COMMUNITY • WALKING

Walking provision

Walking provision with Life Leisure

Walking isn’t just a step—it’s a stride towards a healthier you. It can boosts your cardiovascular health, strengthen muscles, improve circulation, and can help maintain a healthy weight. It’s an excellent low-impact exercise for all ages and activity levels.

We’ve worked hard over the last 12 months to make walking in the community even more accessible and inviting. Take a look at our walking initiatives below. Hope to see you soon!

Confidence walks

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Confidence walks

Our confidence walks (in collaboration with AGE UK Stockport) are a unique and supportive way to embrace wellness in your community. Boost your confidence one step at a time in a safe, friendly, and supportive environment.

We’ve recently expanded our timetable and now have a confidence walk each weekday in five different locations throughout Stockport!

Come along and bring a friend, or even make new one. We’re here to create a supportive space for you to boost your confidence and enjoy the benefits of movement.

Sessions:

DayTimeLocationPrice
Monday1.00pm – 2.30pmWoodbank Park. Meet in the top car parkFree
Tuesday1.00pm – 2.00pmLife Leisure AvondaleFree
Wednesday10.30am – 11.30amLife Leisure Brinnington ParkFree
Thursday1.30pm – 2.30pmBramhall Village, Melbourne Road, Bramhall, Stockport, SK7 1LR£1.50
Friday11.30am – 12.30amWoodley Civic Hall, Hyde Road, Woodley, Stockport, SK6 1QG£1.50

All sessions include refreshments and are open to everyone. For more information, please email Lisa.

Wellness walks

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Wellness walks

Walking isn’t just a step—it’s a stride towards a healthier you. It boosts your cardiovascular health, strengthens muscles, improves circulation, and can help maintain a healthy weight. It’s an excellent low-impact exercise for all ages and activity levels.

Beyond the physical, walking is also a fantastic mood lifter. It can reduce stress, boost endorphins, and enhance mental clarity. An all round fantastic workout for improving your overall health and wellness.

Our monthly wellness walks (in collaboration with AGE UK Stockport) are free for all to attend and take place on the first Saturday of each month. Locations and dates for our upcoming walks:

DateLocationMeeting point
Saturday 10th AugustMarple areaThe Railway Pub, 223 Stockport Road, SK6 6EN @ 9.45am
Saturday 7th SeptemberTBCTBC
Saturday 5th OctoberTBCTBC
Saturday 2nd NovemberTBCTBC
Saturday 7th DecemberTBCTBC

For more information, or to suggest a route, please email Lisa.

Community walks

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Community walks

Our community walk (in collaboration with AGE UK Stockport) runs every Wednesday from 1.00pm – 2.30pm from our Stockport Sports Village hub.

It’s free to attend and everyone is welcome to come along.

Social stroll

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Social stroll

Join us every Wednesday afternoon for our social stroll from our Grand Central Hub.

We meet for a lunch time walk down into Viaduct park at 12.30pm in Grand Central reception, then after the walk we head back for a brew! It’s a great chance to get a few steps in at lunch time and meet new people.

The walk is free to attend and open to all.

For information, please contact Lisa.

Walk in the park

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Walk in the park

Come along for a walk in the park (in collaboration with AGE UK Stockport). Setting off from our Brinnington Park hub at 9.30am on Thursday mornings, this session guarantees a great start to your day.

Free to attend and open to all.

For more information, please contact Lisa.

Nordic walking

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Nordic walking

Nordic walking is a Finnish-origin total-body version of walking using poles that can be done as a health-promoting physical activity. The addition of poles means you work your upper body as well as your legs.

  • When: Tuesdays 1.00pm – 2.00pm
  • Where: Meeting at Pure Café, Woodbank Park
  • Price: £3.50

For more information, please contact Lisa.

Walking forum

Walking plays a key role for a number of reasons, including improving physical and emotional wellbeing, acting as a community connector and providing opportunities to explore the local area. Alongside the creation of the Brinnington Maps, we have a walking group led by local volunteers, setup to help build relationships with the community.

Our 2nd walking forum will be taking place Wednesday 28th June 11.30am – 1.30pm at Brinnington Park . This is a chance for local residents to discuss the barriers around walking and how we can work together as a community to make walking in the area a easier, more enjoyable experience.

If you’d like to get involved, we are looking for more volunteers who can support walking in the local area. Please contact Lisa to express your interest, or come along to our next walking forum.

Self-led walks

More information coming soon.

For more information on any of our walking provision sessions, please contact Lisa.