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Physical activity is an essential part of maintaining a health lifestyle. Not only does this prevent many health-related issues, but It brings people together to enjoy shared activities and contributes significantly towards improving mental health. Details of physical activity guidelines for early childhood, young people, adults and older adults for both aerobic and strength exercises can be found here.

Keep Health Kettering’s Be Active page hopes to share a wide range of physical activities which are accessible across Kettering for all ages and abilities. For more information or if you have any questions, please email

Local Offers

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Park Bingo passport trail!

Visit various places across Kettering with your passport and fill it in using your crayon by colouring over the stencils you find on wooden posts dotted around the parks. Each park has a different character to find, and some have several to find in one park. Complete as much or as little as you’d like in your own time.

It is a fantastic opportunity to discover what Kettering has to offer and you may find a park/green space that you didn’t know about!’

Passport collection points

you can collect your passport from different places across the borough:

Rothwell library

( Monday 10am-2pm, Wednesday 10am – 5pm, Friday 10am – 2pm)

Desborough library

(Tues 10am-2pm, Wednesday 12-3pm, Thurs 10am-2pm, Friday 2pm-6pm, Sat 10am-1pm)

Kettering Corn Market hall

(Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm)

The Green patch

(Tuesday & Thursday 10am-4pm)

Keep Healthy Kettering Walking Football

Walking Football

A walking pace version of the beautiful game, ideal for over 50s. Get active, meet new people and have fun!

Kettering Arena:
Tuesdays, 10am – 12noon,
£2.50 (£1.25 with Kettering Leisure Pass)

Desborough Leisure Centre:
Fridays, 10:30am – 12:30pm,
£3.60 (£1.80 with Kettering Leisure Pass)


Get Up & Go

Exercise sessions intended specifically for older adults 65+, with a series of exercises designed to improve balance, strength and posture as well as reducing the risk of falls.

Corn Market Hall: 
Currently not running

Holiday Sessions

Sports and activity sessions for young people take place throughout the school holidays. Low cost, fun and friendly sessions open to all abilities.

Look out for news on these sessions in the Easter and summer holidays!


Health Walks

Free, gentle paced short walks (30-90 minutes) from villages and towns in and around Kettering.
Check out the latest timetable of walks

Kettering Leisure Pass

Kettering Leisure Pass

Kettering Leisure Pass offers up to 50% off at
selected leisure facilities, and it’s FREE!

Click the button below to find out more information:

Outdoor Gyms

Get active at a time to suit you by using one of our outdoor gyms. Free to use with handy guides on site to help you make the most of your workout and equipment suitable for all levels of activity. We’ve got 6 outdoor gyms in the borough of Kettering at:

Download our outdoor gym exercise guides to follow a site-specific workout plan by using the button below:

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Table Tennis

Sports Play Days

Have a go at a range of activities and games; speak to local sports clubs and activity groups; find out about opportunities to get active locally.

  • Dates and sessions for 2021 will be updated in due course with consideration to COVID 19 regulations
Kettering Sports Awards

Kettering Sports Awards

Our 2020 Sports Awards are currently postponed due to COVID 19. We will keep this page updated with information relating to the event

Links to more information about getting active:


Age UK


British Heart Foundation


Cancer research UK




Northamptonshire Sport


Sport England


Mental Health Foundation


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