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Take your inside activities outside


Are you running a regular program that could be taken outdoors? Whether you’re running a physical activity program or a more relaxed social program, there are countless benefits to taking these programs outside.


Time spent in nature:

Organisations of all shapes and sizes can easily put these ideas in to practice. Here are some easy ideas…

So many of your local outdoor spaces will already have the resources you need to run your activity including seating, toilets and cooking facilities but it’s always worth checking ahead of time.

Before you head outside, there are a few things you might want to consider. Don’t forget to:


What to pack

First aid kit



Insect repellent

Mobile phone

Rubbish bag (let’s look after nature!)



[1] Healthy Parks Healthy People, The Health Benefits of Contact with Nature in a Park Context, A Review of Relevant Literature, March 2008, Deakin University

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