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Posted On: 25-10-2022
Posted In: Leisure

A series of Saturday sessions are being made available to refugee families from 29 October, with a session being held at each of the Councils leisure centres.

Mid Devon Leisure is working with CHAT to facilitate a host of activities to provide wellbeing benefits, including: fitness taster sessions, a variety of sports as well as tea, coffee and biscuits. The drop-ins will also provide an opportunity for attendees to network and support each other.

The sessions are:

Free second-hand fitness clothing and equipment will also be made available at each of the sessions, enabling everyone to get active and extending the active-life of clothing.

Councillor Dennis Knowles, Cabinet Member for Community Well Being, said:

“We’re proud to be working alongside CHAT to provide a scheme that brings much needed support to refugee and asylum seeker communities with the aim of looking after people’s wellbeing. Our sessions will provide a support network where people can find help and encouragement from new friends while enjoying the health and wellbeing benefits which come from exercise.”