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Sport and fitness for active people over 50

Forever Active provides exercise, fitness and sport sessions for people returning to physical activity, but specifically for those aged 50 plus. Activities include exercise to music, pilates, tai chi, yoga, rowing and tennis and badminton, which cater for all abilities. You’re welcome to come along and try one of the sessions for free.

If you live in Cambridge and are 60 or older, you can swim at any of the GLL-managed swimming pools in Cambridge for £2.35 per visit. You just need to buy a Better card for £5 per year.  For information on GLL managed pools, click here.

Join informal ‘bat and chat’ table tennis sessions at the Grafton centre every Wednesday morning. The free sessions are run by a volunteer in an empty shop unit near the escalators. There are four tables and bats and balls are provided – just turn up for a guaranteed game and chat!

  • Wednesdays, 10.30 to 11.30am at the Grafton centre
  • Free

Cambridge Gymnastics Academy runs fun and welcoming active lifestyle sessions to help you keep healthy and learn new skills. Don’t be put off by the word ‘gymnastics’ – you don’t need to be an ex-gymnast to reap the benefits of trying this!

Cambridge United Community Trust’s walking football sessions and over are provided in a relaxed, friendly and inclusive environment.

There are a number of indoor and outdoor bowls clubs in Cambridge. Visit Bowls Cambridgeshire to find your local club.

There are a number of free health walks in Cambridge, led by qualified walk leaders. Visit Walking for Health and search for ‘Cambridge’ to find out more.

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