A CITY FIT TO TAKE ON THE WORLD
When it comes to sport, Leeds has a tremendous track record. From Headingley hosting the very first Rugby League Challenge Cup final in 1897, to thousands of people welcoming our Olympic and Paralympic heroes as they returned from London 2012, this is a proud sporting city.
Yet it’s not only the elite athletes who contribute. Each day of the week, thousands of people of all ages help to make Leeds an active city – whether that’s through amateur sports clubs, recreational swimming or simply walking or cycling to work.
But we know there’s still room for improvement. Both in the numbers of people who participate and the facilities and opportunities available to all. That’s why we’re committed to promoting the huge benefits of active lifestyles to the people of Leeds. While at an elite level we’re working to consolidate our status as an international centre of excellence for sports such as diving and triathlon and giving young and old a chance to fulfil their potential in sport, at whatever the level.
We’re all aware of our city’s sporting past. This is your chance to discover our plans for the future.
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