Spring Means Much Activity in Cotteridge Park
As Spring is now officially here our programme of FREE, fun fitness activities really gets busy.
SwingFit starts on Tuesday 14th April at 6pm. Bring all the family and your (comfortable) dancing shoes and wiggle your way to a fitter you. Meet at the basketball Court.
Click on the Active Park page for details of all the other opportunities to get moving and get fitter in your favourite local park.
FREE Half Term Fun in Cotteridge Park
More details to follow….but for now some dates for your diary
Sunday 24th & 31st – GreenFit at 10.30am
Tuesday 26, Thursday 28 & Sunday – Bushcraft Club from 11-3pm
Wednesday 27th – Active Parks Pop-Up Park – fun & games for all the family 11am-1pm
CoCoLounge at CoCoMAD - Performers Needed
A new venue for CoCoMAD 2015….
The CoCoLounge – a cross between Phoenix Nights and The Good Old Days – needs variety acts.
We want magicians, ventriloquists, poetry, stand-up – anything weird and wonderful suitable for a family audience.
Get in touch NOW if you want to perform at email@example.com
Donations for CoCoMAD
CoCoMAD 2015 needs your donations.
From the buckets on the day and this virtual bucket we need to raise £3000.
Please give generously to support your favourite local festival.
Click here to donate securely
The Friends of Cotteridge Park always needs more donors & donations. You can donate securely to Friends of Cotteridge Park via PayPal either as a one-off or you can set up a regular monthly donation.
If you are a UK tax payer you can make your donation go further by filling in and returning a FoCP – Gift Aid declaration – HMRC model form
Donations are used to pay for activities in the park and CoCoMAD.
Spray Art - Next Session 13 June
A chance to show off your artistic talent and learn new skills. Join Newso at the skatepark on the 2nd Saturday of each month (and every Saturday in the summer) to make our skate park into an art gallery.
GreenFit Baby & GreenFit Everyone - FREE
GreenFit Baby is at 9.30am on Tuesdays – a great way to get some fresh air, a little exercise & meet other parents & carers. We meet at the Car Park entrance at 9.30am. The last session is on Tuesday 16th December and restarts on January 6th.
GreenFit for Everyone is on Sundays at 10.30am. Led by Dan from Cotteridge Forest School this is fun fitness for all ages and abilities. Balance, strength, aerobics & stretching – all while playing in the park. Bring all the family and meet at the car park entrance.
Tai Chi & Walking Group Thursdays from 10.00am FREE
Thursday is the day for gentle exercise in Cotteridge Park. You don’t have to get hot and sweaty to get fitter. Improve your breathing, balance and state of mind by joining the Walking or Tai Chi groups.
The Walking Group meets at the car park entrance at 10am. Friendly people to walk & chat with.
Tai Chi starts at 10.30 and is a form of gentle exercise that combines deep breathing & relaxation techniques with slow, graceful movements.These sessions are suitable for beginners, just wear comfortable clothes & shoes. If you want to know more about Tai Chi. click here to read Bridget’s Blog.
Meet at the basketball court
If you want to know if tai chi is for you check out the videos from some of the regulars by clicking here
And if it’s too cold or wet for you click here for a video of a session you can join in with