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Greenwich Get Active News

Join Greenwich and Bexley Community Hospice for a Big Bike Ride!


On Sunday 1st October join in with Greenwich and Bexley Community Hospice’s Big Bike Ride Fundraiser, offering cyclists of all abilities the chance to ride the length of the river Thames, starting in Erith and ending in Greenwich.

Posted on 15 Sep 2017

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Take part in the Silk River Walking Festival


The Silk River Walking Festival explores the relationship between London and Kolkata through artistic exchanges between communities along the Thames Estuary in London and the Hooghly River in India. 

Posted on 11 Sep 2017

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Get Cycling!


September is the month where the nation celebrates active travel! With cycle to work day on the 13th and car free day on the 22nd these days are there to celebrate those already cycling to work and to encourage others to give it a go for the first time. With more than 45,000 people taking part in cycle to work day in 2016, cycle to work day has encouraged many people to leave their cars at home and pick up their bike, with National Car Free Day also encouraging people to walk or cycle to work!

Posted on 07 Sep 2017

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Move for 10 this Summer!


Our 'Movefor10' Roadshow is currently halfway through where we're supporting Greenwich Residents of all ages to be more active in their everyday life, whether you chose to do gardening, housework, walking or swimming - every 10 minutes count. (being more active means getting your heart beating more, breathing faster and feeling warmer)

Posted on 10 Aug 2017

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Every 10 minutes count!


This month we are touring the borough for 7 weeks with our Greenwich Get Active Roadshow, supporting you to 'Move for 10'. Every 10 minutes counts when it comes to getting more active from gardening to housework, walking to swimming.   

Posted on 13 Jul 2017

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Make sure you're not harmed by the heatwave.


With temperatures predicted to rise up to 31 degrees, Heres some information on keeping safe in the heatwave. 

Posted on 19 Jun 2017

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Suffering with Joint Pain?


Have you had Hip, Knee or Back pain for more than 3 months? Are you older than 45? If the answer is yes to both you may have Osteoarthritis! 

Posted on 12 Jun 2017

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National Walking Month comes to an End


You may have been aware that May was National Walking Month, aiming to inspire people to sit less and walk more throughout the whole of May. 

Posted on 08 Jun 2017

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Walk this way with Charlton Rugby Club


Charlton Rugby Club are offering those aged 50+ a chance to get into playing rugby themselves...

Posted on 07 Jun 2017

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Nordic Walking Case Study


Marllene has attended the Charlton Park Nordic Walk session since day 1 and is still attending today!

Posted on 22 May 2017

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