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Parkour/Freerunning Action Plan for Mental Health

We want to use the power of the Parkour/Freerunning to make our activities welcoming, positive and inclusive for everyone. That’s why Parkour UK, alongside the Sport

New Elected Director

At 2016 AGM held on Saturday 9th July 2016, following an open nomination process the membership voted to elect an Elected Director. The Nominees were were approved by the Board

New #ParkourParks in Hadleigh Park, Essex & Lichfield, Staffordshire

Parkour UK partners, Natural Sports Facility Development partners – Natural Sports have had a busy Spring, launching two new #Parkour Parks in Essex & Staffordshire. Essex’s

Nominees for Elected Director – 2016 AGM

Detailed below is the list of nominees which have been approved by the Board, their seconders and their election statements for the roles of Elected Directors.

Sports Coach UK launch – Future of Coaching

The way people approach activity and sport is changing. Coaching must be recognised for the wider benefits it brings to society and all those

Parkour UK invites nominations for an Elected Director

Following a governance review, Parkour UK implemented a new governance structure at our 2014 AGM and subsequent EGM in November 2014. One of the governance changes

Parkour UK AGM 9th July 2016, 6pm – Scotland

Parkour UK’s 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Saturday 9th July 2016, 6pm at The University of Edinburgh‘s Peffermill Playing Fields facility – Laurie Liddell Clubhouse, 42

Sport Relief 2016

Sport Relief is back! This year Parkour UK have teamed up with Sport Relief to provide one lucky youth group with the chance to

Recruiting an Independent Director

We wish to recruit one Independent Director, for an initial four-year term and are now inviting applications.  Our Independent Directors are appointed by the

Information, Advice and Guidance – Training Outdoors

Parkour UK advocates and protects the rights and freedoms of Traceurs/Freerunners (practitioners) to practice our sport/discipline in the outdoors environment, providing this is done

Introducing Parkour/Freerunning in Trampoline Parks/Facilities

Information, advice and guidance on introducing Parkour/Freerunning in Trampoline Parks/Facilities. Context For clarification, it’s important that it is recognised and understood that Parkour/Freerunning is in no

Membership 2016

Parkour UK are pleased to open the 2016 membership applications and renewals, detailed below are the membership packages: Associate Membership (FREE) No subscription fee

To Be & To Last: A Parkour Documentary

‘To Be & To Last’ is a short parkour documentary from our members ParkourDance. It documents a 6 week research trip to the United States, by

Leading, Coaching & Instructing Courses 2016

Parkour UK is pleased to announce the provisional 2016 dates & locations for our Leading, Coaching & Instructing qualifications the: Parkour UK Sports Leaders UK Award in Leading

New #ParkourPark in Hednesford Park, Cannock

The UK’s newest #ParkourPark designed and installed by our facility development partners Natural Sports has recently launched today 3rd Dec 2015 in Hendesford Park, Cannock,

New Elected Directors Appointed

At 2015 AGM held on Tuesday 21st July 2015, following an open nomination process the membership voted to appoint an Elected Director & an Elected Director for each

The UK’s newest #ParkourPark launched in Rastrick, Brighouse, West Yorkshire

The UK’s newest #ParkourPark designed and installed by our facility development partners Freemove has recently launched in Rastrick, Brighouse, West Yorkshire The project has

New Independent Directors & Company Secretary Appointed

At 2015 AGM held on Tuesday 21st July 2015, the membership voted to support the boards recommendation to appoint a two new Independent Directors, in

Full Application submitted for Recognition with the UK Sports Councils

Following approval from our board, the community & our member organisations at our 2015 AGM on the 21st July 2015, Parkour UK has today (24th

New Parkour Park for Bexley, London

The UK’s newest ‪#‎ParkourPark‬ launches on Friday 28th August at Lesnes Abbey in Bexley, London. Our facility development partners Freemove worked with local traceurs &

