Get Active Hounslow Bulletin May Edition

le hier lifesty s to a healt r first step ou Take y Bulletin Activity it. Find it. Do Love it. “ If a medication existed which had a similar effect to physical activity it would be regarded as a wonder drug or miracle cure.” Chief Medical Officer, March 2010 WA L K I N G Remember to look for the purple and blue stars. Purple = new activity. Blue = free activity NEW FREE! WALKING Get Active Hounslow Health Walks at Kew Gardens Come and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Kew Gardens for FREE, whilst taking part in a health walk, led by trained volunteer Walk Leaders. Scheduled health walks are for Hounslow residents only, with limited places available. Dates available: • 18 June, 2.30pm – 3.30pm • 16 July, 2.30pm – 3.30pm • 17 September, 2.30pm – 3.30pm For more information or to book your place email: getactivehounslow@smuc.ac.uk or call: 020 8240 4211 Free Walk Leader Training Why not become a volunteer walk leader and help your family, friends and local community enjoy the great outdoors? Accredited training is available and held on a regular basis in Hounslow. For more information email: getactivehounslow@smuc.ac.uk or call: 020 8240 4211 Hounslow Health Walks Led by trained volunteer Walk Leaders, Hounslow Health Walks take place across the borough, making use of local green spaces, parks and woodlands. Usually lasting between 40 minutes to 1 hour, all walks are FREE and you don’t need any expensive kit to take part; just a comfortable pair of shoes. Please note, all our walks are led by volunteers and times/ dates do sometimes change; please call to confirm. • Feltham Health Walk – Wednesdays, 11am – 12pm. Meeting point: Feltham Assembly Hall, Hounslow Rd, Feltham, TW14 9DN • Lampton Park Health Walk – Thursdays, 9.30am - 10.30am. Meeting point: Lampton Park entrance near Civic Centre (next to children’s play area), Lampton Rd, Hounslow TW3 4DN • Osterley Park Walk - Last Wednesday of every month, 10am – 12pm. Meeting point: Stableyard, Osterley Park, Jersey Road, Isleworth, TW7 4RB (National Nordic Walking Trust site: £4 charge) Every Saturday at 10am (meet at 9.45am). Nordic designed walking poles Get ActiveWalking uses speciallyand burn Challenge to Hounslow Pedometer up to 40% extra work the whole body calories. Meet at Frampton Road car park on Why not take on your own personal challenge and see if you can Hounslow Heath, £2 per session. reach the 10,000 steps a day goal? For more information and to book your place Get Active Hounslow is offering free pedometers to Hounslow contact Tracy on 07923 265 582 residents to help increase their physical activity levels. No expensive kit needed and free to do, walking is a great way to be active; catch-up with friends; do your bit for the environment and can be done at your own pace. For more information call: 020 8240 4211 or email: getactivehounslow@smuc.ac.uk. To register for your free pedometer straightaway visit: www.getactivelondon.com/Hounslow get a c ti v e l o n d o n . c o m /H o u n sl o w