Leisure activities, both of the sport and tourist nature, are key to a healty and balanced lifestyle for everyone throughout their life. As with many other habits, encouraging sporting activity in young people can help them recognize the importance of activity and sport throughout their life. It can be an effective means of challenging, educating and helping young people grow into active members of society. Older people also benifit from physical activity, both physically and socially. Seeing sport and leisure activities in broad ways will help mainstream different people of all ages into the topic.