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Oxford City

Welcome to GO Active Get Healthy in Oxford City.

There is an exciting and fun range of activities suitable for all ages and abilities available across Oxford.

As well as the continued success of our Health Walks and Jogging groups we're always looking to start new and exciting classes. From table tennis, racketball and climbing to dancing, zumba and yoga ; there really is something for everyone to try!

If you would like to get more involved then why not become a GO Active volunteer and help us lead activities in your community?

Please get in touch to find out more!

Activities in Oxford City

Please see below for our regular newsletters that show what activities and classes there are available across the Oxford City area.

Events and Class News

Events and Class News in Oxford City

Bump and Beyond Oxford

Bump and Beyond Oxford

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 15:33 by Stephanie Smith

Bump and Beyond Oxford (Women only)

ALL Abilities welcome including those new to exercise.

Bumps, babies and older children all welcome to come along! A mixture of cardio, strengthening/toning, and specific post natal care and pelvic floor exercises.

When:... Read More »

NEW Health Walks

NEW Health Walks

Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:00 by Stephanie Smith

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... Read More »

Over 50s Wiff Waff Waffle - Free Table Tennis with Waffles!

Over 50s Wiff Waff Waffle - Free Table Tennis with Waffles!

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:15 by Stephanie Smith

Free Over 50s Wiff-Waff and Waffles

Friday 10th August

1 - 5pm

At the Ping Pong Parlour based at Oxford University Rugby Football Club, Iffley Road

Bat Amnesty

Give a favourite old table tennis bat one last outing - prizes will be given out for the oldest/most... Read More »

Ping Oxford All Comers Summer Table Tennis

Ping Oxford All Comers Summer Table Tennis

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:24 by Stephanie Smith

A 6-week competition for social players, league players and everyone in between!

  • Play in groups of similar standard, every point counts!
  • Winners, medals, prizes each week and at end of series for most points scored

When: 7pm – 9pm Wednesday evenings... Read More »

Cancelled Health Walks - Donnington and Barton

Tue, 05 Jun 2018 17:29 by Stephanie Smith

Please note there will be no Donnington Health Walk Wednesday 6th June (but will return Wednesday 13th June).

Please note the Barton Health Walk on Thursday 7th and 14th May due to leader unavailability.

We apologise for the inconvenience.

Do you have diabetes? Claim your 5 swims for £5! 🏊

Do you have diabetes? Claim your 5 swims for £5! 🏊

Tue, 05 Jun 2018 12:24 by Stephanie Smith

As part of our GO Active, Get Healthy Diabetes Programme we are offering anyone with pre, type 1 or type 2 diabetes an amazing swimming offer; 5 swims for just £5!

Swimming is a great, low impact, way to get active, unwind and help manage your diabetes.... Read More »

Well-being and Yoga Workshop for Over 50s

Well-being and Yoga Workshop for Over 50s

Wed, 23 May 2018 09:52 by Stephanie Smith

This short course is open to those over 50 who would like to improve their mental and physical health by getting active. It is suitable for all abilities, including beginners.

Each session of this four week course consists of
• a 45-minute workshop... Read More »

Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering Opportunities

Tue, 22 May 2018 14:25 by Stephanie Smith

If you are interested in any of the opportunities below, please contact Margaret Stevens mstevens@oxford.gov.uk

Ping Makers:

Do you enjoy being outdoors and interacting with people? We are looking for some volunteers to join our team of Ping! Makers for... Read More »

MAN V FAT Football

MAN V FAT Football

Wed, 16 May 2018 14:39 by Stephanie Smith


Join the league where the losers win!

MAN v FAT Football is a football league only for men who
are overweight or obese. FA-approved leagues have
games that are decided on weight loss bonus goals as well
as pitch scores.... Read More »

Summer Junior Rowing Courses 🚣 for 10 and 11 year olds and 12-18 year olds!

Summer Junior Rowing Courses 🚣 for 10 and 11 year olds and 12-18 year olds!

Tue, 08 May 2018 13:44 by Stephanie Smith

Oxford Junior Rowing Courses running this summer!

Bursary Places available

2 Day Non Residential Course for 10&11 Year olds

The Oxford Junior Fledglings Course is a 2 day non - residential summer course designed to introduce 10 & 11 year olds to... Read More »