Being active is key to children's physical (and mental) well-being. Benefits of sport and physical activity, reduced risk of obesity, increased cardiovascular fitness, improved coordination and balance, better sleep and improved social skills.

Get Active London will try to help you in finding a club, venue or activity for your child.

The first group of more than 700 schoolchildren this week enjoyed exclusive access to expert coaching at London 2012 legacy venues, Lee Valley VeloPark and Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre, which hosted their first school festivals.


School sport has received a boost thanks to additional funding that will see children get more opportunities. Prime Minister David Cameron has committed an additional £750 million to the Primary School Sport Premium between now and the 2020 Olympics to help secure the legacy from London 2012...


Whether you fancy a kick around with friends or want to try out a range of sports with the family, come along to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this half term where LLDC’s Active People Active Park programme, managed by London Sport, is in full swing! And what’s even better – everything is FREE!