Making everyday active in Medway

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Mark Greenstreet Medway Everyday Active champion

Hi, I’m Mark and I’m the Everyday Active Champion for Medway. I'm also the Community Physical Activity Officer working for Public Health at Medway Council. There are so many opportunities to become more active in Medway, and it is my job and my passion to spread the word about the benefits of becoming more physically active in your local area. So why not jump in and try one of our activities today, and discover what Medway has to offer!

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Summer of Sport – Medway
Mark Greenstreet Medway Everyday Active champion

World Wellbeing Week is a global awareness event celebrating the many aspects of wellbeing, from physical, mental, and emotional health. In busy and stressful times, our wellbeing can often be put on the backburner. This is a week dedicated to people prioritising their physical and mental health before work, to do lists, commitments, and life. In Medway (Medway Sport) has Summer of Sports which a campaign showing the different activities and events they have going on throughout summer! Family bootcamp: Cozenton Park, Rainham - 4.30pm every Wednesday from age 11 plus. Family circuits: Church Green Rec, Frindsbury - 5.30pm every Thursday from age 5 plus. Join Kent Roller Disco and get grooving on your skates at Strood Sports Centre. Friday 8 July: 6pm to 7.30pm: family skate 8pm to 9.30pm: late skate. £7 pay on door.

Summer of Sport – Medway

Get ready to enjoy a summer of sport with Medway Sport! Whether it’s ParkSport, free workouts, local tennis leagues, the Medway Mile, Football Libraries, Aqua Aerobics or 5km runs, there’s...

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Medway Can (Move a Mile)
Mark Greenstreet Medway Everyday Active champion

Everyone who lives, works, or studies in Medway is being encouraged to become more active and move a mile. Whether it is walking, running, cycling, dancing, skipping, or hopping, residents will be able to log and track their miles and see how many miles Medway has collectively moved together. Everyone in Medway has chance to encourage people by sharing how you're moving a mile by using #MedwayCan on social media. Together Medway have moved as far as Pakistan and now we’re on way to India Get logging your minutes or miles, sign up for a prize draw and you could win a gift!

Medway Can (Move a Mile)

Medway Can is a new campaign from A Better Medway to encourage everyone to live healthier lives and become more active across Medway.

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Medway Can (Move a Mile)

Medway Can (Move a Mile)

Medway Can is a new campaign from A Better Medway to encourage everyone to live healthier lives and become more active across Medway.

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Summer of Sport – Medway

Summer of Sport – Medway

Get ready to enjoy a summer of sport with Medway Sport! Whether it’s ParkSport, free workouts, local tennis leagues, the Medway Mile, Football Libraries, Aqua Aerobics or 5km runs, there’s...

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It’s Time To Try – Summer of Sport (Medway)

It’s Time To Try – Summer of Sport (Medway)

In partnership with Child Friendly Medway, a team of fitness instructors from Medway Sport are taking to the road this summer offering free pop-up community fitness sessions for all ages:...

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Family Friendly Badminton Club (Medway)

Family Friendly Badminton Club (Medway)

Come and join this family friendly badminton club.  We hold social matches for families with children aged 7 years and up. Badminton is a wonderful way for people of all...

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Low Impact Exercise Classes (Medway)

Low Impact Exercise Classes (Medway)

These low impact exercise classes are designed for older adults and for anyone who is newly diagnosed or has had Parkinson’s for several years. All exercises can be performed seated...

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FREE Exercise Course for over 50s (Medway)

FREE Exercise Course for over 50s (Medway)

This free 6-week course of gentle exercises is suitable for people over 50. Local personal trainer and health coach, Lena & Fitter, is offering her expertise to help you improve...

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Family Sport & Football Sessions (Medway)

Family Sport & Football Sessions (Medway)

Medway Sport is partnering with child-friendly Medway to offer free sport sessions for Medway families and young people.

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Free family-friendly online sessions (Medway)

Free family-friendly online sessions (Medway)

Be healthy and happy with our free, family-friendly online sessions. There is a range of healthy lifestyle programmes to suit all families in Medway.

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Local Community Walk (Medway)

Local Community Walk (Medway)

In association with Medway Healthy Walks, Join Lisa for a circular walk around Darland and up through the woods.  

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Medway Parks – One Mile Routes

Medway Parks – One Mile Routes

One-mile routes across twenty-six parks to help encourage Medway residents to get active and take on a daily mile walk, jog or run in their nearest park.

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Nordic walking in Medway

Nordic walking in Medway

Nordic walking is a great form of physical activity using a pair of specially designed Nordic walking poles. It is a safe way to improve your natural walking technique alongside...

