Activities for Older People

Park Road Leisure Centre, Tottenham Green Leisure Centre, Broadwater Farm Community Centre and White Hart Lane Community Sports Centre offer a variety of activities that are suitable for older people who are already active or for those who are just starting to participate in regular exercise. Click on the links below to be taken directly to these webpages to see what exercise activities are currently taking place at these leisure centres.

In addition, there are also activities for older people taking place in venues around Haringey offered through other organisations.

Age UK - Haringey

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.

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The Alzheimers Society

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.

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Creative Dance 60+

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.

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Tottenham Active!

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 Leisure Centre on Monday mornings from 10am - 12pm. Only £1 per session! Visit the Tottenham Active! page for more choices.

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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 5623 or email get.active@haringey.gov.uk.

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Age UK Haringey exercise programme Adobe PDF DocumentPDF736 KB