Community Projects

Our TEAM have extensive experience in the delivery of walking based exercise referral, physical activity promotion projects and social prescribing. We believe in sustainability, affordability and the power of engaging with nature.

WALX provide complete packages for Local Authority Projects, Clinics, Care Homes, Health Walks and Charities - we can deliver for you or train your team. Participants can also be signposted to the wider WALX programme where they can enjoy safe WALX at the right level anywhere in the UK.

Our simple solutions match the skills of your employees/volunteers and with the training and tools they need to deliver a safe and sustainable programme. We can also provide and advise on insurance, equipment, health screening, risk assessment plus participation reporting. Our tailor made packages will ensure the outcomes you want and work within your budget.

Visit our Academy to see more about the WALX community Guide training and bespoke projects or see below some examples of what we do. Call us on 07976 139857 to speak to us about what you want to achieve.

Featured Project

The 4 wings charity in Liverpool works with Women who have had very difficult lives, many are refugees. The aim was to get them more active and empower them to lead their peers in the future. The Community WALX programme designed for them involved a WALX Master delivering an initial 6 week pole walking and

Nordic Walking Lewisham
Nordic Walking Lewisham

The Nordic walking sessions are part of the Lewisham Healthy Walks and Be Inspired Lewisham programme that is managed by GCDA. They are funded by Lewisham Council to provide free sessions for inactive Lewisham residents. They  have been delivering Nordic walking groups since 2011. and over the years we have trained co a friendly group […]

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4 Wings - walking for refugees
4 Wings - walking for refugees

The 4 wings charity in Liverpool works with Women who have had very difficult lives, many are refugees. The aim was to get them more active and empower them to lead their peers in the future. The Community WALX programme designed for them involved a WALX Master delivering an initial 6 week pole walking and […]

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Sefton community programme
Sefton community programme

Active Walks Sefton project started in 2011 by Sefton Council/Public Health team. The project has 12 walks a week with average attendance of 200 people per week. The team which comprises of 1 NWUK Instructor 1 Comm. Instructor and 19 leaders offer Free walks, courses & poles

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WALX in Bexley
WALX in Bexley

Nordic Walking group set by the local Council in 2013. 6- 7 walks per week, a mix of FREE walks once a quarter plus a monthly package of £15 a month which provides access to Workout Walks. Currently attracting an average of 558 walkers per month. 4 Instructors and 19 volunteer leaders. WALX in Bexley […]

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Errdig National Trust Nordic Walks
Errdig National Trust Nordic Walks

Nordic Walking group started about 7 years ago as part of a National Trust initiative called ‘Let the Outdoors Move You’ but has since evolved into its current form since late 2015. A low cost £1 a walk donation sees between 80 and 100 walkers per week

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Wakefield community project
Wakefield community project

Coordinated by Wakefield Council (Health Improvement department funded by Public Health) and started in 1999 as Health Walks and later as Nordic Walks in 2011. Today an average of 200 individual walkers attend the FREE Nordic Walking sessions over 10 locations on 5 week days.

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Community WALX Portsmouth
Community WALX Portsmouth

In conjunction with BH Live this project was funded by Sport England and aims to provide low cost pole walking with the WALX Activator strapless poles. The WALX will be delivered by the health walks Team, Exercise referral team and a host of volunteers trained to be WALX Community Coaches.

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Community Walx Swindon
Community Walx Swindon

The Community WALX Swindon project is an initiative set up by Swindon Borough Council and the Live Well Swindon team in collaboration with WASPs (Wiltshire and Swindon Sports Partnership) and funding via a Sport England bid. This initiative aims to provide low cost peer led WALX Activator pole walking in green spaces all over Swindon. […]

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