Physical Activities

Please note that we have temporarily closed our activities, events and buildings with immediate effect.  Please check our latest news page or our facebook page for updates.

 

 

CVST run a variety of groups to help you get started with a healthier lifestyle or to get outside and meet new people.  All of our groups are friendly, and have trained staff or volunteers to answer your questions.  You don’t need to book a place, but if you’d like to speak to a member of our team before you come along please call 01255 425 692 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 



Clacton Community Allotment **Closed for winter**
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Time:

Venue:  

Cost: Free

A place to learn, chat and grow together.

No experience needed!

Please contact us on 01255 425 692 before attending.

 

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Closed for winter - please check back in the spring for opening times.

 

 

Dovercourt Community Allotment **NEW for 2020**

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Time:

Venue:

Cost: free

 

Would you like to be part of this Community Project?

Share your skills and knowledge, plant and harvest fresh produce and enjoy the social aspect of working within a like minded group?

Can you offer one hour or more a week of your time? 

If so please contact The Harwich and Dovercourt Hub  on 01255 554115 to register your interest.

 

Friday Walking Group
Day: Friday
Time: 11am – 12:30pm
Venue:  various –see below
Cost: Free

A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities.

Come along and make new friends from your local 

community, have fun and get active!

Meeting points will vary each week.

 

14th Feb—Hilltop Garden Centre Weely Heath  CO16 9DP

21st Feb —Alresford War Memorial Ford Lane CO7 8AZ

28th Feb—The Ship Inn  35 Walton Road Kirby-le-Soken CO13 ODT

6th Mar—Harwich West End Lane Car Park CO12 3FA

13th Mar—Alton Water Car Park Suffolk IP9 2RY

20th Mar —Oyster Tank Road Car Park Brightlingsea CO7 0DW

27th Mar—Priory Car Park St Osyth CO16 8NZ

 

Available on the day mobile 07555 143097

 

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Harwich Circuit Class

Day: Monday (excluding  bank holidays)

Time: 2:00pm – 2:30pm

Venue:  Outdoor Gym, Cliff Park, Harwich

Cost: Free

 

A 30 minute circuit class with a qualified fitness instructor. With each exercise set to a specific time you work as hard as you can without affecting anyone else in the class, and you can progress at your own pace. Our instructor will show you how to use the machines, and make sure you are using correct, safe technique throughout. Each session finishes with a cool down and stretching to help you recover and prevent injury!

 

Harwich Walking Group

Day:  Monday

Time: 1:00pm – 1:45pm

Venue:  The Bandstand, Cliff Park, Main Road, CO12 3NS

Cost: Free

 

A weekly group - come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active!

 

Health Walk

Day: Wednesday

Time: 12noon – 12:30pm

Meeting point: The Beach Diner, Hastings Avenue, CO15 1BW

Cost: Free

 

A 30 minute Health Walk for all abilities.  If you find it difficult to get active, why not start walking? It's really easy to get started, you don't need any special equipment - and best of all, it counts towards your recommended amount of physical activity. You can even come along during your lunch break.

 

Mindful Movement

Day: Monday

Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Venue: Dovercourt & Harwich Hub, 276 High Street, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3PD

Cost: Booking Required £18 for 6 weeks paid in advance.

 

Gentle chair based exercise class.

Call 01255 554 115 to book.

 

 

 

 

 

Pilates

Day: Tuesday

Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Venue: Dovercourt & Harwich Hub, 276 High Street, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3PD

Cost: Booking Required £24 for 6 weeks paid in advance.

 

Call 01255 554 115 to book.

 


Seated Dance

Day: Friday 

Time: 10:15am – 11:00am

Venue: Jaywick Community Resource Centre,
Brooklands Gardens, Jaywick, CO15 2JP

Cost:  £1

 

Come along and try our fun 45 minute
seated dance class.

 

Seated Yoga

Day: Thursday

Time: 3:15pm – 4:15pm

Venue: Imperial House, 20-22 Rosemary Road, Clacton on Sea, CO15 1NZ

Cost:  £2

 

* please note that the class will NOT take place on the following dates:

5th March, 12th March
23rd April, 7th May
28th May, 23rd July
27th August, 8th October
5th November, 26th November

 

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Sunday Walking Group

Day:  Sunday

Time: 11am – 12:30pm

Venue:  various –see below

Cost: Free

 

A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities.  Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active! Meeting points will vary each week.

 

16th Feb — Vista Road Car Park, Seafront  CO15 6AT

23rd Feb — The Beach Diner, Hastings Avenue, Clacton, CO15 1BW

1st Mar —Clacton Pier Entrance, Clacton  CO15 1QX

8th Mar— Brighton Road Car Park Holland-on-Sea CO15 5ST

15th Mar — Tamerisk Road Car Park Jaywick CO15 2HZ

22nd Mar— Priory Car Park St Osyth CO16 8NZ

29th Mar— Hazelmere Road Car Park Kings Parade CO15 5HU

 

Available on the day mobile 07555 143097

 

Sit Fit

Day: Tuesdays 

Time: 10am – 11am

Venue: Homelands Free Church, Garden Road, Walton-on-the-Naze, CO14 8SJ
Cost: £1.00 per session. 

Stretch & relax, gentle movement for active ageing.

 

Tel: Community Voluntary Services on 01255 425692 for more information.


 

Swimming for the over 50s

Day: Tuesdays

Time: 8:30am - 9:30am

Venue: Dovercourt Swimming Pool, Wick Lane

Cost: £2

Gentle exercise to increase mobility, health and fitness for people who may feel isolated or those with limited mobility who need to be more active.

 

Contact:  Diane on 01255 554115 for more information.


 

Tai Chi

Day: Monday

Time: 4pm – 5pm

Venue: Dovercourt & Harwich Hub, 276 High Street, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3PD

Cost: Booking Required £24 for 6 weeks paid in advance.

 

Day: Monday  **Starting 9 March 2020**

Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Venue: Dovercourt & Harwich Hub, 276 High Street, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3PD

Cost: Booking Required £24 for 6 weeks paid in advance.

 

Call 01255 554 115 to book.


 

Tennis for the over 50s
Day: Tuesdays

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Venue: Meet at The Waterfront Dovercourt

Cost: £1

Come along, meet new friends and enjoy having a knock about on the tennis courts.

Racquets & balls available or you can bring your own. Advice on hand for anyone wanting to improve their play.
Refreshments available from the Waterfront.

Contact:  Diane on 01255 554115 or 07908748247 for more information

 

Walton Walkers

Day:  Wednesday

Time:  10:30am

Venue: Walton Community Centre, Standley Road, CO14 8PT

Cost:  Free

 

A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities.  Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active!


Yoga

Day: Thursday

Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Venue: Dovercourt & Harwich Hub, 276 High Street, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3PD

Cost: Booking Required £24 for 6 weeks paid in advance.

 

Call 01255 554 115 to book.

 

 

 

 
 

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