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Active Aging

Active aging features our Live Long Programme and Steady and Steady and Strong Programme.


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Steady and Strong

Steady and Strong
 

Improve your strength and balance at our Steady and Strong classes. This is a ten week programme and participants will need to take part in an assessment on their first day.

Please register for a class below by contacting the MORE team.

T. 0300 123 1580 or

E. more@antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk 

Beginner’s classes: free to attend
Leisure Centre Date Time
Sixmile Leisure Centre Starts Mon 8 Jan 12.15-1.15pm
Ballyearl Arts and Leisure Centre Starts Tues 9 Jan     9.15-10.15am          
Antrim Forum Starts Wed 10 Jan 1-2pm
Maintenance classes: free for members or £2.10 for non-members
Leisure Centre Date Time
Antrim Forum Starts Wed 10 Jan 12-1pm
Ballyearl Arts and Leisure Centre

Starts Tues 9 Jan

and Wed 10 Jan

10.15-11.15am(Tues)

10.30-11.30am (Wed)

Crumlin Leisure Centre Starts Tues 9 Jan 10.15-11.15am

This programme is delivered by Antrim and Newtownabbey and funded by the Public Health Agency and the Northern Health and Social Care Trust. 

Read more about our Health Intervention Action Plan 

Live Long Programme

The Live Long programme aims to provide a range of social and physical activities for participants in order to improve both mental and social fitness, as well as physical.

The programme is delivered in partnership with the Sport Changes Life Foundation who say "Sport can be enjoyed by anyone regardless of their ability and age should not be a restriction or barrier to participation.  Here at Sport Changes Life we strive to improve peoples day to day lifestyles by using sport as a tool for engagement".

Day
Leisure Centre
 
Times
Monday 
Antrim Forum
       
10.30am - 12.30pm   
Tuesday
Valley
 
10.30am - 12.30pm
Thursday 
Sixmile
 
10.45am - 12.45pm
Friday
Ballyearl
 
11am - 1pm
Friday
Crumlin
 
9.30am - 11.30am

The programme offers sports such as badminton, pickleball, indoor bowls, boccia and table tennis and is aimed at people who are mobile and still enjoy being active. 

There is always time for refreshments and spare time to meet other people living similar lives and allow sport to be the reason that bring us all together. This is wonderful for the body and mind.

 
Live Long Programme

Contact Us

To make contacting us as easy as possible, you can reach us via our Leisure Customer Hub:

We are available to help you Monday – Thursday 8AM - 8PM, Friday 8AM - 6PM and Saturday – Sunday 10AM - 4PM.