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Over 70's

New Chair-based Fitness Pilates Classes

Every Thursday* at Bedford Central Library

 (*except when notified)

 

Pilates can help improve posture, muscle tone, balance and joint mobility, as well as relieve stress and tension.

Do you fancy giving our gentle activity session a go? All abilities are welcome and you will receive coaching in a friendly atmosphere.  You do not need to book and for £4.00 you will also receive a tea/coffee voucher for after the session. Classes are at Bedford Central Library on a Thursday 11.15am until 12.15pm on the following dates:-

Date Time
Thursday 7th September 11.15am to 12.15pm
Thursday 14th September 11.15am to 12.15pm
Thursday 21st September 11.15am to 12.15pm
Thursday 28th September 11.15am to 12.15pm
Thursday 5th October 11.15am to 12.15pm
Thursday 12th October 11.15am to 12.15pm
Thursday 19th October 11.15am to 12.15pm
Thursday 26th October 11.15am to 12.15pm
Thursday 2nd November 11.15am to 12.15pm
Thursday 9th November  11.15am to 12.15pm
Thursday 16th November 11.15am to 12.15pm
Thursday 23rd November 11.15am to 12.15pm

 

Gentle Exercise Classes

Every Monday* at Bedford Central Library

Every Wednesday* at Bedford International Athletic Stadium with an additional  session for Fitness Pilates. This will be taking place in the Exercise Room, and running at the same time as different sports in the Main Hall - See below for details.

 

Bedford Central Library

  • Mondays* NEW TIME 11:15am - 12:15pm
  • Bedford Central Library
  • £4 per session, no need to book!
  • All abilities welcome!

* Except Public Holidays or when notified

 

Date Activity
Monday 25th September Line Dancing
Monday 2nd October Line Dancing
Monday 9th October Stretch and Balance
Monday 16th October Stretch and Balance
Monday 23rd October Movement to Music
Monday 30th October Line Dancing
Monday 6th November Line Dancing
Monday 13th November Line Dancing
Monday 20th November Stretch and Balance
Monday 27th November Stretch and Balance
Monday 4th December Yoga
Monday 11th December Yoga
18th & 25th December & 1st January No Sessions

 

Bedford International Athletic Stadium

  • Wednesdays* 2:30-3:30pm
  • Bedford International Athletic Stadium 
  • £4 per session, no need to book!
  • All abilities welcome!

* Except when notified

 

Date Sports Hall/Exercise Room
Wednesday 27th September Basketball/Table Tennis or Fitness Pilates
Wednesday 4th October Basketball/Table Tennis or Fitness Pilates
Wednesday 11th October Short Tennis/Table Tennis or  Fitness Pilates
Wednesday 18th October Short Tennis/Table Tennis or Fitness Pilates
Wednesday 25th October Walking Football/Table Tennis or Fitness Pilates
Wednesday 1st November Walking Football/Table Tennis or Fitness Pilates
Wednesday 8th November Tchoukball/Table Tennis or Fitness Pilates
Wednesday 15th November Tchoukball/Table Tennis or Fitness Pilates
Wednesday 22nd November Hockey/Table Tennis or Fitness Pilates
Wednesday 29th November Hockey/Table Tennis or Fitness Pilates
Wednesday 6th December Handball/Table Tennis or Fitness Pilates
Wednesday 13th December Handball/Table Tennis or Fitness Pilates
20th & 27th December & 3rd January No Sessions

 

What is it?

Welcome to this exciting programme of exercise classes aimed at over 70’s. The exercise sessions are aimed at those who would like to try something new in a relaxed, informal environment with other similar minded people.

The classes are ideal for adults who may never have tried sport or physical activity before and would now like to have a go at something new or for adults who might have tried an activity a long time ago and now want to return to it.

The sessions are suitable for complete beginners as well as people who may have had some experience.

All sessions and are run by experienced and qualified coaches and once the activities have finished we will give you all the information you need to carry on.

 

When and where do the sessions take place?

Monday Classes take place in the meeting room on the third floor of Bedford Central Library, Harpur Street, Bedford, MK40 1PG. The classes run every Monday (unless notified or if it is a public holiday) from 11:00am-12:00pm.

Wednesday Classes take place at Bedford International Athletic Stadium, Barkers Lane, Bedford, MK41 9SB. The classes run every Wednesday (unless notified) from 2:30-3:30pm.

 

What should I bring?

  • You should wear comfortable clothing and footwear
  • Bring a drink
  • £4
  • All other equipment (if necessary) will be provided

 

How do I book?

You do not need to book for these sessions, just turn up on the day and pay your £4 on the door. Please arrive in plenty of time as places are allocated on a first come first served basis.

 

For more information please contact the Sports Development Unit on 01234 718835 or email mandy.atkins@bedford.gov.uk

 

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