Planning on getting fit for Summer? There’s no better time to start than now. But we know that sometimes getting active can be a little boring and not everyone is a fan of sweating it out on the treadmill every morning whilst staring at a wall. When exercise is fun, it seems that little bit easier, don’t you think? Therefore, we’ve put together our top 5 sporting activities that you could take part in this month that are a little different, and hopefully, a little more fun!
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Sunrise Yoga and Breakfast
Sky Garden Walk, London, EC3M 8AF
What better way to start the day than with a Yoga session? The perfect activity for revitalising both mind and body. But just imagine taking your session 36 floors up with a backdrop view over the city of London. Sounds perfect? You’ll love the Sunrise Yoga and Breakfast at the Sky Garden, set amongst the tropical greenery and suitable for all levels and abilities.
On weekdays, you can even enjoy a continental buffet breakfast in the Darwin Brasserie, whilst on weekends you can tuck in to a healthy smoothie and muffin or pastry at the Sky Pod Bar. Your session will kick off bright and early at 6:30am Tues-Fri, 8am on Saturdays, and 8:30am on Sundays. Tickets are available here to book your slot.
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Flip Out Trampoline Park
83 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 3XF
Until 6th May 2018
Now this is a sporting activity that’s not only fun for the kids, but good exercise for the big kids too! Flip Out is the UK’s leading trampoline park operator, with the biggest trampolines, stunt box zones, ball games and resident DJ’s. Not only will a session at the trampoline park deliver healthy amounts of fun, you’ll get ‘flipping’ fit at the same time! Enjoy this low impact sport, improve your balance and coordination, and gain some cardiovascular fitness all whilst grinning from ear-to-ear. Choose your nearest location in the UK and bounce your way to a fun fitness session here.
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The Human Curling Experience
17 Queensway, London, W2 4QP
Most of you have probably seen the sport Curling in the Olympics. However, this experience takes the sport to a completely new level – human curling…on ice! Featuring 8 real ice curling lanes, you’ll slide yourself along the ice with the aim of hitting a target, all whilst listening to disco music. Following the fun, slip into the Curling Café to warm up with a hot chocolate, or treat yourself to a tasty Meat Liquor dinner. Booking for groups can be made here!
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The Arch Climbing Wall
Bermondsey, SE16 4DG
Get on board with the latest sporting trend, climbing! The Arch Climbing Wall is a 11,000 square foot bouldering wall that reaches about 4 metres in height and is graded from V0(easiest) to V9(hardest) – perfect for beginners or the more seasoned climber! Bouldering walls ring the fun and challenge of climbing to Londoners who may not usually get the opportunity to try the sport, and is fantastic exercise for building muscle strength. You’ll have to register for a session, and newbies must attend an Induction Class that covers all the safety guidance and rules, but once that’s done you can turn up any time you like. Intro classes are £20 per person, then single classes start from just £7. Get ready to challenge yourself this April and register today.
Junkyard Golf Club
Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Ln, London E1 6QL
Crazy golf just got crazier! Junkyard golf club mixes fun, golf, food and a drink or two together in one incredible evening for you and your friends. There’s 4 9-hole crazy golf courses to explore, created from very random, reclaimed stuff! Put your way through bizarre holes; a UV garage, up and down scrapyard slides and through jungle bathtubs. What’s more, the venue offers 50% off crazy golf for students and emergency services – what better reason to give it a whirl? Party puttin’ people can head over to the website to make group bookings here.
Have you discovered any sporting events in London that you’d love to try? Let us know in the comments below!