Dec
13
Thu
2018
Plants for Sale at Chantry Walled Garden @ Chantry Walled Garden
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Plants for Sale at Chantry Walled Garden @ Chantry Walled Garden | United Kingdom

Chantry Walled Garden is a heritage walled garden in a public park, with flower borders and vegetable-growing areas, as well as extensive glasshouses as part of our plant nursery.  Our base is cosy Nursery Cottage, where there is an accessible courtyard garden with raised beds for wheelchair users. The adjacent workshop has facilities for woodwork and basic construction. In this garden you can learn skills relevant to the horticultural industry as well as enjoy maintaining a garden full of history.

Every Tuesday and Thursday we hold a plant sale, where we sell plants we’ve grown in the garden to help fund the project.

ActivBoccia (& Ping Pong) @ Whitton Sports Centre
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
ActivBoccia (& Ping Pong) @ Whitton Sports Centre | United Kingdom
Come and play this very accessible sport and have fun with a great group of people!
We also play a bit of ping pong!
Boccia is played sitting down. It is a relatively easy game to play, but a tough game to play well – are you up for the challenge?
This facility is wheelchair accessible.
Session fee £4.00
Includes Refreshments
For more information call us on 01473 345350
ActivStretch @ All Hallows Church Hall
Dec 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
ActivStretch @ All Hallows Church Hall | England | United Kingdom

A friendly session of stretching, mobility and low impact exercise to help keep you moving and carry out everyday tasks. Including a fun activity as well! (As always, a cuppa & biscuit is included!)
Suitable for all!
Loose clothing recommended to allow ease of movement.

£3.50 per session

For more information please give us a call on 01473 345350

Walking Football – Gainsborough Sports & Community Centre, Ipswich @ Gainsborough Sports and Community Centre
Dec 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Walking Football - Gainsborough Sports & Community Centre, Ipswich @ Gainsborough Sports and Community Centre | England | United Kingdom

Walking Football

  • Same rules as normal football, minus the running.
  • Improve your strength and mobility
  • Reduce your risk of falling
  • Improve confidence
  • Stay independent
  • Get out and meet others in a sociable environment
  • And most importantly – have a great time!

 

Schedule

  • 3.00pm – 4.00pm

To book your place please call us on 01473 345350.

 

ActivIpswich is a community–based sports programme. It is a partnership between ActivLives and Ipswich Borough Council and is funded by the National Lottery as part of Sport England’s Community Sport Activation Fund.

Our programmes are particularly targeted at those who are 45 years of age and over. We welcome all new participants. Don’t worry about your playing standard – we are a project that provides for all levels of ability.

The emphasis is very much upon the social as well as the physical benefits that can be gained from getting involved with regular physical activity.

Many of our participants have either a long term health condition and/or a disability (35-40%). We tend to deliver slightly unusual sports in community venues, so please give us a look even you have never thought of yourself as being particularly ‘sporty’ – You might surprise yourself!

Dec
14
Fri
2018
Volunteering at The People’s Community Garden @ The People's Community Garden
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Volunteering at The People's Community Garden @ The People's Community Garden | United Kingdom

The People’s Community Garden is an outdoor community resource on a public allotment site, where people of all ages and abilities get together to develop and maintain an inspiring green space. It is a place where you can find your niche and work at your own pace, as part of a friendly and dedicated team. It is a place where you can make friends and learn skills, as well as contribute your ideas, to make it truly a people’s garden.

Get involved

ActivSheds @ CRESS Pavilion
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am
ActivSheds @ CRESS Pavilion | England | United Kingdom
Share skills, learn informally, pursue your hobbies and interests!
Make friends and get more involved in your community!
Are you stuck indoors too much?
Would you like to get out more and meet like-minded people
in an informal, relaxed setting?
Do you like working with tools, repairing and mending, DIY projects?
If so, then why not join our ActivSheds project for men
You can share tools and resources and work on a wide range of projects
such as renovation, building raised beds and cold frames,
or smaller items such as bird boxes or plant troughs
You may have your own ideas or project you’d like to suggest
We can also give you help, advice and support to set up your
own Men’s Shed project in your community
ActivSheds runs on Friday mornings from 10am at the shed at the CRESS Pavilion on Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE, near the People’s Community Garden
For further information, please contact Danny on 07532 794173 or danny@activlives.org.uk, or ActivLives office: 01473 345350.
Better Balance (Level 2) – Dundee House, Ipswich @ Dundee House
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Better Balance (Level 2) - Dundee House, Ipswich @ Dundee House

