We know that you will have different physical activity needs at different stages of your life. Active ageing is about enjoying recreation and socialising, preventing illness and maintaining mobility, independence and quality of life through physical activity.
Where can I take part?
Leeds City Council Leisure Centres
Leeds Sailing and Activity Centre
Active Life Sessions, a programme especially designed for the over 50’s that can include more than one activity in each session (aerobics, circuits, gym). For more information about this please contact your local leisure centre
Falls Prevention Postural Stability Classes - Leeds City Council offer a structured 20 week programme of exercise for people at risk of falls. The programme is delivered by qualified instructors in a range of leisure centres and community centres across Leeds. The programme is designed for people with low mobility and focuses on improving balance, confidence and to reduce the fear of falling.
Falls Prevention Quality Assurance Scheme- Leeds City Council Provides Support for community based exercise providers to ensure they are delivering safe and effective exercise classes to people who are at risk of falls. To attain the 'Make it Fall Proof' award, classes have been fully assessed to ensure they deliver the right level and standard of class for older people. The 'Make it Fall Proof' award gives providers a range of support to enhance their programmes and allows them to bid for small grants to enhance their service
Parks Leeds has some fantastic green space for activities such as walking, cycling and fun games like Rounders and Frisbee.
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