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GO Active South Oxfordshire Newsletter - April 2012

Dear GO Active Participant

It's all about volunteering while getting fit this Spring - visit and see how you can be one of 40 000 volunteers who will help to deliver the official London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games sporting legacy, by helping more people get active!

This month you can sign up to ...
  1. Volunteer at the Olympic Torch Relay on 10 July, as it passes through South Oxfordshire, see link for contact information.
  2. Start jogging with a Run England beginner courses in your local area - or sign up to train as a volunteer Jog Leader, just reply to this email.
  3. Try out Nordic Walking with tasters and courses coming up in Goring and Ewelme - or sign up to train as a volunteer Nordic Walk Leader, just reply to this email.
  4. If you love swimming, then try out open water swimming - you can also volunteer as a water safety officer in exchange for free swims,    contact
  5. Join in with our social netball groups - we are always looking for volunteers to help out at the tournaments, contact for more information
  6. Get in touch with touch rugby tasters in Wallingford - volunteer to "ref" some of the games, contact
  7. Bring the inspiration of London 2012 to your community - - you are invited to attend the Community Advocate's Day on Monday 30 April in Kidlington, contact zo' to book your place.

Scroll down for more details or go to for full activity listings.
Kind Regards

GO Active LogoHendriette Thorn
South Participation Co-ordinator
South Oxfordshire
01491 823175   

10 Week Beginner Jogging Courses

Park Sports Centre, Holton, near Wheatley, OX33 1QZ
Starts Wednesday 16 May, 6.45 pm
Pay in advance:  £20 members / £25 non-members
Pay per session:  £3 members / £3.50 non-members 
To book contact Park Sports Centre on 01865 872128

Watlington Recreation Ground
Wednesdays 6 - 7 pm
Contact Helen 07974255507
Nordic Walk Tasters and Courses

Free Taster Session in Goring
Tuesday 1 May, 9.15 am
Visit for more details
A 4 week course will follow if there is enough interest.

Learn to Nordic Walk Course in Ewelme
Meet in Ewelme car park
Sundays 13 & 20 May, 9 - 11 am
£20 per course
To book contact Hendriette on 01491 823175
Zumba GOLD

For older adults, beginners and people new to exercise
Crowmarsh Gifford Village Hall
Starts Friday 18 May 12.15 - 1 pm
£5 - 50% discount to all those new to Zumba at first session!
Contact Daniela Capasso on 07900 307520 
Ballroom and Latin Dance Course looking for more men!

Didcot Leisure Centre
Thursdays 8.30 - 9.30 pm
£3.50 non members / £3 members
To book call 01235 811250

This is your chance to sort out your two left feet and charm the ladies.  This course is taught by a male instructor so you will not be the only male in the class.  It's friendly, fun and good for fitness. 
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