Get Active, Portsmouth!

Get active with your family this summer at one of our free, fun events in your local park.

Discover the benefits of swapping car journeys for greener, cleaner ways to travel like walking and cycling or riding a rental e-scooter. One lucky person will also win a bike, lock and helmet in our raffle!

There’s loads for you to do, whatever your age, with a range of stalls and activities focused on living a healthier, more active lifestyle.

The events are between 11am and 3pm at the following locations:

  • 27 July – Paulsgrove Park
  • 3 Aug – Buckland Park
  • 10 Aug – Cosham Park (near bowling club)
  • 17 Aug – Baffins Park (near playground)

Activities on the day include:

  • Bike safety checks, e-bike and e-cargo bike demonstrations with Southsea Cycles, plus cycling accessories to buy
  • Free Face painting – choose from one of our Pompey Monster designs!
  • Make delicious healthy smoothies with our smoothie bike
  • Bike Register security marking and road safety advice with Hampshire Police
  • Advice about healthy activities, including Nordic Walking and mums and tots cycling, with BH Live
  • Chat with Pedal Power about how your child can refresh their cycling skills,  plus a fun obstacle course
  • Walking, cycling and road safety advice with the council’s safer travel team, plus free giveaways to keep you safe after dark
  • Learn how to safely ride a rental e-scooter with Voi (Cosham, Baffins, Buckland)
  • Try out an adapted bike with Pompey Pedals (Cosham only)
  • Discover how older people can get out and about and have fun with Cycling Without Age

Plus, there will be delicious food, drinks, and ice creams to buy from Bella Mia Gelato





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