GOGA semester 1 round-up

Leeds University GOGA Round-up Windermere Group Picture

It’s been a great semester of activity here at GOGA since our programme of activities started again in early November, with our new team of activators helping the Leeds University community get out and get active! Read on for a full round-up of the semester. This semester, 570 of you have joined us as we […]

Five great walks in Leeds

woodhouse moor free guides walking

Woodlands, canals, riversides, lakes, reservoirs… whether you fancy a canal side stroll or a 10km walk through woodland we have got you covered! Leeds has enough parks and trails to keep you busy and they’re all beautifully unique. 1. Meanwood Valley Trail 6 miles/10 kilometres The Meanwood Valley Trail runs from Woodhouse Moor and heads […]

Winter Break Activity Timetable 2022

Staying In Leeds?

Our sports facilities on campus are open throughout the winter break and we have some great out of term activities lined up for you to get involved with. From a walking trip in Saltaire to indoor climbing sessions and exercise classes – there’s something for everyone. You can also get involved in our ‘12 days of […]

Festive season at The Edge! ❄️

Website header which says "tis the season to be healthy" illustrated with Christmas drawings. Festive season at The Edge

Staying in Leeds over the festive season? Stay healthy and keep moving at The Edge! Grab a seven day pass to The Edge for just £12, allowing you to stay active and do the exercise you enjoy over the holidays. The pass allows access to all of our facilities, including our newly refurbished gym and spin […]

12 Days of Winter Wellbeing Advent Calendar 2022

12 days of winter wellbeing advent calendar

A different kind of advent calendar- there’s something for everyone to help boost your mental and physical health this winter. Follow our 12 days of winter wellbeing advent calendar for some great ideas to give yourself a physical and mental boost this festive season. With options every day for mind & soul, body and lifestyle […]

10 must see parks in Leeds

10 must see parks in Leeds – free guide Following on from our 5 great walks you need to do in Leeds guide, this guide contains everything you need to know about 10 of the best parks in Leeds. Download the guide and use it to plan your next outdoor adventure! Whether you want to […]

Bodington Football Hub Officially Opens

Bodington Football Hub

Last Thursday Bodington Football Hub opened its doors officially and welcomed its main partners, The Football Foundation and Leeds City Council, alongside the contractors, and University and community football clubs that would be using the facility.  Located at Sports Park Bodington – part of the University of Leeds – the new hub is built in […]

Balancing Life 2022 Survey Results

Balancing Life

Results of Sport and Physical Activity’s (SPA) 2022 Balancing Life Survey results have been published, providing an insight into the activity and wellbeing levels of our University community. 1,000 staff and students took part in Balancing Life this year. Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the survey. Key results A total […]

‘Golden Gateway’ plaques celebrate Commonwealth Games success

Jess Fullagar with Golden Gateway plaque

Two members of the Leeds Triathlon Centre, Jess Fullager and Georgia Taylor-Brown, have nominated the Brownlee Centre as their ‘Golden Gateway’; the place that had the most impact on their sporting journey on their way to the Commonwealth Games. Following this year’s successful Commonwealth Games, Team England have encouraged gold medal-winning athletes to nominate their […]

The Edge reopens with a brand-new look

The Edge newly refurbished fitness suite

The fitness suite and spin studio refurbishment at the Edge – which includes a complete upgrade of equipment with a focus toward resistance and functional training following member feedback – is now complete and open for our community.  The investments made in the layout and workout environment, along with the addition of the latest equipment, […]