National Fitness Day 2020 is here!

Find out how you can get involved

National Fitness Day is the most active day of the year and the day to celebrate the role that physical activity plays across the UK. It is a day when people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities come together to celebrate the fun of fitness. Fitness Unites Us! 

This year National Fitness Day will take place on Wednesday 23rd September and sits within the inaugural Great British Week of Sport, which aims to bring the nation together to celebrate the power that sport and activity has on our physical, mental and social wellbeing. Starting on Saturday 19th September, it will feature a number of key partnerships and initiatives, all dedicated to improving the health of the nation by helping everyone to #BeActive! See the ukactive website for more information or to find activities to join. 

We'll be playing our part too, and would love you to get involved. Here's how: 

5k challenges

During the week ukactive is encouraging the nation to complete 5km walking, running or cycling each day. Join in via our daily Places Locker app challenges - simply log your indoor workouts manually and track your outdoor activity via the GPS. At home, at the centre or outdoors - it all counts!

FREE virtual workout

Try our 10-minute HITT session for a quick blast to get the blood pumping - it's virtual so you can get active whether in one of our centres, at home or on the go, at a time to suit you! Simply click on the video below.

We hope you can join us and join in the fun! 

If you do, make it social!

Help break down the barriers that stop others being active and show that fitness is for everyone! Simply take a photo of yourself getting active on National Fitness Day or during the Great British Week of Sport, with a bit of info about what fitness means to you, then share on social media. Don’t forget to add #Fitness2Me #BeActive #FitnessDay and tag @FitnessDayUK – please tag @PlacesLeisure too!

Great British Week of Sport timetable of activities

All week: Join our app challenge and do 5k each day!

Saturday 19th September: World United with Les Mills

Sunday 20th September: #BeActive Festivals StreetGames and NGBs

Monday 21st September: Mindful Monday with Mind

Tuesday 22nd September: Go RED & #BeActive with RED Together

Wednesday 23rd September: National Fitness Day - join our FREE workout!

Thursday 24th September: Children and Young People - Open Doors with John McAvoy Foundation / Fulham Reach Boat Club

Friday 25th September: BeInclusive #BeActive with ParaDance

Saturday 26th September: This Girl Can & This Mum Moves #BeActive Night - a unique evening of music and fitness for all to join in from the comfort of their own living room, hosted across Instagram Live/YouTube

Sunday 27th September: Get Outside Day with Ordinance Survey