Community and Wellbeing in Burnley

Our Community and Wellbeing department delivers a variety of sport and play projects including running holiday programmes, coaching in schools, funded sports projects,  health programmes, events, and other fun activities.

Our innovative, forward-thinking team work on developing, delivering, and supporting community projects that provide opportunities for people to enjoy sport and physical activity, build confidence, improve their health, break down barriers to taking part, and above all, have fun.


Health & Wellbeing


  • Exercise Referral
  • Healthy Weight
  • Community Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Health Coaches
  • Family Programmes
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Community Activities


  • School Coaching
  • Active Streets
  • Rounders
  • Cycling
  • Outdoor Adventure
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Community Events


  • ParkPlay
  • Park Yoga
  • Running
  • Play Day
  • Play Streets
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Family & Kids


  • Holiday Clubs
  • Dinosaurs
  • Swim Academy
  • HAF
  • Birthday Parties
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Charity Funded Projects


Burnley Leisure & Culture is charitable trust that aims to enrich lives and communities in the Burnley area. Through health, wellbeing, sport, and cultural experiences, we focus on making a positive impact. Here are some notable initiatives.

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#OutdoorTown is all about focusing on the amazing things we already have right here in Burnley. Our outdoor spaces are the heart of the town. Our parks, canal, trails, and blue and green spaces aren’t just places to play — they’re places where we can learn, grow, and connect.

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