There are lots of free activities you can do in Cotteridge Park to keep you healthier & happier.  From digging to tai chi – it’s all here for you for free.  Here are the details of some of the regular activities in the park.

Covid: remember not to come to sessions if you, or household members, have any symptoms or have been asked to isolate.  Whilst the rules remain in place remember to stay 2m apart from people not in your household.

Check Facebook and Twitter for up to date details of start times, weather changes etc

And don’t forget there are the tennis & basketball courts, the boules area (by the car park), the skate ramps and all those paths for walking and running whenever you want to get a bit of fresh air and exercise.

Cotteridge Musical Misfits

For musicians – any ability and any instruments – join the Cotteridge Misfits band for friendly rehearsals.

Mondays at midday at The Shed – or online depending on the rules!

Click here to sign up or email to find out more at

Baby Stroll

Tuesdays at 10.30am Meet at the car park entrance.  A bit of a walk, chat, company and a cup of tea for new parents.

Cotteridge Park Running Friends

During these weird times our regular running group has taken a break. In the meantime some friends turn up at the car park gate on Tuesdays and Thursdays at about 6.15 where you might find a running friend.

Walking Group

For a gentle stroll, with like-minded people meet at the car park at 10am on Thursdays.  No special shoes or equipment needed.


Wednesdays at 6pm.  Wiggle those hips, tap your toes and dance yourself fitter.

This session is suitable for all ages and it’s perfect for beginners.  Put on your (comfortable) dancing shoes and join in.

Meet on the grass by The Shed

And if it’s too wet or icy there will be a zoom version – check Facebook or Twitter for details

Tai Chi

Thursdays at 10.30am.  Gentle exercise that combines deep breathing & relaxation techniques with slow, graceful movements. These sessions are suitable for beginners, just wear comfortable clothes & shoes. Meet at The Shed

If you want to know more about these sessions click here to read Bridget’s Blog.

And if it’s too wet or icy there will be a zoom version – check Facebook or Twitter for details.

Sunday and Tuesday Conservation Volunteers

Join the Gardening Volunteers – digging, weeding & planting.  Activities to suit all ages & abilities.

Sundays at 10.15am and Tuesdays – at 10am

Meet at the Shed.  Clothes that can get mucky and sensible footwear are needed.  Bring gardening gloves.  All tools provided