Better Balance Classes

These sessions are ideal if you would like to:

  • Stay steady on your feet
  • Improve your balance, strength and mobility
  • Reduce your risk of falling
  • Improve confidence
  • Stay independent
  • Get out and meet others in a sociable environment

 

Schedule

  • 10.30am – 12 noon

To book your place please call us on 01473 345350.

Friday Friends Cafe @ Whitehouse Baptist Church Hall
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Every Friday 10:30am – 2pm
Whitehouse Baptist Church Hall, Waterford Road, Ipswich, IP1 5NW

 

Friendly community cafe for people living with dementia and their carers. Come and join our community cafe for a social morning of tea, coffee & biscuits and an activity.
Then stay for a two course hot lunch.

 

 

£2.50 per person for morning session £4.00 per person for 2 course lunch.

To book your place, please call Louise Bernard on 01473 345350

We look forward to seeing you!

ActivSteps – St Mary at Stoke Church Hall, Ipswich @ St Mary at Stoke Church Hall
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
ActivSteps - St Mary at Stoke Church Hall, Ipswich @ St Mary at Stoke Church Hall | England | United Kingdom

Every Friday
11:00am-12:00noon (followed by refreshments)

St Mary at Stoke Church Hall, Stoke Street, Ipswich, IP2 8DA

For people 45 years and over.
Gentle and fun moves to music to help improve strength, balance & stamina – no partner required £5.00 per session

For more information, please call Lindsay on 01473 345350

Dec
18
Tue
2018
Lunch Club – Oasis Club, Ipswich @ Oasis Club
Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch Club - Oasis Club, Ipswich @ Oasis Club | England | United Kingdom

Lunch Club

Enjoy a hot homemade 2 course meal!

  • Eat healthily
  • Improve confidence
  • Stay independent
  • Get out and meet others in a sociable environment
  • Make friends

 

Schedule

  • Lunch served at 12noon

To book your place please call us on 01473 345350.

Jan
7
Mon
2019
Volunteering at The People’s Community Garden @ The People's Community Garden
Jan 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Volunteering at The People's Community Garden @ The People's Community Garden | United Kingdom

The People’s Community Garden is an outdoor community resource on a public allotment site, where people of all ages and abilities get together to develop and maintain an inspiring green space. It is a place where you can find your niche and work at your own pace, as part of a friendly and dedicated team. It is a place where you can make friends and learn skills, as well as contribute your ideas, to make it truly a people’s garden.

Get involved

Sitting Strong (Level 1) – Greenfinch Church Hall, Ipswich @ Greenfinch Church
Jan 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Sitting Strong (Level 1) - Greenfinch Church Hall, Ipswich @ Greenfinch Church | England | United Kingdom

What are the benefits of Sitting Strong classes?

These sessions are ideal if you would like to:

  • Stay steady on your feet
  • Improve your balance, strength and mobility
  • Reduce your risk of falling
  • Improve confidence
  • Stay independent
  • Get out and meet others in a sociable environment

Schedule

  •  11.00am – 12.30pm

To book your place please call us on 01473 345350.

Session was previously held at Chantry Library.

Bap ‘n’ Boccia (and Kurling!) – Goldcrest Court, Ipswich @ Goldcrest Court
Jan 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bap 'n' Boccia (and Kurling!) - Goldcrest Court, Ipswich @ Goldcrest Court | England | United Kingdom

Bap N’ Boccia

  • Enjoy a ham or cheese bap while playing a game of boccia and kurling
  • Boccia is a Paralympic sport which is accessible to all abilities
  • Keep fit and active
  • Improve your strength and mobility
  • Reduce your risk of falling
  • Improve confidence
  • Stay independent
  • Get out and meet others in a sociable environment
  • And most importantly – have a great time!

