Glasgow Eco Trust Health Walks for adults.

Our health walks and led cycle rides are part of our active travel programme which contributes to our transport work theme. Did you know that by walking and cycling instead of driving or taking public transport for short local journeys you are helping to reduce your carbon footprint and take positive action for climate change - making a difference for people, place and planet.

And if you are able to walk or cycle to our health walks and led rides, this will further reduce your carbon footprint.

Please meet outside the Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre at 1045am. The Health Walk will depart from here at 1100am and the group will return to Heart of Scotstoun approx 1 hour after the walk sets off.

We would ask that you book in advance.

Please note:

  • Please dress appropriately for the wonderful Scottish weather
  • Unfortunately, we can’t guarantee that toilet facilities will be available on this route
  • If you haven't been on a walk with us before you will need to complete a short registration form which will be sent to you in your booking confirmation email
  • The walk will be led by at a trained Health Walk leader
  • Please read the Walk Agreement shown below

Walk Leader Agreement

As Walk Leaders we have committed to the following:

  • We have tried to make this walk as safe as possible by doing a risk assessment of the route. This included trying to find a route where there aren’t many other people and there’s plenty of space so we can keep physically distant.
  • All staff and volunteers leading this walk have done the Paths for All Walk Leader training course.
  • We have tried to find a walk that is suitable for everyone, bearing in mind some of us might not have been very active for a while and may need to take things easy at first.
  • We will describe the route and any hazards to you before we start walking and will let you decide how far you want to walk.
  • We reserve the right to ask a walker to leave the walk if they are displaying symptoms that could be related to the Coronavirus or are putting others at risk by not following physical distancing guidelines.

Walker Agreement

By taking part in the walk, you are agreeing to the following:

  • I won’t take part in the walk if I’m displaying symptoms that could be signs of the Coronavirus (according to Scottish Government’s most recent guidance).
  • I’ll only walk if I am fit enough, and it’s up to me to assess if I can do the Health Walk or Health Walk plus
  • If I have any concerns about my ability to participate in the walk, I’ll talk to the Walk Leader or a health professional.
  • I reserve the right to wear a face covering if I’m concerned about maintaining a 2 metre distance from others and feel safer doing so.
  • I’ll be mindful of other members of the public during the walk and stand to the side to maintain physical distance and let them pass if necessary.
  • I’ll tell a Walk Leader if I feel unwell while out on a walk.
  • I’ll tell a Walk Leader if I am leaving the walk before it has ended.
  • I understand that I come on this Health Walk or Health Walk plus at my own risk.

 Finally, as walkers and Walk Leaders we agree to respect each other.

HOW TO BOOK

  1. Please select a ticket below
  2. Click 'Book'
  3. You will be taken to the 'Confirm booking' page. Please answer all the questions
  4. Click 'Confirm'
  5. You will be taken to the 'Complete Purchase' page. There is no cost for the booking. 
  6. If you are not already registered on our website you will be asked to register. You cannot complete the booking without registering
  7. Complete the booking
  8. You will then receive two emails to confirm your booking
  9. If this is the first time you have booked to attend you will also need to complete a short registration form which will be in the confirmation email

SOLD OUT

  • If all the places on the walk have been booked a 'Sold out' message will appear below

IMPORTANT

To help everyone stay safe if you are showing any signs of coronavirus symptoms please DO NOT book a place on the walk. Please stay at home and follow the latest guidance from the Scottish Government.

These walks are supported by Glasgow Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund.

Photo by Luke Porter on Unsplash

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