11
June
2013
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17:26
Europe/London

Residents invited to a free health and fitness day at Hackney Marshes Centre

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Hackney residents of all ages are invited to come along and try out new fitness activities and get some healthy lifestyle tips, at a free Health Day on 26 June, 2-7:30pm, at the Hackney Marshes Centre, E9.

The initiative, in partnership with the Barry McGuigan Boxing Academy and London Legacy Development Corporation includes non contact boxing, walking football which a great way for older people to play the game. Tape ball cricket,  popular in Pakistan where they play street cricket. It uses a tapped up tennis ball making it faster and easier to play. There are planned walks around Hackney Marshes as well as help to stop smoking, and a chance to talk the East London Mental Health Team. Over 40s can also get a free health check.

Non contact boxing sessions

Adults: 2:30pm – 4:00pm

Over 55s: 4:15pm – 5:45pm

All ages: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Walking football; 2:30pm to 3:30pm and 4:00pm to 5:00pm.

Tape ball cricket; 5:30pm to 7:30pm.

Activity places are limited, please contact; ladi.ajayi@hackney.gov.uk or call; 020 8356 7422 to book a place.