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Wellbeing Walks in Medway

Wellbeing Walks in Medway

Walking is free, fun and good for the mind and body – it’s also a great way to socialise. We run free health walks throughout Medway so you get all the...

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Tai Chi Movements for Wellbeing

Tai Chi Movements for Wellbeing

Tai Chi Movements for Wellbeing (TMW) is a sequence of exercises designed to promote physical and emotional wellbeing. With origins in both Tai Chi and Qigong, TMW distils elements of...

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Olympia Boxing Classes (Medway)

Olympia Boxing Classes (Medway)

Olympia Boxing delivers Boxing Fitness programmes for all ages and abilities across Medway.

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Mini Youth Sports Camp

Mini Youth Sports Camp

Medway Mini Youth Sports Camps are a safe and exciting holiday activity programme for children. Offering high quality multi-sport coaching for children aged 7 to 12. The camps take place...

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Sports For Young People in Medway

Sports For Young People in Medway

Medway are dedicated to offering a wide range of opportunities for young people to get involved in sport and physical activity and enhance their skills. These include: discounted memberships including the...

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Medway Go

Medway Go

Take the hassle out of holidays with MedwayGo. Choose from hundreds of fun activities for children aged 5 to 16 years old, including sports, dance, and drama as well as...

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Safer Streets Sports Programme

Safer Streets Sports Programme

Medway Sport are delivering a 12-week sporting programme aimed at promoting women and girls’ safety within sport as part of the Safer Streets initiative. It aims to create supportive, social groups and engage participation in sport...

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This Girl Can- Classes in Medway

This Girl Can- Classes in Medway

Great News! ‘This Girl Can’ Classes are coming to Medway. Starting from 20 September, we kick off with five FREE classes. This Girl Can Classes are for women and girls...

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The Body Coaches (Medway)

The Body Coaches (Medway)

James and Becky are the Body Coaches offering you a healthier, happier lifestyle for the fraction of the price.  They currently offer: Exercise classes (face to face and online) Couch...

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Acorns Health & Fitness

Acorns Health & Fitness

Acorns Health & Fitness is an open plan gym and health facility at Lordswood Leisure Centre. They pride themselves on offering excellent facilities at an affordable price.

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Lordswood Leisure Centre

Lordswood Leisure Centre

Lordswood Leisure Centre in Chatham offers a range of facilities and activities enabling you to participate in a variety of different sports including: – Badminton – Short Tennis – Table...

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Medway Sports Centres (Book a class, court, or activity)

Medway Sports Centres (Book a class, court, or activity)

Medway Sports Centres offer a range of memberships giving you access to all areas of the centres. Book a class, court or activity at one of the Centres today.

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Benefits of Joining a Sport Centre in Medway

Benefits of Joining a Sport Centre in Medway

If you’re looking to stay healthy or get fitter, why not come along to one of the sports centres in Medway?  There are a range of memberships to choose from...

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A Walk in the Park (Free Outdoor Gyms in Medway)

A Walk in the Park (Free Outdoor Gyms in Medway)

All over Medway we have outdoor equipment in our green spaces (parks and fields) that are free to use for everyone.  Outdoor gyms are a brilliant way to tone up,...

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The Mason Mile

The Mason Mile

The Mason Foundation was set up with one single mission, to get communities moving together. The Foundation is a charity dedicated to bringing communities together and enabling them to become...

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Pilates Mat Work

Pilates Mat Work

A general Pilates class including standing, balance and floor exercises to improve posture, muscle tone, balance, and joint mobility. Please note to attend this class you must be able to...

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Let’s Get Active – Medway Exercise Classes

Let’s Get Active – Medway Exercise Classes

A physical activity class suitable for the older adult and/or those with long term health conditions. This session focuses on strength, balance, functional movements and having fun! The class follows...

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Active 10 Walking Routes – Chatham

Active 10 Walking Routes – Chatham

Chatham is a vibrant Medway town, and is one of Kent and Medway’s most densely populated areas. There are plenty of green spaces dotted around the town and the surrounding Medway area to be explored.

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Active 10 Walking Routes – Gillingham

Active 10 Walking Routes – Gillingham

Gillingham is a busy and bustling Medway town, and is the second most populous town in Kent after Maidstone. There are plenty of green spaces dotted around the town and the surrounding Medway area, including Great Lines Heritage Park.

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Active 10 Walking Routes – Rochester

Active 10 Walking Routes – Rochester

Historic Rochester lies on the banks of the River Medway and boasts a castle and cathedral, as well as a charming town centre with plenty of characterful buildings and independent shops.

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