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Active Communities

Our Active Communities Team work across the district to help residents with their physical health and wellbeing. They run a variety of activities for all ages and abilities. To find out more about what they do and where the sessions take place please take a look at this page.

Following the government’s Covid-19 roadmap our Active Communities sessions were able resume outdoors from the 29 March.

Remember that you need to book your place on any of the sessions before you turn up.

Nordic Walking

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 and Friday at 10:30-11:30.

Wheatley – Beginners course – starting back in June 2021

Family Xplorer events

Xplorer is a family friendly fun navigation challenge that is suitable for all ages. Using a simple map, the aim is to find a number of markers that are located around the park.

Returning: Summer 2021

Wellbeing Walks

Wellbeing Walks is a national program run by The Ramblers aiming for everyone to access a friendly short group walk within easy reach of where they live to help them become and stay active.

Restarting from the 12 April

Dorchester- Outside the Co-Op – Thursdays at 10am. Starts back 22 April

Didcot – Outside the Civic Hall – Monday at 10am. Starts back 14 April

Berinsfield – Church Hall – Tuesday at 11am. Starts back 20 April

Wallingford – The Bull Croft Park – Monday at 10am. TBC date to restart

Henley – Outside the Town Hall – Tuesday at 12 noon. Starts back 20 April

Buggy Walks

Buggy walks are a social and fun way for parents to be active with their baby or toddler – buggies and slings welcome!  

Restarting in April

Gold Classes

GO Active Gold helps those aged 55 and over to live more active lifestyles by setting up physical activities for all abilities in rural areas.

To find out more click on the button below

Diabetes support

Please see our Go Active, Get Healthy page for details of our diabetes support.

All the sessions that are run by the Active Communities team and those they work with are done following Covid-19 safety guidelines.

Anyone wanting to attend a session must book beforehand using the contact details on this page.

To find out more about activities taking place across Oxfordshire which may suit you please head to our find activities to suit you page.

Contact us - Leisure

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​01235 422240
(Text phone users add 18001 before dialing)

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South Oxfordshire District Council
135 Eastern Avenue
Milton Park
OX14 4SB