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Nordic Pole Walking for the over 50s

 

Annual Registration

 

New to Nordic Pole Walking?

Annual registration and induction is £16.00

next Induction December 16th (please book before 15th December)

1 - 2.30 pm

Step 1 - click on "Annual Registration"

Step 2- Choose Options - an Induction date, pole hire, optional end of session refreshments

Experienced Walkers

Annual Registration £14

(Registration is none refundable)

Once you have registered you can book one of the walks dates

 

This is a great way to recover and improve your

 fitness.

Nordic Pole Walking (NPW) is quite unique in that it provides benefits for everybody from those with medical problems to the super fit. Whatever age, fitness level or goal, - Nordic Pole Walking is suitable, effective and enjoyable. 

It can tone up both the upper and lower part of the body and can burn up to 46% more calories than ordinary walking

It can reduce the pressure on knees and joints

Great for the Heart and Lungs and ideal for neck, shoulder and back problems

Poles propel the walker along, making it easier to move faster than normal without feeling the effort.

Other Benefits

 No need to wear special exercise clothing

 Itís very sociable; participants can chat as they go!

 It is easy to learn and to keep up.

It combines exercise with the nature which has been proven to boost mood.

 

THE DETAILS

 

ANNUAL REGISTRATION £16/person includes induction session

Follow up walks - to keep the momentum flowing once your induction is complete we recommend that you book your follow up walk dates straight away.

Health and Safety - You will accept full responsibility for the management of your own health

Weekly Guides Walks £3/person (only available to those that have registered and done the Induction sessions)

Poles Hire - Poles will be available for hire £3/session

(If you don't have poles hiring is a good idea until you decide which ones to get).

Clothing - This is an all weather activity. Please wear suitable clothing and sturdy footwear

Guided walks last approx 60 - 90 mins 2 - 4 miles depending upon individual fitness. There will be no pressure. Everyone will walk at their own pace.

Instruction/Training is provided by qualified instructors (included in the weekly walk cost).

All walks and training days must be booked online.

There will be 9 walker places per session

We plan to run 2-3 walks per week depending upon take-up. Please let us know if you were unable to book a walk because it was full.

Mask are optional when mingling. Please respect each others personal social distancing preferences.

Refreshments: If you would like to prolong your stay at Naturezones you can also pre-book refreshments when booking your walk

This project has been supported by the National Lottery Community Fund and Sovereign Housing

      

Future Walk Dates for Over 50s

 

These dates are for Registered walkers

 that have completed the induction or

 have experience.

£3.00/walk (the cost of a cup of coffee)

Each date can take up to 9 walkers

Bookings accepted up to 11.00pm night

before.

Walks  are normally 2-4miles

 10.30 -12ish

November

Tue 2nd

Tue 9th

Thur 11th s/w

Tue 16th

Thur 18th

Tue 23rd

Thur 25th

Tue 30th

10.30 -12ish

December

Thur 2nd

Tue 7th

Thu 9th

Tue 14th

Thu 16th

Tue 21st

Thu 23rd

Tue 28th

Events

More Steps - extra long walk followed by warming soup and sandwich

DTBC

***

Christmas BBQ Walk

Sunday Dec' 19th 12.30 - 2.30

Chestnut Soup

BBQ Turkey Rolls

Christmas Pud

 £15 inc optional walk

Treat yourself or make it a gift

DETAILS

Rules

We are an all weather activity - please wear appropriate clothes, especially shoes.

Health and Safety

You are expected to be responsible for your own health. Please make sure you have with you any prescribed medication.

Cancellation

Bookings are non refundable/transferable

Please be aware that once you have booked a space someone else is prevented from booking. Our system does not allow freeing up of dates.

We can only refund  if a person contracts covid (please do not rebook for at least 10 days)

If Naturezones has to cancel a walk due to horrendous  weather  i.e snow, hurricane or an Instructor becomes unavailable.

OR

If only one person is booked on a walk (health and safety rules that there must be at least 2 people + instructor on a walk). If this is the case we will reschedule your booking at no cost to you)

 

Art with Angela Monday 1pm - 3pm 

£50 for 6 weeks (roll over) Materials provided

Learn drawing skills, have fun trying out a range of techniques - lino cutting, fabric dying, watercolours and more

Contact Angela via email if you would like to join in

 

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