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Fitness and exercise for older people in Barnet.

Age UK Barnet, partner organisations and community venues run fun and affordable fitness and exercise activities throughout the London Borough of Barnet. These include indoor and outdoor classes for all levels and abilities.

Age UK Barnet's fitness and exercise classes are aimed at people aged 55 and above. They are a great opportunity not just to keep fit but to try something new and add to your social calendar.

Click on the areas closest to you to find out what is on there.

Find out what's on near you

Barnet

Love to Dance
Underhill Baptist Church, Elton Avenue, Barnet EN5 2EA
This class incorporates various dance styles including Salsa, Line, Cha Cha Cha, Bollywood, Rock 'n' Roll and many more. The class also incorporates a break in which tea and coffee are served.
For more information email Annabel Hay or call her on 020 3675 7246
Tuesdays 10am - 12pm £4.50

Movement/creative dance class
The Bull Theatre, 68 High Street, Barnet EN5 5SJ
For more information call Jane on 020 8441 5010
Thursdays 4.30pm - 5.30pm £3

Tai Chi - Chipping Barnet
Upstairs room, Chipping Barnet Library, Stapylton Road, EN5 4QT
For more information call Richard Selby on 020 8455 5463
Mondays 2pm - 3.30pm £6 Advanced level
Fridays 12pm - 1.30pm £6 

Tai Chi - High Barnet
Church House, 2 Wood Street, High Barnet EN5 4BW
Tuesdays 2pm - 3pm £7. For more information email Dee Cummins or call her on 07882 281670

Wednesdays 1.30pm - 3pm. Beginners Class. For more information email Richard Selby or call 020 8455 5463.

Thursdays 12-1.30pm, £6, email Richard Selby or call on 020 8455 5463.

Burnt Oak

Keep fit/Zumba
Cultural and Recreational Organisation for Tamil Elders, Watling Community Centre, 145 Orange Hill, Burnt Oak HA8 0TR
For more information email Pathma or call her on 07735 241676
Fridays 10.30am - 12pm £2 with free lunch

Tai Chi (gentle)
Annunciation Church Parish Centre, 4 Thirleby Road, Burnt Oak HA8 0HQ
For more information email Deborah or call her on 020 8432 1420
Wednesdays 2pm - 3pm £3.50

Yoga
Cultural and Recreational Organisation for Tamil Elders, Watling Community Centre, 145 Orange Hill, Burnt Oak HA8 0TR
For more information email Pathma or call her on 07735 241676
Mondays 11am - 12pm £2

Colindale

Gentle exercise to music
Colindale Library, 7 Bristol Avenue, Colindale NW9 4BR
For more information email Age UK Barnet or call them on 020 8629 0269
The class is followed by tea, coffee and chat until 12.45pm
Tuesdays 10.30am - 11.30pm £3.50

Tai Chi
Colindale Community Club, The Hyde Church, Varley Parade, Edgware Road, Colindale NW9 6RR
For more information call Chris on 07960 944612
Tuesdays 10.15am - 11.15am £3.50

 

Cricklewood

Gentle exercise to music
St Agnes Centre, Gillingham Road, Cricklewood NW2 1RL
For more information contact Ranj Phull on 07957 185367.
Mondays 10.30am - 11.30am £3.50
You can also go along at 10am for tea and coffee!

East Barnet

AthleFIT
Oakhill Park, East Barnet EN4 8JP
This is a free adults athletics fitenss sessions for the over 55s. For more information email Annabel Hay or call her on 020 3675 7246
Mondays 2pm - 3pm FREE

Exercise to music
Friend in Need Community Centre, East Barnet Baptist Church, Crescent Road, East Barnet EN4 8PS
For more information email Friend in Need or call them on 020 8449 8225
Mondays 11.15am - 12.15pm £5
Tuesdays 11am - 12pm £5
Wednesdays 11.15am - 12.15pm £5
Thursdays 11.30am - 12.30pm £5

Tai Chi
Friend in Need Community Centre, East Barnet Baptist Church, Crescent Road, East Barnet EN4 8PS
For more information email Friend in Need or call them on 020 8449 8225
Thursdays 2pm - 3pm £5

