There are a whole range of things to do and places to go for older people in South Gloucestershire:

Below is a list of exercise classes, friendship clubs, dance classes and swimming sessions taking place in South Gloucestershire. Please be advised that costs may apply for some of these groups.

Dancing

Dancing is a wonderful way to keep active and have fun while meeting new people.

Dancing

Swimming

Information on swimming sessions for the over 60s and opening times of swimming pools at Active centres and other leisure centres in South Gloucestershire.

Swimming has all the benefits of an active lifestyle with added value in the support that water provides for our bodies, much reducing impact on the joints.

Swimming

Friendship and exercise clubs

Friendship and exercise clubs are for older people who like gentle but challenging exercise and games as well as socialising with a cup of tea or coffee.

All the clubs are managed by local community groups and coached by a friendly, approachable instructor with a specialist qualification in exercise and health for older people.

Friendship and exercise clubs

Exercise classes

Information about about a range of exercise classes in South Gloucestershire.

Whilst every effort has been made to check that fitness instructors are members of the Register of Exercise Professionals you are advised to phone the numbers given to enquire whether the class is suitable for your needs.

Exercise classes

Walking

We have everything to suit your walking needs, whether you’d like to join a led walk over a short or long distance or just want to download a route to walk by yourself.

Walking

Healthy Lifestyles Directory for older people

This directory showcases the amazing range of activities and groups in South Gloucestershire, all of which can contribute to a healthy lifestyle.

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