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Live Longer Better - Bedford

Live Longer Better - Bedford is a programme of exercise and physical activity sessions aimed at 60 year olds and over.

Please come along and join us at any of our sessions, no need to book, just turn up and pay cash on the day (except the Bowling and the Swimming which is card payment only).

Moving forward, If you would like to see an activity included in our program or to find out more information, please email sport@bedford.gov.uk. Whilst we will consider all suggestions, we cannot guarantee to include them all.

Live an active live and stay healthy longer!

Live Longer Better

Live Longer Better at various locations on specific dates. 

Date Time Activity Location Cost
Every Monday ongoing ( check Fusion website if Bank holiday)  11am -     
 12pm
Gentle swim - Fusion session no lane swimming necessary, just a relaxing swim Kempston Pool, Hillgrounds, Kempston, MK42 8SZ £2.35
Pay by Card at reception
Every Thursday ongoing  2- 3pm Gentle swim - Fusion session no lane swimming necessary, just a relaxing swim Kempston Pool, Hillgrounds, Kempston, MK42 8SZ £2.35
Pay by Card at reception
Mondays from 25th April until 27th June 2022
( unless Bank holiday)
10 - 11am Exercise with Jane and Marion (Hot drinks available after the class) Harpur Suite -  Bedford £3.50 (Cash only)
Stay for both sessions and pay £6
Mondays from 25th April until 27th June 2022 ( unless Bank holiday)   11:45am 12:30pm Gentle dance with Maz stretches and moves to some favourite tunes (Seated or standing) Harpur Suite -  Bedford         £3
( Cash only)
Thursdays starting 5th May for 6 sessions 5:45pm –
6:30pm
 
Gentle Yoga – Tutor will wait by door to direct you in, parking is available within the Pure Gym car park
Verve Wellness Studio, Bedford Heights,  head towards Pure Gym ( or the Vaccination centre ) the entrance to the studio is to the left of the vaccination centre
       £3
 ( Cash only)
Mondays starting 9th May for 6 weeks
 
12pm – 1pm Gentle Stretch & Exercise ( with Marion) The Community Centre - 147 Church Lane , Goldington , Bedford, MK41 0PW        £3
 ( Cash only)
Mondays starting 9th May for 6 weeks   6pm – 7:30pm Bowling on the outdoor green
(all weather surface ) please wear flat clean shoes
Bedford Bowls Club Goldington Road, Bedford MK40 3NF (parking available on site) £3 Per session
Pay by card only

Wednesdays at Bedford International Athletics Stadium
The activities in the below table will take place every Wednesday from 27 April - 29 June 2022

Address

We will meet in reception at:

Bedford International Athletics Stadium, Barkers Lane, Bedford, MK41 9SB.

Cost

£3 for one activity or £5 for two sessions.

Date Time Activity Location
27th April & 4th May  2022 12:30 1:30pm

2:00 - 3pm

2:30 - 3:30pm
Line Dancing with Mike


Stretch, strength and balance

Short Tennis  (Coach from Riverside tennis club)
Table tennis
Upstairs room


Upstairs room


Sports Hall
11th May – 29th June 2022 12:30 - 1:30pm

2:00 - 3pm

2:30 - 3:30pm
Line Dancing with Mike


Stretch, strength and balance

Various activities – depending on numbers of participants attending – including Kurling, Petanque, Rounders, Indoor Hockey, Summer Games & more
or Table tennis
Upstairs room


Upstairs room


Sports Hall Or outside weather permitting

Tuesdays at John Bunyan Sports and Fitness Centre

The activities in the below table take place every Tuesday and start from 26 April - 28 June 2022.

Address

John Bunyan Sports and Fitness Centre, Mile Road, Bedford, MK42 9TS.

Cost

£3 for one activity or £5 for two sessions.

Time Activity Location
9:30 -10:30am Walking Football Sports Hall
10 – 11am Gentle Stretch , Strength & Balance Small studio upstairs
10:40 – 11:30am Short Tennis / Badminton / or come & try Pickle Ball Sports Hall
10:30 am - 12:30pm Table tennis (not led - play your own games) Balcony
11:30am – 12:30pm Chair Yoga
 (the session will also be streamed online)
Small Studio upstairs