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Investing in communities and persuading the Nation to be active

Enjoy free activities every day for everyone
Southampton residents can now take advantage of hundreds of free and fun activity sessions with ParkLives. ParkLives, is a national programme from Coca-Cola Great Britain delivered in partnership with Active Nation, and offers free and fun activity sessions in parks and green spaces across the region.
From jogging and cricket, to Family Fun sessions and paddle board yoga, ParkLives is designed to appeal to all ages and abilities, giving people the opportunity to get out and enjoy their parks and green spaces with a range of sports, games and activities on offer.
The programme offers 20 different activities, all completely free, and led by a trained activity leader from the local area.  Residents can view a full timetable and reserve a space online at
Sessions will run in 11 parks and green spaces across the city including: Mansel Park, Riverside Park, Hoglands Park, Weston Shore, Southampton Common and Active Nation’s  Southampton Outdoor Sports Centre and Woodmill Outdoor Activities Centre.
The Active Nation ParkLives team are located at The Outdoor Sports Centre, Thornhill Road, Bassett, Southampton SO16 7AY
Telephone 0300 0200 135

Choose the perfect activity for you 

Please check the ParkLives website for up to date times and information for activities in the Southampton area, use the calendar search for individual sports on different dates and venues.

Activities include

  • Buggy Mums at Weston Shore or Southampton Common
  • Nordic Walking at Riverside Park
  • Football at Mansel Park
  • Zumba at St James Park
  • Try Tennis at Riverside Park
  • Try Climbing at Woodmill Outdoor Activities Centre
  • Thai Chi on Southampton Common
  • Run 4 Fun at Southampson Sports Centre
  • Boxercise at St James Park
  • Couch to 5k at St James Park
  • Bowls at Southampton Sports Centre