Yoga (advanced)
Friend in Need Community Centre, East Barnet Baptist Church, Crescent Road, East Barnet EN4 8PS
For more information email Friend in Need or call them on 020 8449 8225
Mondays 5.30pm - 6.30pm £5

East Finchley

Bollywood dancing
Age UK Barnet, Ann Owens Centre, East Finchley N2 8LT
For more information email Age UK Barnet or call 020 8629 0269
Mondays 5.30pm-6.30pm £3.50

Exercise
Age UK Barnet, Ann Owens Centre, East Finchley N2 8LT
For more information email Age UK Barnet or call 020 8629 0269
Thursdays 11am - 12pm £3.50

Exercise for falls prevention (referrals only)
Age UK Barnet, Ann Owens Centre, East Finchley N2 8LT
For more information email Age UK Barnet or call 020 8629 0269
Mondays 3.15pm - 4.15pm £3.50

Exercise to music
Prospect Place, East End Road, East Finchley N2 0XA
For more information call Anne Segal 07976 440775
Tuesdays 3pm - 4pm £3.50

Exercise with Dee
Age UK Barnet, Ann Owens Centre, East Finchley N2 8LT
For more information email Age UK Barnet or call 020 8629 0269
Fridays 10.45am - 11.45am £3.50

Gentle exercise to music
Age UK Barnet, Ann Owens Centre, East Finchley N2 8LT
For more information email Age UK Barnet or call 020 8629 0269
Mondays 2pm - 3pm £3.50

Low impact exercise for the more active
Age UK Barnet, Ann Owens Centre, East Finchley N2 8LT
For more information email Age UK Barnet or call 020 8629 0269
Wednesdays 2.15pm - 3.15pm £3.50

Movement to music
Green Man Community Centre, Strawberry Vale, East Finchley N2 9BA
For more information email Age UK Barnet or call 020 8629 0269
Wednesdays 11.30am - 12.30pm £3.50

Table Tennis
Green Man Community Centre, Strawberry Vale, East Finchley N2 9BA
For more information email Michael Jobling or call him on 020 3778 0220
Tuesdays 2.15pm - 3045pm £5 per session or £20 for six sessions

Tai Chi for people recovering from falls (referrals only)
Age UK Barnet, Ann Owens Centre, East Finchley N2 8LT
For more information email Age UK Barnet or call 020 8629 0269
Wednesdays 10am - 11am £3.50
Wednesdays 11.30am - 12.30pm £3.50

 

Edgware

Tai Chi - For people with Parkinsonss
Edgware Community Hospital, Parkinsons Unit, Burnt Oak Broadway, Edgware HA8 0DA
For more information email Richard Selby or call him on 020 8455 5463
Tuesdays 2pm - 3.30pm £4

Seated Tai Chi with Tea and Biscuits
John Keble Church, 142 Deans Lane, Edgware HA8 9NT
For more information email Dee or call her on 07882 281670
Wednesdays 2pm - 3.30pm £7

 

Friern Barnet

Love to Dance
St John's Parish Centre, Friern Barnet Road, Friern Barnet N11 3EQ
This class incorporates various dance styles including Salsa, Line, Cha Cha Cha, Bollywood, Rock 'n' Roll and many more as well as a break where tea and coffee are served. For more information email Annabel Hay or call her on 020 3675 7246
Wednesdays 10am - 12pm Contact Annabel Hay for details of cost

 

Hampstead

Instructor-led health walks
Hampstead Heath
For more information call the Prevention and Wellbeing Team at Barnet Council on 0208 359 6314
Tuesdays 9.30am - 10.30am Walks cost £2.80 each payable on the day or £18 if you are over 60 and buy 10 walks in advance
Thursdays 9.30am - 10.30am Walks cost £2.80 each payable on the day or £18 if you are over 60 and buy 10 walks in advance
Sundays 10.30am - 11.30am Walks cost £2.80 each payable on the day or £18 if you are over 60 and buy 10 walks in advance

More information about Barnet Council Health Walks

Hendon

50+ Pilates
Saracens Stadium, Allianz Park, Greenlands, Hendon NW4 1RL
For more information email Saracens or call them on 020 3675 7246
Tuesdays 10.15am - 11.15am Contact Saracens for cost
Thursdays 2.15pm - 3.15pm Contact Saracens for cost

