Activities for Adults & Older Adults

All information is updated regularly. We would still advise that you contact the instructor ahead of attending these sessions for the first time to avoid any disappointment.

*Delivered by Melton Sport & Health Alliance

Adults

Activity

Description

Details

Contact

Boxercise
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Kick Boxercise and Circuits

A class for mixed ages aimed more for fitness than martial arts.

Location:
Samworth Centre St. Mary's, 8 Burton Street, Melton Mowbray, LE13 1AE
Day/Time: Monday 7-8pm.
Cost: £5 per session.

Instructor:
Brent Penniston
BCKA@outlook.com

Boxing
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Ladies Boxing Class

Build strength, increase fitness, and gain confidence.

Location:
Primal Fitness
4 Charlotte Street, Melton Mowbray, LE131NA
Time/day: Wednesday and Saturday from 10am to 11am.
Other classes available at Omni Lifestyle and Fitness, March House Farm, Top End, Great Dalby, LE142HA

Tracie Huckerby
tracie.baines@btinternet.com
07816354712

Badminton
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Melton OG Badminton Club

As part of Melton OG Badminton, they deliver coached sessions to juniors to adults. So if want to play socially or join the club why not pop down and hit some shuttles.

Location: Longfield Academy, LE13 0BN
Day & Time:
Monday and Wednesdays 20:00-22:00 (Adults)
Cost: £3 or £20 for 8 weeks

Contact:
Club Chairman: Steve Mitchell
07808815655 info@meltongbc.co.uk

Decades Reloaded (Dance Fitness)

Dance your way to a better day. This exercise class is the best way to get you feeling positive and energised whilst listening to your favourite tunes from the past.

Location:
Polish Club, Sandy Lane, Melton Mowbray LE13 0AN
Time:
Wednesday 19:30-20:25
Cost: £5.60

Company: Big Bums and little Bums Instructor: Sarah Robb
Contact to book: bigbumslittlebums@gmail.com or 07578991211

Kettlercise

Kettlercise is a fat burning, body toning intense kettlebell workout session of around 45minutes to an hour. A great chance to meet new people, get a sweat on and be active!

Location: (Term Time Only)
- Back Lane, Long Clawson
Monday and Thursdays 9:30-10:30am
Cost: £7 a session. Advanced Booking only at: www.bookwhen.com/fitbelvoir

Instructor: Sarah Woodhouse 07747797116
sarah.woodhouse@hotmail.com
Follow Sarah on Instagram and Facebook @fitbelvoir

Rifle
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Holwell Rifle club

Open to beginners or more experienced individuals, membership is subject to an induction process and initial training.
Benchrest
Prone
Light sport rifle
pistol shooting.

Location: Holwell Rifle Club
St. johns Road, Asfordby Hill.
£80 per year subscription £3 per session range fee.

If you are interested in Rifle or Pistol shooting please contact the club directly for more information or to arrange a visit: Holwellrc@hotmail.co.uk
www.holwellrc.co.uk

Running
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FAB (Fitness At its Best)

A recreational running club which welcomes runners of all abilities. All runs are free and they also offer Couch 2 5k courses!

Location: Asfordby Parish Council, LE14 3SA
Time: Wednesday 18.45-19:30
Cost: Free

Instructors: Sue & Melissa Boyden fabfitnessatitsbest@hotmail.com
Search 'FAB - Fitness At it's Best' on Facebook

Running
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Melton Running Club (MRC)

A running club aiming to increase running participation around Melton. Welcoming to people from total beginners to ultra-marathoners. Offer Couch 2 5k as well!

Location: Melton Borough Council, Burton Street LE13 1GH
Time: Monday 18:15 meet, 18:30 run
Cost: Free

Instructor: John Hudson & Gary Milne
MeltonRunningClub@gmail.com
Search 'Melton Running Club' on Facebook

Stretch 360
with Laura

The class involves stretch routines, core strengthening exercises and relaxation techniques incorporating aspects of Yoga and Pilates - with a bit of fun thrown in!
The class is suitable for complete beginners to experienced athletes, all ages (14+), abilities and fitness levels catered for. Adaptations are made for those who need it. Friendly and approachable instructor.

Locations:
Sysonby Acres Leisure Park
10.30am - 12.00
18.30pm - 20.00
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Eastwell village hall
Wednesday
10.30am - 12.00
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Waltham Village Hall
Wednesday
19.00pm - 20.30
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John Fernley College
Thursday
18.30pm - 19.30
Price: £7.50 for 90 minute class
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£6.50 for 60 minute class

Laura Moulds
laura.stretch360@gmail.com
https://stretch360-with-laura.square.site/

Tai Chi

Tai Chi combines gentle physical exercise and stretching with mindfulness. Tai chi can improve balance control, fitness, and flexibility, and might cut the risk of falls in older people.

