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Coronavirus (Covid-19) – Latest Information

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Walking

Find out more about Health Walks

To keep up to date with information on our Health Walks, send us an email to join our mailing list

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Make Your Good Move Today

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0141 287 3831
walking@glasgowlife.org.uk

Health walks are easy, fun and free. What's more, with over 30 walks taking place each week, there's bound to be one near you.

Come along and enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and take in the sights of Glasgow's parks and gardens. ​​​

Lasting around an hour, Health Walks are easy, sociable and most of all good fun. Walk Leaders are on hand to encourage you to go at a pace you’re comfortable with and make sure you get the most out of your walk. All abilities are welcome, please bring a buddy if you need one to one support.

To view the current Walks across Glasgow, please click here

Many Health Walks have restarted in line with government guidelines. We are still managing numbers so if you are interested in joining a walk please get in touch with the contact person for the walk before attending. Alternatively contact the Good Move Walking team and we can advise on the best option available – call 0141 287 0963 or email walking@glasgowlife.org.uk  

We look forward to welcoming everyone back; existing walkers and new walkers, but for now with the current guidelines, the safety of everyone involved is our top priority.

We also train and support organisations to establish their own walks for members. This allows organisations the freedom to offer walks at a time and day that they know will work for the groups involved. Please call 0141 287 0963 or email walking@glasgowlife.org.uk for more information.

Themed Walks

If you are interested in finding out more about the city’s culture, art, architecture, wildlife and history come and join us on one of our FREE themed walks across Glasgow.

All walks will have some adaptations to allow for social distancing measures to be implemented and ensure these are compliant with COVID-19 guidelines. Please note that booking is essential.

Click here to view the November - December 2021 programme

Booking is essential and some restrictions apply. For more info and to book please email walking@glasgowlife.org.uk or call: 0141 287 0963 and leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Good Move Walking Round Ups

Keep up to date with developments around the resumption of our Walking groups, as well as lots of other resources and ideas to keep you busy at home, with our weekly round ups below. From home exercises, reading lists and free resources to access online, there is something for everyone!

Good Move Round Up 6 August 2021

Good Move Round Up 30 July 2021

Good Move Round Up 23 July 2021

Good Move Round Up 9 July 2021

Good Move Round Up 2 July 2021

Good Move Round Up 25 June 2021

Good Move Round Up 18 June 2021

Good Move Round Up 11 June 2021

Good Move Round Up 4 June 2021

 

 

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Walking During Periods of Social Distancing

We know this is an anxious time for many, and we encourage everyone to keep active when they can and if they feel well enough to do so. The secret to maintaining some level of physical activity is to use every opportunity to be active and doing some of this outdoors is fantastic for boosting your mental wellbeing as well as getting a break from being stuck in the house.

Please follow the latest advice if heading out for a walk from our partners at Paths For All

Strength & Balance Activities

If you're not currently able to walk as much or as far as you would like, our friends at Paths for All have designed a set of resources to help you maintain strong muscles and bones which, in turn, help you to stay active and independent in your everyday life. You can do these exercises at home using their useful Strength & Balance workout:

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Walking Challenges

Try these Walking Challenges to help keep your daily walks varied and interesting!

Glasgow Sport Walking Challenge

Paths For All 30 Day Walking Challenge

Glasgow Sport Walking Challenge
P4A Challenges

Useful documents