Ballroom dancing
Barnet African Caribbean Association (BACA), Barnet Multicultural Community Centre, Algernon Road, Hendon NW4 3TA
For more information call BACA on 020 8202 0095
First and third Tuesday of the month
11am - 11.40am £3.50

Dance Class
Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre, Champions Way, Hendon NW4 1PX
For more information email Greenwich Leisure or call them on 020 8457 9900
Thursdays 12.45pm - 1.45pm £3.50


Dementia friendly swimming
Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre, Champions Way, Hendon NW4 1PX
Special sessions for people with dementia and their carers. Sessions are during quiet times with specially trained staff on hand to support you. They are designed to build confidence, help enjoy being in the pool as well as an opportunity to socialise with others in a similar situation. For more information email Barnet Council's Prevention and Wellbeing team or call them on 020 8359 2896
Tuesdays 10.30am - 11.30am £2.75 for those with dementia. Free for carers

Exercise with Dee
Age UK Barnet, Meritage Centre, Church End, Hendon NW4 4JT
For more information email Age UK Barnet or call them on 020 8432 1415
Fridays 11am - 12pm £3.50

Love to Dance
Saracens Stadium, Allianz Park, Greenlands, Hendon NW4 1RL
For more information email Saracens or call them on 020 3675 7246
Mondays 10am - 12pm £4.50 (refreshments included)

Movement to music
Age UK Barnet, Meritage Centre, Church End, Hendon NW4 4JT
For more information email Age UK Barnet or call them on 020 8432 1415
Wednesdays 11am - 12pm £3.50

Nordic Walking
Saracens Stadium, Allianz Park, Greenlands, Hendon NW4 1RL
For more information email Saracens or call them on 020 3675 7246
Wednesdays 10.30am - 11.30am Contact Saracens for cost

Tai Chi
Age UK Barnet, Meritage Centre, Church End, Hendon NW4 4JT
For more information email Age UK Barnet or call them on 020 8432 1415
Mondays 10.30am - 11.30am £3.50
Thursdays 9.45am - 10.45am (Falls prevention referrals only class) £3.50 and 11am - 12pm £3.50

Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre, Champions Way, Hendon NW4 1PX
For more information email Greenwich Leisure or call them on 020 8457 9900
Wednesdays 9.15am - 10.15am £3.50

Barnet Multicultural Community Centre, Algernon Road, Hendon NW4 3TA
Call Barnet Multicultural Community Centre 020 8629 0269 for more information
Thursdays 11am - 12pm £3.50

Walking
Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre, Champions Way, Hendon NW4 1PX
For more information email Greenwich Leisure or call them on 020 8457 9900
Saturdays 10am - 11am FREE (booking essential)

Walking Football for the over 50s
Saracens Stadium, Allianz Park, Greenlands, Hendon NW4 1RL
For more information email Saracens or call them on 020 3675 7246
Tuesdays 10am - 11am
Contact Saracens for cost

 

Mill Hill

50+ Fitness
Mill Hill East Church, Salcombe Gardens, NW7 2NT
For more information email Saracens or call them on 020 3675 7246
Thursdays 5pm - 6pm Contact Saracens for details of cost

Learn to move - dance classes for the over 50s
Eversfield Centre, 11 Eversfield Gardens, Mill Hill NW7 2AE
Contact Emily Neilan on 020 8455 5463
Tuesdays 3.30pm - 4.30pm £3.50

Gentle exercise to music
Retail Trust Community Hall, Marshall Estate, Hammers Lane NW7 4DQ
For more information call Ranj on 07957 185367 or Age UK Barnet on 020 8629 0269
Mondays 12.30pm - 2.30pm

 

Seated exercise to music
Wilberforce Centre, St Paul's Church, The Ridgeway NW7 1QU
For more information contact St Paul's Parish Office on 020 8906 3797
Fridays 10.15am - 11.15am £2 including refreshments

Muswell Hill

Walking football
Power League Pitches, Bobby Moore Way, Muswell Hill N10 1ST
For more information email Martin Jones or call him on 07951 813677
Thursdays 11am - 12pm £4

 

