Hackney: Walking Together
is a program of walks run by health walk leaders/first aiders from different locations across the London Borough of Hackney. Walking is an excellent activity to participate in, it’s a safe activity which helps to improve health as well as:
Making you feel good
Increases bone density
Giving you more energy
Helping to manage weight
Helping you to sleep better
Helping to reduce blood pressure
The ‘walkingtogether’ program offers a range of walks which take place in parks with in the London Borough of Hackney. The group walks are a great way to socialise, meet new people, enjoy the park and get healthy.The health walks are suitable for all ages and vary in difficulty.
The free led walks are appropriate for those who are beginners.
The walks are appropriate for those who have been reasonably active and enjoy structured activity.
The walks are led by a qualified health walks leaders and first aider, the free walks last between 30 mins to an hour
It has been said ... Seven days of non physical activity makes one WEAK!!!
So for a step in the right direction and a breathe of fresh air ... walk your way onto a 'health' walk.
Simply contact the Walks Coordinator who will ensure you are personally greeted by a Walks Leader on the day.
Keep stepping together - Walkingtogether
The walks:Tuesday 1-2pm – Clissold Park – meet outside Clissold House – 60 mins
Meet outside Clissold House in Clissold Park (off Church Street/ Green Lanes - N16 9HJ)
Walk leader = Rita Saha
Wednesday 12.15-1pm – meet at London Fields Gates (park entrance) – 45 mins -
Meet at park entrance (London Fields Gate) after Pub on the Park on Martello St, E8 3EU
Walk leader = Lynne Thorburn
Additional info? Wheelchair accessible; May be muddy; Rest stop available; Public transport accessible; Car parking nearby
Thursday 12-12.30 – Hackney Downs Park 30 mins - Slow Paced Walk
When? Thursday, 11-11.30 (Second Thursday of the month)
Where? Meet outside Hackney Downs Pavilion, Downs Park, Road, Hackney E5 8NP
Walk leader = Cliff Gully
Additional info? Wheelchair accessible; Rest stop available; Public transport accessible; Car parking nearby; Walk of special interest
THEMED WALKS - Themed walks covering a variety of topics and locations.
Walk leader = Simon Cole
Additional Info: Contact Surbjit Mahey for further info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Look out for our monthly themed walks......