Active Calderdale Active Calderdale

Our vision to be the most active borough in the north by 2024

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What does physical activity mean to you?

Physical activity means different things to many people in Calderdale. For some it’s the gym, going for a run, cycling or sport. For others it’s walking, gardening, dancing or commuting. For some it’s about fitness and losing weight, for others it’s about connecting with friends and family, and for some it’s about maintaining their physical health, mental health or independence – the list is endless, and unique to everyone.

62% of the population in Calderdale are active for over 150 minutes a week – we want to get that number even higher, will you join us?

Active Calderdale is the physical activity strategy that will help us to become the most Active borough in the north by 2024, we’ll do this by supporting everyone to be more active, more often and in any way they choose. In particular, we want to reach the 28% of Calderdale who are active for less than 30 minutes per week to make small simple changes across the whole system to enable the people of Calderdale to be more active, and to get all of the physical, mental, social, environmental & economic benefits that an active population can bring.

Have a look at our infographic to see what an active population could look like for Calderdale.

Active Calderdale is part of Vision 2024

In 2024 Calderdale will celebrate its 50th birthday. It’s the perfect time to look back at all the things that make this such an amazing place, and look forward to what we can achieve in the years to come.

The themes of distinctiveness, kindness, resilience, talented and enterprising can be found throughout Calderdale, and especially throughout physical activity in in the borough.

We want Calderdale to be a great place to visit, but most importantly, a place to live a larger life – and an active population is important to make that happen!

Find out more about vision 2024

Get involved

Share how you like to get active, or how we could help you to get more active by joining the conversation on twitter using #ActiveCdale


We've been working with partners across Calderdale to showcase the great work that's already going on to tackle inactivity, explore our playlist and take a look for yourself.

Do you think you could help further? We're on the lookout for physical activity providers, community organisations and other system leaders to partner with us. Contact

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