Working with a number of partners in the Stowmarket area we’re able to offer a programme of activities for people recently retired or transitioning into retirement, to ensure they stay physically active and socially content. If you’re interested in any of the activities below just use the contact information listed and get involved.

Kardio Kickstart

If you are aged 55 or over and would like to be more active, then the Kardio Kickstart Programme is ideal. Working as a group, with added support outside of the sessions, you will gradually increase your physical activity levels, finding out what works best for you, how to easily include it in your daily routine and how to achieve goals. There’s also refreshments and time to socialise.

Call 01473 345350 for more information and to book your place today.

 

Volunteering

If you’d like to give something back to your community and you could spare an hour or two at a local sports event, festival, family fun day or community event, then volunteering might just be the answer. It’s a great way to meet new people, keep you active both mentally and physically and it’s great for self esteem.

To find out more email Jo Belfield jo.belfield@communityactionsuffolk.org.uk

 

Stow Elders

A weekly physical and creative dance activity session followed by social time, held in a local community venue & delivered by Dance East Dance Artist’s. A chance to re-live past memories or engage in a new fun activity. Men and women welcome.

To find out more Email lucy.bayliss@danceeast.co.uk

Mapped Walks

A series of walks in Stowmarket ranging from 1/2 to 2 miles, designed to get you out and about and physically active in your home town. Pick up your leaflet from Stow Health and get walking in the fresh air…you’ll feel energised.

Pick up a leaflet from Stow Health, Violet Hill House, Violet Hill Road, Suffolk IP14 1NL

 

Greenwood Training Days

A programme of green wood work that will enable you to be outdoors, protecting the environment and at the same time getting physically active. The sessions will teach basic skills and techniques culminating in you making something out of your own wood.

 To find out more Email tom@greenlighttrust.org

Sporting Memories

We’ve teamed up with The Sporting Memories Network to establish weekly community based, volunteer-led Sporting Memories groups, aimed at sport’s fans over the age of 50. As well as enjoying discussing memories that will be triggered by images and memorabilia supplied by the Sporting Memories Network, group members also get the chance to take part in accessible sports and physical activities.

Find out more at www.sportingmemoriesnetwork.com.
Or Email richard.hunt@sportingmemoriesnetwork.com 

 

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