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Festival Activities

Outdoor Hop

Monday 2nd to Friday 6th August

BootCamp
with Donna and Natalie from Corby Leisure
West Glebe Park
Everyday
6am - 7am

Our FREE boot camp workout takes an interval approach to exercise. You will complete a series of higher-intensity interval training (HIIT), which is alternated with intervals of lighter activity using typical bootcamp equipment. Each activity can be completed at your pace so suits participants of varied abilities. You will have a fully qualified personal trainer(s) and a team of follow boot-campers spurring you on in the beautiful surroundings of West Glebe Park. Meet at West Glebe Pavillion.

Baby Swimming Class

Monday 2nd to Sunday 8th August

Free Swimming for Under 5's
at
Corby East Midlands International Pool
Everyday

These FREE sessions are available during Leisure Swimming session times. Please call to book.
 

Girls Swimming Underwater

Monday 2nd to Sunday 8th August

Swim for £1
(5-11 Years)

at
Corby East Midlands International Pool
Everyday

These sessions are available during Leisure Swimming session times. Please call to book. £1.00 charge. Payment made on booking.

Kids Reading Map

All Day - Every Day

Dino Safari
with Corby Leisure and Woodlands Team
West Glebe Park and
East Carlton Country Park

All Day, Everyday

This is a quiz trail about Dinosaurs. Use the map to find the Dinosaurs in the parks at West Glebe and East Carlton Countryside Park and then test your Dino knowledge in the quiz. Simply download the Love Exploring App.

Yoga Session

Monday 2nd August and
Thursday
 5th August

Tai Chi
with Ann Carpenter
at West Glebe Park Park Pavilion
10:30am

T’ai Chi is a practice that involves a series of subtle, gentle, slow flowing exercises, combining meditation, deep breathing & relaxation. Very low impact & places minimal stress on muscles & joints, suitable for everyone & all ages & fitness levels. You can call to book to by calling Ann on 07931 193350

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Monday 2nd August and
Friday
 6th August

Pilates for Beginners
with Yvonne from Corby Leisure
Corby East Midlands International Pool
12:30pm

Have you ever wanted to try Pilates but nervous about attending your first class? Or have you just started and would like to find fellow Pilates beginners to share your journey with, then please come along. Pilates may sound intimidating, but it is a great way to strengthen your core muscles for better posture, improve balance and increase your flexibility.

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Monday 2nd August

Have A Go Fishing
with The Safer Corby Team
Corby Boating Lake
10am to 4pm

Open to all ages (children must be supervised). All equipment and bait provided. 1 hour slots starting from 10am. Max 6 people per hour.

Gardener

Monday 2nd August

Gardening and Peer Support Group
with Corby Mind
at Corby Mind Garden, 18 Argyll Street, Corby, NN17 1RU
10:30- 1:30pm

Come along to one of our sessions and take an hour or so out to be yourself, meet new people and build positive relationships through a range of therapeutic activities such as gardening, art and crafts and supportive conversation. You will need to come dressed appropriately for the weather as we will be outside during the session. We have access to hot drink facilities but please bring a packed lunch and water bottle with you as we will eat lunch together as a group. You can just drop in although booking is advisable. Call Polly to book on 07936 941056 or Email below.

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Monday 2nd August, Tuesday 3rd August and Wednesday 4th August

Forest School
with Corby Woodlands Project
at Weldon Country Park
10am to 12pm

Meet at the carpark entrance and bring a water bottle. Outdoor activities to improve your understanding of nature and yourself! 5 to 12 year olds. Max 15 children.

