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Our bodies were made to move

It's a myth that getting older means an end to being active. We can help you to keep moving, whatever your age.

We're always told being active is the secret ingredient to health and happiness, and it can help us reduce the risk of everything from cancer to heart disease. But for some of us, just walking up the stairs is hard.

However you're feeling right now, and whatever you're dealing with, we can help you get moving more so you'll feel better for longer.

To find out more about the benefits of keeping active, plus looking after your health and wellbeing visit: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/health-wellbeing/ 

What we offer...

  • Watch our YouTube channel

    Exercise with us online

    If you haven’t had the chance yet then check us out on YouTube as we’ve got some exercise videos to keep you healthy and active.

    We’ve got everything from seated exercise, chair pilates, cardio circuits and more!

    YouTube – Search for our channel: Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove or click on the link below

    Click here to visit our YouTube channel

  • Exercise classes at our centres

    Keeping active at our centres

    We offer a number of different exercise classes at our centres and in the community. There's something for everyone - from more sedate chair-based exercise to dancing. The Laburnum centre in Bognor Regis even has it's own gym.

    To find out what's available near you visit our events and activities pages (link below).

    Click here to visit our events and activities pages

We're excited to be part of the Age UK's Walking Football programme

Walking Football offers physical activity and the chance to socialise while playing the beautiful game at a slower pace.Whether you've never played before or you're looking to get back into it, our sessions are open to all abilities. It's a great way to keep fit and excellent for your mental health & wellbeing.
 
 
We’re delighted to offer the following sessions:

  • Thursdays, 10.00-11.00 at Bognor Football Club.
  • We are launching a new club in the Burgess Hill area and are looking for participants.
  • We are planning to start a ladies only team in Portslade. Please contact us if you would be interested in joining.
To find out more about Walking Football, please contact John Donoghue -
email: john.donoghue@ageukwsbh.org.uk or call 01243 827 185
 

If you still need convincing...

  • Regular activity can lower your risk of heart disease, stroke, some cancers, depression and dementia.
  • Moving more helps your thinking skills – like problem-solving, decision-making and remembering facts and words.
  • Being active can lessen aches and pains, help you stay steady on your feet and boost your mood.