Birmingham City Council

Active Parks

Following on from the huge success of the pilot last summer, Active Parks will roll out to 50 Birmingham Parks in 2014! Between April and October, the citizens of Birmingham will be able to participate in a wide range of physical activities sure to improve health and wellbeing whilst having a lot of fun! There will be all sorts on offer to suit every member of the family – from walks and rambles, running, cycling, Zumba, Tai Chi, sports like rounders, basketball, boules, tennis, rowing and canoeing to other activities like gardening, conservation and bushcraft.

Active Parks is working in partnership with the following organisations in order to offer a wide variety of free physical activities across Birmingham parks:

Friends of Parks

Birmingham Open Spaces Forum

Birmingham City Council Parks

Coca -Cola Zero ParkLives

Sport England

Street Games

View the weekly activity Programmes for each park below or check out the timetables and locations here http://beactivebirmingham.co.uk/find-your-nearest

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All you need to do then is head down to your local Active Park and participate in free, fun, friendly activities and events and experience all that Active Parks has to offer.

• Aston Park

• Billesley Common

• Castle Vale (Centre Park and Farnborough Road Fields)

• Chamberlain Gardens

• Cofton Park

• Cotteridge Park

• Daisy Farm Park

• Eastside Park

• Edgbaston Reservoir

• Handsworth Park

• Highbury Park Orchard

• Holders Lane & Pebble Mill Fields

• Kings Heath Park

• Kings Norton Nature Reserve/Kings Norton Park

• Lickey Hills

• Muntz Park/Selly oak Rec

• New Hall Valley Country Park

• New Spring Street

• Selly Oak Park

• Senneleys Park

• Sheldon Country Park

• Small Heath Park

• Summerfield Park

• Sunset and Moonlit Park

• Sutton Park

• Walkers Heath Park

• Ward End Park

• Welsh House Farm/Queens Park

• West Heath Park

• Woodgate Valley Country Park

BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL RANGERS

Birmingham City Council Rangers also organise events and activities throughout the year in Birmingham’s parks and open spaces. Their seasonal programme includes outdoor fun events for families, craft activities, guided walks, practical conservation days and training courses. For more information please visit http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/ranger-events


For more information please email activeparks@bosf.org.uk

Birmingham City Council Rangers also organise events and activities throughout the year in Birmingham’s parks and open spaces.

Their seasonal programme includes outdoor fun events for families, craft activities, guided walks, practical conservation days and training courses. For more information please visit http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/ranger-events