With the long-awaited re-opening of outdoor leisure, TraffordCity is the perfect place to indulge in some mood boosting outdoor activities. Not only are outdoor activities much more COVID safe they provide a vital boost to our mental health and wellbeing, not to mention the health giving properties of all that lovely fresh air.
We take a look at how you can boost your fitness and mood (and stay safe) by getting outdoors at TraffordCity.
Golf Digest recently published 5 mental health benefits you get from golf so with a visit to Trafford Golf Centre not only will you be perfecting your swing at a state of the art driving range, you'll also benefit from the sense of wellbeing golf can bring.
And don't forget for some fun family time in Jurassic surrounding Dino Falls Adventure Golf has prehistoric caves, fossil paths, cascading waterfalls, an amazing volcano and of course awesome resident dinosaurs at every turn.
Swing through the treetops
Just outside The Trafford Centre you'll find an amazing high ropes adventure course - Trafford Treetop Adventures. Amaze yourself as you take on the treetop obstacles, from speedy zip lines, mid-air jumps, knee wobbling tight ropes and much more. The outdoors has never been this much fun and what’s more it's suitable for all ages! Not only is this a thrilling way to get active it's an amazing boost for you mental wellbeing too.
Outdoor fitness at David Lloyd Clubs
Members of David Lloyd Clubs can now enjoy Group Exercise classes outside under marquees with social distancing and sanitising measures in place. Not a member? There are three month trial memberships available if you'd like to dip your toe into the member's experience at this state-of-the-art club.
3k and 5k running routes
Looking for a convenient route for a 5k run? Did you know we have a 3k and 5k running route right here at TraffordCity? Maybe you're visiting David Lloyd Clubs and are looking for an outdoor running route to complement your workout or just want to get out for a run while you're visiting or working here. Lace up and give it a go!
Bridgewater Way canal towpath
Did you know you can get on your bike and cycle to and from TraffordCity along the Bridgewater Way towpath? You can cycle from the City Centre, Leigh, Sale and beyond and arrive at TraffordCity just behind Barton Square. The towpath is a traffic free haven in the city – perfect for cyclists and also excellent for pram pushing, feeding ducks, waving at boats and teaching kids to ride their bikes.
Walk in the woods
Did you know that The Trafford Centre has its very own on-site ancient woodland? Wilderspool Wood is a haven for wildlife - bird and bat boxes have been introduced with dead wood being recycled to act as a draw for insects. Information points have been placed around the wood informing visitors about the flourishing wildlife.
Plus, a network of woodland paths and a picnic area means there's plenty of opportunities to take time out and enjoy nature right here at TraffordCity.