Parkour UK​ welcomes the DCMS announcement by The Minister for Sport, Tracey Crouch of a consultation on sport in the UK #SportingFuture

Parkour UK​ welcomes the Department for Culture, Media & Sport announcement by The Minister for Sport, Tracey Crouch of a consultation on sport in the UK  Tracey Crouch, said:

Hounslow gets a Parkour Park

The UK’s newest ‪#‎ParkourPark‬ launches today, Monday 3rd August 2015, 11am Avenue Park, Cranford, Hounslow. Our facility development partners Natural Sports worked with Sébastien Foucan, local

Nominees for Elected Directors

  Detailed below is the list of nominees, their seconders and their election statements for the roles of Elected Directors. Elected directors will be appointed

Parkour UK welcomes nominations for Elected Directors

Following a governance review, Parkour UK implemented a new governance structure at our 2014 Congress/AGM and subsequent Special Congress/EGM in November 2014. One of the governance

Membership 2015

Following a governance review, Parkour UK implemented a new governance structure at our 2014 AGM and subsequent EGM in November 2014. One of the governance changes voted

Parkour UK AGM 21st July 2015, 6pm

Parkour UK’s 2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Tuesday 21st July 2015, 6pm at our registered office: 4th Floor, Burwood House, 14-16 Caxton St, London SW1H 0QT. The following documents

New Parkour Park for Havering, London

The UK’s newest ‪#‎ParkourPark‬ launches on Friday 10th April, 1-3pm Central Park, Havering. Our facility development partners Freemove worked with local traceurs & the

Community Sport and Recreation Awards nominations open

Community Sport and Recreation Awards nominations open Is your organisation changing lives? Do you represent the very best that sport and recreation organisations can

Recruiting an Independent Director

We wish to recruit one Independent Director, for an initial four-year term, and are now inviting applications.  Our Independent Directors are appointed by the

2015 Level 1 & 2 Coaching & Instructing Qualification Courses

Parkour UK is pleased to announce the provisional 2015 dates & venues for our coaching & instructing qualifications the: Parkour UK 1st4sport Level 1 Award & Level 2 Certificate in

‘Sportivate Crawley Parkour’ wins Active Sussex Award

A Parkour experience launched by Freedom Leisure and Crawley Borough Council has won the ‘Active Sussex Sportivate Project of the Year Award’ at the

Parkour UK Welcomes Natural Sports as a Facility Development Partner

We’d like to welcome Natural Sports as a Parkour UK facility development partner. Natural Sports is a privately owned company dedicated to #Parkour /#Freerunning

2015 Membership Categories & Fees

At our 2014 AGM held on 29th July 2014, ​a special resolution to amend our Memorandum & Articles of Association was adopted by the

New Parkour Parks & Facilities launched

October has been a huge month for Parkour Parks & facilities in the UK, with two #ParkourParks launched in Southfields Park, Loughborough & Crynant,

Notice of Special Congress (EGM), Wednesday 5th November 2014

Parkour UK will be holding a Special Congress (EGM) on Wednesday 5th November 2014, 6pm at our registered office: 4th Floor, Burwood House, 14-16 Caxton St, London SW1H 0QT. The purpose of

Parkour UK joins the Scottish Sports Association

We’re delighted to announce that we are now associate members of Scottish Sports Association. We were welcomed into membership by fellow members at their AGM.

Parkour UK President, Sebastien Foucan launches ‘Sporting Promise’ programme

On Wednesday the 24th September our President/Ambassador, Sebastien Foucan visited the at the Coopers’ Company and Coborn School in Upminster, to celebrate the huge success

OIA survey on partipation in outdoor sport, physical activity & recreation

Our partners the Outdoor Industries Association & Go Outdoors are conducting a survey to find out how & why people do/don’t participate in outdoor recreation

Parkour UK Position Statement on an International Federation for Parkour/Freerunning

As detailed in Parkour UK’s Memorandum & Articles of Association (our governing document), in relation to an International Federation: 3.1.2 to  [Parkour UK will]