Man with Scarf

Monday 2nd August

Great Oakley Surgery Walk
Volunteer Led
Great Oakley Surgery
11am

Parking available at Great Oakley Cricket Club. Meeting at the Great Oakley Surgery for a 45-60 minute walk. A beautiful and social walk around the area of Great Oakley. A walk open to all, but please be aware of walking across fields in the countryside, which may be unsuitable for people with limited mobility. No booking necessary, just turn up. For more information on health walks, please email: 
tom.cleary@northnorthants.gov.uk or call 01536 464675

Walk in the Wild

Monday 2nd August and
Wednesday 4th August

East Carlton Park Walk
Volunteer Led
East Carlton Countryside Park
11am

A 1 hour walk around East Carlton Park. A picturesque countryside, offering beautiful views, where you can walk in a social and safe environment. Led by trained walk leaders, beginners or entusiasts are all welcome with a longer and shorter walk available. The walk finishes with a social cup of tea at the park cafe. No booking necessary, just turn up. For more information on health walks, please email: 
tom.cleary@northnorthants.gov.uk or call 01536 464675

Soccer Practice

Monday 2nd August

Happenin' Football
with Corby Sports and Play Development Team
Lodge Park Sports Centre, NN17 2SG
5:30 - 6:30pm

For 8-14 year olds. Hit the pitch and beat the boredom. Come and play football with your friends. Booking essential. For more information, please email: tom.cleary@northnorthants.gov.uk or call 01536 464675

Children's Race

Monday 2nd August to
Friday 6th August

Splat Holiday Club
with Corby Sports and Play Development Team

Lodge Park Sports Centre, NN17 2SG
Everyday
7:45am - 5:30pm

A fun exciting childcare option during every school holiday at Lodge Park Sports Centre. For children in Year 1+, Ages 5-14 Years. Healthy Eating project within scheme.

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Monday 2nd August to
Saturday 7th August

Volunteer Opportunity
with Corby Woodland Project - Friends of Corby's Parks and Woodlands
Boating Lake Log Cabin, NN17 2UN
Everyday
10am - 12pm

Come along and make a real difference to your local green space! Litter picking is an important part of keeping our parks and woodlands clean and we invite you to join us on our pick. For more information, please call Rick on 07578 338739 or email us below.

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Tuesday 3rd August

Heritage Talk
with Corby Woodland Project - Dr Peter Hill
West Glebe Park Pavilion, NN17 1SZ
9:15 - 9:45am &
1:15 - 1:45pm

Talk on the names of the areas and roads you will be travelling plus current and lost Heritage that you will be passing by on the Heritage Trails. Email or call Gary on 07935 995850

 



 

Family Cycling in Woods

Tuesday 3rd August and
Thursday 5th August

Guided Bike Tours - Corby Heritage Trail
with Rockingham Forest Cycling Club

West Glebe Pavilion, NN17 1SZ
10am & 2pm

Start to explore the new Corby Heritage Trail which links the 5 main parks within the Borough. Circular routes covering the town centre parks and a ride to Weldon Park. Bring your own bike (cycle helmets advised). Riders need to be competent and confident on roads. Children must be accompanied. Booking essential. Max 15 riders per tour. 10am is the Town Centre parks (Ironstone Trail 10.7km). 2pm is West Glebe to Weldon Park (Weldon Stone Trail 13km). All rides begin at West Glebe Park.

Senior Soccer Players

Tuesday 3rd August

Walking Football
with Corby Sports and Play Development Team
West Glebe Pavilion, NN17 1SZ
11am - 12:30pm

The standard football game but players must ‘walk’ instead of run! Walking Football is designed to help players get fit or maintain an active lifestyle, for all ages no matter what fitness level you are. It can also support players getting back into the sport who are in their later years. Call Tom on 01536 464675 to or email below to book.

Zumba Class

Tuesday 3rd August

Family Jam
with B-Active
Lodge Park Sports Centre, NN17 2SG
10am - 12pm

Uniquely designed, to allow family bonding in a fun and carefree environment. Each session uses the power of dance to move your way to a healthier you and a healthier family. All adults must be accompanied by a child and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 8 years, it is 1 adult for every 2 children. Booking essential. Call Lodge Park Sports Centre to book.
 