Schedule

  • 1.00pm – 3.00pm

To book your place please call us on 01473 345350.

 

ActivIpswich is a community–based sports programme. It is a partnership between ActivLives and Ipswich Borough Council and is funded by the National Lottery as part of Sport England’s Community Sport Activation Fund.

Our programmes are particularly targeted at those who are 45 years of age and over. We welcome all new participants. Don’t worry about your playing standard – we are a project that provides for all levels of ability.

The emphasis is very much upon the social as well as the physical benefits that can be gained from getting involved with regular physical activity.

Many of our participants have either a long term health condition and/or a disability (35-40%). We tend to deliver slightly unusual sports in community venues, so please give us a look even you have never thought of yourself as being particularly ‘sporty’ – You might surprise yourself!

Jan
8
Tue
2019
Plants for Sale at Chantry Walled Garden @ Chantry Walled Garden
Jan 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Plants for Sale at Chantry Walled Garden @ Chantry Walled Garden | United Kingdom

Chantry Walled Garden is a heritage walled garden in a public park, with flower borders and vegetable-growing areas, as well as extensive glasshouses as part of our plant nursery.  Our base is cosy Nursery Cottage, where there is an accessible courtyard garden with raised beds for wheelchair users. The adjacent workshop has facilities for woodwork and basic construction. In this garden you can learn skills relevant to the horticultural industry as well as enjoy maintaining a garden full of history.

Every Tuesday and Thursday we hold a plant sale, where we sell plants we’ve grown in the garden to help fund the project.

Better Balance (Level 2) – St Mary at Stoke Church Hall, Ipswich @ St Mary at Stoke Church Hall
Jan 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Better Balance (Level 2) - St Mary at Stoke Church Hall, Ipswich @ St Mary at Stoke Church Hall

Falls Prevention – Better Balance Classes

These sessions are ideal if you would like to:

  • Stay steady on your feet
  • Improve your balance, strength and mobility
  • Reduce your risk of falling
  • Improve confidence
  • Stay independent
  • Get out and meet others in a sociable environment

Schedule

  • 10.30am – 11.30am
  • Followed by lunch (extra cost of £4)

To book your place please call us on 01473 345350.

ActivBowls (Short Mat) @ Gainsborough Sports Centre
Jan 8 @ 10:45 am – 12:45 pm
ActivBowls (Short Mat) @ Gainsborough Sports Centre | England | United Kingdom
Come and join us for some short mat bowls.
No experience or prior knowledge required.
All of the equipment is provided.

This is a sociable and fun session targeted at the 45+ age group.

Cost: £3.50 per session (First session FREE)
Refreshments included

We would love to see you there!
For more information please call 01473 345350
Lunch Club – Oasis Club, Ipswich @ Oasis Club
Jan 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch Club - Oasis Club, Ipswich @ Oasis Club | England | United Kingdom

Lunch Club

Enjoy a hot homemade 2 course meal!

  • Eat healthily
  • Improve confidence
  • Stay independent
  • Get out and meet others in a sociable environment
  • Make friends

 

Schedule

  • Lunch served at 12noon

To book your place please call us on 01473 345350.

Lunch Club – St Mary at Stoke Church Hall, Ipswich @ St Mary at Stoke Church Hall
Jan 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch Club - St Mary at Stoke Church Hall, Ipswich @ St Mary at Stoke Church Hall

Lunch Club

Enjoy a hot homemade 2 course meal!

  • Eat healthily
  • Improve confidence
  • Stay independent
  • Get out and meet others in a sociable environment
  • Make friends

Prior to the lunch club, we run a Falls Prevention class:

Falls Prevention – Better Balance Classes

These sessions are ideal if you would like to:

  • Stay steady on your feet
  • Improve your balance, strength and mobility
  • Reduce your risk of falling
  • Improve confidence
  • Stay independent
  • Get out and meet others in a sociable environment

Schedule

  • 10.30am – 11.30am
  • Followed by lunch (extra cost of £4)

To book your place please call us on 01473 345350.

