Wealden District Council

Keeping Fit: Active Wealden

Wealden District Council is committed to providing high quality leisure and recreation opportunities for residents and visitors. Find out more about keeping fit, getting involved in sport, exercise, book a hall or simply enjoy the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the South Downs National Park.

In the Active Wealden section you will find information and advice on keeping fit in the Wealden area, whatever your age or ability level.

For our younger residents we have details of  skate parks and play areas, while our older residents may be interested in our Active 4 Life programme, which organises exercise sessions specifically aimed at older people.

If you've been inspired to kick start a new healthy habit visit the Leisure Centres in Wealden to find out more about how you can get active at a centre near you. Activities for all ages and abilities. As well as membership information. Find out more about specialised exercise covering GP Referrals, weight management and a lot more.

If you are interested in joining a local sports club then visit Active Sussex (external link) for details on clubs near you and advice for clubs that are already established. Active Sussex is one of 49 County Sports Partnerships in England and is largely funded by the Government to co-ordinate and facilitate the delivery of sport and physical activity initiatives across Sussex. Their purpose is to help drive improved access to, and an increased participation in, sport and physical activity in Sussex.

Walking in Wealden

Includes a variety of walks, information about walking groups and the Walk Wealden project.

Active 4 Life

Details of exercise sessions for older people being held across the district.

Wealden Activity Days

We are currently making plans for Wealden Summer Activity Days 2017.

Skate Parks, Recreation Grounds and Play Areas

Find out where you nearest facility is.

Information on Funding

If you are looking for funding for your club, visit our grants pages the latest funding opportunities including lottery funding and local grants schemes.

Club Matters 

Club Matters, the essential one-stop-shop for sports clubs, will provide you with support, learning and guidance on all aspects of running a club whether it is large, small, formal or informal. Club Matters offers free, simple and bite size support to all clubs.

Active Wealden's Facebook Page (external link)

Like our Facebook page for information on community activities and to find out how you can get involved in keeping your community active.

Active Play (external link)

Active Play from Freedom Leisure run activity and play sessions in the community for children. The team are available for term time sessions, holiday sessions and birthday parties. 

Walk4Life (external link)

Plot your walk to share with everyone or find some new walks in your local area 

Contact the Community and Regeneration Team