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Wednesday 4th August

National Play Day - B-Active, B-Inspired, b-Positive.
with Corby Sport and Play Development Team

West Glebe Pavilion, NN17 1SZ
12pm - 4pm

A Family Fun-Day 12-4pm with lots of activities to take part in such as Archery, Water Slip 'n' Slide, Crazy Golf, Singball, Table Tennis, Circus skills, Spin Bikes, Crafts, Bubbles, Dinosaur Hunt, and much more. No booking required. Please see our National Play Day leaflet for more information or email Rachel below.

Photography Accessories

Wednesday 4th August

Wellbeing Photography
with Late Developers Photography Group

West Glebe Pavilion, NN17 1SZ
10am - 11:30am

Come along and enjoy a photographic experience. There will be cameras to use, a slide show to see and a little photographic walk to go on.
We will download the images and have a slide show of your work.
All levels of interest and skill welcome. Booking essential. Maximum 12 participants.

Happy Kids Huddle

Wednesday 4th August

Happenin' Kids Club
with Corby Sports and Play Development Team
Danesholme Community Centre,
NN18 9EJ

7pm - 8pm

For 8-14 years, Fun filled action-packed activity sessions. Games, drama, sport and arts and craft. Come and play and make some memories with your friends. Booking essential. Call 01536 464675 or Email below to book.

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Thursday 5th August

Heritage Talk
with Rockingham Forest Vision Group

West Glebe Pavilion, NN17 1SZ
9:15 - 9:45am

An ideal opportunity to learn about the history of our borough parks before you start your guided bike tour, or you can come along just to improve your knowledge. A short Power Point presentation.

Yoga Class

Thursday 5th August

Yoga
with Pure Motion Yoga

West Glebe Pavilion, NN17 1SZ
1:30 - 3pm

Suitable for beginners and experienced yogis, each Pure Motion Yoga class begins with a short relaxation and positive reading to prepare your mindset. This is followed by gentle warm up exercises to prepare your body, and then a series of yoga postures in seated, kneeling (all fours) & standing positions. We come to a calming conclusion with a breathing exercise and longer relaxation with guided visualisation. Email below or call Jo on 07824 508700

Cheering

Thursday 5th August

Cheerleading
with Corby Sports and Play Development Team
Lodge Park Sports Centre, NN17 2SG
6pm - 7pm &
7:15 - 8:30pm

For 5-19 years. Sessions include routines, pom-pom work, stunts, tumbling, jumps and street cheer. 6-7pm for beginners and 7.15-8.30pm for intermediate/advanced. Contact Megan to book via Email below or on 01536 464047

Ping Pong Accessories

Thursday 5th August

NRG Inclusive Activity Club
with Corby Sport and Play Development Team

Lodge Park Sports Centre, NN17 2SG
5 - 6pm

For 18 years plus with a disability or limiting illness. Includes Archery, Boaccia, Fencing, Kurling, Basketball, Table Tennis, Seated Volleyball and much more. To book, please contact Megan via Email or on 01536 464047

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Thursday 5th August

Volunteer For A Day
with Corby Woodland Project - Friends of Corby's Parks and Woodlands

East Carlton Countryside Park,
LE16 8YF

10am - 12pm

Volunteering is a hugely rewarding experience and through the Woodland Project we are inviting you to become a volunteer for a day! Help us on a number of different conservation activities and who knows you just might get the bug! To get involved, contact Gary via Email below or call 07908 444870

Woman Walking Outdoors

Thursday 5th August

Corby Boating Lake - Lakeside Surgery Walk
Volunteer Led
Corby Boating Lake, NN17 1QQ
11am - 12pm

A beautiful walk, meeting by Corby Boating Lake Car Park entrance. A 1 hour walk around Corby Boating Lake and the surrounding woodlands. This walk is aimed at building confidence and returning to health, walking with friends and being social along the way. Led by trained walk leaders, beginners or enthusiasts are all welcome. No booking required. Call Tom on 01536 464675 for more information, or click the link below.

