• Walk Leader Training 21 October

    Train to become a Walk Leader on Tuesday 21 October from 10.00am – 3.00pm at Aston Pavilion, which is in the lovely grounds of Aston Hall.
    The training will include:

    • Walking health walk routes beforehand (“recce-ing”) to make sure you know them.
    • Welcoming walkers to the walks, particularly new walkers.
    • Giving a brief talk before the walk to make sure everyone is prepared.
    • Making sure paperwork like registration forms and registers are completed.
    • Leading and managing walks, usually jointly with other walk leaders (including “back marking or “middle marking” as well as leading at the front).
    • Making sure walks are welcoming, friendly, enjoyable and safe.
    • Trouble shooting and dealing with problems on walks.
    • Providing information about other walks offered by the scheme and basic information about how to keep active.
    • Attending occasional walk leaders’ meetings and refresher training.

    Directions: Turn into the driveway of Aston Hall, follow it to the top and then follow the road to your left – the pavilion will be on the left – postcode B6 6JD.
    Drinks will be provided, but bring your own lunch!
    For more information please contact Gaynor Roberts at the Sport & Healthy Lifestyles Team, email:  [email protected]  Tel: 0121 303 0067

    Posted on 6th October 2014