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Physical Activity


Physical activity can be undertaken in a variety of settings/situations/contexts. Here there are some examples, links and resources that may be of use to further develop physical activity at school, at home and the wider community.

at school

Here is some information about opportunities accessible within the school setting regarding Sport & Physical Activity: NLL and SLLC Active Schools, Sportscotland School Sports Awards, Fun Fitness (SLLC) and Orienteering. Information about Active Travel & the Outdoors: Cycling Scotland Cycle Friendly Primary or Secondary school, The Daily Mile, Walk at School, Beyond Your Boundary (Community Action Lanarkshire), Forest Schools and Eco Schools (Keep Scotland Beautiful).

at home

Here is some information and resources which families can access to keep children and young people active when at home. General information: Chief Medical Officer Physical Activity Guidelines and Public Health Scotland information regarding physical activity. Digital/online resources: Walk to School (Living Streets), Beyond Your Boundary (Community Action Lanarkshire), Play on Pedals (Early Years) and Go Jauntly (app).

in the community

Here are some community based opportunities that include sports clubs and volunteering. Sport & Physical Activity: NL Community Sports Hub, Club SL, North Lanarkshire Locator Tool, South Lanarkshire Locator Tool, ALISS (A Local Information System for Scotland), What’s On Lanarkshire. Active Travel & the Outdoors: Locator Tool, Get Outdoors Lanarkshire, Walk, Ride, Lanarkshire, Get Walking Lanarkshire, Greenspace (Elament).