Over the next 4 weeks we will be sharing lots of fantastic activity ideas from some great partners, see below for more details. Try something new with your mum/daughter and share your experiences with us on social media using #TimeTogether!
The BMC is the national organisation representing climbers, hill-walkers and mountaineers. There are many different types of climbing – both indoor and outdoor. A good place to start is a taster session at your local climbing wall or by joining a club.
How to Get Started – some top tips on getting started in climbing
Climb Indoors – find an indoor climbing wall in your local area
Join in Outdoors – find an outdoor climbing, hill walking or mountaineering club in your local area
Canal & River Trust
The Canal & River Trust is a charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways. Research has shown that spending time by water, whether it be your lunch break, daily commute or just a weekend stroll, really can make us feel happier and healthier. The canals and rivers run through some of the most heavily populated communities in England and Wales, providing accessible green and blue space where it’s needed the most.
Find your Local Canal – Find the waterways local to you and the activities that you can take part in – boating, walking, canoeing, angling and cycling are all great ways of enjoying the waterways.
Canal and River Walks near me – The Canal and River Trust have worked hard to ensure that towpaths are open and accessible so that everyone can enjoy a waterside ramble.
Her Spirit provides personalised coaching for your Mind, Body and Fuel, inspiring women everywhere to become fitter, stronger and healthier. The downloadable app provides 45 minute classes for all levels covering Strength, HIIT, Yoga, Cardio, Indoor Cycling and more. Her Spirit has also created a fun, friendly, supportive tribe of like-minded women who will cheer you on and help you stay motivated, as well as guidance from Expert Coaches.
Your Best Year Yet – Download the Her Spirit app and try some of the classes free for the first 30 days.
Our Parks was founded in 2014 with the purpose of offering easy access to exercise to everyone. They want to help improve the health and well-being of communities as well as maximise the usage and benefits of amazing parks and open spaces. Since the end of March, classes have temporarily moved online but you can still sign up and attend, with over 10 classes streamed live per day for free.
Free Live HIIT – Join the Our Parks live Bootcamp from the comfort of your home. This class is a body weight class and no equipment needed.
Couch to Fitness – A 9-week workout plan with 3 free video sessions per week. Join in with online classes from the comfort of your own home, and get fitter at your own pace.
Places Leisure work with Local Authority partners to deliver places and activities that make a difference to the lives of communities. From gyms, pools, indoor cycling studios and outdoor lidos, athletics tracks and football pitches there is something for everyone.
Find Your Local Centre – With over 100 centres across the country, search for one near you and try a new activity today.
This Mum Runs
This Mum Runs is the world’s largest running community for Mums. They aim to change how women feel about exercise, forever, empowering Mums everywhere to be happier and healthier. The founder Mel has created a global community of more than 100,000 women connected through running. Their ethos is simple: focus on minutes moving and how running makes you feel (instead of distance or pace), and literally anyone can do it.
This Mum Runs Run 30 app – Download the This Mum Runs app for a simple programme that coaches you through running for 30 minutes. It’s a great programme that mums and daughters can follow together – allowing time together and working towards a shared goal.
The Wildlife Trusts
The Wildlife Trusts is a grassroots movement of people from a wide range of backgrounds and all walks of life, who believe that we need nature and nature needs us. Whether you’re exploring somewhere new, setting yourself up for a challenging walk, or searching for something out of the ordinary, the diversity of The Wildlife Trusts nature reserves means that they can help you find somewhere that’s just right for you.
Find a Nature Reserve – Together The Wildlife Trusts care for 2,300 diverse and beautiful nature reserves where wildlife is protected and wild plants and animals thrive. These include ancient woodlands, lakes, meadows, stretches of river, urban parks, hills, heather-clad heathlands, marshes and coastal habitats. Find one near you to explore.