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Active Charnwood

Active Charnwood

Location
Council Offices, Southfield Road
Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE11 2TX
Contact Name
Active Charnwood Team
Telephone
01509 634673
Email
active.together@charnwood.gov.uk
Website
http://www.charnwood.gov.uk
Sports/Activities Offered
Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball and 31 others.
Town / City
Loughborough
Inclusive of members with
Hearing Impairment, Visual Impairment, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Physical Impairment
At Active Charnwood, the council team which delivers sport and physical activities around the borough, we offer our residents a number of opportunities to get out, get active and improve their health.

We deliver, manage, oversee and support a wide range of sport and recreation activities, available to people from all social, economic, gender, ethnic and disability backgrounds, aged from 0 to 65+.

To find out more about the activities we offer and support, please visit our website.

Activities (21)

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Games Morning Thurmaston

Next Session: Monday 25th September (10:00 - 12:00)

Venue: Thurmaston Community Centre,Thurmaston,LE4 8NJ

A weekly session of sociable games, including Kurling, Bowls and table top games. Just turn up and join in. Refreshments included in price.

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Shepshed Health Walk

Next Session: Monday 25th September (10:30 - 11:30)

Venue: Hall Croft, Opposite The Library,Shepshed,LE12 9AN

A friendly and sociable weekly walk of around an hour led by volunteers from the Forest House Surgery patient's group which welcomes walkers of all abilities. Just turn up, say hello and join in.

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Dementia Stroll

Next Session: Monday 25th September (11:00 - 12:15)

Venue: John Storer House,Loughborough,LE11 3HA

A weekly stroll through beautiful Queens Park. The stroll involves lots of chatting and plenty of stopping and observing the features in the park. Aimed at people living with Dementia and their family and carers, but all welcome.

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Tai Chi

Next Session: Monday 25th September (13:00 - 14:00)

Venue: Loughborough Leisure Centre

Tai Chi combines, deep breathing, and relaxation, with flowing movements. Perfect for older people who are needing to strengthen up muscles etc., or people who are wanting to relax.

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Chair Based Exercise Class

Next Session: Monday 25th September (13:00 - 14:00)

Venue: Gorse Covert Community Centre,Loughborough,LE11 4RZ

A fun social weekly class which can improve balance, coordination and mobility. Suitable for people with Parkinson's, Dementia and Stroke patients

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50+ Workout

Next Session: Monday 25th September (14:00 - 14:45)

Venue: Loughborough Leisure Centre

An aerobic based work out which is modified and perfect for over 50's.

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50+ Workout

Next Session: Monday 25th September (14:00 - 14:45)

Venue: Soar Valley Leisure Centre

An aerobic based work out which is modified and perfect for over 50's.

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Walking Football

Next Session: Monday 25th September (18:00 - 19:00)

Venue: Loughborough Leisure Centre

Walking Football is perfect for people who have injuries or who are over 50 and want the same feel as a real football game however less fast paced. Weekly session.

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Low Impact Circuits

Next Session: Tuesday 26th September (13:00 - 14:00)

Venue: South Charnwood Leisure Centre

An aerobic based class, with different stations consisting of a different exercise which the whole class will move around in a circular motion to complete each station. This low impact class is modified.

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Barrow Health Walk

Next Session: Tuesday 26th September (10:30 - 11:30)

Venue: Three Crowns Inn,Barrow Upon Soar,LE12 8JS

A friendly and sociable weekly walk of around an hour which welcomes walkers of all abilities. Just turn up, say hello and join in.

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Gorse Covert Health Walk

Next Session: Wednesday 27th September (10:30 - 11:30)

Venue: Gorse Covert Community Centre,Loughborough,LE11 4RZ

A friendly and sociable weekly walk led by volunteers from the Dishley Grange Surgery patient's group of around an hour which welcomes walkers of all abilities. Just turn up, say hello and join in.

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Kurling

Next Session: Wednesday 27th September (10:00 - 12:00)

Venue: Loughborough Leisure Centre

A sociable weekly morning of New Age Kurling. All welcome to join in with the friendly group and give this fun indoor team sport a go. Refreshments are included in the price. Pre-booking required for this session on 27th September 2017, call Active Charnwood on 01509 63 2535

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Walking Netball

Next Session: Thursday 28th September (16:00 - 17:00)

Venue: Soar Valley Leisure Centre

Walking Netball is perfect for people who have played netball in the past and are wanting to get back into the sport but at a slower pace, or for complete beginners who have an injury or who are over 50. Weekly session.

