Gardening Volunteering Oakdale Library

29/04/2019 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Activity: We are looking for physically fit individuals to help our small existing volunteer team to maintain and enhance the gardens at Oakdale Library. A regular commitment would be ideal. We welcome individuals with some gardening knowledge particularly those who use an organic approach to gardening. Examples of tasks – pruning established shrubs, Using on […]

Poles Ahead Nordic Walking: Penselwood

29/04/2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am – Activity: A one hour session involves learning the Nordic walking technique initially (usually 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 to be […]

Nordic Walking Stalbridge and Milborne Port

29/04/2019 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am – Activity: Join Abigail Hackland for Nordic Walking.  Nordic Walking is a fun and sociable way to get fit, that is accessible for all. It offers full body workout, using 90% of the body’s skeletal muscles and burning 46% more calories than ordinary walking. Nordic Walking uses special designed poles which help to improve posture, strengthen […]

Monday Morning Meanders (Bournemouth)

29/04/2019 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Activity: Walks looking at the flora and fauna, with the occasional joke or poem thrown-in.  Beat the Monday morning blues with a refreshing fun stroll through some of our most beautiful countryside.  All meanders last between 1.5 and 2 hours. Suggested things to bring: Waterproofs, suitable walking footwear. Optional, Camera and Binoculars Cost: Free More info […]

Health Walk in the Stour Valley

29/04/2019 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am – Activity: Meet weekly on Mondays at 10am for a Bournemouth Parks Ranger led gentle guided walk around our lovely Nature Reserve, stopping to look at wildlife and anything of interest, it’s a great opportunity to enjoy being outside surrounded by Nature and fresh air. Suggested things to bring: Waterproofs, suitable walking footwear, snack & drink or […]

Flourish Ecotherapy Livability Holton Lee

29/04/2019 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Activity: Flourish is an ecotherapy-based (green care) wellbeing project that aims to support individuals to learn new skills, improve life opportunities, reduce social isolation and increase resilience and wellbeing. As part of the programme individuals are encouraged to participate in a range of activities including horticulture, conservation, woodworking/garden maintenance, landscaping, forestry and catering. Individuals can […]

Walking for Health Dorchester Strollers

29/04/2019 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am – Activity: Dorchester Strollers is an accredited Walking for Health Group offering two walk occasions each week – a slow walk of up to 45 minutes and a longer faster walk of an hour. For each walk there is a leader and a backmarker. Afterwards there is always opportunity for tea/coffee. No need to book but […]

Walking for Health Hamworthy Common Healthy Walk

29/04/2019 @ 1:15 pm – 2:00 pm – Activity: A 45 minutes walk that commences at Rockley Park Viewpoint and encompasses Hamworthy Common before arching down to Lake Pier and then completing a circular loop. 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 […]

Parks in Mind Bournemouth

29/04/2019 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 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 […]

Poles Ahead Nordic Walking: Gillingham

29/04/2019 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – 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 […]