Location: Gloucester House, Melton, LE13 1JE
Time: Monday 11:30-12:30
Cost: £5 Pay as you go

Instructor: Nasser Butt 07792242150
MBC: Sports Team sportsandhealth@melton.gov.uk

Tai Chi - Qi Gong

Tai Chi combines gentle physical exercise and meditation and breathing exercises. Tai chi can improve balance control, circulation, and mindfulness.

Location:
All Weather pitch Melton Country Park (outside).
Tuesdays and Thursdays 11.30am - 12.00
FREE - Voluntary contribution to instructors nominated charity gratefully appreciated.

Instructor: Peter Karran 07810658990
Peter.finding.balance@gmail.com
Please ring to enquire.

Tennis
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Beginner Adult Tennis

Want to give Tennis a go or get back into it? Why not come and give it a go. All equipment provided.

SESSIONS ON HOLD

Instructor: Richard Physick 07809882118
richardphysick@icloud.com

Walking Football
*Run by MBC

A slower paced version of the game, designed for anyone looking to exercise in a relaxed, supported and friendly environment. A game of Walking Football is for all ages and abilities.

SESSIONS ON HOLD
Location: Melton Sports Village, LE13 1DR
Time: Thursday 16:00-17:00
Cost: £2.00 Pay as you go

Instructor: Sam Davies sportsandhealth@melton.gov.uk
To book please contact Melton Sports Village on: 01664 481188

Walking Netball

A slower paced version of the game, designed for anyone looking to exercise in a relaxed, supported, and friendly environment. A game of Walking Netball is for all ages and abilities.

Location: Mary's Place, Burton Street, LE13 1XD
Time: Monday 11:00
Cost: £2.50 per session

Leaders: Jane Harby and Val Westbrook

janeharby@gmail.com
westbrookval@yahoo.co.uk

Walking Netball

A slower paced version of the game, designed for anyone looking to exercise in a relaxed, supported, and friendly environment. A game of Walking Netball is for all ages and abilities.

Location: Long Clawson Village Hall, LE14 4NA
Time: Wednesday 15:00-16:30
Cost: 1st session FREE, £4 pay as you go

Instructor: Mel 07969236211
Please ring to enquire.

Walking
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Long Clawson Health Walks
*Run by MBC

This is a friendly and social walking group. We often split into groups that will walk different distances. We also have access to the village hall afterwards where we have a hot drink and a chat after.

Location: Long Clawson Village Hall, Back Lane, LE14 4NA (start location does vary each week, so please ensure to book)
Time: Wednesday 10:00-11:00
Cost: Free

Walk Leaders: Ian Brown 01664 822434
ian.brown49@yahoo.com, Christine Larson 07710 017486, or Melanie Oldershaw 07786 361296
MBC Sports team: sportsandhealth@melton.gov.uk

Walking
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Nordic Walking

We are looking to setup some new Nordic Walking sessions in Melton. Please get in touch if you're interested.

TBC

MBC: Sports Team 01664 502 502 sportsandhealth@melton.gov.uk

Yoga and Meditation

Yoga exercises alongside mindfulness meditation to remove all the stresses of life through thoughts and improving brain function.

Location: Rearsby Village Hall, LE7 4YS
Time: Mondays 18:45-20:00
Cost: £8
Book in advance by contacting the instructor.

Instructor: Berni Waldron
Berni.waldron@btinternet.com
https://healthhealingandyoga.co.uk/

Yoga

Yoga uses breathing techniques, exercise and meditation. It helps to improve health and happiness.

Location: Somerby Memorial Hall, LE14 2QB
Time: Fridays 10:00-11:30 Cost: £8

Instructor: Karen Hamilton 01664454054
hamiltonkaren2qb@btinternet.com

Yoga for All

Yoga sessions provided by fully qualified instructor Emma. A great full body workout, which will improve strength, co-ordination and flexibility.

Location:
Kirby Bellars Village Hall, LE14 2EA —
Mondays 18:15 - 19:15
Thursdays 18:30 - 19:45

Yoga Studios, Borough Court, LE14 2QS
Wednesdays 17:30 - 18:30
Cost: £34 for 4 week block, starting at the beginning of every month.

Instructor: Emma Ansell 07771 571183
clubansell@btinterent.com
Facebook: Yoga with Emma - Thai Yoga Bodywork

Ashtanga Yoga (Beginners welcome)

A beginner friendly yoga class.
Private classes are also available too. Contact Helen for more details.

