Be active

Exercise can help you meet new people and make you feel more relaxed.

Running along Leeds Waterfront Running along Leeds Waterfront

Good for your mind, body and soul

You don't need to run a marathon, or paddle from one end of the country to the other to feel a boost of endorphins. A gentle stroll or a leisurely-paced pedal on your bike is enough to give your mood a boost. As a bonus, physical exercise encourages a healthy heart, healthy eating and better sleep.

There are lots of ways to be active on our canals and rivers. Have fun finding which one is for you.

Here's how you can get active

Great news, we have lots of options when it comes to outside activities:

Your stories

Hear from the people who exercise along our canals and rivers and why it makes them feel good.

Last date edited: 25 April 2022