SPORTS centres are offering new ways to get fit and healthy in the new year.

A new calendar of events will start at Harwich and Manningtree Sports Centres from January 7.

Residents can take part in the new dance craze Bokwa in a weekly session in Manningtree at 8pm until 8.45pm starting from January 8.

Zumba begins the next day at the centre from 7pm.

Total Body Workout is being introduced at Harwich Sports Centre on Mondays at 7.30pm, while adult racketball sessions will take place on Wednesdays from 7.20pm to 8.40pm.

Both centres will offer pilates, with Manningtree starting on Tuesdays from 7pm and Harwich on Wednesdays at 6pm.

For more information call Harwich Sports Centre on 01255 504380 or Manningtree Sports Centre on 01206 393003.