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East Surrey Walking for Health

Free guided walks for all in East Surrey

Walking for Health

Ever feel like it’d be nice to get out and about more often? Get a little more fresh air in your lungs? Be a bit more active?

Walking is the perfect solution – it’s easy to start, you don’t need any special equipment, and can improve your health and happiness.

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New walk on Fridays from YMCA in Earlswood
Explore Earlswood and the surrounding area – join our free 45-90 minute walk at 10:45 on the first and third Fridays of the month from YMCA Sports & Community Centre, RH1 6JJ.

Joining is easy

  • Choose a walk that’s suitable for your needs
  • There is no need to book in advance
  • Just turn up on the day! (Please try and get to the starting point 10 minutes before the walk starts)

Walks are free, but voluntary donations
are welcome! We would suggest
an annual sum of £10.00.

Donate today

The benefits of joining a walking group

  • Walking is the easiest form of exercise for all ages
  • Walking is free
  • Walking doesn’t require expensive equipment
  • Walking is sociable and a great way to meet new people

Walking can improve

  • Weight management
  • Balance and coordination
  • Mental wellbeing

Walking can reduce risks of:

  • Heart disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Strokes
  • Colon cancer

What to wear

Footwear – You don’t need expensive walking boots, but it can be muddy at times, so wear something suitable for the conditions.

Rain gear – When necessary, bring a waterproof jacket or an umbrella.

All walks are risk assessed and led by trained volunteer walk leaders. We encourage walkers to set their own pace. Participants walk at their own pace.

Find out more

If you would like to know more about East Surrey Walking for Health and find out how to join, please contact our Walks Coordinator.

T 01737 779979 ext 230
E julie.haslett@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk