Join in with a gentle safe way to Nordic Walk yourself fitter! Reap the benefits of participating in this wonderful activity, enjoy the fresh air and socialise. 45 minute session. This walk includes gentle exercises that help with everyday living as well as learning to Nordic Walk. Participants need to have attended a Wellbeing Induction session first before booking this session. Please contact Susan to arrange.
This session is held in the lovely Victoria Park Salford and is suitable for those who want to start at a slower pace or may have concerns about their health. There are also plenty of benches for resting as required.
Meeting point: Meet at Victoria Park car park ( free parking) on Swinton Hall Road, (adjacent to the Fountains Care Centre M27 4DZ).
It will help improve your overall fitness plus improve mobility, balance and flexibility and is a great way to get your body moving without the worry that you may not be fit or fast enough to keep up with others. We sometimes include Smoveys equipment in the sessions.
You will receive your Freedom Passport after attending for 4 sessions.
Nordic Walking poles are provided free of charge whilst you’re learning for the first 4 sessions until you receive your Freedom Passport. After 4 sessions ideally participants will enjoy it enough to buy their own poles. Alternatively participants can hire poles for an additional £1 cash payable on the day subject to availability.
There are no toilets at the park.
The walk will start and finish promptly so give yourself plenty of time.
We will be walking on paths and grass so make sure you’re wearing supportive shoes/trainers with a good tread that you are happy to get dirty and comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather. Plenty of layers of clothing.
Please remember to bring 1 - bottle of water/flask with a hot drink 2 - any medications you may need 3 - a small rucksack as you`ll need both hands free at all times 4 - a mobile phone is useful for any last minute notifications.
Please note - you can cancel online or by ringing/texting Susan up to 24 hours before the walk. Unfortunately, refunds are not allowed after this time. Please contact me directly via phone/text on 07738 931710 if you need to cancel nearer to the start time so we’re not waiting for you but no refund is given. Likewise, please phone/text as well as using the online system if you want to book on at the last minute - we don`t want to go without you!