Isle of Wight Green Gym

Caring for our Island's countryside since 2003.

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Last updated 09/03/2016

Isle of Wight Green Gym is an independent community group with over a decade of volunteering experience. By getting involved in practical conservation work we aim to benefit the countryside of the Isle of Wight, and improve our health at the same time.

We meet every Wednesday morning throughout the year at venues right across the Island. Please click on the links (left) to find out more about us;  to view our current programme click here.

As at September 2015 over 600 people had taken part since we started, and we had worked at over 155 different locations across the Isle of Wight. Allowing for average attendance, that amounted to around 54,000 man hours!

To mark our 600th session on 2 September 2015 we joined Hants & IOW Wildlife Trust on their wonderful chalk downland at Knighton Down, helping to control invasive shrub.

In 2009 we were awarded the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award given to volunteer groups for outstanding work in their own communities. Please click here for the full story.