Health, Wellbeing & Fitness Groups and Classes

Welcome to our In Touch directory of over-50-friendly Health, Wellbeing & Fitness groups and clubs across Calderdale.

 

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Groups are listed in alpha order within each region of Calderdale where they take place.

Scroll down for Halifax, Brighouse & Rastrick, Sowerby Bridge & Ripponden, Elland & Greetland, Hebden Bridge & Todmorden.  OR download a copy of the Home Instead WOW Guide for full listings.

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All class or group details correct at the time of publishing, but we recommend you check in first where contact details are shown in case of unplanned changes.

Across Calderdale

Exercises for everyone

Tai Chi with Tai Chi Tigers

Walking the Way with Calderdale Methodist Circuit
‘Walking The WAY’ is a series of monthly reflective walks with stop off points for reflection along the way.
2nd Sunday in the month meeting around 2pm and no further than 3 miles.
Tel: 01422 359639.
See website for more details

Walks with Crew Heart Support Group

Walks – Heritage Walks
Sundays at 2pm to 4pm throughout Calderdale.
Book online.
Find out more

Walks with Healthy Minds
1pm on the 1st and 3rd Mondays from various locations.
Tel: 07388 990232.
Find out more about Healthy Minds.

Halifax
Including central Halifax, North Halifax and Skircoat Green/Savile Park areas.

Bowling with Illingworth & Bradshaw Social Group
Mondays at 10am at Holmfield Bowling Club, Halifax, HX2 9BE. (not during Winter).
Tel: 01422 249070.

Boxing with Halifax Star Boxing Club
Whatever your level, get fit, have fun and meet new friends. The combination of athleticism, physical and mental conditioning, sportsmanship, and self-worth that you will develop from boxing are unequalled in any other sport. The gym on Gibbet Street is open to the public for drop in sessions Monday and Wednesday mornings from 7am – 12pm and costs £5 per session.

Dance Exercise
Mondays from 6pm at The Studio Rooms.  Click the link below to find out more.

Exercise with Halifax In Touch
Tuesdays at 10.30am.
The Maurice Jagger Centre, Halifax HX1 1UZ.
Tel: 01422 351888.

Keep fit – Chair with a brew
Tuesdays from 9.45 to 10.45am.
Christ Church, Hipperholme.

Keep Fit Hour – for the over 60s
Tuesdays at 10am to 11am.
Halifax Boxing & Fitness Club, HX3 5QN.
07870 266002.
See In Touch page for more details.

Keep Fit with Illingworth & Bradshaw Social Group
Tuesdays 10am to 11am.
Illingworth Moor Methodist Church.
Tel: 01422 249070.

Keep Fit with the OSCA Foundation
Tuesdays, 9.45am to 10.45am.
Forest Cottage, Ovenden HX2 8AD.
Tel: 07982 728548.

New Age Kurling (All Ability)
Mondays from 11am to 1pm
Heath United Reform Church, Free School Lane, Halifax HX3 0DW

Old Tyme and Modern Sequence Dancing
Tuesday and Thursday, 2pm to 4pm.
The OSCA Foundation, Forest Cottage, Ovenden HX2 8AD.
Find out more about the OSCA Foundation.

Pilates – Adapted with Eve
Thursdays 1.15pm to 1.50pm.
Heath United Reformed Church, HX3 0DW.
Tel: 07930 803229.

Pilates – Audio Seated with Halifax Society for the Blind.
By telephone, Thursdays 11.30am to 12.30pm.
Find out more

Pilates – Beginners with Eve
Mondays 2pm to 2.45pm.
St. Jude’s Church, Savile Park, HX1 2XE.
Tel: 07930 803229.

Pilates – Beginners
Thursdays 11am to 12pm.
Illingworth & Bradshaw Social Group at Illingworth Moor Methodist Church, HX2 9LL.
01422 249070.

Pilates – Intermediate
Thursdays 9.45am to 10.45am
Illingworth & Bradshaw Social Group at Illingworth Moor Methodist Church, HX2 9LL.
01422 249070.

Pilates (with the) MS Society and Eve
Tuesdays from 12.30 to 1.15pm.
St. Judes Church, HX1 2XE.
Tel: 07930 803229.

Pilates and Physio with plus Health

Pilates – Sitting Down with Illingworth & Bradshaw Social Group
Tuesdays at 11.15am to 12pm
Illingworth Moor Methodist Church, HX2 9LL.
01422 249070.

Pilates – Sitting Down with Illingworth & Bradshaw Social Group
Tuesdays at 11.15am to 12.pm.
Illingworth Methodist Church, HX2 9LL.
Tel: 01422 249070.

