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Active lifestyles

Moving more and getting active is a great way to improve your physical and mental wellbeing.

Regular activity will help ward off disease, help you stay independent, reduce the risk of falls and give you more energy - but most of all it can be great fun.

Derbyshire is a great place to get active and move more, with country parks, trails, hills, reservoirs, woodland and parks. From walking, running, cycling to climbing, swimming or exercise classes, there is something for everyone.

Here are a few tips to find out about how to get active and where you can start your journey to moving more.

Live Life Better Derbyshire is a county wide health and wellbeing service. It offers help with active lifestyles, weight management and smoking support.

Active Derbyshire provides information about sport and exercise opportunities across Derbyshire.

Walk Derbyshire is the countywide campaign to encourage people to walk every day. You can find out about local led walks and other opportunities to walk across Derbyshire.

Jog Derbyshireis a network of friendly, social jogging groups covering the whole of Derbyshire. The groups cater for everyone - regardless of age or ability - so even if you're a complete beginner you are sure of a warm welcome.

Strictly No Fallingis an exercise programme designed to increase mobility and reduce your risk of falls.

Derbyshire leisure and sports centres

There are lots of activities, classes and exercise opportunities for you at your local sports centres.

You can search for activities close to you via the 8 district and borough councils: