UK Active in Abingdon

April 24, 2019

UK Active have awards for sports centres and people who make a healthier and more physically active nation. For UK Active awards 2019 an Abingdon sports centre and person are in the running for their awards.
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The White Horse Leisure and Tennis Centre is a finalist for two categories: Inclusion & Disability Award, and Southern UK Regional Club / Centre.
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Viv Boorman (pictured here); is a finalist for Physical Activity Champion.

Viv began Abingdon Health Walks in 2003 after retiring from teaching. She recruited other people to help lead walks, beginning small with no funding. She started walks at The White Horse Leisure and Tennis Centre with people mostly between 60 and 80 years old. What started with a small group has grown and grown.

You can read more on the UK Active awards 2019 site, and Vote for Viv.

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  • 1. Daniel  |  April 26, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    …I don’t use the leisure centre anymore.

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