Rugby and other sports for the over 50s with Calderdale Community Coaching Trust

Seated Strength and Mobility
Thursdays at 1pm
St. Jude’s Church, Free School Lane, Halifax.

Walking Football in Halifax
Mondays at 11am to 12pm.
3Gi Sports Centre, HX3 9ET.

Walking Football for the over 50s
Tuesdays and Fridays at 10.30am to 11.30am.
The 3GI Sports Centre, HX3 9ET.

Walking Football with the OSCA Foundation
Tuesday 12pm to 1pm.
The OSCA Foundation, Forest Cottage, Ovenden HX2 8AD.
Find out more about the OSCA Foundation.

Walk for Wellbeing Halifax
2nd Monday in the month at 10.30am to 12.30pm.
Meet outside Shibden Park.
Tel: 07541 690145.

Walk-it Health Walks
Fridays at 10am from Illingworth Moor Methodist Church, HX2 9LL.
Tel: 07891 934037.

Walks with Crew
Tuesdays at 10am from various locations across Calderdale. Call 07982 728548. ALSO:
Starter Walks: Thursdays at 10am from Rosegarth Surgery, Halifax, HX1 2HB. Call 07891 934037.
Moderate Walks: Fridays at 10am from Illingworth Moor Methodist Church, HX2 9LL. 07891 934037.

Wellbeing on Wednesdays
2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 12pm to 3pm.
Boothtown Methodist Church, HX3 6LP.

Workout of the Day (Beginners)
Thursdays from 11 to 11.45am
The Osca Foundation, Forest Cottage, Ovenden. HX2 8AD.
Call: 07982 728548.

Zumba with the OSCA Foundation
Tuesday and Thursday from 6.30pm to 7.30pm.
Forest Cottage, Ovenden, HX2 8AD.
Call 07488 235941.

Zumba with Young at Heart. 
Thursdays at 2pm
Shay Stadium, Halifax. HX1 2YT.
Tel: 01422 355059.

Brighouse & Rastrick
Including Hove Edge, Lightcliffe and Northowram areas.

Dance for Wellbeing
Thursdays from 6pm to 7pm
The Space @ Field Lane, Rastrick
To book email hello@curiousmotion.org.uk

Exercise classes with HEARTBEAT
Thursday mornings at 9.30am, 10.30am and 11.30am and also 6.30pm
Brighouse Sports Club, HD6 4LX.
Tel: 07475 943686.
Find out more about Heartbeat.

Gentle Keep Fit
Tuesdays from 11am to 12pm
Christ Church, Hipperholme, HX3 8AA

Keep Active Over 50s Fitness (Gentle)
Mondays 11.30am
Brighouse Central Methodist Church, HD6 1AQ
£5 per session
Call Vicky on 07817 861290.

Sit Down & Get Fit
Tuesdays 9.45 to 10.45am
Christ Church, Hipperholme, HX3 8AA
Tel: 01422 371199.

Tai Chi with HEARTBEAT
Tuesdays at 9.30am and 10.30am.
Brighouse Sports Club, HD6 4LX.
Find out more about HEARTBEAT.

Tai Chi with SOFA (Southowram Over 50s).
Mondays at 3pm.
Southowram Community Centre, HX3 9SD.
Tel: 01422 346204.
Find out more about SOFA

Walking Group – Arts4Brighouse.
Various locations around Brighouse.  Ring for details – 01484 711835.

Walking Group – Brighouse Ladies
First Monday in the month at 1.30pm.
Various locations around Brighouse.

Walking with Chinstep Wallkers
Second Wednesday at 10am
Christ Church Hipperholme
01422 371199.

Walks – gentle group walks in Northowram
Mondays at 10.30am from Northowram Surgery, HX3 7JE.
Tel: 07421 703270.

Walks with Heartbeat
Alternative Tuesdays from 10am to 12.30pm
Brighouse Sports Club, HD6 4LX.

Walks for Wellbeing in Shelf
2nd Friday in the month from 10am
Shelf Park (entrance by Village Hall).
Contact email: cathryn2304@aol.com

Yoga
Tuesdays at 10.30am
Rastrick Bowling Club, Toothill Bank, Brighouse, HD6 3EZ
07779 668221.

Sowerby Bridge & Ripponden

Chair yoga in Sowerby Bridge (with Re-engage)
First Monday in the month from 11am to 12pm
St.Paul’s Methodist Church.
Booking required for all classes: Register now with Re-engage

Keep Active Over 50s Fitness
A 45 min class of low impact, nice and easy aerobics, strength building, flexibility and then a stretching set to an uplifting soundtrack from the 60s,
Fridays 10am
The New Roxy, Wharf St, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2AE
All classes are £5 per session
Call Vicky on 07817 861290.

Elland and Greetland
Including Holywell Green, Stainland and Blackley.

