Active recreation

Active recreation is leisure time spent on physical activity undertaken outside of structured, competition sport.

In New Zealand, we have a wide range of choices when it comes to active recreation - walking, swimming, cycling, equipment-based exercise, fishing, running, yoga and more. And, we have lots of opportunities to participate regardless of our age, life stage, income, culture, place of residence, physical ability or other factors.

Sport NZ has resources and funding available to help organisations provide quality and accessible active recreation opportunities to meet the diverse needs of New Zealanders. 

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