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Solihull Girls Can

Women’s Sport Week returns this June!

The third annual Women’s Sport Week will take place between 19-25 June 2017, to coincide with a bumper summer of women’s sport in the UK and across Europe.

Solihull Active want more women and girls to get involved in sport and enjoy the huge benefits that being active brings to their lives.

Women’s Sport Week is a fantastic campaign that encourages more women to try out a new sport or physical activity.

Check out local activities to suit you! Start something new this summer, feel stronger, look good and feel sexy!

What’s the story so far?

Amazing things have happened across Solihull since the start of Solihull Girls Can. Hundreds of local women and girls are feeling the benefits of getting more active, more often. They’re shaking things up, having fun, and achieving things they never thought they could.

‘I joined Zumba to make new friends find some me time and get back my love of dancing. I walk a lot as it helps the kids keep active and gives me thinking time and lifts my mood.’

‘Some time away from caring for children, time to myself!’

‘I love contact sports. I like feeling like I did something. I like the social aspect. Fun and laughter. Without sports I would be lonely.’

Find an activity

It’s great when we get together and whatever you’re thinking of trying, it’s never as hard as you think. You don’t need expensive kit or fancy trainers, just come along and give it a whirl!

Mondays – includes interval training, commando mums, one fit mama and touch rugby

Tuesdays – includes fitweigh, mums on the run, tennis and netball social leagues

Wednesdays – includes fitsteps, golf, bollywood dance and boxing

Thursdays – includes swimming, zumba, clubbercise and scuba diving

Fridays & the weekend – includes aerobics, FITPoW and cycling

Photo Competition

Enter this year’s #solihullgirlscan photo competition 18 June – 25 June by sharing your favourite places to get active in Solihull whether on your own, with your friends or with the family, share with us! Fear of judgment is stopping many women from taking part in physical activity. Solihull Girls Can is a celebration of active women in Solihull who are doing their thing no matter how well they do it, how they look or even how red their face gets.

#solihullgrilscan your photos on twitter and facebook to enter.

The winning photo will receive a Fitbit Charge 2 fitness wristband!

Why not use the #thisgirlcan app to create your own poster in a few simple steps.