Sport and physical activity opportunities for people aged 50 and over are available around the city.
Activities take place at:
- local leisure facilities
- community venues
- in parks or outdoor spaces
A slower paced version of 'the beautiful game'.
|Monday||10am to 11am||Burnholme Community Sports Hub, Bad Bargain Lane, York Y031 0GW||£5||York City Football Club Foundation
Chair-based exercise can help to improve mobility and improve strength. Sessions take place at:
|Tuesday||10.30am to 11.30am||Oaken Grove Community Centre, Reid Park, Oaken Grove, Haxby, York YO32 3QW||£3.50||Michelle Willsher 07941 371921|
For more informartion about chair-based exercise in your home, visit the British Heart Foundation website.
50+ multi-activity session
The 50+ multi-activity session begins with 50 minutes of aerobics/circuits, followed by refreshments and concluding with 50 minutes of badminton or table tennis.
|Monday||10am to noon||York Railway Institute, Queen Street, York YO24 1AD||£4.50||York Railway Institute
50+ Rackets Programme
We're offering you a chance to re-discover your racket skills with a variety of racket sport sessions:
|Rusty Rackets Badminton||Tuesday||10am to 11am||York Railway Institute, Queen Street, York YO24 1YA||York Railway Institute 01904 624383|
Each week a qualified coach will be on hand to improve your game and you'll be able to enjoy some friendly competition whilst learning and improving your skills.
Pilates classes, specifically for the over 50s, take place at various locations across York. All classes are £5 per session with payment taken in rolling block bookings of 4 weeks to secure your place.
|Tuesday||9.30am to 10.30am||St Aelreds Community Centre, York YO31 0PN||Lou Cooper
Lou Cooper Fitness
Tai Chi classes take place at various locations across the city. Tai Chi is perfect if you are over 50 as it is a low-impact exercise which helps you improve your stability, posture and balance. It helps you relax both the mind and body.
|Monday||10.30am to 11.30am||
St Oswalds Church Hall, Fulford Road, York YO10 4HG
Betty Sutherland 0777 1850129
|Tuesday||8pm to 9pm||Poppleton Road Memorial Hall, Oak Street, York YO26 4SE||£5||Fran Haggerty
|Wednesday||10.30am to 11am||Advanced Tai Chi Class, Poppleton Road Memorial Hall, Oak Street, York YO26 4SE.||£4||Fran Haggerty
|Wednesday||11am to noon||Beginners' Tai Chi, Poppleton Road Memorial Hall, Oak Street, York YO26 4SE.||£4||Fran Haggerty
|Thursday||10.30am to 11.30am||Heworth Without Community Centre, Applecroft Road, Heworth, York YO31 0HG||£4||Fran Haggerty
|Thursday (Tai Chi for health)||11.45am to 12.30pm||Heworth Without Community Centre, Applecroft Road, Heworth, York, YO31 0HG||£4||Fran Haggerty
Zumba Gold brings Latin fever to the over 50s. It is a fun, physical activity session for the older adult, modifying the moves of Zumba Fitness whilst keeping the fun party atmosphere!
|Thursday||9.30am to 10.15am||Heworth Without Community Centre, Applecroft Road, York YO31 0HG||£3.50||Angela Roberston
|Friday||10.00am to 11.30am||Strensall Village Hall, York YO32 5XW||
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For further information and to book the classes above, please contact the revelvant instructor directly. For more information about general health and wellbeing for those aged 50+, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org on tel: 01904 555720.