As the Bailiwick exits from Lockdown, it is important for our mental and physical health to incorporate physical activity as part of our "new normal". Keeping active is also important for those who continue to shield or who are in self-isolation. For inspiration, check out our film showing how other islanders have been keeping active in lockdown.

During lockdown we collated resources and ideas for children, families, adults and older adults to keep active.

Children & Families

Remember to focus on having fun, involve your kids in choosing what activities to do and make sure that they have the chance to succeed early, before increasing the challenge! Why not agree two 20 or 30 minute slots each day to get active together?

Guernsey Sports Commission's PE videos - hopping, catching, throwing skills and more!

Guernsey Sports Commission’s #challengeguernsey videos

The Youth Commission is organising daily activities on Facebook

#DailyMileAtHome! New challenges every week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Youth Sport Trust learning resources including fun physical activity ideas for early years, primary and secondary age

UK Active's Move Crew - daily missions

Cosmic Kids Yoga - movement, flexibility, mindfulness and relaxation for children aged 3+

Sustrans iBike Cycling themed indoor Ideas from bike art to maintenance 

Change for Life indoor activities for kids

Change for Life & Disney 10 Minute Shake Ups

Active for Life’s huge collection of activities for children

Travel to Tokyo indoor activities pack from the British Olympic and Paralympic Associations

Tumble Tots UK live streaming activities for little ones daily at 10am

Early Movers - helping under-5s live active healthy lives

Adults & Older Adults

So many of us have embraced the quieter pace of life to get active, here are some resources to keep you active inside and out. 

World Health Organisation: Stay physically active during self-quarantine

Activity Alliance - Inclusive physical activity for people with disabilities

Sport England - Stay In Workout

NHS One You: 10 minute home workout videos

This Girl Can: Home Exercise

This Mum Moves - Physical activity for mums to be and new mums

Free home workout videos from Fitness Blender

10 Today: Everyday physical activity for older adults

Age UK's information to help older adults keep active

Joe Wicks workouts for Seniors

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy - Simple exercises for older adults

MS Society Moving More with MS

Parasport home exercise for people with disabilities

The Health Improvement Commission for Guernsey and Alderney LBG offers these links as educational resources. Exercise undertaken is done so at your own risk. The Health Improvement Commission is not responsible for the content of the linked websites, or changes to them, and you should review the third party's terms and conditions, privacy and data protection policies. 

Key Contact

Alun Williams Team - Be Active Education Lead