Step Into Summer And Get Moving With Active Essex

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Active Essex June 2017

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Active Essex is here to help you get active with the family. Watch the video above to hear how Su stays active in Essex!

Step into Summer and the great outdoors. Active Essex wants you to get moving and we have the perfect place for you to enjoy some of Essex's best surroundings as you get active - Hadleigh Park.

Active Essex is the driving force in our county to increase our levels of physical activity and sport, to help make sure we make regular activity part of our daily lives.

Their mission is to get one million people active by 2021, so we want you to help them by getting the whole family involved. We love that feel good feeling we get by staying active, not just for the body but for the mind too, Active Essex are here to help you.

Whether it's getting out on your bike, walking the dog, getting some fresh air with the kids or going to spot some of the great wildlife we have across Essex - it all counts.

There's great places you can visit to get active too, including Hadleigh Park. Since London 2012, Essex County Council, along with Active Essex, have been developing Hadleigh Park into a world-class outdoor sports and leisure venue. So it's the perfect location to get out and get fit! Especially as they've got a whole host of activities available including cycling, walking, parkour, kayaking and paddle boarding.

It's not just parks where you can get fit - you can get fit at home, at your local gym or even in your garden. Check out the Active Essex website to find out what's local to you.

Win great prizes with Active Essex

Active Essex have some great prizes to be won too, including one of five Family Activity Days at Hadleigh Park worth £100 each, or £200 to spend in store thanks to Decathlon Chelmsford.

They've also all of this up for grabs:

£1,000 worth of bikes thanks to Cycles UK

Active Dad - A fully funded place on a FA Level 1 in Coaching Football or a place on a FA Referee Course

Just For Mums - A fully funded place on a FA Level 1 in Coaching Football or a place on a FA Referee Course

For The Family - Four tickets to attend The FA Community Shield on Sunday 6th August

Kids Get Fit - A free community coaching session for your school or club

Click here to enter their competition - terms and Conditions apply. 

Active Essex have 14 local Active Essex networks plugged into each Local Authority area and work dynamically with partners right across the Essex Eco-system to create an active, healthier county.

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