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West Midlands Police Sports and Wellbeing

 

Join the WMP Walking Club

The WMP walking club have been walking across all parts of the UK since 2010. As one of the social sections within the West Midlands Police Sports & Wellbeing Association we have members from all backgrounds, departments and abilities. If you are looking to start the journey of getting fit or you just want to meet new people then this group is for you.
 
Walking is one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and become healthier. There are also increased mental well-being benefits as a good walk is recognised to help improve self-perception, self-esteem, mood and sleep quality along with being able to reduce stress, anxiety and fatigue.

Some of our previous walks include: Hadrian’s Wall, 3 Peaks, Welsh 3000, Lake District, Pembrokeshire, Cornwall, The Peak District and Cannock Chase. Some of the more experienced walkers have also done Kilimanjaro, Peru and even Mt, Everest!

For more information please visit our website: www.westmidspoliceclub.com or email Insp Gurmit Nagra at g.nagra@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk
 
 

Pool Players Wanted!

Do you like to play pool? - No matter what standard you are at, why not come along and enjoy a day of fun competition with fellow club members.
 
We are looking for players to represent West Midlands Police to play in the Police Sport UK Regional Pool Championships at Potters leisure resort in Hopton, Great Yarmouth. (7-10 May 2019).
 
Qualifiers for this event will take place Sunday 10 February 2019 (venue to be confirmed).
 
Anyone interested in attending the event please contact PS Kirsty Pattinson at k.pattinson@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk before 31 January 2019.
 

Play Hockey?

The Men’s Hockey Section are looking for players to compete the in the PSUK competition in April 2019 and going forward.

We are currently joint holders of the Shield with Kent Police, but are struggling for Players to compete in this year's tournament. Players would need to be playing or have played regular club hockey.
 
Anybody interested can contact Sam Straw at   s.straw @west-midlands.pnn.police.uk
 

Fancy a (cheap) week in the sun? Read on…..

We are looking for up to 20 people to join the volunteer staff team for BEST Fest 2019, Europe’s No1 week-long open water swimming event www.bestopenwater.com

Taking place in Colonia St Jordi, Mallorca, BEST Fest comprises 8 swimming events over 7 days. Ideally, you’ll need to be available on-site from Fri 24th May - Sat 1st June, though other dates can be discussed and days either side can be accommodated. Ideally, you’ll have some kayaking experience as this is likely to be a primary function. You can expect to be busy for the period of each event and for an hour or two extra each day to assist with logistics. 

You’ll be provided with free airport transfers, hostel-style self-catering accommodation, daily hotel lunch, access to our outdoor 50m pool & gym, staff clothing, BBQ & presentation night tickets and plenty of opportunities for lying on the beach and propping up the bar! A free entry to an event or two may also be possible if you’re a swimmer. Flights are at your own cost and convenience. 

Sponsored by HEAD, we attract a wide range of swimmers from across the World including development squads from the GB and Canadian National teams, so you’ll be helping to delivera high quality, professionally delivered and well-regarded event. We’ll also be welcoming double Olympic Silver Medallist (Rio), Jazz Carlin as our special guest!
Take a look at our 2018 highlights video to see what you can expect
 
For more information or to register your interest please email Claire Thorn atc.thorn@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk 
 

Join our Stava Club

Do you Run, Cycle or Swim? Join our Strava club today to interact with fellow members, receive news on upcoming events,  #GIVEKUDOS or even compete for that top spot on the weekly activity leader board.

Visit: www.strava.com/clubs/wmpsportsandwellbeing
 
Interested in playing sport or joining a social section, you can find out more information on our website for the following clubs.  
Course Angling
Men's Basketball
Boxing
Vets Cricket
Darts
Fly Fishing
Golf
Motorsports
Rugby
Snooker
Table Tennis
Wrestling & Grappling
Aquatics
Ladies Basketball
Chess
Crossfit
Digital Photography
Mens Football
Ladies Hockey
Netball
Sea Angling
Shooting Section
Triathlon
Athletics
Flat Green Bowls
Cricket
Cycling
Equestrian
Ladies Football
Military History
Pool
Squash & Racket Ball
Walking Section
Winter Sports
Website
Email
Facebook
Strava
 
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