Leisure and sports facilities news
3,000 children receive resources to halt obesityPublished: Monday, 9th July 2018
Over 3,000 children receive free information booklets, lunch boxes and water bottles this week as part of an initiative to get kids living well.
Pitch perfect – Witham Hockey club joined council to open new ‘state of the art’ sports facility in WithamPublished: Monday, 18th September 2017
Thousands of sports-happy children and adults can now reap the benefits of a £150,000 investment to re-surface the all-weather synthetic turf hockey pitch at the Sports Ground in Witham.
Not long left to nominate your sporting starPublished: Friday, 8th September 2017
The deadline for nominating your sporting hero for the 2017 Active Braintree District Sports & Physical Activity Awards is fast approaching and you only have until 5pm on 6th October.
Disabled pool access available at leisure centresPublished: Tuesday, 22nd August 2017
A unique system to improve swimming pool access designed for those who are disabled, less mobile or pregnant have become available at leisure centres in the Braintree District.
Braintree Swimming & Fitness celebrates pools reopening with free fun for all the familyPublished: Monday, 3rd July 2017
Following repair work and complete resurfacing of its two pools, Braintree Swimming & Fitness is offering free swim and activities on Saturday 22nd and 23rd July for the inconvenience caused.
Braintree District residents overcome their barriers to get fit and live well for 2017Published: Thursday, 5th January 2017
Braintree District Council is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of residents, working with partners Fusion Lifestyle & Active Braintree Network to tackle the district’s obesity levels.