We are aiming to work across the whole borough of Charnwood to create physical activity opportunities for families and children aged up to five years.

Please check the activities below which are specifically targeting the youngest residents of Charnwood. 

For further information, or any ideas on what you would like to see in your area for the under fives, please contact us on 01509 634 673.

Active Mini Mover sessions

Active Mini Movers sessions are fun play/activity sessions, that will also introduce fundamental, gymnastics & athletics movement skills for 0–4-year olds and their parents/carers.

Where: Loughborough Leisure Centre, LE11 3HE

When: Wednesdays (term time only)

Time: 9.30 am – 10.30 am

Cost: 1st child is £2.00 then subsequent children are £1.50 per child

Pre-booking is required. To book your place please click the link below:

Book onto the Active Mini Mover sessions

For more information please contact sport@charnwood.gov.uk or call 01509 634673.

Mini Menphys in the Community

Menphys is a local Leicestershire Charity for disabled children, young people and their families. It has been supporting families across Leicester and Leicestershire for 50 years, striving to give young people equal choices, equal opportunities to allow them to live ordinary lives. We are working in partnership with Menphys to deliver 'Mini Menphys in the Community' - parent and toddler active group for children with SEND under the age of 5yrs.

When: Mondays from Monday February 21, 2022, 11am-12pm

Where: Soar Valley Leisure Centre, LE12 7FG

Who: Age 0-5yrs, Term Time Only

For more information please contact menphys.services@menphys.org.uk


We hold free running events for children aged zero-16 on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month. All abilities are welcome and families are invited to come along for support or join in with their children. Each run takes place at Southfields Park, Loughborough, LE11 2TX from 08:45am.

Don't forget to register your child before attending your first event in order to receive your membership card. You'll receive your race card at the first event and be able to start collecting stamps to trade in for free gifts.

Please see the leaflet below for an example of the session:

For more information or to register your child on a run please contact:

Active Mini Movers sessions are fun play/activity sessions, that will also introduce fundamental, gymnastics & Athletics movement skills for 0–4-year-olds and their parents/carers.

The sessions are delivered currently at (Loughborough Leisure Centre on Wednesdays 9.30 am – 10.30 am term time only

Last updated: Tue 15th February, 2022 @ 11:14