Fitness and Exercise 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.

Over 65? Use our leisure centres for free

Did you know that if you are over the age of 65 and live in Haringey, you can use the gym (and other limited facilities) at Park Road, Tottenham Green and Broadwater Farm centres for free on weekdays between 9am-5pm? 

Find out what activities for older people are on offer at leisure centres in Haringey. These centres are managed by Fusion:

How to apply

You need to apply at one of the centres listed above and show ID (birth certificate, passport or driving licence) and a proof of Haringey Residency (Council Tax, Utility Bill or Freedom Pass).

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

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Free guided walks for residents 

Haringey Walks are working in partnership to deliver free, guided wellbeing walks to Haringey residents.

Easy walks are designed to help residents to get out and see their local area, meet new people and enjoy getting active.

There are many walks available to Haringey residents. Walks are offered across the Borough and vary in duration and difficulty. There is a walk for everyone. Get in touch if you would like to find the walk that’s right for you:

Tel: 07971 113 463 

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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 from 10am to 11.30am at Tottenham Green Pools and Fitness Centre, 1 Philip Lane, N15 4JA. Visit the Dance, Exercise and Movement page for more choices.

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Silver FIT

Silver FIT (external link) are fitness sessions run for over 45's. Sessions are open to men and women. It doesn't matter whether you have never exercised before or have many years of experience. Sessions include badminton, cheerleading and yoga. These sessions run every Tuesday at The Hub (external link) in Lordship Rec, N17 6NU from 10.30am.

If you would like more information telephone 07721 419 518 or email

  • First Session FREE
  • Membership fee: £5
  • Sessions: £1 for members or £2.50 non-members
  • FREE for over 60

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Further information

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 can telephone 020 8489 5712 or email

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Page last updated:

November 14, 2022

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