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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: Keble Gate

When: Saturdays 10am-11am

Donnington Health Centre Walk (Note there is no walk Wednesday 6th June 2018)

Where: Donnington Health Centre

Meet: Outside Donnington Health Centre

When: Wednesdays 11am -12pm

Greater Leys

Where: Greater Leys

Meet: At the Clockhouse

When: Mondays 11am - 12pm

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

Countryside n Cobbles

Where: Oxford City Centre
Meet: Outside Oxford Town Hall
When: Tuesdays, 10 – 11am

Where: Hinksey Park
Meet: Hinksey Park Car park
When: Wednesdays, 10 – 11am

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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