Kurling and Boccia Group – St Mary at Stoke Church Hall, Ipswich @ St Mary at Stoke
Jan 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Kurling and Boccia Group - St Mary at Stoke Church Hall, Ipswich @ St Mary at Stoke | England | United Kingdom

Kurling & Boccia

  • Follows the St Mary at Stoke lunch club at 12noon
  • Keep fit and active
  • Improve your strength and mobility
  • Reduce your risk of falling
  • Improve confidence
  • Stay independent
  • Get out and meet others in a sociable environment
  • And most importantly – have a great time!

Schedule

  • 1.30pm – 2.30pm

To book your place please call us on 01473 345350.

 

ActivIpswich is a community–based sports programme. It is a partnership between ActivLives and Ipswich Borough Council and is funded by the National Lottery as part of Sport England’s Community Sport Activation Fund.

Our programmes are particularly targeted at those who are 45 years of age and over. We welcome all new participants. Don’t worry about your playing standard – we are a project that provides for all levels of ability.

The emphasis is very much upon the social as well as the physical benefits that can be gained from getting involved with regular physical activity.

Many of our participants have either a long term health condition and/or a disability (35-40%). We tend to deliver slightly unusual sports in community venues, so please give us a look even you have never thought of yourself as being particularly ‘sporty’ – You might surprise yourself!

ActivBadminton – Whitton Sports & Community Centre, Ipswich @ Whitton Sports and Community Centre
Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
ActivBadminton - Whitton Sports & Community Centre, Ipswich @ Whitton Sports and Community Centre | England | United Kingdom

Badminton

  • Keep fit and active
  • Improve your strength and mobility
  • Reduce your risk of falling
  • Improve confidence
  • Stay independent
  • Get out and meet others in a sociable environment
  • And most importantly – have a great time!

Schedule

  • 2.00pm – 3.30pm

To book your place please call us on 01473 345350.

 

ActivIpswich is a community–based sports programme. It is a partnership between ActivLives and Ipswich Borough Council and is funded by the National Lottery as part of Sport England’s Community Sport Activation Fund.

Our programmes are particularly targeted at those who are 45 years of age and over. We welcome all new participants. Don’t worry about your playing standard – we are a project that provides for all levels of ability.

The emphasis is very much upon the social as well as the physical benefits that can be gained from getting involved with regular physical activity.

Many of our participants have either a long term health condition and/or a disability (35-40%). We tend to deliver slightly unusual sports in community venues, so please give us a look even you have never thought of yourself as being particularly ‘sporty’ – You might surprise yourself!

Jan
9
Wed
2019
Volunteering at The People’s Community Garden @ The People's Community Garden
Jan 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Volunteering at The People's Community Garden @ The People's Community Garden | United Kingdom

The People’s Community Garden is an outdoor community resource on a public allotment site, where people of all ages and abilities get together to develop and maintain an inspiring green space. It is a place where you can find your niche and work at your own pace, as part of a friendly and dedicated team. It is a place where you can make friends and learn skills, as well as contribute your ideas, to make it truly a people’s garden.

Get involved

Ping Pong and Short Tennis – Gainsborough Sports & Community Centre, Ipswich @ Gainsborough Sports and Community Centre
Jan 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Ping Pong and Short Tennis - Gainsborough Sports & Community Centre, Ipswich @ Gainsborough Sports and Community Centre | England | United Kingdom

Ping Pong & Short Tennis

  • Keep fit and active
  • Improve your strength and mobility
  • Reduce your risk of falling
  • Improve confidence
  • Stay independent
  • Get out and meet others in a sociable environment
  • And most importantly – have a great time!

Schedule

  • 10.30am – 12.00noon

To book your place please call us on 01473 345350.

 

ActivIpswich is a community–based sports programme. It is a partnership between ActivLives and Ipswich Borough Council and is funded by the National Lottery as part of Sport England’s Community Sport Activation Fund.

