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Lifestyle | St George's Community Centre

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Lifestyle

Your lifestyle can have an emotional as well as physical impact in different ways; how we live our lives...do we exercise, do we eat a healthy diet, do we feel good about ourselves?

You deserve to feel good about yourself and there are so many changes, some of them very small that can make a big difference. These could be anything from adding an extra vegetable at meal times or walking instead of using the bus or car. Take the children to park and treat yourself to some relaxation time. The list is endless!

Here at St George's we try to encompass all of this by offering a variety of groups/classes and events that you can take part in. Most of these are free or have a minimal charge. Please have a look at what’s on and see if there is anything you would like to join. If what you are looking for isn’t there please tell us, we are always happy to listen.

Remember you are important and so is your lifestyle. The stronger you feel emotionally as well as physically the better prepared you are to take on the many challenges that life may throw at you.

Golden Oldie Gardeners

This new group is about socialising more than anything! There will be tea, biscuits, chatting and of course gardening BUT you don’t have to be an expert gardener, just willing to have a go!

Sheila has been volunteering with us for over a year and has turned the allotment around from an overgrown weed riddled eyesore to a place of beauty with flowers blooming, vegetables growing and even an herb garden!

If you’d like to join her and be one of the new Golden Oldie Gardeners you can come along anytime on Monday’s, Wednesday’s and Friday’s between 10.30am and 2.30pm.

Pilates

Pilates can improve posture and flexibility. It strengthens abdominal and back muscles and can help to reduce stress. The class is suitable for everyone, no aerobics involved!

The class is weekly on Monday's 1.15pm-2.15pm and costs £4pp. We provide mats if you don’t have your own.

Cycling for All

This is a cycling session with a difference! If you haven’t ridden a bike for a long time or have limited mobility this could be for you. We have trikes, quad, a hand bike and even a bike that can hold a wheelchair. There really is something for everyone. The sessions are held at Thornes Park Athletic Stadium on Monday's 10am-11.45am (there is a small charge).

We ride inside when the weather is bad and outside on the track during summer.

Table Tennis

Table Tennis for the over 50’s. This is a small and friendly group that meet weekly on Monday evenings 7pm-8.30pm. It’s a great way to meet new people and enjoy a little exercise too. The session is £1.

Tuesday Leisure Club

Are you lonely, isolated or simply want to make new friends? Do you have long term health conditions?
Why not come along to our TLC afternoon. Tuesdays from 1.30pm until 3.30pm.

The group is small and friendly and we have transport for people living locally for a small fee. Come along for a cuppa and a chat.

It's only £3.00 and this goes towards the running costs which include having regular activities including an annual day trip to the seaside.

Over 50’s

Boccia Bowling

We meet on Tuesdays 1.30-3.30

This is a seated team game and is suitable for anyone.

It’s great fun so why not come along & bring a friend - or make some new ones!

Only £3.00pp

World of Words

Come and relax, have fun, make new friends, and do something different!

  • Listen to the spoken word
  • Discuss books
  • Learn how to be creative with writing skills
  • Read plays
  • Play scrabble
  • The group meets weekly on Tuesdays 1pm-3pm

Chair Based Exercise Class

This class is designed for people who are new to exercise or those that can’t or don’t want to do a standing class. It is small and friendly and we work out to music. We sometimes use resistance bands that are like weights but are much more user friendly. The class is weekly on Wednesdays 10am-10.30am and cost £2pp.

Singing for Fun

If you want to meet up with a friendly bunch of people and join in this informal singing group (no previous singing experience necessary)

Come along on Thursdays 1-3pm £2pp includes refreshments

Lunch Club

Every Friday 12noon

Come along and enjoy a home cooked 3 course meal for only £4.00 per person.

Bring a friend or make a new one!

Urology Cancer Support Group

We offer informal friendly and mutual advice to patients, their partners and carers. Opportunities to discuss and share their experiences. A buddy system for one to one support. We welcome visiting health professionals to talk about their area of expertise signposting to other organisations that can help.

Please enquire for meeting dates and times.

Dementia Cafe

1st Wednesday of every month. 1-3pm.


Our Dementia Café provides a safe, comfortable and supportive environment for people with dementia and their carers to socialise.
As well as offering a range of fun and engaging activities, Dementia Cafés give both carers and people with dementia a chance to get information and advice and talk to others with similar problems.
These regular social groups improve wellbeing and reduce isolation for whole families. New friendships are often formed and people who attend can leave the sessions feeling like they have a better quality of life.

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