Activities and events Active Lifestyles Active Ageing The Active Ageing Programme supports activities throughout the City aimed at helping you stay active, whatever your age. If you would like to discuss the most suitable options for you, please contact: Our friendly Active Lifestyles team on 01224 047923 or email [email protected] Whatever your interest or ability, we have a variety of options. Click on activities below for more information. Aqua Classes & Swimming Through Aquatics Aberdeen we offer Active Ageing swim sessions, classes and swimming lessons. Read more Through Aquatics Aberdeen we offer Active Ageing swim sessions, classes and swimming lessons. Active Ageing Swimming These open swim sessions are offered at quiet times in the pool - and provide opportunity to swim at your own pace. Day Venue Time Monday Northfield Swimming Pool 1330 - 1530 Monday Bucksburn Swimming Pool 1430 - 1515 Tueday Bucksburn Swimming Pool 1400 - 1515 Tuesday Tullos Swimming Pool 1500 - 1600 Wednesday Northfield Swimming Pool 1345 - 1600 Wednesday Bridge of Don Swimming Pool 1500 - 1630 Wednesday Tullos Swimming Pool 1500 - 1545 Thursday Bucksburn Swimming Pool 1415 - 1515 Friday Northfield Swimming Pool 1115 - 1300 Friday Tullos Swimming Pool 1400 - 1545 Aqua Aerobics Day Venue Time Tuesday Bucksburn Swimming Pool 1330 - 1400 Aqua Zumba Day Venue Time Wednesday Tullos Swimming Pool 1500 - 1545 Learn to Swim These Learn to Swim sessions are for older adults who are beginners or those looking for some support with water confidence. Day Venue Time Tuesday Tullos Swimming Pool 1500 - 1545 For more information on our Learn to Swim programme please contact Aquatics Aberdeen on 0845 601 3611 Option 1, to book or for more information. Stable & Able Classes Stable & Able is a Strength & Balance class using a combination of seated and standing exercises, weights and resistance bands to support and improve balance, strength & posture. Read more It is suitable for older adults who have been through 12 weeks NHS falls rehab, or for anyone who wants to improve functional strength & balance. These classes have a maximum capacity, if you would like to join one, please contact our friendly Active Lifestyles Team on 01224 047923 in the first instance. Day Venue Time Monday Beacon Sports Centre 1200 - 1300 Tuesday Kincorth Sports Centre 1030 - 1130 Wednesday Alex Collie Sports Centre 1315 - 1415 Friday Westburn Outdoor Centre 1100 - 1200 Friday Peterculter Sports Centre 1300 - 1400 Friday Peterculter Sports Centre 1400 - 1500 Friday Westburn Outdoor Centre 1330 - 1430 Exercise & Dance Classes The Active Ageing Programme offers a variety of Exercise Classes and Dance sessions. Read more Exercise Classes Day Venue Class Time Monday Beach Leisure Centre Movers & Shapers (M/H) 1030 - 1130 Monday Beach Leisure Centre Wellbeing Circuit (L/H) 1130 - 1230 Monday Westburn Outdoor Centre Steady Steps (L) 1400 - 1500 Tuesday Beacon Sports Centre Gentle Exercise (L) 1100 - 1200 Tuesday Torry Sports Centre Easy Movers (L) 1100 - 1200 Tuesday Get active @ Jesmond Fun Fitness (M) 1100 - 1200 Tuesday Alex Collie Sports Centre Zumba Gold (L/M) 1330 - 1414 Wednesday Alex Collie Sports Centre Senior Circuits (M) 0945 - 1045 Wednesday Kincorth Sports Centre Retro Rhythms (M) 1115 - 1200 Wednesday Beacon Sports Centre Retro Rhythms (M) 1400 - 1445 Wednesday Alex Collie Sports Centre Steady Steps (L) 1430 - 1530 Thursday Alex Collie Sports Centre Zumba Gold (L/M) 0930 - 1015 Thursday Torry Sports Centre Easy Movers (L) 1130 - 1230 Thursday Beach Leisure Centre Pilates (L/M) 1300 - 1400 Class Level of Impact - Key - L = Low , M = Medium , H - High Dance Classes Day Venue Class Time Monday Westburn Outdoor Centre Ballroom Dancing 1300 - 1400 Tuesday Beach Leisure Centre Line Dancing 1015 - 1100 Friday Alex Collie Sports Centre Fit To Dance 1400 - 1500 Classes vary in style and intensity, please see the descriptions below for more information: Easy Movers - a session including seated and standing elements, suitable for a wide range of abilities Fit to Dance - a fun relaxed ballroom-based exercise class for older adults of all abilities Fun Fitness - a relaxed class