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The Rushcliffe Summer Challenge encourages people to get out this summer and engage in activities to boost your wellbeing.

Attend 9 activities, receiving a sticker at each, and win a prize!

The Summer challenge will end on the 31st August, and the Autumn Challenge will follow! 

Sticker booklets are provided on completion of first activity. 

If your first activity is any of the following: Nordic Style Sauna Dip, parkrun, 10,000 steps, or Ramblers Wellbeing Walks at Lady Bay and Rushcliffe Country Park please contact smelvin@rushcliffe.gov.uk for your sticker booklet.

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Community Crafting

Pizza,

Chill,

Chat!

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10,000 steps

Farm

Eco

Nordic Swim

parkrun

Friends of Bingham Linear Park

Paradise Allotmenteers

Keep scrolling for more information

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Farm Eco

Date

Dates and Times vary -

please check the website

Location

FarmEco Community Farm, Off Lodge Lane, Screveton, NG13 8JL

Contact

Join the FarmEco team for a very gentle stroll along the Nature Trail and farm’s environment projects. Afterwards share a warm drink and snack together. As the days lengthen and the sun becomes warmer it’s a great time to get outside, meet other people and notice spring emerging in our wonderful countryside.

 

Open to everyone! Children must be accompanied. Please contact us if you need any support. 

Booking is essential, please contact FarmEco prior to attending. 

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Pizza, Chill and Chat

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Friday afternoon is our pizza special! Grab a slice, a glass of squash and a sweet treat for just £1 between 12 and 5pm. Perfect for a snack or an after-school treat!

Date

Every Friday, 12:00-5:00pm

St Paul's Church, Boundary Road, NG2 7DB

Location

Contact

If you have any questions please send an email to st.paulschurchcommunity@outlook.com

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10,000 Steps!

Walking is simple, free and one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and become healthier. Join our 10,000 Steps Challenge – 3 times a week to receive a sticker. Walk, stroll, or run your way to a healthier you! Find local walking routes in the Rushcliffe Big Green Book

Date

Anytime!

Location

Anywhere!

Contact

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Once completed, send a picture to smelvin@rushcliffe.gov.uk to receive your sticker!

parkrun

Date

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On completion, send a photo or forward the parkrun confirmation email to: smelvin@rushcliffe.gov.uk to receive your sticker!

parkrun is a free, fun, and friendly weekly event. Please register before you first come along. You only ever need to register once and don't forget to bring a scannable copy of your barcode to receive your time. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you!

Every Saturday 9:00am

Location

Rushcliffe Country Park, Mere Way, Ruddington, Nottingham, NG11 6JS

Contact

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Ramblers Wellbeing Walks

Rushcliffe Move & Mingle Wellbeing Walks offer free, safe and sociable walks with trained leaders to improve your health and wellbeing.

 

Whether you used to enjoy walking but have lost your fitness or want to get started to improve your wellness, we’re all in it together.

Walks start at 30 minutes and are a steady pace to suit everyone

Date / Location

Grange Hall, Radcliffe-on-Trent

Thursdays at 10:30am (contact Kathy)


Meadow Park, East Leake

Thursdays at 1:30pm (contact Anne)

Rushcliffe Country Park lakeside

Wednesdays at 10:30 (Contact Duncan/Simon)

Poppy and Pint, Lady bay

Tuesdays at 11:00 (Contact Duncan/Simon)

Contact

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On completion of Lady Bay or Rushcliffe Country Park, send a photo to: smelvin@rushcliffe.gov.uk to receive your sticker!

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Paradise Allotmenteers

Date

Every Wednesday 1:30-3:30pm

:Paradise Allotments. Green gate by 69 Wilford Road, Ruddington, Nottingham, NG11 6BN

Location

Contact

Join us Wednesdays 1.30-3.30pm at Paradise Allotments where we meet to spend time outdoors at our social prescribing allotment plot. Ideal for nature and outdoor lovers. We meet and take part in doing tasks around the allotment such as planting, harvesting, weeding, digging, trimming.

There is no pressure to do lots of tasks, why not come and socialise instead?  We have some seating around our garden table and always have hot drinks available.

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Please contact either Sophie or Laura prior to attending a session. 

Friends of Bingham Linear Park

Date

16th June

21st July

25th August

29th September

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Location

Bingham Linear Park, Tithby Road, Bingham, NG13 8GP (Unless otherwise stated at top of steps Tithby Road Bridge)

Bingham Linear Park is a Local Nature Reserve running along the line of an abandoned railway. The Friends of group maintain and enhance the biodiversity of the local nature reserve and look after it for the users of the park. In the period April -September the group lead nature walks spotting birds, flowers, butterflies and other insects.

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Contact

Wear clothes suitable for weather (the path is quite exposed).

Please contact Friends of Bingham Linear Park prior to attending a session. 

WholeHealth Nordic Style Sauna and Dip

Wednesday and Friday sessions available

WholeHealth Open Water Swim Village & Sauna  - Colwick Country Park, End of, Racecourse Rd, Nottingham , NG2 4DW

Date

Location

Contact

WholeHealth runs safe, supported open water swim sessions for our members at the City Council-owned Colwick Lake in Nottingham. The Mindfulness Dips are for swimmers who want a quieter dip for relaxation and meditation in the company of others, with the WholeHealth team to take care of your safety in the water while you enjoy the Lake however you want to. This new swim opportunity is designed for people who wish to immerse and enjoy the lake for peace and restoration, rather than swimming laps.

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Access to the water is via a gently sloping ramp. Anyone with severe mobility issues can access the car park beside the lake by prior arrangement if needed. The Whole Health team are experienced in helping people with limited mobility get into the lake including wheelchair and mobility aid users - just let them know before the event so the team can support you. Please contact Morgan Sharpe prior to attending a session. 

East Leake Community Crafting

Join us to try a variety of crafts or feel free to bring your own and enjoy some company. Our session fees are £3 which includes refreshments.

The Village Hall 9:30 - 11:30

6th June,

4th July, tbc check Facebook for more details

Methodist Church Hall - 7:00-9:00

10th June, 8th July, 

Date / Location

Contact

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Some sessions carry additional charges or we can provide a list of what's needed. We will always give prior notice of this on our Facebook page so please give us a follow or email us.

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