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NEW Health Walks

Posted: Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:00 by Stephanie Smith

NEW Health Walks

Fancy some fresh air, walking and chatting while exploring Oxford?

Join our FREE Health Walks! No need to book, just turn up and our trained volunteer health walk leaders will lead the group around different parts of Oxford. A great chance to make new friends while getting some light exercise. Walks are between 1-3 miles and are 30-60 minutes long and are taken at a pace suitable for all. A shorter walk (up to 30 minutes/1 mile) is offered every week as part of the Bury Knowle Headington Health Walk.

New to Health Walks?

For your first walk you'll be asked to fill in a Walking For Health Walker Form. Once you've filled this in you're free to attend any Health Walks!

No need for special walking gear, just wear clothes and shoes comfortable for walking in.

The Health Walks are on every week and go from the locations below:

Jericho Health Centre Walk

New Health Walk from Jericho Health Centre. Lead by Steph from Oxford City Council. The walk will finish at a local cafe for a hot/cold drink!

Where: Jericho

Meet: Inside Jericho Health Centre

When: Thursday 1.30pm - 2.30pm

University Parks Walk

Every Saturday, Meet at Keble Gate at University Parks at 10am. Walk will finish with a chance to socialise with other walkers over a coffee in either G&D's in Little Clarendon Street or the café in the Natural History Museum!

Where: University Parks

Meet: The gate by Norham Gardens

When: Saturdays 10am-11am

Donnington Health Centre Walk Please note NO Walk on 19th and 26th September, Walk will resume as Normal on 3rd October

Where: Donnington Health Centre

Meet: Outside Donnington Health Centre

When: Wednesdays 11am -12pm

Where: Bury Knowle Park
Meet: Outside the library
When: Fridays, 10 - 11am

Countryside n Cobbles

Where: Oxford City Centre
Meet: Inside the Town Hall Cafe (if unsure please ask at the Town Hall reception who will be able to direct you to the cafe)
When: Tuesdays, 10 – 11am

Where: Hinksey Park
Meet: Hinksey Park Car park
When: Wednesdays, 10 – 11am (Note the first walk of every month will take place at 10.15 from Christ Church Meadows, all other walks will take place from Hinksey Park)

Where: Summertown
Meet: At the NOA Community Centre
When: Tuesdays, 10 – 11am

Up for it walks
Take the next step up from Health Walks and try these more challenging walks up to 3.5 miles/60 minutes.
Meet: At bottom of Headington Hill Park
When: Every 1st Thursday of the month, 10am

For more information about Health Walks

Contact Emma Collins

Email: ecollins@oxford.gov.uk. Phone: 07483 007114

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