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03 Oct 2007

Walk leader courses, swim memberships, Sackville Street health and fitness classes

Volunteer Walk Leader Courses

SPORT at The University of Manchester and The Robert Darbishire Practice Rusholme Health Centre are hosting Volunteer Walk Leader Courses and we are looking for volunteer walk leaders to help out in the local community on a regular basis.

What you will gain:

  • A free place on our volunteer walk leader training course
  • A certificate and insurance on completion of the training course
  • Enhance your CV with volunteer work
  • Valuable experience in working with people who suffer from various chronic health disorders
  • A free T-shirt and pedometer!

If you would like to play a part in The University of Manchester "Commit to get fit in the Community" programme, please contact:

Swim memberships for staff

SPORT and Manchester Aquatics Centre have got together to offer staff at The University of Manchester a special swimming only membership of just £109 for nine months and £120 for 12 months.

To take advantage of the membership please visit:

  • The Manchester Aquatics Centre reception.

You will need your staff ID to qualify for the offer.

Health and Fitness Classes at Sackville Street

SPORT is hosting a number of enrolment courses at the Sackville Street Building:

  • Monday  Ashtanga yoga 12.30-1.30pm
  • Tuesday  Pilates for beginners 12.30-1.30pm
  • Wednesday  Belly dancing 5-6pm

The eight-week enrolment courses begin in the week commencing 15 October 2007.

All courses must be booked in advance and in person at:

  • SPORT - Head Office, William Kay House.


  • Staff: £33.00
  • Public £35.00

Don't worry if Sackville Street is difficult to get to - we also offer courses at The Armitage Sports Centre, The Well-Being Room (Dover Street) and Sugden Sports Centre.

For full details, download: