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Workplace Activities 2015


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Hit The Pitch UK

Hit the Pitch is BaseballSoftballUK's national participation programme. It aims to introduce new players to softball in a meaningful way. It can be tailored to suit your organistation's needs. Whether you want to run a softball day, set up a team or run a league at your company, there's a support package for you. www.hitthepitch.com

Nordic Walking UK

Take your workplace into the great outdoors and take strides towards a healthier staff and business. Nordic walking can be done by anybody, anywhere and does not require expensive equipment or clothing. It's the fastest growing fitness activity in the world and now we have some great offers to get you striding for success too:

  • Free Lunch time tasters to employees
  • Learn to Nordic Walk course for only £30
  • Free Pack of 12 poles and leader/instructor training. (See attachment for more information). training@nordicwalking.co.uk

Active Workplace Core Offer (Swimming)

Active Workplace is brought to you by the Amateur Swimming Association and Sport England. This specialised scheme is designed to boost the health and wellbeing of your workforce by getting more people swimming. The ASA is dedicated providing comprehensive support in helping to make swimming an integral part of your company ethos.

Loop at Work (Table Tennis)

Table Tennis is a great game that can be played for fun or more competitively, with any number of players. Loop is a new initiative that engages adults in social Table Tennis in a variety of non-traditional settings. Hundreds of businesses, universities, colleges, community sports clubs, bars and cafes are part of this movement. We have a selection of offers on equipment that can quickly get companies into the action. So what's stopping you from getting in the loop? loop@tabletennisengland.co.uk

Get Into Golf

As well as having fun in the fresh air, playing golf brings some impressive health and wellbeing benefits for your staff. It's a great game whatever your age, background or ability. Get Into Golf are providing a number of ways that your workforce can get involved with low cost tasters and golf coaching sessions available across the country. www.getintogolf.org

Oxford Rugby League

Oxford Rugby League is bringing an 'Extraordinary' new format of Rugby League to Oxfordshire. The game offers all the thrill, excitement and camaraderie of the traditional game but without the high impact tackling. Oxford Rugby League is recruiting players now and inviting any businesses interesting in giving it a try. ops@oxfordrl.com

Netball

Netball is a great social game that you can play with your colleagues. Work together and create your own workplace team to challenge others or just play socially for fun and fitness. There are three optoins that will cater to all ages and abilities:

  • Back to Netball -Social pay and play netball sessions.
  • Social Netball -Enter a team into the social netball league. Compete against other workplaces.
  • Competitive Netball league - Enter a team into the Oxfordshire Netball League. Lois.rideout@englandnetball.co.uk