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50+ Zumba

Next Session: Thursday 28th September (14:00 - 14:45)

Venue: Loughborough Leisure Centre

The 50+ Zumba is a modified version of a normal Zumba class which is an aerobic fitness programme, featuring movements inspired by Latin American dance, it is very fun and is a good way to burn those calories off.

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Park View Surgery Health Walk

Next Session: Thursday 28th September (10:30 - 11:30)

Venue: Park View Surgery,Loughborough,LE11 2AG

A friendly and sociable weekly walk of around an hour led by the Friends of Park View patient's group which welcomes walkers of all abilities. Just turn up, say hello and join in.

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Parkinson's Gym Session

Next Session: Thursday 28th September (10:00 - 11:00)

Venue: Loughborough Leisure Centre

A weekly Gym based session tailored for people with Parkinson's, recovering from a stroke or with restricted mobility

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Walking Football

Next Session: Friday 29th September (18:00 - 19:00)

Venue: Loughborough Leisure Centre

Walking Football is perfect for people who have injuries or who are over 50 and want the same feel as a real football game however less fast paced.

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Dementia Exercise Class

Next Session: Friday 29th September (11:30 - 12:30)

Venue: Loughborough Leisure Centre

A weekly gym based session supervised by an instructor. Includes aerobic and strengthening exercises. Family and carers meet in the Leisure Centre café during the session. Booking required, call the Active Charnwood team on 01509 63 253

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50+ Workout

Next Session: Friday 29th September (10:35 - 11:35)

Venue: Loughborough Leisure Centre

An aerobic based work out which is modified and perfect for over 50's.

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Bus Pass Walk With Dav

Next Session: Friday 29th September (10:00 - 12:30)

Venue: B&Q Store,Loughborough,LE11 5XS

A walk of around 5 miles as part of the Charnwood Guided Walks Programme. Meet at the B&Q store on Belton Road in Loughborough, LE11 5XS. The walk follows the canal to Barrow and onto Quorn then we catch the no.2 or 127 bus back to Loughborough. The whole duration will be around 2.5hours.

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Fall's Prevention Class

Next Session: Friday 29th September (10:00 - 11:00)

Venue: Thurmaston Community Centre,Thurmaston,LE4 8NJ

A friendly weekly class which uses proven techniques to help maintain and improve participants balance, coordination and mobility. Booking not necessary, but we recommend contacting us before attending.

Upcoming Events (1)

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Charnwood Sports Awards

Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2017

Location: LE11 2TX

Celebrate the sporting stars of Charnwood.

The information contained on this website has been provided by third parties (activity providers) independent of Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) and lead data collection partners in each borough. It is the responsibility of each activity provider to ensure that information relating to their activity / facility remains up to date and accurate. Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) and lead data collection partners in each borough accepts no liability for any illegality arising from error or omissions or inaccuracy in such material and take no responsibility for such material.

Before taking part in any activities listed here, Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) and borough lead partners strongly recommend that you make appropriate checks to ensure high quality provision and a safe environment is provided. Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) and borough lead partners accepts no liability (to the full extent permitted by law) for the quality of the activities provided.

Partners

  • Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    North West Leicestershire District Council
    Safeguarding
    British Heart Foundation
  • Melton Borough Council
    Rutland County Council
    Leicester City Council
    East Midlands Platform
    Blaby District Council
  • Loughborough University
    Harborough District Council
    Equality Standard
    QUEST
    Charnwood Borough Council
  • Leicestershire County Council
    County Sport Network
    Age UK L&R
    Sport England

Partners

  • Leicestershire County Council
    Charnwood Borough Council
  • British Heart Foundation
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
  • Harborough District Council
    Sport England
  • Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    Loughborough University
  • Rutland County Council
    East Midlands Platform
  • QUEST
    Blaby District Council
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    Age UK L&R
  • Leicester City Council
    Melton Borough Council
  • Safeguarding
    County Sport Network
  • Equality Standard