Making everyday active in Swanley

Hi, I’m John and I’m the Everyday Active Champion for Swanley. I have a real passion for this community and I want to encourage people to become more active. Here are some of the great activities happening in and around the local area. If you would like to talk about getting more active around Swanley, just get in touch with me by clicking the button to the right.

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Get fit for free – parkrun

Swanley parkrun takes place every Saturday at 9am. These free 5km timed events welcome all abilities. Bring the whole family including the dog and enjoy a walk, jog or run around the park. If you don't fancy running, then you can always volunteer and help cheer everyone on!

Get fit for free – parkrun

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Family walks in Kent

Swanley Park is a great day out for younger kids – there’s a huge amount for them to see and enjoy, especially at high season in the summertime, and all just a short distance from the town centre. This park and open space has well surfaced routes suitable for visitors with pushchairs and/or wheelchairs.

Family walks in Kent

Our friends at Explore Kent have put together their top five walks around the county to enjoy as a family. Give one a try - you might just create a new family favourite activity!

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What's going on in Swanley

One You

One You

The One You campaign is all about helping people to make better choices that will improve their health and wellbeing. Developed by Public Health England, One You provides advice and...

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Active 10 App and Walking Routes

Active 10 App and Walking Routes

Did you know that walking briskly for just 10 continuous minutes counts as exercise? Active 10 is part of the One You Kent programme, and encourages people to take brisk 10-minute walks every day

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Couch to walking 5k

Couch to walking 5k

If you want to get more active in your everyday life, but don’t know where to start, go for a walk! From starting with just 10 steps to working up...

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Benefits of…walking

Benefits of…walking

The benefits of walking are almost endless, and whether you used to walk regularly, have no experience of walking for exercise, or even if you're living with mobility issues, walking can provide real benefits for your health and welbeing.

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Get fit for free – geocaching

Get fit for free – geocaching

Have you made a promise to yourself be more active? Lots of us join a gym and plan to get fit, but after a few months we lose interest. There...

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Get fit for free – outdoor gyms

Get fit for free – outdoor gyms

Have you made a promise to yourself be more active? Lots of us join a gym and plan to get fit, but after a few months we lose interest. There...

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Explore Kent – easy access trails

Explore Kent – easy access trails

Easy access trails are ideal for people with pushchairs, wheelchair users or for those who prefer flatter surfaces with no stiles or gates.

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10 Today – exercises for older people

10 Today – exercises for older people

10 Today is a set of fun 10-minute, audio and video workouts intended to easily fit into your day to help get you stretching and moving at home. The programme has been designed by and for...

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Couch to Fitness App

Couch to Fitness App

We know a lot of people want to feel fitter and want to find activities they can do from the comfort of their home – Couch to Fitness is a...

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