Brews & Grooves. 
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 11.30am.
Southgate Methodist Church, Elland HX5 0JL.
Call 07740 366365.

Fitness Class for the over 50s
Thursdays at 10.15am
Bankfield Social Club, 9 Huddersfield Rd, Elland HX5 9DW
07817 861290

Health & Wellbeing groups with Project Colt
Ladies Self Esteem Group. All Ladies Welcome. Mondays from 10:30 to 12pm.
Feel Good Friday Group. All Welcome. Fridays from 11:30 to13:00.
Project Colt, Elland Bridge HX5 3FT.
helen@projectcolt.org.uk

Keep Active Over 50s Fitness
Nice & Easy: Mondays and Thursdays at 10.30am at Bankfield Social Club, Huddersfield Road, Elland, HX5 9DW
A 45 min class of Low impact, nice and easy aerobics, strength building, flexibility and then a stretching set to an uplifting soundtrack from the 60s, 70s & 80s. Fun and sociable.
Also Gentle Keep Fit: Mondays 11.30am at Brighouse Central Methodist Church, HD6 1AQ
Fridays 10am at The New Roxy, Wharf St, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2AE
All classes are £5 per session
Call Vicky on 07817 861290.
Pilates – Balance with Eve
Wednesdays at 10.30am.
St. Thomas’s Church, Greetland HX4 8JE.
Tel: 07930 803229.
Rythm & Brews
Fridays from 12pm to 1.30pm.
Southgate Methodist Church, Elland HX5 0JL.
Call 07740 366365.Tai Chi
Fridays at 2pm
St. Thomas’s Parish Hall, Rochdale Road, Greetland.
01422 254696.
Yoga at Southgate
Mondays at 6pm
Southgate Methodist Church, Elland.

Hebden Bridge and Todmorden

Bowling Clubs welcoming new members and visitors

 

Dance Fitness
Wednesdays from 2 to 2.45pm
Hope Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge.

(Gentle) Exercise
Mondays from 11 to 11.45am
Todmorden Central Methodist Church

(Gentle) Exercise for the Over 50s
Thursdays at 2pm
Waterside Gym, Hebden Bridge
01422 846088

(Gentle) Exercise for the Over 75s with Re-Engage
Chair yoga in Heptonstall: Monthly on the third Friday at 11am till 12pm at Heptonstall Bowling Club.
Also, one hour online sessions including a chance to talk to others at the end of the class.
Tai Chi in Hebden Bridge: Third Thursday in the month at 12pm to 1pm at Hope Baptist Church.
Booking required for all classes: Register now with Re-engage

Exercise to music
Mondays with Age Concern Todmorden
10am at Central Methodist Church

Keep Fit for the Over 60s
Fridays from 9.30 to 10.15am
Mytholmroyd Community Centre
01422 883023

Movement & Mindset Classes with Rebecca
Gentle Exercise at Central Methodist Church, Todmorden. Mondays at 11am.
Seated Movement at Roomfield House, Todmorden. Mondays at 2pm.
Dance Fitness at Hope Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge. Wednesdays at 2pm.
Dance Fitness at Union House, Todmorden. Wednesdays at 6pm.
Beginner Swing Dance at Hebden Bridge Town Hall. Wednesdays at 8.15pm.
Seated Movement at Mytholm Court, Hebden Bridge. Thursdays at 10.30am.
Seated movement at Elphin Court, Mytholmroyd. Tuesdays at 2pm.

To find out more email hello@imtforever.co.uk or see Facebook

Seated Exercise
Thursdays at 10.30am
Mytholm Court, Church Lane, Hebden Bridge HX7 6DT

Seated Exercise
Thursdays at 2pm
St. Michael’s Church, Mytholmroyd.

Seated Movement
Mondays at 2pm
Roomfield House, Todmorden

Seated Movement
Thursdays 10.30 to 11.15am
Mytholm Court, Church Lane, Hebden Bridge HX7 6DT.

Table Tennis in Tod
Tuesdays at 10am to 12pm at Todmorden Learning Centre and Community Hub, Burnley Road.
All welcome and bats and balls are available
Cost is £5 or £2.50 concession.
Tai Chi
Thursdays at 10.30am
The Fielden Centre, Todmorden.
Tai Chi with SOFA
Mondays from 3 to 4pm.
Southowram Community  Centre, Law Lane.
01422 346204.

Walking Football (over 50s) in Mytholmroyd
Wednesdays from 8th June at 6-7pm
Mytholmroyd Community Centre.
For more details call Mark on 07848 099 572 or email hbsaintswalkingfootball@gmail.com

Yoga (Over 60s)
Mondays at 10am to 11am.
Mytholmroyd Community Centre
01422 883023.

End of listings.

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