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Try your hand at sport in city centre this weekend

Published on Thursday, August 10, 2017

PEOPLE will be able to try their hands at a number of different healthy activities at an event in Leicester city centre this weekend.

Get Active 2017 will see demonstrations, workshops and taster sessions covering a range of fitness and leisure activities, taking place in Humberstone Gate on Sunday, August 13, from 11am to 4pm.

Visitors will be able to take part in taster sessions covering activities ranging from boxing and zumba to basketball and fencing, as well as watching onstage demonstrations by local dance and fitness groups. 

The event is being run by Leicester City Council’s Sports Services, but also involves Leicester City Football Club, the Leicester Riders basketball team, England Golf and a range of other local sports and health organisations.

People will also be offered information on healthy lifestyles, wellbeing and weight loss.

Get Active 2017 is part of the wider City Festival programme, which includes over 100 events, festivities and activities taking place throughout Leicester from August 12 to August 28.

For further details of all City Festival events visit: