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  • ParkLives Begins Delivering Within The Northam Estate

    ParkLives Southampton joined forces with Southampton City Councils Housing Services including Junior Neighbourhood Wardens, Housing Officers, Neighbourhood Wardens, TEEM and Tenant Engagement to put on some fun sporting activities aimed at engaging with the local community Read more

  • ParkLives Community Grants Now Live

    From April onwards, we are looking to expand our offering to the community. We plan to put on more sessions than ever before, in addition to delivering a programme which really provides what communities require. Read more

  • ActiveAbility Solent | Christmas Party

    On Wednesday 19 December we will be holding our ActiveAbility Solent and Special Olympics Solent Christmas Party at Pavilion on the Park! Read more


  • ParkLives Southampton Grant - Solent Red Storm

    Nick Coe (Head Coach) for Solent Red Storm Flag Football Team, tells us why the ParkLives Community Grant has been instrumental in engaging with Southampton communities Read more

  • 31 Exercises in 31 Days

    Whether the kids run you ragged, making ends meet each month doesn't quite allow you to stretch to a gym membership or you just fancy becoming a little healthier as part of your 'New Year New Me' efforts... our 31 exercises in 31 days will be sure to help! Read more

  • Peta's Story #ThisGirlDoes

    "At nearly 64 years old I feel happier, more settled and balanced than I have for years. I get to walk every afternoon, so, as well as my sessions at Active Nation Boutique Fitness, I'm also feeling fitter than I have for ages!" Read more