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FREE woodland walking and nature programme to be staged in Galway

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FREE woodland walking and nature programme to be staged in Galway

By 26th October 2023No Comments

Galway Sports Partnership is running a FREE walking and nature programme to engage people in forest activities to enhance their quality of life.

Entitled “Nature for Health!”, this is a 10-week programme designed to introduce participants to the incredible woodlands Galway’s Merlin Woods.

Woodlands walks are led by experienced and welcoming walk leaders and local environmental experts and will include elements of gentle exercise, healthy walks, talks on the environment, mindfulness and environmental art and relaxation.

All are welcome and encouraged to join.

Sessions will last for 2-hours each week and lunch is provided.

For more information, please contact Healthy Galway City Coordinator Aisling on 085 821 7547 or email [email protected] or Galway Sports Partnership Coordinator Jason on 087 981 7549 or [email protected]

To register to participate, please click the link here.

This programme is supported through the Healthy Ireland Fund supported by the Department of Health.

Spaces on the Nature for Health programme are limited. Before registering to participate, please read the following criteria to ensure eligibility.

Participants should be:

  • Available to attend at least 8 out of the 10 weekly sessions
  • Available to attend 2 hours (10 am – 12 pm ) Friday mornings in Merlin Woods
  • Interested in nature / mental health & wellbeing / mindfulness / gentle exercise

Spaces will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Find out more about community support services HERE.

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