Island sports centre to offer free activities TOMORROW for National Fitness Day

West Wight Sports and Community Centre will be open for free activities as part of National Fitness Day. <i>(Image: PA)</i>
West Wight Sports and Community Centre will be open for free activities as part of National Fitness Day. (Image: PA)

WEST Wight Sports and Community Centre will throw open its doors tomorrow (Wednesday) to offer free activities for everyone to try as part of National Fitness Day 2022.

National Fitness Day will see a range of free events and taster sessions take place across the UK under the theme of ‘Fitness United Us’.

The Sports and Community Centre in Freshwater will host activities, including circuit class taster session at 9am and a chance to try equipment throughout the day.

Using the theme Fitness Unites Us, campaign organisers ukactive are encouraging fitness, sport and leisure providers across the UK to demonstrate the inclusive power of physical activity in bringing people from all walks of life together in every community.

Isle of Wight County Press: National Fitness Day 2022 (photo: ukactive).
Isle of Wight County Press: National Fitness Day 2022 (photo: ukactive).

National Fitness Day 2022 (photo: ukactive). (Image: ukactive)

The challenges posed by the cost-of-living crisis and the pandemic mean many people in the UK are facing tough choices every day, but by uniting through fitness, we can find the mental strength to help us cope.

You can get involved by posting photos or messages on social media in the build-up to National Fitness Day, using #FitnessDay.

Clare Griffin, Centre manager, said: “Here at West Wight Sports and Community Centre, we can help you to take the first step towards improving your physical and mental health, as well as to connect with other people in the community.

“There is a huge range of options for everyone to try, with staff on hand to inspire and support you, whatever stage you are at.”

To join the circuits taster class, book by calling 01983 752168.

Fitness equipment will be available to try throughout the day in Café Moa.