A SOCIAL enterprise that works to animate Stanley Park, in North Liverpool, is running a number of free weekly activities for people to socialise with friends, family and neighbours in the beautiful surroundings of the Grade II listed park. From yoga to running for beginners to a gardening group there will be something for everyone to get involved in. Gemma McGowan, the Managing Director of the Isla Gladstone, set up Stanley Park CIC this year to promote fun days, host real life social networks, sports activities for all and work to improve the local environment. Gemma said “Stanley Park is a beautiful space in the heart of North Liverpool, we want this to be a community hub for people to meet, chat and enjoy spending time in the outdoors.” Free Weekly Activities in Stanley Park: Yoga and Mindfulness @ Isla Gladstone Bandstand Gentle Yoga and mindfulness activities open to all, no experience required. Mondays, 2pm-3pm Pram Walks @ Isla Gladstone Bandstand Take a walk leisurely stroll around the park, feed the ducks, play kids games and chat to other parents and carers over a cup of coffee Tuesdays, 9:30am-10:30am Stanley Park Social @ The Lodge Fun and friendly gardening activities for all Wednesdays, 10:30am-12 Noon Running for Beginners Club @ The Isla Gladstone Bandstand A fun and friendly Couch to 5K running group, all abilities welcome, for 14 years+ Wednesdays, 6pm – 7pm Junior Parkrun @ The Formal Terraces A Free 2K timed race for 4 to 14 year olds. Register online: parkrun.org.uk/events/juniorevents Sundays, 9am-9:45am Mini- Yogi @ The Isla Gladstone Bandstand Fun, creative yoga classes for 4- 11 year olds, Sundays, 9:45am – 10:45am Keep up to date with all of Stanley Park’s activities by following @stanleypark_liv on Twitter and on liking them on Facebook.