Tag Archives: gentle exercise

Pilates Classes at Wadsworth Community Centre & Hebden Bridge Town Hall

Wadsworth PilatesWednesdays 1.30pm – 2.30pm at Hebden Bridge Town Hall

Thursdays 9.30am – 10.30am at Wadsworth Community Centre



Over-50s orienteering

Over 50′s Orienteering

A chance for senior citizens to take part in orienteering sessions at Four Fields progressing weekly through expert guidance.
Orienteering is an exciting outdoor adventure sport which involves walking or running whilst navigating around a course using a detailed map and sometimes a compass. The aim is to navigate in sequence between a set of control points and decide the best route to complete the course in the quickest time. It does not matter how young, old or fit you are, as you can run, walk or jog the course and progress at your own pace.
Orienteering can take place anywhere from remote forest and countryside to urban parks and school playgrounds. It’s a great sport for socialising and team building and learning new skills.
Or to simplify… orienteering is navigating around a course using basic map work skills which will be taught on the start of the session.
The course will be based at OSCArena, Four Fields, Ovenden, HX2 8AD

Sessions will be held 1pm-3pm every Monday.

For more information please contact Neil Ross on 07974077143 or neil.ross@oscafoundation.co.uk

What’s new for High Five !

High Five is two!

High Five is two years old and alive and kicking in the Warley / Pellon area .

They now offer seven activity sessions for over 50s and anyone else who feels they might benefit from what they do.

Building on the success of their Monday Tai Chi class, the group is on course to open a second Tai Chi class for beginners after Easter on Tuesday mornings. There’s also Singing for fun, Gentle exercise classes, a kurling group and an art class. Their new Scottish Dancing class is popular and full of fun as well as a little dancing. Classes are £3 per class and the first session is FREE.

For more information email pellonhighfive@gmail.com.

The group will hold their AGM this Saturday to celebrate two fabulous first years.

New Tai Chi class for Pellon’s High Five

Have you been thinking of trying Tai Chi but want a beginners’ class to get you started?
Due to the success of their popular long-running Monday Tai Chi class (which is full), the Pellon community group High Five have decided to start a new Tuesday morning group especially for beginners. The new class starts on Tuesday 16th April 2013.  Cost £3, with refreshments served at the end. All welcome – come and give it a try!
Tuesdays, starting 16th April, 10:45 – 11:45
St Columba’s Church, Highroad Well Lane, Pellon, Halifax HX2 0QF
To contact High Five, call 07407 531 481 or email pellonhighfive@gmail.com
A Tai Chi demonstration at High Five's recent Afternoon Tea

A Tai Chi demonstration at a High Five event last year

What is Tai Chi?  To find out more, visit class tutor Marsha Clarke’s website here.

Try kurling – a free evening event and buffet!

Come and try it:


At Shay Stadium Supporters Bar

Wednesday 27th February 6pm – 9pm

Play * Bar open * Light Buffet



This event is organised by the Young at Heart Club

The Young at Heart Club meet every Thursday afternoon, 2 – 4 at The Shay – kurling, darts, dominoes, board games, refreshments and good company, plus a range of different special events and days out. All people over 50 are welcome.

Click here to download their programme for 2013

Secretary – Ann Skinner 01422 364755

Local Activities for Over 50’s in Illingworth