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Young people urged to get active at Armley leisure fair

Young people and families in West Leeds are invited to see the range of activities taking place at a free Sport and Active Lifestyle Fair. 

The aim is to showcase the numerous fun and enjoyable activities that are available to children, young people and adults of all ages.

The event is taking place on Thursday, 3 October 2019 from 3pm to 6pm at Dixons Unity Academy in Armley.

There will be an opportunity to have a go at a selection of sports such as tennis, cycling and climbing, watch fun demonstrations by local providers and an opportunity to speak to coaches and volunteers about the activity programmes their organisations can offer.

There will also be other health and physical activity providers on hand to provide advice and information about opportunities for keeping fit and healthy whatever you’re age, along with the local jobshop from Armley Community Hub. 

The event will have appearances from Ronnie the Rhino. The first 150 attending the event will receive a free gift, there will also be an opportunity to enter a prize draw for a set of free Leeds United tickets.

If you are interested in playing sport and being more active, or just want to find out more about leisure opportunities in your area then you’re welcome to drop in between 3pm and 6pm to see the range of what’s on offer.

If you have any questions about the event, contact Karen Peck at:,

Cllr Mohammed Rafique, Leeds City Council’s executive member for the environment and active lifestyles, said:

“We want people of all ages in our city to stay fit and healthy, whilst also having fun.

“This special, free event will not only showcase the fantastic programme of activities and classes available at Armley and Pudsey Leisure Centres, but also the tremendous wider offer that is available in west Leeds to residents.”


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