with aerobic and strength elements, suitable for a wide range of abilities Gentle Exercise - a gentle session working on aerobic and strength exercises Health Stretch - a low impact class focusing on gentle stretching and flexibility exercises Line Dancing - a choreographed Line Dance session - suitable for those with some or no experience Movers & Shapers - a medium/high impact class with elements of aerobics and circuits. Pilates - a floor based class focusing on flexibility, balance and co-ordination Retro Rhythms - an upbeat exercise class to music from the 50's, 60's & 70's. Senior Circuits - a circuits session suitable for a wide range of abilities Wellbeing Circuits - a medium impact circuits based class suitable for all abilities Zumba Gold - Latin American rhythm based aerobic class For more information on any sessions please call our friendly Active Lifestyles team on 07730 603530. Health Walks Our programme is designed to help people become more active through a series of short, social, local walks. Read more Health Walks are a national programme run by Paths for All and are designed to assist people to become more active through walking. Walking is a low impact activity which is accessible to everyone without the need for any special equipment or to go to a gym. Walking is a very social activity and our walks are delivered at a pace which allows and encourages talking. To check out the full range of Health Walks available -click here. Sports The Active Ageing Programme includes a number of Sports sessions suitable for beginners or those with some experience. Read more Walking Football A fantastic version of the beautiful game. Delivered by Aberdeen Football Club Community Trust coaches, Walking Football is a great way to continue or start to play. Day Venue Time Thursday Torry Sports Centre 1000 - 1100 Walking Netball Day Venue Time Thursday Get active @ Jesmond 1200 - 1300 Tennis A coached Tennis session for beginners or those with some experience. Day Venue Time Friday Westburn Tennis Centre 1330 - 1500 Pickleball A great fun hybrid sport - a cross between Short Tennis, Badminton and Table Tennis. This is not a coached session, but regular players will be happy to help introduce you to the game. Day Venue Time Tuesday Kincorth Sports Centre 1230 - 1400 Wednesday Alex Collie Sports Centre 1230 - 1345 Bowls Day Venue Time Wednesday Westburn Outdoor Centre - (Summer bowling season only) 1400 - 1500 Wednesday Get active @ Jesmond 0930 - 1130 Friday Get active @ Jesmond 0930 -1130 Table Tennis Coached Table Tennis sessions for beginners or those with some experience. Day Venue Time Monday Peterculter Sports Complex 1100 - 1230 Monday Get active @ Jesmond 1400 - 1530 Wednesday Westburn Outdoor Centre 1000 - 1200 Thursday Get active @ Jesmond 1400 - 1530 Friday Kincorth Sports Centre 1000 - 1130 Friday Westburn Tennis Centre 1000 - 1130 Friday Beacon Sports Centre 1345 - 1515 Golden Games The Golden Games is Aberdeen's annual Free Festival of Activity for people aged 65+ Read more The 8th Golden Games will take place in from Wednesday 6th - Friday 15th June 2018. We can't wait to welcome this years participants for what is set to be the biggest event yet! Become a Member Our Get active memberships now cover all age groups, requirements abilities with our new Active Lifestyles 65 + membership option. Be part of the Active Lifestyles 65+ community with access to a wide range of appropriate classes and activities, designed by experts, for your individual needs - all for just £15 per month! To talk to the team or to join, please visit your nearest Sport Aberdeen venue - or visit our Active Lifestyles Membership page for further information. Volunteering Our Active Ageing sessions are led or supported by our friendly, trained volunteers who want to share their love of being active with others. For more information about the programme or to find out about our flexible, varied and rewarding volunteer opportunities please contact our friendly Active Lifestyles team: T: 07730 603530 E: [email protected] For futher information on all volunteering opportunities with Sport Aberdeen - visit our Volunteering page.