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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).

If you would like to attend one of our sessions please follow the latest Government coronavirus guidance. Do not attend if you, or someone in your household, has had coronavirus related symptoms within the last 10 days and/or has been asked to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace.

We recommend you complete a lateral flow test before attending.

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 activities will take place from January 2022 until the Easter break at various locations.

Date

Time

Activity

Location

Cost

24 January 2022

 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

27 January 2022

 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

31 January 2022

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

31 January 2022

11:45am 12:30pm

Gentle dance with Maz stretches and moves to some favourite tunes (Seated or standing)

Harpur Suite -  Bedford

£3

3 February 2022  

12:30 - 2pm

Indoor bowling

Come and try sessions for 6 weeks,  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 2 February 2022 to 13 April 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

2 February and 9 February 2022

12:30 - 1:30pm

2:15 - 3pm

2:30 - 3:30pm

Line Dancing with Mike

Stretch, strength and balance

Indoor golf or Table tennis

Upstairs room

Upstairs room

Sports Hall

16 February and 23 February 2022

12:30 - 1:30pm

2:15 - 3pm

2:30 - 3:30pm

Line Dancing with Mike

Stretch, strength and balance

Indoor Archery and Kurling

or Table tennis

Upstairs room

Upstairs room

Sports Hall

2 March and 9 March 2022

12:30 - 1:30pm

2:15 - 3pm

2:30 - 3:30pm

Line Dancing with Mike

Stretch, strength and balance

Indoor Archery and Kurling

or Table tennis

Upstairs room

Upstairs room

Sports Hall

16 March  and 23 March 2022

2:15 - 3pm

2:30 - 3:30pm

Stretch, strength and balance

Walking Hockey or Table tennis

Upstairs room

Sports Hall

30 March and 6 April 2022

2:15 - 3pm

2:30 - 3:30pm

Stretch, strength and balance

Indoor Cricket or Table tennis

Upstairs room

Sports Hall

13 April 2022

2:15 - 3pm

2:30 - 3:30pm

Stretch, strength and balance

Participants choice or Table tennis

Upstairs room

Sports Hall

Tuesdays at John Bunyan Sports and Fitness Centre

The activities in the below table take place every Tuesday and start from 1 February 2022 to 12 April 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 - 10:30am

Walking Cricket

Sports Hall

9:30 -10:30am

Walking Football

Sports Hall

10 – 11am

Beginners gentle Boxercise

Large studio upstairs

10:40 – 11:25am

Short Tennis / Badminton

Sports Hall

10:40am - 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