Poles Ahead Nordic Walking: Shaftesbury

11/04/2019 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am – Activity: A one hour session that involves learning the Nordic walking technique initially (it usually takes 4 – 6 weeks to learn the basics).  Each week has a different theme and route that involves Nordic walking and other functional exercises using the poles while out on a walk.   A short Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire will need […]

Parks in Mind Bournemouth

11/04/2019 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Activity: Bournemouth Parks in Mind is an ecotherapy project that takes place on parks and greenspaces in Boscombe and elsewhere in Bournemouth. It creates volunteering opportunities to improve health and wellbeing, connect people to their local parks and enhance the local environment. The project provides a safe and friendly place where people can take part […]

Urban Wildlife Volunteers

11/04/2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Activity: This Dorset Wildlife Trust volunteers group carries out conservation work in East Dorset and sometimes further afield.  The venue varies but a vehicle leaves from the Urban Wildlife Centre in Corfe Mullen.  The activity takes place on Thursdays weekly October-March and monthly April-September. Suggested things to bring: waterproof coast, suitable walking footwear, snack and drink […]

General Gardening at Hardy’s Cottage

11/04/2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Activity: Gardening in general, weeding, pruning, lawn care.  Thursdays, weekly.   Tea and coffee provided.  Steel toe cap boots provided if attendance regular. Suggested things to bring: Bring waterproofs, suitable footwear, snack/drink/lunch if staying all day. Cost: Free More info and to book: 07826 890940

Walking for Health Poole Park

11/04/2019 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am – Activity: A circular walk around Poole Park Lake taking in the scenery. All walks are led by experiences trained volunteer walk leaders and offer a great social opportunity to keep fit and have fun! All walks are free and are suitable for people of all ages and abilities. They will go ahead in all weather […]

Ferndown Adventure Nordic Walk

11/04/2019 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Activity: A moderately paced nordic walk around recreation ground and then on to the nearby heathland led by accredited leader/instructor. You must have a freedom passport to participate. Walk on King Georges Recreation Ground – meet by leisure centre car park next to skate park. Suggested things to bring: Participants must hold a freedom passport […]

Marnhull Ramblers & Shorts

11/04/2019 @ 10:45 am – 12:15 pm – Activity: Meet at a pub (which changes for each ramble/walk) for a short walk (2.5 miles) or longer ramble (5 miles).  We meet at the designated pub at 10:45 for an 11:00 start.  If a pub-lunch is required please turn-up 15 minutes earlier in order to book this with the pub. A Leader leads the […]

Buggyfit Durley Chine

11/04/2019 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Activity: Term time only.  Buggyfit is the prefect way to get back into shape after having a baby while spending time with your baby and having fun. Whatever your postnatal stage we have a programme that will suit your needs. We make our way along the prom, stopping at so different exercises. You can stop […]

Therapeutic Horticulture Volunteer Friend taster sessions Cherry Tree Nursery

11/04/2019 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm – Activity: Want to find out what it’s like to work in a therapeutic horticulture environment? Looking to make a difference in mental health? Join Cherry Tree Nursery in a beautiful setting on the Nursery for a Volunteer Friend taster session. You would need to be prepared to work outside with plants and people! Tasks include weeding, […]

Nordic Walking Pamphill Wellbeing Walks

11/04/2019 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Activity: A gentle way to get fitter. These nordic walks include exercises that help with flexibility, balance and strength whilst using poles to improve general fitness and increase joint mobility. Suitable for those who want to build up to the longer or more vigorous walks or who may have concerns about their health. Poles and […]