Hertfordshire’s Year of Physical Activity 2018 launches

Hertfordshire's Year of Physical Activity has kicked off. Picture: HCC

Hertfordshire's Year of Physical Activity has kicked off. Picture: HCC - Credit: Archant

Hertfordshire is getting active in 2018 with a new campaign.

Launching on New Year’s Day, Hertfordshire’s Year of Physical Activity 2018 sees 12 exercise-themed months – with hopes that more people will become involved in sport and physical activity.

Research showed one in five adults in Herts do less than 30 minutes of activity a week, inspiring 10 councils including North Herts and Stevenage to create the campaign.

Councillor Jane Gray, executive member for leisure at North Herts District Council, said: “If it inspires even just a few people to take up a new sport or physical activity it will have been a success.

“But we are aiming big, and anticipate getting many hundreds, if not thousands, of people engaged in YOPA activities during 2018, making Hertfordshire the most active county in the UK.”


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To find out more about Herts YOPA opportunities email hertsyopa18@herts.ac.uk.

For opportunities in the North Herts area contact active communities assistant, Hannah Young on hannah.young@north-herts.gov.uk or call 01462 474388.

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