New Barnet

50+ Pilates
Lyonsdown Hall, 3 Lyonsdown Road, New Barnet EN5 1JB
For more information email Saracens or call them on 020 3675 7246
Mondays 2.15pm - 3.15pm £4.50
Tuesdays 2.15pm - 3.15pm £4.50

Ballroom dancing
Lyonsdown Hall, 3 Lyonsdown Road, New Barnet EN5 1JB
For more information call Ken or Barbara on 020 01707 258414
Mondays 8pm - 10.30pm £4.50

Love to Dance
Lyonsdown Hall, 3 Lyonsdown Road, New Barnet EN5 1JB
This class incorporates various dance styles including Salsa, Line, Cha Cha Cha, Bollywood Rock 'n' Roll and more. For more information email Saracens or call them on 020 3675 7246
Thursdays 1pm - 2pm £4.50

North Finchley

Instructor-led health walks
Friary Park
For more information email the Prevention and Wellbeing Team at Barnet Council or call them on on 020 8359 7150.
Wednesdays 9.30am - 10.30am Walks cost £2.80 each payable on the day or £18 if you are over 60 and buy 10 walks in advance

Nordic walking
Friary Park, North Finchley, N12 9PD
For more information and to book email Daniela Boyce or call her on 07855 681354
Thursdays 12pm - 1pm £50 for four weeks including pole hire

Outdoor fitness class
Friary Park, North Finchley, N12 9PD
For more information email Karen Williamson or call her on 020 8150 0967. The class meets at the Friary Park entrance on Torrington Park, opposite Ashurst Road.
Mondays 9.30am - 10.30am £1.50

Tai Chi
The Bohemia, 762-764 High Road, North Finchley N12 9QH
For more information email Dee Cummins or call her on 020 8445 6715 or 07782 281670
Tuesdays 10.30am - 11.30am £6.00

The Quaker Meeting House, Alexandra Grove, North Finchley N12 8HG
For more information email Dee Cummins or call her on 020 8445 6715 or 07782 281670
Mondays 5pm - 6pm £8.00

Trinity Church, 15 Nether Street, North Finchley N12 7NN
For more information email Bob or call him on 020 8346 6825. Booking is essential.
Thursdays (Advanced class)
10.30am - 11.45pm £40 for four weeks
Fridays (Intermediate class) 10.30am - 11.30pm £32 for four week

 

Temple Fortune

Bowls in Temple Fortune
Temple Fortune Bowls Club, 122 Bridge Lane, Temple Fortune NW11 9JS
For more details email the Bowling Club Manager or call them on 020 8455 2184

 

Totteridge

Instructor-led health walks
Orange Tree, Totteridge Village
For more information email the Prevention and Wellbeing Team at Barnet Council or call them on 0208 359 6314
Sundays 9am - 10am Walks cost £2.80 each payable on the day or £18 if you are over 60 and buy 10 walks in advance

 

Whetstone

Low impact aerobics
Manor Drive Methodist Church, Manor Drive, Whetstone N20 0DZ
For more information conatct Annalisa on 07483 017178
Mondays 11am - 12pm Contact Annalisa for details of cost

Seated Yoga
Manor Drive Methodist Church, Manor Drive, Whetstone N20 0DZ
For more information conatct Kathryn Jackman on 07967 385 104
Thursdays 11am - 12pm £3.50

Tai Chi

North London Synagogue 120 Oakleigh Rd North N20 9EZ
Beginners class - for more information email Dee or call her on 07882 281670
Wednesdays 1.45pm - 2.45pm £7

 

Woodside Park

Instructor-led health walks
Woodside Park
For more information email the Prevention and Wellbeing Team at Barnet Council or call them on on 0208 359 6314.
Mondays 9.30am - 10.30am Walks cost £2.80 each payable on the day or £18 if you are over 60 and buy 10 walks in advance
Saturdays 9.30am - 10.30am Walks cost £2.80 each payable on the day or £18 if you are over 60 and buy 10 walks in advance

Nordic walking
Meets at the entrance to the public footpath on Southover, almost opposite Chanctonbury
For more information and to book email Daniela Boyce or call her on 07855 681354. To join participants must have completed the Nordic Walking Learn to Walk course at Friary Park (see North Finchley classes).
Thursdays 12pm - 1pm £50 for ten sessions including pole hire

Find out what's on for over 55s in Barnet