Encourage your MP to debate outdoor sport and recreation policy

Parkour UK and other organisations will be working with various MPs and peers to help ensure the key proposals make their way to the policy

Governance Changes to Parkour UK

At our 2014 AGM held on Tuesday 29th July 2014, the membership voted through changes to the governance of Parkour UK. A summary of the changes

New President & Home Country Representative for Wales appointed

At 2014 AGM held on Tuesday 29th July 2014, the membership voted to appoint a new President for Parkour UK & a Home Country Representative

UK Freerunner cast in Star Wars VII

At the end of last year Lucasfilm and Disney invited all young aspiring actors to attend an open casting call for roles in J.J

More Parkour/Freerunning Teachers, Coaches & Leaders this May

This month has seen us  delivering a variety of our various Awards, CPD & Qualifications: 7th May 2014 Parkour UK 1st4sport Introductory CPD Award in

Parkour UK AGM 29th July 2014, 6pm

Parkour UK’s 2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Tuesday 29th July 2014, 6pm at our registered office: 4th Floor, Burwood House, 14-16 Caxton St, London SW1H 0QT. The following documents will

Sport Wales announces £3m for grassroots sport

To mark the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this year, Sport Wales has launched £3m of investment into community sport across Wales to tackle known gaps

Parkour/Freerunning Sportivate Sessions a HUGE success in County Durham

Parkour/Freerunning a HUGE success with Durham County Council Funded by Sport England’s Sportivate Parkour sessions that have recently taken place in County Durham (aimed

Traceur selected for the Queens Baton Relay

We are delighted to advise that Chris Wright of Northern Focus Parkour is to be a baton bearer in Shetland on the Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR)

More Parkour Parks Announced for Coatbridge, Scotland & Rickmansworth, England

Our facility development partners Freemove are installing a yet more #ParkourParks this year! Coatbridge Parkour Park set to be UK’s LARGEST! Freemove will be installing an extension to

Pre-application for recognition with the UK Sports Councils APPROVED!

Today, 26th March 2014 we received confirmation that our pre-application for recognition has been approved. The letter from Sport England, on behalf of the

New Parkour Parks for Crynant, Wales & Sheffield, England

Our facility development partners Freemove are installing a new #ParkourPark in Crynant, South Wales & Endcliffe Parkour Park, Sheffield this Summer! Crynant Parkour Park, South

Inaugural ADAPT Conference – 15th & 16th March, London

The inaugural ADAPT Conference – a gathering of coaches and instructors – gives coaches, students, fitness enthusiasts, personal trainers, qualified professionals and any interested

Parkour UK CYQ Level 2 Certificate in Instructing Parkour/Freerunning Fitness (QCF) course launched!

Today we pilot the Parkour UK CYQ Level 2 Certificate in Instructing Parkour/Freerunning Fitness Training (QCF) qualification. Following delivery of the pilot course we will be rolling

The Parkour UK App powered by Joinin now available!

The Parkour UK App powered by Joinin is now available to download in the App Store. Full functionality of the app will become available over the next few

£750m investment in School Sport up 2020, welcomed by Parkour UK

Prime Minister David Cameron has committed an additional £750 million to the Primary School Sport Premium between now and the 2020 Olympics to help

COMING SOON . . . The Parkour UK App!

COMING SOON . . . The Parkour UK app! Developed in partnership with our partners @JoinInToday The Parkour UK app is the free and easy

Olympic Gymnast, Louis Smith – Gives #Parkour A Go!

