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Fit Villages

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Fit Villages brings people together through setting up physical activity sessions in rural communities.

Fit Villages is a popular, well established project run by Suffolk Sport across the county. The project is supported by Suffolk County Council and Sport England and is part of Suffolk's aim to be the Most Active County (MAC).

Through the project we help villages in rural locations to set up their own sport and physical activity programmes, using village facilities such as village halls, community centres or playing fields. Previous projects have included activities such as Pilates, Yoga, Tai Chi, Nordic Walking, Zumba, Beginners Running or Keep Fit.

As the project continues to grow we are always looking for new villages to get involved – would you like to see one of the above activities, or perhaps something new like Walking Football or Beginners Running come to your village?

New Activities launched

A recent countywide survey and focus groups with The Men's Shed Project has shown that there is an increasing demand for activities designed for older men to participate in. Fit Villages is responding to this, having found that self-led activities such as Table Tennis, Badminton and Bowls would be popular as well as Archery and Mature Bootcamps led by an instructor.

We are delighted to announce the launch of more activities suited to men across the county and are looking for villages to sign up over the next year. We will also be continuing to support our usual mixed sessions alongside this new initiative.

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Latest news for Fit Villages

Sporting Memories Groups are starting in Suffolk and we want your village to be part of our network.

Sporting Memories Groups are starting in Suffolk and we want your village to be part of our network.

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:19


Do you enjoy talking about sport and those memorable sporting moments you watched or even participated in? Then why not get involved in our Sporting Memories Network by hosting a Group in your Sports Pavilion... Read More »

Fit Villages - New activities launching!

Fit Villages - New activities launching!

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:19


Barrow Nordic Walking
Free Taster Session on Thursday 14th September 11.00am starting at Barrow Village Hall
Followed by a 5 week course for just £30
Nordic walking turns ordinary walking into an effective... Read More »



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Hollie Wood

Hollie Wood

Fit Villages Co-ordinator

Suffolk Sport

Address
C/O SCDC East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1RT
Telephone
01394 444289
Website
http://www.suffolksport.com
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