Fitness

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There are a huge variety of ways to stay fit in the parks, from joining a bootcamp to a taking a gentle stroll. The groups listed below are licenced to operate fitness sessions in our parks. Alternatively, visit the Walking and Running pages or download a walking trail from the resources section of this site. And don’t forget to take a look at the events calendar for a wide range of other outdoor activities you can take part in.

Trim Trails

You can also find Trim Trails in some of our parks for free outdoor fitness. Trim Trails can be found at Caldecotte Lake South, Lodge Lake, Emerson Valley and Willen Lake South.

Fitness Classes and Bootcamps

Fitness classes and bootcamps must be licenced to operate in our parks.  We have many operators in our parks from intensive military style bootcamps to one to one fitness tuition.  For instructors thinking about using the parks as a venue, information can be found here about applying for a licence.


  • Fitness Groups & Clubs make up 72% of events & activities held in our parks

  • Did you know we have a club at our BMX track who host training and events throughout the year?

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  • Did you know we have 4 Trim Trails across our parks?

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  • Did you know we have licensed fitness instructors who operate in our parks?

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  • The Parks Trust hosted over 450 events and activities in their parks in 2018

  • Did you know we have upgraded the Fitness Trail around Willen Lake South?

    The new calisthenics equipment is designed to utilise the users own weight to maximise their workout, using angles and height to vary the intensity of the workout.

    Click here to find out more......

Discover our parks

  • Campbell Park

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    Located at the heart of Milton Keynes, Campbell Park hosts many of Milton Keynes’ major festivals and events. Its imaginative mix of formal gardens, water features, woodland and open pasture mean it’s an ideal spot to enjoy the changing seasons.

    Refreshments
    There are no refreshment facilities in Campbell Park other than during special events. However, there are a wealth of cafes, bars and restaurants in the nearby city centre, theatre district and Xscape centre.

  • Willen Lake South

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    The Watersport Centre at Willen Lake, come on down and hire a boat!

    Willen Lake is Milton Keynes’ most popular park. Visitors take part in watersports activities, go cycling, enjoy the playground, try the high ropes course or simply picnic along Willen’s shores. It’s a great place to entertain all ages of family and friends, whether it’s a visit to the café or restaurant, a stroll, trying a beginners’ course in sailing or hiring a pedalo or bike.

    Refreshments
    The one4six café and The Lakeside Pub operated by Fayre and Square.

  • Caldecotte Lake

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    Planning an outdoor adventure in Milton Keynes? Explore the beautiful location of Caldecotte Lake. Whether its watersports, birdwatching or children’s activities, you’re sure to have a great family day out, with lots of space for little ones to run around, plus some tranquil corners to relax as well.

    Refreshments
    The Caldecotte Pub & Grill is open for meals, snacks and hot and cold drinks.

  • Furzton Lake

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    Furzton Lake’s open views make it a popular choice for joggers, cyclists and walkers. Created to act as a basin for floodwaters during rainy spells, the lake has matured into an easily accessible and peaceful oasis for local residents, office workers and wildlife.

    Refreshments
    The Furzton Lake Hotel is open for meals, snacks and hot and cold drinks.

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