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Exercise and fitness in parks

Find out about outdoor sport and exercise opportunities in Lewisham.

Sports pitches and courts

Sports pitches and courts are available for free use or hire:

Outdoor gym facilities

There are outdoor gyms in:

Fitness sessions in parks

Fitness trails

Fitness trails are a series of exercise stations in a park setting. You can complete them as part of a run or other outdoor exercise circuits.

Fitness trails are available in the following parks:

How to take part

Running groups and routes


Walking in our beautiful parks is great for relaxation or fitness.

When sessions take place

  • Every Thursday

  • Once a month on a Saturday from 11am–2pm

See the schedule of dates.

What is involved and who can come

  • Natures Gym invites people with a range of abilities, as there are usually a variety of tasks to carry out.

  • Children under 16 are welcome, but should be accompanied by an adult.

  • They provide tools and refreshments and have a mid-session tea break.

How to take part

Tailored activities

Natures Gym can organise environment activities and corporate days tailored specifically for your organisation or community group.

To find out more about nature reserves, email jessica.kyle@lewisham.gov.uk or for parks call Glendale on Glendale 020 8318 3989.


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