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Join our team of Fitness & Friendship volunteers!

We're looking for people to join us and lead or help at one of our growing network of Fitness & Friendship Clubs.

*** New ***   Online Fitness & Friendship Club   *** New ***

The Fitness & Friendship team are pleased to announce they will be piloting their first

Online Fitness & Friendship Club

The sessions will include: 

  • Welcome & Intro
  • 30 mins of gentle, beneficial & FUN exercises
  • Short break for refreshments & chat 
  • Quiz
  • End with a short Tai Chi (Qi Gong Shibashi) session
  • Feedback & question time

We would love to see you there! 

Please contact Tracey Jones to confirm your interest

Fitness and Friendship Clubs run across the county providing an opportunity for the older adult to spend around 50 minutes doing Low Impact Functional Exercises followed by time to socialise and wind down with tai chi.

They are social clubs with an emphasis on keeping active and staying healthy.

People who come to the clubs say that they enjoy the club because the exercises help with mobility, in particular where arthritis can result in a stiffening of the joints.

  • the exercises help release tightened muscles so that shoes and socks can be put on more easily
  • the clubs provide an opportunity to spend time with others who may be facing similar life challenges
  • last but absolutely not least, there is a lot of laughter.

All Club Leaders are fully trained having completed Low Impact Functional Exercises training for older adults and First Aid Training.  They also attend regular update training to keep their skills and knowledge up to date.   

If you have any questions, please contact our main office team on 0808 196 2424 or at