Schoolchildren who identify as female, from schools across Devon are running from the start line at the 2024 Devon School Games Neon Run event in Okehampton, organised by Active Devon.Active Devon

Neon Run Returns to Okehampton for a Third Year

Over 200 schoolchildren who identify as female, from across Devon, joined in with our 2024 Devon School Games Neon Run Celebration Event.
A small group of children who are stood on a pavement beside a road with an instructor, as part of Walkability, a Child Pedestrian Training programme for school children across Devon.Active Devon

Active Devon to Deliver a Two-Year Child Pedestrian Training Programme Across Devon

We're delighted to be launching a two-year Child Pedestrian Training programme in Devon to enable children to learn key pedestrian road safety rules.
A small group of schoolchildren are walking safely across the road with an instructor, as part of Walkability, a Child Pedestrian Training programme for Primary schools across Devon.Active Devon

Introducing Devon’s Walkability Child Pedestrian Training Programme

Walkability is a brand-new Child Pedestrian Training programme open to Devon's Primary Schools, to help children with vital pedestrian safety skills.
Photo Credit: Healthscape CIC

Physical Activity and Mental Health Project in Torbay

Sharing the journey of our pilot project commissioned by Torbay Council's Public Health team, to support mental health referral pathways in Torbay.
An older man is being coached by a gym instructor whilst using gym equipment inside one of the Leisure East Devon facilities, In the background a woman is running on a running machine.Photo Credit: East Devon District Council

Active Devon Publishes The Future of Public Leisure in Devon Report

The report explores the challenges and opportunities and offers thought towards a collaborative vision for ‘The Future of Public Leisure in Devon’.
A woman is smiling whilst using an exercise bike at a public leisure centre.Photo Credit: Sport England

The Future of Public Leisure in Devon Report

Published by Active Devon, The Future of Public Leisure in Devon is a new collaborative discussion report offering emerging themes for change.
A group of young people are out walking locally in Devon near their school with a teacher, as part of their school activity and to be naturally healthy.Active Devon

Naturally Healthy May Offers a Natural Respite from Studying

As part of the Naturally Healthy May campaign, young people are being encouraged to immerse in nature to help reduce stress and anxiety.
A parent and child walking through woods in Devon as part of Naturally Healthy May.Photo Credit: Devon Local Nature Partnership

Join in with Naturally Healthy May and Feel Happier and Healthier

With the joys of spring, Naturally Healthy May is all about getting outside and feeling the benefits of connecting actively to nature.
A young child being naturally healthy whilst out on a bike ride along the Exe Estuary Trail and stopping to do some bird watching.Photo Credit: Exeter City Council CC - Tony Cobley

Naturally Healthy May Ideas to Get Started and Connect Actively to Nature

There are lots of ways to be naturally healthy and active, and to help you get started here's a range of ideas, activities, useful links and resources.
Three adult females enjoying a rugby session whilst being coached by a rugby coach outside on a grass playing field, with houses in the background.Photo Credit: Sport England

New Sport Welfare Roles to Support Local Clubs Across Devon

Two new roles have been appointed at Active Devon as part of the national network of Sport Welfare Officers funded by Sport England.