Our own Healthy Activities booklet: Healthy Activities around Sonning Common update 8
A slower version of the beautiful game. Regardless of age, fitness or ability, walking football maybe for you. The main rules are no running and minimal contact. Our local football club, Rotherfield United, are very supportive of walking football, including use of their facilities. They meet every Wednesday at Bishopswood Sports Ground for an hour – a gentle warm up followed by 10 minute games with lots of fun and enjoyment!
For further information about the wide range of health and social benefits that Walking Football offers contact Andy Tidswell, Chairman of Rotherfield United FC, on 07710 875728 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is a Walking Football clip on YouTube: Walking Football
On Your Bike
An annual bike ride around Sonning Common and the surrounding areas, starting and finishing from Sonning Common Primary School. Visit www.onyourbikesonningcommon.co.uk for further information.
Sonning Common Green Gym
The Sonning Common Green Gym is a great way to be active, stay fit and combine this with giving a helping hand in your community! Visit www.sonningcommon.tcv.org.uk for further information.
Health Walks, set up by Dr William Bird, aim to improve people’s fitness, both in body and mind, by encouraging them to use their local countryside for walking. Visit www.sonningcommonhealthwalks.co.uk for further information.
GO Active, Get Healthy, a free project that aims to help people do more physical activity and exercise, getting more activity into their everyday lives. Visit the Oxfordshire page www.getoxfordshireactive.org for further information on lots of activities in our area and it is searchable by postcode.