Location and dates/time:
Tuesday 7.30-8.30pm-Thorpe Arnold Village Hall, Lag Lane, Melton Mowbray, LE14 4RU
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Wednesday 7.30-8.30PM – Jubilee Sport Centre, Jubilee St, Melton Mowbray, LE13 1ND
Classes are £9 drop in, or £45 for 6 class block.
Contact Helen to book a your place on a class.

Helen Dixon
www.hdyoga.co.uk
07710226461 helen@hdyoga.co.uk

Zumba

An entry-level dance-fitness class available to all. Just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the ultimate Dance Fitness Party.

Location: The Polish Club
Sandy Ln
Melton Mowbray LE13 0AN, UK
Time: Tuesday 18:30-19:15
Cost: £5

Instructor:
Timea Seer-Galambos
07729953364
To book:
bigbumslittlebums@gmail.com
https://www.bigbumsandlittlebums.co.uk/book-online
Follow on Facebook and Instagram: @infinity_zumba

Older Adults

Activity

Description

Details

Contact

Allotment
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Melton Community Allotment

Melton Community Allotment provides green space in which Melton Borough residents can learn to grow, with support from our volunteers. Other than beds dedicated to particular community groups, we share in the growing and crops. We have fully accessible toilet facilities, paved paths and raised beds for easy access.

Location: Melton Country Park, Doctors Lane Entrance, LE13 1QB
Time: Onsite support Monday’s 11am and 1pm (March and October), Members meet monthly on the third Saturday, noon - 4pm to garden together.
Cost: Free (complete membership forms and then issued with the site’s padlock combination number)

Contact: meltoncommunityallotment@gmail.com

Croquet
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Melton Mowbray Croquet Club

A friendly club open to all ages and abilities, where people come together to learn tactics of a fun and inclusive game. Only played April—October.

Location: Egerton Park, Leicester Road, LE13 0DZ
Time: Monday’s 2-4pm, Thursday’s 6.30-8.30pm
Cost: £30 for a year’s subscription (free taster session available)

Club chairman: Malcom Duff, 01476 870150
Facebook: Melton Mowbray Croquet Club

Dance
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Move Together Dance Class for Over 55's

'Moving Together' is a creative dance company which provides dance fitness classes for older people. The classes are great fun, and an
opportunity to keep fit while meeting likeminded people.

Location: Royal British Legion,12-14 Thorpe End, Melton Mowbray LE13 1RB
Time: Monday’s 10:30-11:30am
Cost: First session free, to book, send an email with when you plan on going. Then to book classes after your taster session, is it £7 per class and spaces go live on the website each Wednesday at 9am. Spaces will fill up on a first come first serve basis.

Contact:
info@movingtogether.co.uk / 07926004915
Website: http://www.movingtogether.co.uk/

Kurling
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New Age Kurling & Boccia
*Run by MBC

New Age Kurling & boccia sessions for those who want to meet new people and socialise whilst being physically active. Fully inclusive session.

Location:
Gloucester House, 3 Norman Way, Melton Mowbray, LE13 1JE
Time: Wednesday 11:30-12:30pm
£2 per person per session.

Instructor: Fred & Margaret 01664 851867
MBC: Sports Team sportsandhealth@melton.gov.uk

Parkinson's Seated Exercise Class

An exercise class that aims to help with co-ordination, balance and fitness.

SESSIONS ON HOLD
Location: Sysonby Acres, Asfordby Road, LE13 0HW
Time: Tuesday's 13:15-14:15
Cost: £2

Contact: Christine Radford
01664 851235 christine.m.radford@gmail.com
If you are interested in Rifle or Pistol shooting please contact the club directly for more information or to arrange a visit: Holwellrc@hotmail.co.uk
www.holwellrc.co.uk

Rifle

Holwell Rifle club

Open to beginners or more experienced individuals, membership is subjuct to an induction process and intitial training.
Benchrest
Prone
Light sport rifle
pistol shooting.

Location: Holwell Rifle Club
St. johns Road, Asfordby Hill.
£80 per year subscription £3 per session range fee.

If you are interested in Rifle or Pistol shooting please contact the club directly for more information or to arrange a visit: Holwellrc@hotmail.co.uk
www.holwellrc.co.uk

Steady Steps
*Run by MBC

A structured 24-week exercise programme designed by physiologists aimed at falls prevention in people aged 65+. Participants MUST sign up in advance to attend.

Location: Melton & Asfordby
Time: TBC (next courses start Autumn 2021)
Cost: Free
Sign ups and referrals are welcome!

MBC: Sports Team 01664 502 502 sportsandhealth@melton.gov.uk

Steady Steps Plus
*Run by MBC

A chair-based exercise class for adults 65+ to help develop mobility, balance & strength enabling independence in later life.

