Health Walkers are walking fine!

A happy group of walkers gathered just before Christmas for the ActivLives Health Walk in Christchurch Park, Ipswich. The next walk is scheduled for Monday 10 January, meeting inside the Soane Street gate, just in front of the Mansion. New walkers are always welcome....

ActivLives Inclusive Badminton tournament hailed as a success

ActivLives held their first Inclusive Badminton Tournament since the pandemic, recently in Ipswich. The tournament was a great success with 18 players competing in the Singles competition. Then all of the players combined to form two teams to contest the Team Relay –...

ActivLives Lunch Club at St Mary at Stoke Church

The ActivLives Lunch Club was established in November 2008 and was one of the first Hubs to be developed in Ipswich as part of the One Ipswich - Town & Bridge Project, which later became the charity ActivLives in 2012. The Lunch Club was initially funded through...

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Health Walkers are walking fine!

Health Walkers are walking fine!

A happy group of walkers gathered just before Christmas for the ActivLives Health Walk in Christchurch Park, Ipswich. The next walk is scheduled for Monday 10 January, meeting inside the Soane Street gate, just in front of the Mansion. New walkers are always welcome....

News from ActivGardens

Family Half Term Activity Day

Family Half Term Activity Day

On Friday 29 October 2021 at The People’s Community Garden will be open from 11am to 2pm for a fabulous Family Half Term Activity Day. Come and explore the garden, take part in fun and educational activities, celebrate our harvest of lovely produce and get closer to...

Volunteer vacancies at ActivGardens

Volunteer vacancies at ActivGardens

ActivLives is looking to recruit keen gardeners who enjoy working alongside others to its core volunteer team. Where you’ll be working : The People’s Community Garden, Maidenhall Allotments and the CRESS Pavilion, Ipswich, Suffolk IP2 8RE. About ActivGardens...

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National Fitness Day

National Fitness Day

National Fitness Day 2021 is being held on Wednesday 22nd September and gives us all at ActivLives a great opportunity to celebrate the vital role that physical and social activity plays in all of our lives. ActivLives provide a variety of activity options on a weekly...

100 cheers for 100 years

100 cheers for 100 years

All of our Thursday mornings at the Elderflower hub are a pleasure to run however last week was a very special one……. We celebrated the birthday of one of our members Mary who turned 100! What an honour it was to share this eventful day with her. It was great to hear...

News from ActivSports

Health Walkers are walking fine!

Health Walkers are walking fine!

A happy group of walkers gathered just before Christmas for the ActivLives Health Walk in Christchurch Park, Ipswich. The next walk is scheduled for Monday 10 January, meeting inside the Soane Street gate, just in front of the Mansion. New walkers are always welcome....

The ActivLives Badminton Tournament

The ActivLives Badminton Tournament

The ActivLives Inclusive Badminton Tournament is being held in Ipswich on Saturday 20 November. This tournament is targeted at our own local players who play regularly with ActivLives – many of the competitors also compete in Special Olympics competitions. This will...

Short-mat bowls returns!

Short-mat bowls returns!

We had a great summer season at Kesgrave Community Centre and now, as the weather changes, the ActivBowls group are ready to return to playing indoors. The group have not been able to return to their usual venue of Gainsborough due to the un-availability of the hall,...

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