Spring into action with Active Together Blaby

A packed programme of physical activity begins in April to encourage people in Blaby district to get out and get active this spring.

 

Activities available across the district include:

  • Spring walks in Blaby, Glen Parva and Kirby Muxloe throughout April, May and June.
  • Return to Cycling in Blaby, Glen Parva and Cosby taking beginners and rusty cyclists on a five mile bike ride.
  • Bosu Ball fitness class at Narborough Parish Centre, Tuesdays from May 10, 12.15 – 1pm. Sessions cost £2.50.

 

Alex Brown, physical activity development officer at Blaby District Council said: “Taking part in regular exercise boosts energy levels and spending time outdoors in springtime can give you that added feel good factor.”  

 

To find out more about physical activity in Blaby district visit www.blaby.gov.uk/activetogteher, email leisure@blaby.gov.uk or call Active Together Blaby on 0116 272 7703.

 

 

Events and activities programme:

 

Spring Walks

Blaby walks

When: April 28, May 26, June 30

Time: 10am

Where: Bouskell Park Car Park

Cost: Free – 50p donation for refreshments at the Coffee Bean café in Blaby.

 

Glen Parva walks

When: May 5, June 9

Time: 10am

Where: Glenhills Library

Cost: Free – 50p donation for refreshments

 

Kirby Muxloe walks:

When: May 4, June 1

Time: 10am

Where: Kirby Muxloe Village Hall

Cost: Free – 50p donation for refreshments at the village hall.

 

Walks last approximately 45 minutes and will take place in all weathers if it is safe for walkers. Suitable footwear and clothing is advised.

 

Running group

When: Thursdays from May 5

Time: 6.30pm

Where: Countesthorpe Village Hall

Cost: £1 per person

Social running group for men and women with any level of fitness.

 

BOSU Ball fitness class

Starts: Tuesday May 10

Where: Narborough Parish Centre

When: 12.15 – 1pm

Cost: £2.50

Hundreds of exercises with and without the BOSU Ball, working the upper body,  lower body and core whilst enhancing flexibility and building strength.

 

 

Return to Cycling

When: Friday May 27 – Bouskell Park Car Park

Friday June 10 -Glen Parva Parish Council

Friday June 24 – Cosby Village Hall

Time: 10am

Cost: Free

A five mile bike ride for beginners and rusty cyclists.

 

Archery taster sessions

When:

Sunday May 29 – Kirby Muxloe Sports and Social Club

OR

Sunday July 30 – Kirby Muxloe Sports and Social Club

Time: 1pm – 4pm

Cost: £10 per person

Grab the chance to become Robin Hood for the day and try the Olympic sport of Archery. Suitable for people aged 16 or over, beginners welcome. Places are limited so advanced booking is advised. Contact 0116 272 7703 or leisure@blaby.gov.uk.

 

Walking Week 2011

As part of Walking Week 2011 ( June 4 – 12) Active Together Blaby are leading a walk from Glenhills Library down the Great Central Railway and alongside the Grand Union Canal. The walk will last between 60 and 90 minutes.

When: Thursday June 9

Time: 10am

Where: Glenhills Library

Cost: Free – 50p donation for refreshments

 

Adult horse riding lessons

When: Starting w/c June 7

Where: Witham Villa Riding Centre, Broughton Astley

Cost: £12 per lesson

Beginner Courses:

Tuesdays 10am – 10.45am (starts June 7)

Sundays 2pm – 2.45pm (starts June 19)

‘Return to’ courses:

Tuesdays 10.45-11.30am (starts June 7)

Sundays 4pm – 4.45pm (starts June 19)

 

Come along to one of our six week courses at the British Horse Society approved centre. People are advised to book early as places are limited. Contact Witham Villa Riding Centre on 01455 282694 or email withamvillarc@yahoo.co.uk

For people aged 16 and over (hat and boot hire included, 14 stone weight limit, minimum 2 people per class).

 

Six-a-side dodgeball tournament

When: Sunday June 12

Time: 10am – 2pm (arrive at 9.30am for registration)

Where: The Pavilion, Huncote

Cost: £10 per team

 

Men’s Health Week six-a-side football tournament

When: Sunday June 19

Time: 11am start – 10.30am registration

Where: Brockington College, Enderby

Cost: £20 per team (maximum ten players per squad)

 

Badminton tournament

When: Monday June 20

Time: 6pm – 9.30pm, registration at 5.30pm

Where: The Pavilion, Huncote

Cost: £5 per pair

Adult doubles badminton tournament. Events include men’s, ladies and mixed. Not suitable for badminton league players. To enter call Active Together Blaby on 0116 272 7703 or email leisure@blaby.gov.uk.

 

Five-a-side ladies football tournament

When: Sunday June 26

Time: 11am start – 10.30am registration

Where: Goals Soccer Centre, Wakerley Road, Leicester

Cost: £15 per team (maximum eight players per squad)

 

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