A whole host of fundraising events have been lined-up at sports and leisure centres across Tendring to support BBC’s Children in Need.
The centres, run by Tendring District Council (TDC), have organised range of different activities and hope to top last year’s total of more than £1,500.
Brightlingsea Sports Centre gets underway on Wednesday (Nov 15) with its fitness classes from 6pm to 9pm. Then the following night there will be Diverse Dance Mix for parents and children from 5pm to 6pm.
Also on Wednesday Harwich Sports Centre is staging a fun double racketball tournament from 6.30pm to 9pm.
Clacton Leisure Centre (CLC) has a tea dance on the same day from 2pm to 4.30pm. Then on Thursday it kicks-off with a delicate spin at 5.30pm to 6pm followed by Pilates at 5.45pm to 6.30pm. Cardio groove gets underway 6.45pm for an hour and then there is a spin off from 8pm to 9pm.
CLC is also staging an Active 4 Life (Over 50’s) ‘Onesie’ workout on Friday from 10.30am to 11.30am.
Walton on the Naze Lifestyles has organised a family fun swim to take place between 5.30pm and 6.30pm on Thursday.
On the same evening Manningtree Sports Centre will have wall climbing for those eight and above from 4.30pm to 5.30pm; a fun high intensity interval training class from 6pm to 6.50pm and body sculp from 7pm to 8pm on Thursday.
There will be plenty of fun at Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles with a charity football match, cake baking competition and a mini triathlon all on Friday.
Donations will be collected on the various days for Children in Need
Mick Skeels, TDC’s Cabinet Member for Leisure and Tourism, said: “I am sure that our customers and staff will get fully involved in these events which will be raising money for a good cause.”
For further details go to TDC’s website www.tendringdc.gov.uk or contact the individual centre.