Activities for Older People
Haringey's leisure centres offer a variety of activities that are suitable for older people, including those who are already active and those who are just starting to do regular exercise.
Find out what activities for older people are on offer at Haringey's leisure centres:
- Park Road (N8)
- Tottenham Green (N15)
- Tottenham Green (N15) - Entry Level Over 50's Exercise (PDF, 243KB)
- Broadwater Farm (N17)
In addition, there are also activities for older people taking place in venues around Haringey offered through other organisations.
Age UK (Haringey branch) offers exercise classes ranging from dance, and Zumba Gold to chair based exercise for the over 50s and 60s. You can download their current exercise schedule (PDF, 101KB). These exercise classes take place at different venues in Haringey. Some classes are also offered through Tottenham Active! for as little as £2 per session. Age UK also provides useful information on their main Age UK website (external link) to help you keep fit.
For enquiries about activities based in Haringey call Age UK Haringey on 020 8885 1505.
Singing for the Brain is a fun and social activity for people with dementia. You can also attend with a friend, family member or carer. There is a warm up activity involving easy stretching exercises (some light arm and leg and hand warm-ups. People with mobility problems do not need to take part in the warm up exercises if they prefer not to). These sessions are free and refreshments are also provided. Sessions take place on Thursdays from 2 - 4pm at the Irish Centre, Pretoria Road, N17 8DX.
For more information contact 07889 604 640. Visit the Inclusion page for more choices.
Creative Dance 60+ is a warm, friendly and very sociable group. You will learn free-form dancing where you're encouraged to express yourself in contemporary free-form dance. Creative dance can offer health and well-being benefits such as increasing your self esteem and confidence. This group is for active older people and new comers will need to complete a short form to ensure they are suitable for this activity. Classes cost £2.50 per session. The group meets every Wednesday at 10am - 11am at Studio 1, Enterprise Building, the Bernie Grants Centre, Town Hall Approach Road, N15 4RX. Visit the Dance, Exercise and Movement page for more choices.
Tottenham Active! is a new three year programme aimed at increasing the number of people accessing sport and physical activity opportunities in the Tottenham area. The programme will offer a range of entry level sport and physical activity opportunities to residents of Tottenham, taking place in a number of different venues in and around the area. The aim of the programme is to improve health outcomes of Tottenham residents, both for individuals and the community. Some activities are offered specifically for the over 50s, such as multi-activity taking place at Tottenham Green Pool & Fitness Centre on Friday mornings from 9.30am - 12.30pm. Visit the Tottenham Active! page for more choices.
If you would like more information on any of these exercise activities for older people, you can contact the venue or organiser directly.
Alternatively you telephone 020 8489 5712 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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