Events and news

 29th March

Camden is getting older and bolder

Free event for over 55s - find out how to keep active

Tues 10th April at Swiss Cottage Library 10am – 1.30pm

10.10 – 10.50 How can physical activity help with Osteoporosis?  Francine Zimbalist

11.00 – 11.30 Tai Chi taster session - Jane Ward

12.00 – 12.30 South Asian Dance taster session – Akademi

12.45 – 1.30 Boccia taster session – Abbey Community centre

Information about Better Leisure over 55s programme

Find out what’s happening in Swiss Cottage Community centre

NHS health checks and lots more

26 March 2018

Camden Can Move!

Have fun and get moving this Easter together with the family.

There are two great days out to enjoy. Both events are running 10am – 2pm.

Friday 6th April  at Camden Market

Tuesday 10th April at Swiss Cottage Library

Come and take part in Zumba, healthy eating workshops and street dance as well as seeing what else is on offer in the local area.

These events are most suited for families with children 2 – 11 years old.

08 March 2018

What do you think about being active in Camden?

Over a third of people living in Camden aren’t reaching the recommended 150 minutes of physical activity per week.

To help reverse this trend, we want to get your thoughts on Camden’s places and spaces for physical activity, opportunities for active travel (walking and cycling), our leisure centres, as well as sport and physical activity projects.

Complete this survey on physical activity for the chance to win an iPad 32GB.

You have until 16 March to complete the survey. You can also pick up a paper copy of the survey at Camden libraries and leisure centres. The winner will chosen at random.

Download the full terms and conditions here.

Following this research, we will develop a new strategy to support physical activity across Camden.

Being physically active is one of the best things you can do to help improve your health. Regular exercise gives a huge boost to your self-esteem, mood, sleep quality, energy levels and can help you maintain a healthy weight.

Camden residents should try to be active every day and aim to achieve at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity every week through a variety of activities, such as walking, dancing, taking the stairs, carrying shopping, playing sports and more.

Research has shown that regular exercise can reduce your risk of major illnesses, such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes.

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