Our Active Seniors program is designed especially for people over 50 years of age, to help manage health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and arthritis.
The program is also designed to slow the effects of ageing including the onset of osteoporosis, while improving mobility and strength to reduce the risk of falls.
You’ll enjoy the company of other like-minded people of similar age, and be supervised by qualified instructors who understand your needs.
Exercising as a group and has been proven to help with motivation, and it encourages you to stay with the program longer.
Your exercises will be appropriate for your level of fitness and ability, and you can absolutely rely on being given the right advice.
Active Seniors class descriptions
- A low impact class to music designed to increase muscular endurance, strength, flexibility and fitness.
Lift for life
Lift for Life is a unique resistance training program designed for people with or at risk of type 2 diabetes, or at risk of a broad range of chronic conditions such as heart disease and osteoporosis.
To participate in Lift for life, you are required to complete the following form and bring it with you to your class. Download the form.
Strength and Stability
- A land based class focused on stretching movements with the aim to increase flexibility, core strength, balance and stability.
- A low impact water based class designed specifically to increase mobility, improve cardiovascular fitness with minimal stress on the joints.
Living Longer Living Stronger
- A weight training program focusing on improving muscle strength, flexibility and balance. This program is COTA endorsed.
When you come to an Active Seniors class:
- bring a towel, a drink bottle and wear appropriate gym attire or comfortable swimwear
- class sizes are limited, so be early to avoid disappointment
- you can pay a casual fee per class or become a member
- you cannot enter a class five minutes after its start time
- we recommend you check with your doctor before starting group fitness classes, and
- tell your instructor if you have any injuries or medical conditions before the class begins.