deliverer Fiona Cook around her experience of being involved with Leap’s Sportivate Buddy-up scheme.   Being part of Sportivate’s new Buddy-up Scheme has been amazing.  The highlight of this whole experience has definitely been my point of contact for all my coaching questions, Katie.  Instead of […]

Try tennis for free – Great British Tennis Weekend

June 27th, 2017

The Great British Tennis Weekend is a nationwide campaign encouraging more people to play tennis. Tennis is a sport for everyone so Clubs / Sport Centres all over the country are offering FREE opportunities to play in support of the campaign. Most people usually see tennis as a long back and forward game when watching […]

One month to go before the Leap Business Games!

June 14th, 2017

Great organisations are run by great teams. You’ve hired the best people, now you just have to keep them working effectively together. So how well do you know your team, and what makes them tick? The phrase team building has a bad reputation, often welcomed with eye rolls and sighs. But it’s one of the […]

Thousands of young people benefit from 100k activity fund

June 13th, 2017

Thousands of people across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes have benefited from a £100,000 programme to encourage youngsters to become involved in sport. The ‘Sportivate’ initiative, which ran across the county over the past year, funded 221 projects. Over 3,000 young people, aged 11 to 25, were involved for a period of six to eight weeks, […]

Volunteers Week 2017

May 30th, 2017

Feel like you’re disconnected with a sport you used to love? Being involved in sport doesn’t always mean playing, why not try volunteering! Volunteering gives people a great opportunity to reunite with a sport and make a difference in their local community. For the young people, volunteering gives you a great chance to get a […]

Step out this May!

May 4th, 2017

Walking is a fantastic way to build activity into your daily routine. It’s free, has lots of health benefits and is flexible to fit into busy modern lifestyles. May is national walking month, and with Spring in the air, it’s the perfect time to put a spring in your step. Here are a few ideas […]

Activities to do in Bucks & MK this Easter

April 10th, 2017

Make the most of your family time and the spring weather before the kids go back to school! There are lots of things you can do as a family all across Bucks & MK this Easter, and it’s a great opportunity for you and your family to include some physical activity into this years Easter […]

Touch down in Wycombe to learn how to play American Football

February 14th, 2017

Residents can enjoy all the excitement of the US Super Bowl in High Wycombe without any of the physical clashes the sport is renowned for. Flag Football, a non-contact version of American football, is being played every Thursday evening at John Hampden Grammar School – and is open to all over-16s of any sporting ability […]

Fire Up Your Fitness Levels by Dropping Into the Station

January 30th, 2017

       People have the chance to burn off some calories by popping into Princes Risborough Fire Station for a unique fitness session. FireFit, a weekly circuit-based class, is being run every Wednesday from 9.30 to 10.15am at the station in New Road at a cost of just £2 per week. The sessions are organised by […]

Move This Movember

October 28th, 2016

Our fathers, partners, brothers and friends face a health crisis that isn’t being talked about. Men are dying too young and we need to do something about it. The Movember Foundation, encourages people worldwide to grow (or stick on!) moustaches for the month of November, raising money to address some the of the biggest health […]