At Leap, we believe that regardless of who you are and where you live, you should be able to benefit from the life changing effects of regular movement. But there are a whole host of complex, connected barriers stopping people from being active.
Leap’s mission is to break down these barriers and level up the inequalities.
1 in 5
Residents in Buckinghamshire are inactive with 1 in 4 residents in MK inactive.
Of children and young people in Bucks and MK do less than 30 minutes of physical activity a day.
The time each week that the Chief Medical Officer recommends all adults should spend being physically active to gain a range of physical health benefits and reduce the risk of many non-communicable diseases.
Partner survey feedback
“I appreciate the depth of knowledge Leap has and the research it uses.”
Neil MacDonald CEO, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
“I still think there is opportunity for more closer, formal connection between Leap’s programmes of work and those of the NHS.”
Parent of participant on Missed opportunity swimming – programme funded by Leap
“My son was worried about swimming in a traditional swimming lesson where, because of his ability, he would probably be swimming with much younger children. He has really enjoyed swimming with his peers at this programme and has loved every minute of it!”