Location: Gloucester House, Melton, LE13 1JE Time: Monday 10.15-11.15am & Thursday 15:00-16:00
Cost: £4.00
Location: Asfordby Parish Council, LE14 3SA Time: Wednesday 10.15-11.15am (Still TBC when this class will resume)
Cost: £4.00

Instructor: Roy Boddington 07468487211
MBC: Sports Team 01664 502 502 sportsandhealth@melton.gov.uk

Table Tennis
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Seniors Table Tennis

For anyone looking to exercise in a relaxed, supported and friendly environment whilst having a game of Table Tennis.

SESSIONS ON HOLD
Location: Melton Sports Village, LE13 1DR
Time: Wednesday & Thursday 10:00-12:00 Cost: £1.50 Pay as you go

Instructor: Julie Cragg 01664 858 608 craggfamily@hotmail.com

Tai Chi

Tai Chi combines gentle physical exercise and stretching with mindfulness. Tai chi can improve balance control, fitness, and flexibility, and might cut the risk of falls in older people.

Location: Gloucester House, Melton, LE13 1JE
Time: Monday 11:30-12:30
Cost: £5 Pay as you go

Instructor: Nasser Butt 07792242150
MBC: Sports Team sportsandhealth@melton.gov.uk

Tai Chi - Qi Gong

Tai Chi combines gentle physical exercise and meditation and breathing exercises. Tai chi can improve balance control, circulation and mindfulness.

Location:
All Weather pitch Melton Country Park (outside).
Tuesdays and Thursdays 11.30am - 12.00
FREE - Voluntary contribution to instructors nominated charity gratefully appreciated.

Instructor: Peter Karran 07810658990
Peter.finding.balance@gmail.com
Please ring to enquire.

Walking Football
*Run by MBC

A slower paced version of the game, designed for anyone looking to exercise in a relaxed, supported and friendly environment. A game of Walking Football is for all ages and abilities.

SESSIONS ON HOLD
Location: Melton Sports Village, LE13 1DR
Time: Thursday 16:00-17:00
Cost: £2.00 Pay as you go

Instructor: Sam Davies sportsandhealth@melton.gov.uk
To book please contact Melton Sports Village on: 01664 481188

Walking Netball
*Run by MBC

A slower paced version of the game, designed for anyone looking to exercise in a relaxed, supported and friendly environment. A game of Walking Netball is for all ages and abilities.

Location: Mary's Place, Burton Street, LE13 1XD
Time: Monday 11:00
Cost: £2.50 per session

Leaders: Jane Harby and Val Westbrook

janeharby@gmail.com
westbrookval@yahoo.co.uk

Walking Netball

A slower paced version of the game, designed for anyone looking to exercise in a relaxed, supported and friendly environment. A game of Walking Netball is for all ages and abilities.

Location: Long Clawson Village Hall, LE14 4NA
Time: Wednesday 15:00-16:30
Cost: 1st session FREE, £4 pay as you go

Instructor: Mel 07969236211
Please ring to enquire.

Walking
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Nordic Walking

We are looking to setup some new Nordic Walking sessions in Melton. Please get in touch if you're interested.

TBC

MBC: Sports Team 01664 502 502 sportsandhealth@melton.gov.uk

Walking
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Long Clawson Health Walks
*Run by MBC

This is a friendly and social walking group. We often split into groups that will walk different distances. We also have access to the village hall afterwards where we have a hot drink and a chat after.

Location: Long Clawson Village Hall, Back Lane, LE14 4NA (start location does vary each week, so please ensure to book)
Time: Wednesday 10:00-11:00
Cost: Free

Walk Leaders: Ian Brown 01664 822434
ian.brown49@yahoo.com, Christine Larson 07710 017486, or Melanie Oldershaw 07786 361296
MBC Sports team: sportsandhealth@melton.gov.uk

Walking
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Senior Health Walks
*Run by MBC

Seniors Health Walks are open to anyone age 60+ of any fitness level. It is a great way to meet new friends whilst keeping active.

Location: Always meet at Melton Country Park by the cafe (alternate weeks at the County Park and other locations in the Borough).
Time: Thursday 13:30-14:30
Cost: Free

Walk Leader: Jean Forbes 01664 561055
MBC: Sports Team:
sportsandhealth@melton.gov.uk

Zumba Gold

A lower intensity version of the famous ‘Zumba’ workout. A fun and friendly session, and everyone is welcome!

Location: Polish Club, Sandy Lane, Melton, LE13 0AN
Time: Monday & Wednesday 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cost: £5 per person, first class free.

Instructor: Sarah Robb
bigbumslittlebums@gmail.com OR 07578991211