Kids in Art Class

Friday 6th August

Happenin - Creativity Club
with Corby Sports and Development Team
Danesholme Community Centre,
NN18 9EJ

6 - 7pm

For 8-14 years, Imagine, Explore, Share, and Create. A variety of artsy activities to unleash the creativity in you!! Contact Tom on 01536 464675 to book, or Email us below.

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Friday 6th August

Heritage Walkwith Corby Old Village Guided Walks
Corby Heritage Centre
10:30am - 12pm

Starting at Corby Heritage Centre, this guided walk through Corby Old Village, 1 mile Max distance. Time 1 1/2 hour Max. Tour of village looking at the lost heritage of the village sustained in the last 70 years due to industrialisation of this ancient village. Call Billy on 07484 770401 or Email below to book.

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Friday 6th August

Heritage Walk
with Corby Woodland Project

Corby Boating Lake Log Cabin
2 - 3pm

Starting at Corby Boating Lake, a walk through Corby Old Village, 1 mile Max distance. Time 1 1/2 hour Max. Tour of village looking at the lost heritage of the village sustained in the last 70 years due to industrialisation of this ancient village. To get come along, please contact Gary via Email below or call 07908 444870

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Saturday 7th August

Corby
Park Run

with Park Run UK
West Glebe Park Pavilion, NN17 1SZ
9am

Corby parkrun is a 5km run - it's you against the clock. We meet every Saturday and start the run at 9am. It is completely free to join in but please note that you must register with parkrun before you first come along where you will be issued with a barcode which needs to be printed off and brought along with you.
We all run for our own enjoyment and everyone is welcome no matter your pace or experience. 
Mixed surface course. Weather appropriate clothing and footwear advised.

Paraplegic Sporting Event

Saturday 7th August

NRG Inclusive Activity Club
with Corby Sport and Play Development Team
Hazelwood Neighbourhood Centre, NN18 0QF
1:30 - 3:30pm

For 8-18years with a disability of limiting illness. Activities include arts and crafts, music, dance, various sports, walks, games, disco's parachutes plus lots more. Call Megan on 01536 464047 to book, or Email below.

Tree Planting

Saturday 7th August

Conservation Activities
with Corby Woodland Project - Friends of Corby's Woodlands

Weldon Woodland Park
2 - 3pm

Come along and join this new group for a mix of conservation activities designed to protect Weldon Woodland Park for future generations. Meet at car park entrance. To support, Email us below or call Gary on 07908 444870

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Sunday 8th August

Race For Life - Corby
with Cancer Research UK
West Glebe Park Pavilion, NN17 1SZ
Staggered Start times

Covid-19 put our research on pause.  Join us in West Glebe Park on Sunday 8th August to help get us back on track.  Together we will still beat cancer! Everyone can join in, including dogs! Suitable for all ages (children must be accompanied by an adult). All money raised will be used to fund research into the causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancer. Sign up online at raceforlife.org or call 0300 123 0770

Woman Walking Outdoors

Sunday 8th August

Corby Boating Lake Walk
Volunteer Led
Corby Boating Lake, NN17 1QQ
11am - 12pm

A beautiful walk, meeting by Corby Boating Lake Car Park entrance. A 1-hour walk around Corby Boating Lake and the surrounding woodlands. This walk is aimed at building confidence and returning to health, walking with friends and being social along the way. No need to book, but for more information Email Tom below, or call on 01536 464675

Yoga Class

Sunday 8th August

b-Active - Family Circuits
with Corby Sports and Play Development Team

Lodge Park Sports Centre, NN17 2SG
11am - 12pm

A fun and interactive circuit class allowing families to exercise together. Learn and exercise together, overcome challenges together and become healthier together. All adults must be accompanied by a child. All children must be over 8 years of age and accompanied by an adult. Please call 01536 400033 to book your family’s space.