Go Active

Physical activity for adults

GO Active promotes regular and new sessions in the community for adults 16 years and older to live a more active lifestyle.

GO Active Get Healthy is our latest programme offering sedentary adults 16 years and older advice and support to take their first steps to a more active lifestyle. 

Its not too late to sign up for our swimming offer:

  • £5 One month unlimited swimming offer at all Better Leisure Centres.  Claim your voucher today! This offer needs to be activated by 31 March 2014.  Register here:  www.getoxfordshireactive.org or call 01491 823431

Calling all beginner and experienced joggers & runners

 Jogging Forum:

You are all invited to attend our next Jogging Forum.  This FREE event will focus on recovery, strength and flexibility for "joggers".  Whether you just started jogging on your own or with a friend, or have already run a marathon, all levels are welcome!

  • Where - Cutteslowe and Sunnymead Park Pavillion, Oxford, OX2 8LH
  • When - 10 am Saturday 12 April 2014

Thames Running Festival

Buy your tickets for the Thames Running Festival - featuring music, talks, films, family activities, free 5k fun run and trail marathon.  Visit this website for more details: http://ashmei-events.com/events/ashmei-thames-festival-of-running

 Functional Fitness MOT’s for those 60 years and older:

The GO Active Get Healthy team offers free functional fitness MOT events, see how you compare with others your age, looking at mobility, flexibility, strength and cardiovascular fitness.  Please note that this is not a fitness class. 

Next events coming up:

  • Goring Village Hall 17 April 2014, 2 – 4 pm
  • Sonning Common Village Hall 28 April 10 am – 12 pm

To book your one to one appointment with one of our team members, please contact Nicola Meurer on 01491 823431, Nicola.meurer@southandvale.gov.uk

What else is happening?

If your BMI is over 30 you may be eligible for a FREE weight management programme funded by Oxfordshire County Council.  For more information call 0808 208 0001 or visit

http://www.more-life.co.uk/Default.aspx?PageName=oxfordshire

Regular Nordic Walks (418.2 KB) PDF

Regular Health Walks (973.8 KB) PDF

Regular Jogging Groups (371.7 KB) PDF

March 2014 GO Active Promotions (562.8 KB) PDF

Contact Hendriette Thorn (GO Active Co-ordinator) to help you find the activity that is right for you. Contact number: 01491 823175 E-mail: hendriette.thorn@southandvale.gov.uk

Last reviewed: 27 - 03 - 2014

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