Our programmes are particularly targeted at those who are 45 years of age and over. We welcome all new participants. Don’t worry about your playing standard – we are a project that provides for all levels of ability.

The emphasis is very much upon the social as well as the physical benefits that can be gained from getting involved with regular physical activity.

Many of our participants have either a long term health condition and/or a disability (35-40%). We tend to deliver slightly unusual sports in community venues, so please give us a look even you have never thought of yourself as being particularly ‘sporty’ – You might surprise yourself!

ActivYoga for Beginners/Improvers @ All Hallows Church Hall
Jan 9 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
ActivYoga for Beginners/Improvers @ All Hallows Church Hall | England | United Kingdom
Yoga is a form of exercise which is non-competitive, it is designed to develop a
feeling of total well-being. If you haven’t tried it before, come and give it a go!
This session is for men & women and is aimed particularly at people new to yoga.
Yoga mats will be provided. These classes can be completed sitting in a chair.
Led by a fully qualified instructor (British Wheel of Yoga)
Spaces are limited, so please book to reserve your place.
£5.50 per session. Refreshments will be provided after the session.
Pre-booking is advised for these classes. (Minimum 48 hours notice is required for cancellations)
For more information or to book your place please call
01473 345350 or email mike@activlives.org.uk
www.activlives.org.uk
Special Olympics Badminton – Suffolk New College Sports Centre, Ipswich @ Suffolk New College Sports Centre
Jan 9 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Special Olympics Badminton - Suffolk New College Sports Centre, Ipswich @ Suffolk New College Sports Centre | United Kingdom

Special Olympics Badminton

  • For adults with a learning disability
  • Keep fit and active
  • Improve your strength and mobility
  • Reduce your risk of falling
  • Improve confidence
  • Stay independent
  • Get out and meet others in a sociable environment
  • And most importantly – have a great time!

Schedule

  • 4.30pm – 6.00pm

To book your place please call us on 01473 345350.

 

ActivIpswich is a community based sports programme. It is a partnership between ActivLives and Ipswich Borough Council and is funded by the National Lottery as part of Sport England Community Sport Activation Fund.

Our programmes are particularly targeted at those who are 45 years of age and over. We welcome all new participants. Do not worry about your playing standard we are a project that provides for all levels of ability.

The emphasis is very much upon the social as well as the physical benefits that can be gained from getting involved with regular physical activity.

Many of our participants have either a long term health condition and/or a disability (35-40%). We tend to deliver slightly unusual sports in community venues, so please give us a look even you have never thought of yourself as being particularly sporty. You might surprise yourself!

Jan
10
Thu
2019
Plants for Sale at Chantry Walled Garden @ Chantry Walled Garden
Jan 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Plants for Sale at Chantry Walled Garden @ Chantry Walled Garden | United Kingdom

Chantry Walled Garden is a heritage walled garden in a public park, with flower borders and vegetable-growing areas, as well as extensive glasshouses as part of our plant nursery.  Our base is cosy Nursery Cottage, where there is an accessible courtyard garden with raised beds for wheelchair users. The adjacent workshop has facilities for woodwork and basic construction. In this garden you can learn skills relevant to the horticultural industry as well as enjoy maintaining a garden full of history.

Every Tuesday and Thursday we hold a plant sale, where we sell plants we’ve grown in the garden to help fund the project.

ActivBoccia (& Ping Pong) @ Whitton Sports Centre
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
ActivBoccia (& Ping Pong) @ Whitton Sports Centre | United Kingdom
Come and play this very accessible sport and have fun with a great group of people!
We also play a bit of ping pong!
Boccia is played sitting down. It is a relatively easy game to play, but a tough game to play well – are you up for the challenge?
This facility is wheelchair accessible.
Session fee £4.00
Includes Refreshments
For more information call us on 01473 345350
ActivStretch @ All Hallows Church Hall
Jan 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
ActivStretch @ All Hallows Church Hall | England | United Kingdom

A friendly session of stretching, mobility and low impact exercise to help keep you moving and carry out everyday tasks. Including a fun activity as well! (As always, a cuppa & biscuit is included!)
Suitable for all!
Loose clothing recommended to allow ease of movement.

