GO Active Outdoors - Families


Children's Activities

Outdoor children's activity sessions


Pre and Post Natal Exercise

Outdoor pre and post natal exercise sessions


55 free things to do in Oxford's green spaces

We have compiled a list of our favourite 55 free things to do in the city. Pick your top 10 to try


Youth Ambition

Youth Ambition engages with young people through youth voice activities, youth clubs, multi-sports sessions and detached work in a variety of settings


Outdoor Treasure Hunts

Add some mystery to your family walks and enjoy one of Oxford's treasure hunts



Walking is a free and accessible activity that all the family can enjoy



There are lots of opportunities and ways to get cycling in Oxford as a family


Junior parkrun

A free 2km event for juniors only (4 to 14 year olds)


Playgrounds and play parks

Our free parks and playgrounds are a great way to encourage the little ones (and older ones alike) to enjoy some fresh air



Take the family to visit one of the many parks or nature reserves the city has to offer


Multi-use Games Areas

Available for regular matches, a friendly one off game or casual play


Outdoor Tennis Courts

Head to one of our many courts across the city and enjoy some tennis with the family


Pitch hire

Our sports pitches can be easily booked online for you to enjoy


Hinksey Outdoor Pool

Outdoor pool for swimming and group exercise activities with cafe on site and beautiful park surroundings


Sports Clubs

Oxford hosts a huge number of sports clubs, all of which welcome you to join them


Boat trips, punting and canoe hire

Enjoy a trip down Oxford's waterways with the family - just don't fall in


Horse Riding

Enjoy and explore nature with the help of a four legged friend


Hill End

A visit to Hill End offers visitors the opportunity to be closer to nature, with the space and time to explore and appreciate the wonders of the natural environment.


Botanic Garden

Open to visitors with specific activities for younger children


Ready Set Go

Programme supporting children and their families in Blackbird Leys, Cowley, Cowley Marsh and Northfield Brook to be more active together through cycling and swimming

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