Get Active 50+

Get Active 50+, for longer, healthier, happier lives is a new project, funded through Sport England, offering opportunities for adults aged 50 and over to become more active.

Activity: Badminton
Day/Time: Wednesdays 6-7pm - Eight week course starting Wednesday 11 October - 29 November 2017
Venue: Spelthorne Leisure Centre
Cost: £24
Information: The course is ideal for beginners and improvers. Course cost includes a badminton racket.
Booking: Spelthorne Leisure Centre - 01784 493493

Activity: Bowls
The bowls clubs in Spelthorne offer taster days and courses. Find your nearest bowls club by visiting the Active Surrey website

Bishop Duppas Bowls Club - Contact Laurie Gascoigne 01932 245003.

Staines Bowling Club - new members welcome Tuesdays or Friday from 2pm to try out. Call Shirley Palmer 01784 451791

Sunbury Sports Bowls Club - New and experienced bowlers very welcome at this friendly club situated in Lower Hampton Road, Sunbury (Cricket Club Ground). Lovely surroundings by the river. Contact Dave Chatterton Tel: 01932 783092 or James Whelan 01932 784311

Activity: Dance, Yoga and Pilates
Information: £40 off courses (minimum 6 weeks in length) to anyone over 50 living in the borough and who hasn't been enrolled on one of the courses recently. For more information, please visit http://www.surreycc.gov.uk/getactive50

Activity: Fitness League - Exercise Class
Day/Time: Tuesdays 7.30-9pm
Venue: Groveley Hall, Groveley Road, Sunbury-on-Thames, TW16 7LB
Cost: £5 (£3 discount for the first 4 sessions)
Information: For more information contact Lidia Lonergan 020 8876 5767 or lidialonergan@btinternet.com
Booking: None required

Activity: Jogging for beginners with Lisa and Maddie
Day/Time: Mondays at 5.45pm (new six week course starting 25 September)
Venue: Meet in the Law Courts car park, Knowle Green, Staines-upon-Thames, TW18 1XH (opposite the Council Offices)
Cost: The six week course will cost a total of £5 (payable on the first week).
Information: Join in, get active and have fun!
Booking: Contact Lisa at lisa.leuillette@btinternet.com / 07792 358411 or Maddie at madeleine.beck@sky.com / 07925 859516

Activity: Swimming
Day/Time: Eight week course starting 13 September 2017 (excluding 25 October) 10-11am
Venue: Spelthorne Leisure Centre
Information: Swim for confidence and become a better swimmer. Eight week programme with instructor tuition.
Booking: To register your interest or reserve a space please contact spelthorneinfo@everyoneactive.com or call 01784 493493

Activity: Table Tennis
Day/Time: Thursdays 1-2pm - from 7 September 2017
Venue: Ashford Table Tennis Club
Cost: £3 per session
Information: All equipment provided. Professional coaching available for beginners and improvers.
Booking: None required

Activity: Tennis
Day/Time: Mondays 10-11am - from 11 September 2017 for 10 weeks
Venue: Ashford Tennis Club
Cost: £3 per session
Information: Racquet provided. Contact ashfordcoaching@taketennislessons.co.uk or call 07711 239825
Booking: Not required

Activity: Touch Tennis
Day/Time: Tuesdays 11am-12noon (term time only)
Venue: Spelthorne Leisure Centre
Cost: £3 per session
Information: Similar to short tennis, a game played with softer balls and smaller rackets. All equipment is provided at the sessions.
Booking: Please just turn up and pay on the day.

Activity: Walking Football
Day/Time: Fridays 12-1pm (term time only)
Venue: Spelthorne Leisure Centre
Cost: £3
Information: A slower paced version of the game where no running or slide tackles are allowed.
Booking: None required

Activity: Walking Netball
Day/Time: Wednesdays 10-11am (new time) - 27 September 2017
Venue: Spelthorne Leisure Centre
Cost: £3
Information: A slower version of the game; it is netball, but at a walking pace. The game has been designed so that anyone can play it regardless of age or fitness level. From those who have dropped out of the sport they love due to serious injury, to those who believed they had hung up their netball trainers many years ago, it really is for everyone.
Booking: Contact funshotnetball@gmail.com or call 07717 755785