Our members – Parkour Generations  give Olympic Gymnast, Louis Smith a Parkour lesson for Sky Sports Game Changers As part of the Sky Sports ‘Game Changers’ series, the

International Womens Day: Parkour Clamjamfrie, Glasgow 8th & 9th March

Parkour UK Members Glasgow Parkour Girls are organising the first International Women’s Day Parkour Clamjamfrie, with a two-day gathering in Glasgow on March 8th and

New Parkour Park in Taunton, Somerset

Our partners Freemove recently completed the installation of a new Parkour Park in Taunton, Somerset. The facility launched in mid-Decemnber as is now open

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all our Members, Affiliates, Coaches, Traceurs/Freerunners & Partners #SantaFoucan 2014 is shaping up to be a HUGE year

2014 Level 1 & 2 Coaching Qualification Courses

Parkour UK is pleased to announce the provisional 2014 dates & venues for our coaching qualifications the: Parkour UK ADAPT 1st4sport Level 1 Award & Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Parkour/Freerunning

Pre-Application Re-submitted for Recognition with the UK Sports Councils

Today, 4th November 2013 Parkour UK has re-submitted a pre-application for recognition with the UK Sports Councils. The re-submission fully addresses the points raised

Joy Johnston appointed as an Independent Director

At our AGM on Monday 7th October 2013, Joy Johnston (formerly Tottman) was appointed as an independent director with overwhelming support from the membership

PK Peers Certificates from Sports Leaders UK

PK Peers Certificates from Sports Leaders UK leaving the Parkour UK HQ today. The Parkour UK ADAPT Sports Leaders UK Award in Leading Parkour/Freerunning,

Parkour UK AGM 7th October 2013, 6pm

Parkour UK’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2013 will be held on Monday 7th October 2013, 6pm at our registered office: 4th Floor, Burwood House, 14-16 Caxton St, London SW1H 0QT. The  following documents are

Roots of Movement 4

Missed Roots Of Movement 4? Then you missed out! Check out the photos from Zeno Watson – Life Photographer, showcasing Scotland’s fourth national Parkour/Freerunning

New London Parkour Academy Membership Scheme

Parkour Generations, has recently launched a new Annual Membership Scheme for those attending any Parkour Generations class, with membership automatically granting membership with Parkour

Parkour UK signs a letter to The Times on the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill

Parkour UK has signed a letter, published in The Times on 16th July, coordinated by Play England & Play Wales to voice our concerns over

Parkour UK Director on Momentum Lecture Series: July 18th

Thursday 18th July sees Dan Edwardes, a founding member & Director of Parkour UK giving a presentation on concepts of growth, innovation and going

Coatbridge Parkour Park – Second phase of development

Parkour UK affiliate Coatbridge Parkour & partners Freemove  look to further develop the Coatbridge Parkour Park with a second phase of development. They’ve just received

Coatbridge Parkour Secure £9000

Affiliate Coatbridge Parkour recently travelled to the BBC studios in Glasgow to accept a grant of £9,000 from Children in Need presented by Judith Ralston! The

Roots of Movement Secure £9,480 funding

Lottery funding for next generation of Scottish Parkour Coaches  Roots of Movement has announced that they has secured £9,480 funding from Awards for All

Roots of Movement 4

Roots of Movement 4  The fourth annual, Scottish Parkour event will take place over the weekend of 28/29 September 2013. This year’s the event will be

UK Annual Event – Rendezvous 2013, August 17-18

The UK’s largest and longest-running annual training event, Rendezvous by Parkour Generations, has just been launched online and is now available for booking. The

Sport England – Parkour Sportivate Shoot

Following the announcement by Sport England in April, that an extra £24 million would be invested to expand and extend its successful Sportivate programme, Parkour UK has been working on

Freemove Parkour Roadshow 20th – 24th May 2013

Freemove are hosting a week long ‘Parkour Roadshow’ to showcase their new portfolio of Parkour equipment during a nationwide roadshow running every day between May 20-24. Cardiff

Spring Parkour Gathering – Spring Thing, May 25-26

This year’s inaugural Spring gathering event, by affiliate organisation Parkour Generations – Spring Thing – is just around the corner, happening on May 25-26 in

Affiliate shortlisted for Creative Business of the Year Award

The BIBA Awards is Lancashire’s leading and biggest awards and Parkour UK affiliate, Street Monkeys have been shortlisted in the ‘Creative Business of the

