Pony rides in Greenwich to mark two-year Olympic countdown

  • A day of sporting activities, including pony rides, has been organised for residents of Greenwich next month.

    The day in Greenwich Park, on Saturday 24 July, is to mark the two-year countdown to the start of the London 2012 Olympics.

    It will run 11am-4pm and there will be a range of activities including pony rides around a fixed course, with the ponies provided by the British Horse Society.

    It is part of the Greenwich Community Games (GCG) Programme, the year-round project, which aims to transform people’s lives through sports-based activities such as swimming lessons, gymnastics, wheelchair football and martial arts.

    There will be a host of sports available at the event including tennis, table tennis, athletics, volleyball, trampolining and martial arts.

    The day is free and is being run jointly by Greenwich Council and the Charlton Athletic Race & Equality (CARE) Partnership.

    For more information tel:: 020 8293 5355.

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