Families enjoy fitness festival in Gosport

Charlie Jackson, 4, tries the climbing wall
Charlie Jackson, 4, tries the climbing wall

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FAMILIES enjoyed a range of activities from ballroom dancing to boxing to promote fitness.

The Gosport Health and Wellbeing Festival was held on Saturday, showcasing businesses in the town which help residents live a healthy lifestyle.

There was a more dynamic offering this year which we were really excited about.

Pippa-Jo Marsden

Held at St Vincent Leisure Centre, off Mill Lane, Gosport, the event had something for everyone including zumba, boxing, pole fitness, ballroom dancing and pilates.

Organiser Pippa-Jo Marsden said: ‘There was a more dynamic offering this year which we were really excited about.

‘I would like to expand in the future on how keeping a hobby, for example, can help someone to keep well while also having more about healthy eating and activities for children.’

This is the third time the festival has been held and it made a triumphant return following a break last year.

It also offered the public the chance to try relaxation methods and massages.