The latest news and updates from Active Essex and our partners.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Coach Core Essex

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have given the royal seal of approval to Essex’s next generation of sports coaches after meeting apprentices and graduates from the Coach Core Essex apprenticeship scheme at Basildon Sporting Village. Coach Core is par…

Fun and Fitness at Epping This Girl Can Festival

Women across Epping enjoyed a fitness-filled afternoon at the first ever This Girl Can Essex Festival to come to Epping. From Pilates and Kickboxing to Yoga and Bounce, the free festival offered taster sessions for a range of activities and sports with…

Fun and Fitness at Southend This Girl Can Festival

Over 60 women and girls enjoyed a fitness-filled afternoon at the second This Girl Can Essex Festival to come to Southend this year. From hula hooping and clubbercise to zumba and yoga, the free festival offered taster sessions for a range of activitie…

Countdown to make nominations for Active Essex Sports Awards

Active Essex, the county sports partnership for Greater Essex, is hosting the annual Sports Awards on Tuesday 5th December, celebrating the outstanding achievements of local sporting organisations and individuals in Essex Essex residents have up until…

50+ Keep Fit – Move it or Lose It! and Gentle Pilates

  Mondays – Paringdon Sports and Social Club, Southern Way Harlow CM19 4QT 11-12pm Move it Or Lose it! (Flexibility/Aerobic/Balance and Strength – FABS) £5 per session (buy 5 get 1 free)   Tuesdays – Roydon Village Hall, Roydon CM19 5HH 1.30-…

Essex Active50 Cricket

Walking cricket A slower-paced, indoor format of the game ideal for men and women aged 50 plus, Walking Cricket is the perfect way to remain involved with the game and meet new people whilst staying active. Sessions held every Friday from the 28th Sept…

Festival of fun and fitness coming to Southend

Women and girls in Southend are being invited to attend the second This Girl Can Essex festival being held on Saturday 13th October between 11am and 1pm at Hamstel Junior School, Hamstel Road. From hula hooping and clubbercise to zumba and yoga, the fr…

Nominate your local disability sporting hero for the Active Essex Sports Awards 2018

Nominations are now open for the Active Essex Sports Awards 2018, an annual event that celebrates the outstanding achievements of sporting organisations and individuals. The event recognises local sporting heroes from grassroots to an elite level, and…

Essex welcomes Sport England Chair to see their ground-breaking work to get more people active

Nick Bitel, Chair of Sport England, the public body responsible for increasing participation in sport and physical activity, has visited Essex to experience some of the initiatives that are helping to get the county active. One in four of the populatio…

Festival of fun and fitness coming to Epping

Women and girls in Epping are being invited to attend the first This Girl Can Essex festival to come to Epping which will be held on Sunday 7th October between 10am and 2pm at Zinc Arts. From Pilates and Zumba to Ladies Kick Boxing and yoga, the free f…

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