Around Ealing October 2018 | Page 17

GET MOVING This need not be sport, if sport is not your thing. Just walking briskly for 10 minutes counts towards your total. In fact, all activity that raises your heart-rate counts, including things like gardening, walking or playing with children in the park. The council provides support to help people start cycling or walking; and there is free outdoor gym equipment available in many parks. Find out more at ‘SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE’ Councillor Bassam Mahfouz, cabinet member for finance and leisure said: “Keeping active is so vital for all of us, regardless of our age or level of fitness. There is something for everyone. And I’m glad two of our local sporting facilities are helping to encourage people to Get Moving with discount offers.” Learn to swim offer Around Ealing and readers can get £15 off swimming lessons at Gurnell Leisure Centre, thanks to Better. All you have to do is book online at leisure-centre/gurnellswim and enter the code GUR15 at the checkout to get your discount. The offer lasts until 11.59pm on 31 October 2018. Better swim school teaches more than 4,000 swimmers across two facilities in the borough. Experienced, qualified teachers follow the Amateur Swimming Association’s teaching plan and it is suitable for all age groups. Serving up a great tennis deal A host of new sporting facilities are coming to Gunnersbury Park over the next year and local people can already enjoy tennis on new, high quality courts, which are already open. Courts will be available to book at a cost of just £8 per hour and mini tennis courses as well as adult coaching classes are also available to book. Around Ealing readers can get £5 off when booking junior tennis courses until the end of October 2018 – visit features/tennis for full details. around ealing    October 2018 17