Activities

Swindon’s Borough Council’s Health Improvement Team run a variety of activity sessions from Gentle Sessions to Cycling for Health.

Download the outreach activities timetable (Word document)

Please contact Ros Hughes (Health Improvement Programme Coordinator – Physical Activity Development) on 01793 464907 for further information.

Session Name Day Time Venue Fee Description
Cardio Care(gentle circuits) Monday 9.00am – 10.00am Haydon Centre, Thames Avenue £3.15 Suitable for all ability levels. Mainly older adults who have had a cardiac event but open to all. Each exercise can be adapted to suit participant. Very friendly group
Cycling for Health Monday 10.00am – 11.00am County Ground Athletics Track £3.15 Bikes provided. Suitable for all abilities/disabilities. Friendly, safe environment – cycle around the Athletics track. No need to book. Adults 16+ but younger children can access if supervised and by prior arrangement.
Up ‘n’ Walking Monday 11.00am – 12.00pm County Ground Athletics Track £2.00 Suitable for beginners to exercise. Walk around the Athletics track at own pace under supervision. Other gentle and fun activities may be included. Refreshments available.
Exercise to Music 

 

 

Monday 11.00am – 12.00pm Western Community Centre, Somerset Road, Cheney Manor £3.15 Move to music – easy to follow – suitable for older adults. No floor exercises. Fun and gentle exercise.
Supervised Gym Session (referral’s only – induction required) Monday 1.30pm – 2.30pm Broome Manor Golf and Gym Complex £3.15 Not suitable for the Lycra brigade! Sociable, safe environment. Quiet music and friendly instructors – exercises prescribed to suit individual needs.
Exercise To Music Tuesday 9.45am – 10.45am Ellendune Community Centre £3.15 Move to music – easy to follow – suitable for older adults. No floor exercises. Fun and gentle exercise.
Chair based Exercise Tuesday 11.00am – 12.00pm Ellendune Community Centre £3.15 All exercises performed from a chair – may include some standing exercises if appropriate. Mainly older adults (65+) Fun, gentle session.
Exercise To Music Tuesday 1.45pm – 2.45pm Wanborough Village Hall £3.15 Move to music – easy to follow – suitable for older adults. No floor exercises. Fun and gentle exercise.
Balance and Safety 

 

 

Tuesday 2.00pm – 3.00pm Croft Sports Centre £3.15 Suitable for those who have balance problems but are mobile. Older adults. Exercises include standing and seated.
Supervised Gym Session (referral’s only – induction required) Tuesday 1.00pm – 3.30pm Link Centre £3.15 Not suitable for the Lycra brigade! Sociable, safe environment. Quiet music and friendly instructors – exercises prescribed to suit individual needs.
COPD/Chair Based Exercise Tuesday 2.00pm – 3.00pm Haydon Centre, Thames Avenue £3.15 Suitable for those with lung conditions/breathing difficulties. Can include both seated and standing exercises but adapted to suit all abilities.
Cardio Care(gentle circuits)

 

 

 

Wednesday 10.30am – 11.30am Grange Leisure Centre £3.15 Suitable for all ability levels. Mainly older adults who have had a cardiac event but open to all. Each exercise can be adapted to suit participant. Very friendly group
Supervised Gym Session (referral  only – induction required) Wednesday 1.30pm – 3.00pm Broome Manor Golf and Gym Complex £3.15 Not suitable for the Lycra brigade! Sociable, safe environment. Quiet music and friendly instructors – exercises prescribed to suit individual needs.
Supervised Gym Session (referral s only – induction required)  Wednesday 6.30pm – 8.30pm Link Centre £3.15 Not suitable for the Lycra brigade! Sociable, safe environment. Quiet music and friendly instructors – exercises prescribed to suit individual needs. 

 

Exercise To Music 

 

Thursday 11.00am – 12.00pm Walcot Dome £3.15 Move to music – easy to follow – suitable for older adults. No floor exercises. Fun and gentle exercise.
Chair based exercise 

 

Thursday 11.30am – 12.30pm John Moulton Hall Penhill £3.15 All exercises performed from a chair – may include some standing exercises if appropriate. Mainly older adults (65+) Fun, gentle session.
Cycling for Health Thursday 1.00pm – 2.00pm County Ground Athletics Track £3.15 Bikes provided. Suitable for all abilities/disabilities. Friendly, safe environment – cycle around the Athletics track. No need to book. Adults 16+ but younger children can access if supervised and by prior arrangement.
Supervised Gym Session (referral’s only – induction required) Thursday 9.45am – 11.15am Broome Manor Golf and Gym Complex £3.15 Not suitable for the Lycra brigade! Sociable, safe environment. Quiet music and friendly instructors – exercises prescribed to suit individual needs.
Supervised Gym Session (referral’s only – induction required) Thursday 9.45am – 11.15am Broome Manor Golf and Gym Complex £3.15 Not suitable for the Lycra brigade! Sociable, safe environment. Quiet music and friendly instructors – exercises prescribed to suit individual needs.
Supervised Gym Session (referral’s only – induction required) Thursday 10.30am – 12.30pm Link Centre £3.15 Not suitable for the Lycra brigade! Sociable, safe environment. Quiet music and friendly instructors – exercises prescribed to suit individual needs.
COPD/Chair Based Exercise Thursday 2.00pm – 3.00pm Haydon Centre, Thames Avenue £3.15 Suitable for those with lung conditions/breathing difficulties. Can include both seated and standing exercises but adapted to suit all abilities.
Supervised Gym Session (referral’s only – induction required) Friday 9.30am – 10.30am Broome Manor Golf and Gym Complex £3.15 Not suitable for the Lycra brigade! Sociable, safe environment. Quiet music and friendly instructors – exercises prescribed to suit individual needs.
Gentle Circuits Friday 11.30am- 12.30pm Pinetrees Community Centre, The Circle, Pinehurst £3.15 Suitable for all ability levels. Each exercise can be adapted to suit individual needs and ability. Fun and friendly session.

 

 

 

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