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Over 50's Activities

A collection of pictures, which include people over the age of 50 on a health walk, lifting dumbbells, Playing new age curling and doing yoga

Taking part in physical activity is very important for those over the age of 50

There are a benefits to physical activity these include

  • Better quality of life
  • More energy
  • Better Body Shape and appearance
  • Learning something new

Physical activity can help tackle health problems and reduce the risks of

  • Heart disease and Stroke
  • High blood pressure and high Cholesterol
  • Arthritis
  • Some Cancers

How much should I be doing?

30 minutes physical activity is recommended to be healthy 5 days a week

What activity should I be doing?

There are a number of activities that are beneficial for older people These include

  • Brisk Walking
  • Dancing
  • Aerobics
  • Cycling

These type of activities keep your heart and lungs in good working order

Melton Borough Council are working with a number of Partners and have developed a wide range of activities which are listed below

Activities

Activity

Where

When

Cost

Pilates

Age UK
Gloucester House
LE13 1JE

Monday
08:15pm

£5

Tai Chi

Age UK
Gloucester House
LE13 1JE

Monday
11:30-12:30

£3

Bollywood Dance Workout

Age UK
Gloucester House
LE13 1JE

Monday
19:00-20:00

£5

Tea Dance (Forever Fit)

Waterfield Leisure Centre
LE13 0BG

Tuesday
11:45-12:45

£5:15

U34 Keep Fit

Age UK
Gloucester House
LE13 1JE

Tuesday
13:00-14:00

Contact Age UK
01664 410253

Mature Movers Fitness

Age UK,
Gloucester House,
LE13 1JE

Tuesday
14:15-15:15

£3

Pure Stretch

Waterfield Leisure Centre, LE13 0BG

Tuesday
20:30-21:30

£5:15

Long Clawson Health Walk

Long Clawson Village Hall
LE14 4NA

Wednesday
10:00-11:00

Free

Beginner health walk

Melton Country Park

10:30-11:30
Wednesday

Free

Knit and natter

Age UK Gloucester House
LE13 1JA

10:30 - 12:00

Free

New Age Kurling (NAK)

Age UK Gloucester House
LE13 1JA

11:30-12:30
Wednesday

£2

Table Tennis

The Cove Community Centre
AB12 3HE

Wednesday
14:00-16:00

£2

Keep Fit

Age UK
Gloucester House
LE13 1JA

19:00

Wednesday

£5

Pilates

Age UK,
Gloucester House
LE13 1JE

Wednesday
20:15-21:15

£5

Tai Chi

Bradgate Flats
Bradgate Lane
LE14 3YA

Thursday
10:30-11:30
(Starting 15th January)

£2

Yoga

Waterfield Leisure Centre
LE13 0BG

Thursday
10:45-11:45

£5:15

Senior Health walk

Melton Country Park

Thursday
13:30-14:30

Free

Zumba

Age UK
Gloucester House
LE13 1JE

Thursday 18:15-19:15

£4

Sequence Dancing

Age UK
Gloucester House
LE13 1JE

Thursday
19:30-22:30

£2:50

Table Tennis

Age UK
Gloucester House
LE13 1JE

Friday
13:00-16:00

£2

Seated Zumba

Sage Cross Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire LE13 1RB

Friday
14:30-15:30

£5

Beginners Table Tennis

Waterfield Leisure Centre
LE13 0BG

Friday
18:00-21:00

£2