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Sport and physical activity encourage positivity, stimulate brain activity and contribute to good health.

The Mindful Sport programme aims to improve the mental health of people in the community through social physical activity sessions.

The activities help people who may be experiencing anxiety, stress, depression and other similar conditions. 

The new programme starts 10 October 2018. Visit Mindful Sports (PDF) to view the full programme. 

Activities 

Activity Age Price Location    Time   Booking information More information                                                          
Mindful Table Tennis 18+ £2 per person The Higgins  Bedford, Castle Lane, Bedford, MK40 3XD Mondays, 2pm to 3pm Just turn up, pay on the day Social games or free play with a coach present. 20 people maximum. 
Relaxation Swimming  18+  £3 per person Robinson Pools and Fitness, Park Avenue, Bedford, MK40 2JZ  Wednesdays, 8pm to 9pm Just turn up, pay on the day 

Gentle soft music, soft lighting, slow and relaxing. 30 people maximum. 

Mindful Yoga  18+  £3 per person  Bedford Central Library, Harpur Street, Bedford, MK40 1PG Wednesdays, 1pm to 2:30pm  Just turn up, pay on the day

First come first served,. Gentle Yoga and mindfulness. 20 people maximum. Mindful Yoga flyer

The Wellbeing Walk  18+ FREE  Meet at the Higgins, Bedford, Castle Lane, Bedford, MK40 3XD Fridays, 11am to 12:30pm Just turn up, pay on the day

Social walking group with drinks stop afterwards. No maximum participants.  

Badminton for U18s 12-18 £3 per person

John Bunyan Sorts and Fitness, Mile Road, Bedford, MK40 9TS  

Tuesdays, 4:30pm - 5:30pm Just turn up, pay on the day Informal fun games. Mindful Sport for young people flyer.
Yoga for U18s 12-18 £3 per person

John Bunyan Sorts and Fitness, Mile Road, Bedford, MK40 9TS  

Tuesdays, 4:00pm - 5:00pm Just turn up, pay on the day Gentle music, beginner style, CAMHs staff in the cafe area. Mindful Sport for young people flyer.
Table Tennis for U18s 18+ £3 per person  John Bunyan Sorts and Fitness, Mile Road, Bedford, MK40 9TS   Tuesdays, 4:30pm to 5:30pm Just turn up Social play with CAMHs staff here to talk to. Mindful Sport for young people flyer.

Further support and information

For further mental health support and information, visit our partners: