You can do all sorts of activities in Cotteridge Park to keep you healthier & happier. From digging to tai chi – it’s all here for you for free. Here are the details of some of the regular FREE activities in the park.
But don’t forget there are the tennis & basketball courts, the boules area (by the car park), the skate ramps and all those paths for walking and running.
Wednesdays at 9.30am
Meet at the car park entrance
Fitness, chat, company and a cup of tea
Couch to 5k
Do you want to give running a go as a way to get fit and make new friends?
The Couch to 5k course in Cotteridge Park can get anyone off the sofa and running 5k in 9 weeks.
Come and join this really supportive and friendly running group.
Check facebook or Active Parks for details of the next start date of the course
SwingFit on Wednesdays at 6pm. Wiggle those hips, tap your toes and dance yourself fitter.
This session is suitable for all ages and it’s perfect for beginners. Put on your (comfortable) dancing shoes and join in.
Meet on the grass by the tennis courts. In the Winter in bad weather we meet at the Cadbury Club
Sunday and Tuesday Conservation Volunteers
Join the Gardening Volunteers – digging, weeding & planting. Activities to suit all ages & abilities.
Sundays at 10.15am.
Tuesdays – at 10am
Meet at the Shed. Clothes that can get mucky and wellies or walking boots are needed. Bring gloves if you have your own. All tools provided.
Tai Chi on Thursdays starts at 10.30am. It 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 these sessions click here to read Bridget’s Blog.
And if it’s too wet or icy for you click here for a link to a session you can join in with at home
For a gentle stroll, with like-minded people meet at the car park at 10am on Thursdays. No special shoes or equipment needed.