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! Visit the Fusion website for more information:
- Free entry for over 65's - Fusion website (external link).
- See our Over-65s case studies page for inspiration!
Find out what activities for older people are on offer at leisure centres in Haringey. These centres are managed by Fusion:
- Broadwater Farm Community Centre (N17)
- Park Road Pools and Fitness Centre (N8)
- Tottenham Green Pools and Fitness Centre (N15)
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.
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 - 11.30am at Tottenham Green Pools and Fitness Centre, 1 Philip Lane, N15 4JA. Visit the Dance, Exercise and Movement page for more choices.
Silver FIT 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 experience. Sessions include badminton, cheerleading and yoga. These sessions run every Tuesday at The Hub in Lordship Rec, N17 6NU from 10.30am.
If you would like more information telephone 07721 419 518 or email email@example.com
- First Session FREE
- Membership fee: £5
- Sessions: £1 for members or £2.50 non-members
- FREE for over 60
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.