New opportunities to be active in 2023!

Posted: Tue, 24 Jan 2023 09:10

New opportunities to be active in 2023!

2023 is well underway, and we'd like to share some new free/low-cost opportunities to be active throughout Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland with you, to keep you moving throughout the year!

Take a look at the new opportunities below!


- Ladies Yoga - £3 per session

Every Tuesday & Friday at 10am at Gorse Covert Community Centre, Loughborough, LE11 4RZ.

A class that is welcoming to beginners but can also be helpful to experienced yogis seeking more refinement while building a strong yoga practice. Covering the basics and beyond of Yoga, from standing, seated, simple twists and bringing an awareness to mind, body and breath. An emphasis is placed on learning how to breathe properly and flow into poses with alignment tips. The class will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed.

- Seated exercise - £3 per session

Every Monday at 2pm at Gorse Covert Community Centre, Loughborough, LE11 4RZ.

This chair-based exercise session is a fun and social class which can help improve balance, coordination and mobility. The session is run with support from Parkinson's UK, and is suitable for people with Parkinon's, Dementia and Stroke patients as well as people with limited mobility.

To book onto these Charnwood opportunities, click here.

North West Leicestershire

- Dodgeball sessions - FREE

Every Monday from 5:30-6:30pm at Measham Leisure Centre, Measham, DE12 7HR.

Free dodgeball sessions are taking place at Measham Leisure Centre for children between 8-12 years old. Numbers are limited and so booking is advisable. To book, please contact Measham Leisure Centre on 01530 274 061.

South Leicestershire (Oadby & Wigston, Blaby and Harborough)

- JUST Get Involved 2023 - Locations and prices varied

JUST is a physical activity programme that provides the opportunity for women of all ages and abilities to get involved in a range of physical activity sessions across South Leicestershire.

You don't have to be sporty or even have attended an exercise class before to take part, as the programme is for everyone, of any age and ability. Taking part in JUST 2023 is the perfect chance for you to take your first steps into being more active this new year, with the 9 week programme giving you the chance to try out the range of amazing activities on offer.

To sign up for JUST, click here.

- Canal and River Trust, Waterways Wellbeing Walks - FREE

Walks are available in Market Harborough, Glen Parva/Blaby and Wigston/Kilby Bridge.

These guided walks will last betwene 45 minutes to 1 hour, and is perfect for beginners. There is also a soft/hot drink provided for participants after the walk.

To book your place on either of these 3 walks, look for the Canal and River Trust walks here.

To find other free/low-cost opportunities to be active throughout Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, visit our Let's Get Moving for Less page.

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