Fun ways to keep active in Bristol! - Urban Student
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Fun ways to keep active in Bristol!

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Looking to add a little spring into your step (pardon the pun!) as we head towards the Easter holidays? We’ve compiled a list of some cool clubs and activities in Bristol that will keep you fit and having fun at the same time.



Yes, you read that right! Bristol has its very own Quidditch team. A joint effort between the University of the West of England and Bristol University, this team also welcomes community members. Harry Potter fan or not, embrace your inner wizard or witch and get ready to chase those golden snitches!


Pole Dancing

Pole dancing isn’t just for the stage anymore; it’s also a fantastic way to stay fit and build confidence. With benefits like increased strength, flexibility, and body positivity, it’s no wonder pole dancing has gained popularity in recent years. Check out Pink Kitten Dance School to give it a whirl!


Roller Derby

Strap on your skates and join the Bristol Roller Derby community! Founded in 2010, this not-for-profit organisation boasts four teams and over 90 active members. Whether you’re a seasoned skater or a total newbie, there’s a place for everyone in the world of roller derby.



Take your workout to new heights with AirFit! This high-energy trampoline workout promises to burn calories and sculpt your body in just 45 minutes. Get ready to bounce your way to fitness and feel absolutely fantastic afterward.



Channel your inner adventurer and tackle the climbing walls at Bloc Climbing Centre. With over 1200 square meters of climbing space, it’s the perfect place to challenge yourself and track your progress as you conquer new heights.


Tennis and Netball

Serve up some fun at Bristol Central Tennis Club or sharpen your shooting skills with Genesis Netball Club. With opportunities for players of all levels, you’ll never be short on friendly competition and camaraderie.


Surfing at The Wave

Ride the waves year-round at The Wave, Bristol’s premier inland-surfing destination. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a complete beginner, you’ll find endless opportunities to catch some waves and soak up the sun.


Peddle Progression

Take your mountain biking skills to the next level with Pedal Progression. Based in Ashton Court Estate, this skills coaching and bike hire company is perfect for adrenaline junkies and outdoor enthusiasts alike.


SUP Bristol – Stand Up Paddleboarding

Explore Bristol’s historic Harbourside from a whole new perspective with SUP Bristol. With expert instructors to guide you, stand-up paddleboarding is a fantastic way to experience the city’s vibrant waterfront.


So, what are you waiting for? Spring into action and dive into the diverse world of fitness and fun that Bristol has to offer! Whether you’re into sports, dance, or outdoor adventures, there’s something for everyone to enjoy while staying active and healthy.


Published: 18.03.24 by Phoebe Clutton