Special Visitors to Level 1 Course

Last week (9th – 12th April 2013) saw a fully booked Parkour UK ADAPT 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Parkour / Freerunning (QCF)

Sport England gives £24 million boost to Sportivate

Hundreds of thousands more young people are to benefit from the sporting legacy after Sport England announced an extra £24 million to expand and

Spring Gathering Hits the Peak District

This year sees the first annual Spring Thing – a national 2-day training and camping event in the glorious Peak District on May 25/26, organised and

Shetland Parkour Experience 2!

Shetland Parkour Experience 2 led by affiliate, Northern Focus Parkour is a chance for practitioners old and new to gather in a unique setting for 4 days

Parkour Features in Scouting Magazine

Parkour UK Director, Dan Edwardes, was recently asked to write an article for the UK’s Scouting Magazine – and that article has now been

Fife Parkour: Health Lottery

A short documentary from affiliate, Fife Parkour detailing the impact of their work following funding from The Health Lottery. #ParkourInspiringAGeneration

Documentary on Parkour: ‘Turning Point’

BYUtv series, ‘Turning Point’ is a series of documentary films that tell the stories of ordinary people who have done extra-ordinary things for the benefit

Parkour Generations on BBC’s The One Show

Tonight, Friday 22nd March, Affiliate and world leading professional parkour organisation Parkour Generations will appear on the BBC’s flagship The One Show. The feature

Mercedes-Benz Citan Launched by Glasgow Parkour

Affiliate group,  Glasgow Parkour Coaching recently choreographed a piece of performance Parkour to launch the new Mercedes-Benz Citan at the Glasgow Science Centre. While Parkour is a sport,  it

£150m investment in School Sport, welcomed by Parkour UK

This morning the government has announced new funding for school sport and PE worth £150m a year for the next two years. Schools will be able

Team Reality – Grimsby Parkour Park Launch Video

A short video from affiliate group, Team Reality following the launch of the new Freemove Parkour Park in Grimsby. #ParkourInspiringAGeneration

PK Peers Certificates

Following the first official delivery of our new Parkour UK ADAPT Sports Leaders UK Award in Leading Parkour / Freerunning, in Grimsby at the Oasis Academy Wintringham on

IGNITION by Northern Focus Parkour & National Theatre of Scotland

Great work being done by affiliate organisation, Northern Focus Parkour & our Scotland Representative Chris Grant of Glasgow Parkour Coaching in partnership with National Theatre of Scotland in

Easter Gym Jam in Aberdeen

Affiliates Aberdeen Parkour & Roots of Movement in association with Aberdeenshire council Present The Easter Gym Jam! This event will be hosted in Aberdeen on the 12th of

O2 Untouchables – The World’s most exciting Rugby team

The Rugby Football Union have launched O2 Touch, which aims to get more people playing touch rugby. As part of the promotion, they have created

Grimsby Parkour Park Opens

The Parkour Park in Grimsby opened on Saturday 2nd March 2013. The development led by affiliate organisation Team Reality Ltd. & North East Lincolnshire Council with

British Standard for Parkour Equipment, BS10075:2013 Published

UPDATE 1st Feb 2017: Please note that the British Standard BS10075:2013 has been superseded by the European Standard BS EN18699:2016 The British Standards Institution publishes BS10075:2013 the British

Backstage: Jump – in rehearsal

See the great work our affiliate organisation Glasgow Parkour Coaching are doing with the National Theatre of Scotland #JUMP Directed by Simon Sharkey and Phil McCormack “You have

Team Reality Ltd.

Affiliate organisation Team Reality Ltd. & North East Lincolnshire Council have confirmed the build of the area’s first outdoor Parkour facility, which will be placed in

British Standards Institute

We have just received confirmation that the new, ground breaking British Standard for Parkour Equipment BS10075, is due for publication by the British Standards Institution in