£3.50 per session

For more information please give us a call on 01473 345350

Walking Football – Gainsborough Sports & Community Centre, Ipswich @ Gainsborough Sports and Community Centre
Jan 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Walking Football - Gainsborough Sports & Community Centre, Ipswich @ Gainsborough Sports and Community Centre | England | United Kingdom

Walking Football

  • Same rules as normal football, minus the running.
  • Improve your strength and mobility
  • Reduce your risk of falling
  • Improve confidence
  • Stay independent
  • Get out and meet others in a sociable environment
  • And most importantly – have a great time!

 

Schedule

  • 3.00pm – 4.00pm

To book your place please call us on 01473 345350.

 

ActivIpswich is a community–based sports programme. It is a partnership between ActivLives and Ipswich Borough Council and is funded by the National Lottery as part of Sport England’s Community Sport Activation Fund.

Our programmes are particularly targeted at those who are 45 years of age and over. We welcome all new participants. Don’t worry about your playing standard – we are a project that provides for all levels of ability.

The emphasis is very much upon the social as well as the physical benefits that can be gained from getting involved with regular physical activity.

Many of our participants have either a long term health condition and/or a disability (35-40%). We tend to deliver slightly unusual sports in community venues, so please give us a look even you have never thought of yourself as being particularly ‘sporty’ – You might surprise yourself!

Jan
11
Fri
2019
Volunteering at The People’s Community Garden @ The People's Community Garden
Jan 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Volunteering at The People's Community Garden @ The People's Community Garden | United Kingdom

The People’s Community Garden is an outdoor community resource on a public allotment site, where people of all ages and abilities get together to develop and maintain an inspiring green space. It is a place where you can find your niche and work at your own pace, as part of a friendly and dedicated team. It is a place where you can make friends and learn skills, as well as contribute your ideas, to make it truly a people’s garden.

Get involved

ActivSheds @ CRESS Pavilion
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am
ActivSheds @ CRESS Pavilion | England | United Kingdom
Share skills, learn informally, pursue your hobbies and interests!
Make friends and get more involved in your community!
Are you stuck indoors too much?
Would you like to get out more and meet like-minded people
in an informal, relaxed setting?
Do you like working with tools, repairing and mending, DIY projects?
If so, then why not join our ActivSheds project for men
You can share tools and resources and work on a wide range of projects
such as renovation, building raised beds and cold frames,
or smaller items such as bird boxes or plant troughs
You may have your own ideas or project you’d like to suggest
We can also give you help, advice and support to set up your
own Men’s Shed project in your community
ActivSheds runs on Friday mornings from 10am at the shed at the CRESS Pavilion on Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE, near the People’s Community Garden
For further information, please contact Danny on 07532 794173 or danny@activlives.org.uk, or ActivLives office: 01473 345350.
Better Balance (Level 2) – Dundee House, Ipswich @ Dundee House
Jan 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Better Balance (Level 2) - Dundee House, Ipswich @ Dundee House

Better Balance Classes

These sessions are ideal if you would like to:

  • Stay steady on your feet
  • Improve your balance, strength and mobility
  • Reduce your risk of falling
  • Improve confidence
  • Stay independent
  • Get out and meet others in a sociable environment

 

Schedule

  • 10.30am – 12 noon

To book your place please call us on 01473 345350.

Friday Friends Cafe @ Whitehouse Baptist Church Hall
Jan 11 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Every Friday 10:30am – 2pm
Whitehouse Baptist Church Hall, Waterford Road, Ipswich, IP1 5NW

 

Friendly community cafe for people living with dementia and their carers. Come and join our community cafe for a social morning of tea, coffee & biscuits and an activity.
Then stay for a two course hot lunch.

 

 

£2.50 per person for morning session £4.00 per person for 2 course lunch.

To book your place, please call Louise Bernard on 01473 345350

We look forward to seeing you!