Our Active Communities Team work across the district to help residents with their physical health and wellbeing. They run a variety of weekly activities for all ages and abilities.
To keep up to date with all the work our Active Communities Team activities and events why not sign up to their newsletter.
Activities for families and young people
** Take a look at our School Holiday Activities page for details of activities for children this Easter**
YouMove was introduced in May 2022 across Oxfordshire. It provides free or low cost activities for families across the county.
YouMove helps children and families in need, if your child or children are in receipt of benefits related free school meals, are carers or refugees then we have a fantastic range of activities to enjoy together, Find out more by heading to our YouMove page.
Activities for adults
Community Walks is a program run by The Active Communities Team to give people access to a friendly short group walk within easy reach of where they live to help them become and stay active.
Monday 10.30am – Abingdon – Abbey Gardens Bottom Gate (End of Abbey Close)
Tuesday 9.30am – Faringdon – The Old Town Hall
Tuesday 10am – Didcot Willowbrook Leisure Centre car park
Tuesday 11am Botley – Outside the Botley library
Tuesday 2pm Abingdon – Long Furlong Village Hall
Wednesday 10.45am – Shrivenham – Outside St Andrews Church
Wednesday 2pm (May to September only) – Kennington – Playing Field, Playfield Road
Thursday 10.30am Abingdon – Outside Preston Road Community Centre
Every second and fourth Saturday in the month 10amBotley – Louie Memorial Fields car park
Saturday at 10am – Didcot – Meet in the carpark of the Ladygrove Pub for walks around Ladygrove Estate
To find out which walks take place across South Oxfordshire, take a look at the South Oxfordshire District Council Active Communities page.
Nordic Walking is an enhanced walking technique that uses poles to work your upper body as well as your legs. It is a fun and social activity that can be enjoyed in town centres or open countryside throughout the year
Sutton Courtenay – Recreation Ground – Every Wednesday 9.30-10.30am and Friday at 9.30-10.30am
The Active Communities team are also organising learn to Nordic Walk for Parkinson’s sessions in Sutton Courtenay. Sessions can be booked as a 1-2-1 or in a group. If you’re interested please get in touch with the team via email.
Sport in Mind have a free weekly walk in Abingdon on Wednesdays – Find out more on our “Find activities to suit you” page.
Move Together provides personalised support for people that have long term health conditions or who have been affected by Covid-19, to get active. You can find out more on our Move Together page
Find out more about activities taking place across Oxfordshire which may suit you please head to our “Find activities to suit you” page.
How we use your data and why
Please read more about how we may use your information and your rights, including those about accessing your records, by downloading our Active Communities Team Privacy Notice
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