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 Whilst we will consider all suggestions, we cannot guarantee to include them all.

Live an active live and stay healthy longer!

Mondays and Wednesdays at the Harpur Suite

The activities in the below table take place every Monday and Wednesday and will run from week beginning 8 April and 10 April running through to 12 August and 14 August 2024. 

Hot drinks are available after the class.


Harpur Suite, Harpur Square Bedford, MK40 1LE


£4 for one activity or stay for two on the same day and pay £7 for two sessions.

Mondays from 8 April to 13 August 2024  10am - 11amExercise with Jane and Marion
Mondays from (dates as above)11:45am to 12:45pmGentle dance and stretch to your favourite tunes (standing or seated) 
Wednesdays from 10  April to 14 August 202410am to 11amBeginners line dancing
Wednesdays from (dates as above)11:30am to 12:30pmChair yoga (chairs can be used for balance or stay seated - no floor work)

Tuesdays at John Bunyan Sports and Fitness Centre

The activities in the below table take place every Tuesday and will run from 9 April to 13 August 2024. 


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


£3.50 for one activity or £6 for the whole morning.

9:30am – 10:30amWalking FootballSports Hall
10am – 11amStretch, Strength & Balance Class with Camille (No class on 18 July due to tutor holiday)Small studio upstairs
10:40am – 11:30amShort Tennis / Badminton Sports Hall 
10:30am –  12:30pmTable tennis (not led - play your own games)Balcony
11:30am – 12:30pmChair Yoga (session also be streamed online)Small studio upstairs

Wednesdays at Bedford International Athletics Stadium

The activities in the below table will take place every Wednesday from 10 April to 14 August 2024. 


We will meet in reception at: Bedford International Athletics Stadium, Barkers Lane, Bedford, MK41 9SB.


£3.50 one session or £6 for two.

1:15pm - 2pmStretch, Strength & Balance with Camille Committee Room
2:10pm - 3pmBeginners running – Running, jogging  or jeffing it’s your choice Outdoor track (weather permitting)
2:30pm - 3:30pmTable TennisSports Hall
2:30pm - 4pm



Sports Hall

Activities at other venues

Mondays ongoing (check Bank Holidays opening times with Fusion)



Senior Swim - no lanesKempston Pool, Hillgrounds, Kempston, MK428SZ£2.50 (card only)
Mondays - re-starts after Easter (8 April 2024) 



Gentle yoga (seated if required) Jubilation Centre, Moulton Avenue, MK42 0HL£3.50 (cash only)
Mondays - re-starts after Easter (8 April 2024) 12pm - 1pmGentle Stretch and Exercise with Marion – seating if requiredThe Community Centre, 147 Church Lane, Goldington, Bedford, MK41 0PW£3.50 (cash only)
Thursdays ongoing 2:45pm - 3:45pmSenior Swim - no lanes Kempston Pool, Hillgrounds, Kempston, MK42 8SZ£2.50 (card only)
Fridays - re-starts after Easter (12 April 2024)1:45pm - 2:45pmDance and Move to your favourite tunes - informal, fun dance and movement activityClapham Village Hall, 118 Hight Street, Clapham, MK41 6BS£3.50 (cash only)