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Carlton Forum Leisure Centre 50+ Club

Our leisure centres run morning and afternoon sessions specifically aimed at people over the age of 50, who want to take part in physical activity whilst meeting new friends.  There's no need to book any of our 50+ sessions, so just come along in the appropriate clothing and pay at reception.

  • Fitness suite (members only) - Monday 1pm-4pm and Thursday 12pm-4pm
  • Table Tennis/Volleyball - Monday 1pm-4pm and Thursday 1pm-4pm
  • Aerobics - Monday 1.30pm-2.30pm and Thursday 1.30pm-2.30pm
  • Refreshments - Monday 2pm-3pm and Thursday 2pm-3pm
  • Badminton - Monday 2.35pm-3.35pm and Thursday 3.35pm - 4.45pm
  • Swimming - Monday 3pm-4pm and Thursday 3pm-4pm

The programme does alter slightly during school holidays, so please check at reception.

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Calverton Leisure Centre 50+ Club

Our leisure centres run morning and afternoon sessions specifically aimed at people over the age of 50, who want to take part in physical activity whilst meeting new friends.  There's no need to book any of our 50+ sessions, so just come along in the appropriate clothing and pay at reception.

  • Fitness Suite - Wednesday 10.30am-1pm
  • Squash - Wednesday 10.30am-2.15pm
  • Wet Workout - Wednesday 12.15pm-1.15pm
  • Table Tennis - Wednesday 10.30am-2.15pm
  • Badminton - Wednesday 1.15pm-2.15pm

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Arnold Leisure Centre 50+ Club

Our leisure centres run morning and afternoon sessions specifically aimed at people over the age of 50, who want to take part in physical activity whilst meeting new friends.  There's no need to book any of our 50+ sessions, so just come along in the appropriate clothing and pay at reception.

A 50+ ticket (bought at Redhill or Arnold) allows the customer to attend activities across the two sites.

  • Line dancing (beginner) - Wednesday 10am-11am
  • Line dancing (intermediate) - Wednesday 11am-12pm
  • Line dancing (advanced) - Wednesday 12pm -1pm
  • Water aerobics - Wednesday 11am-12pm
  • Public Swim - Wednesday 12pm-1.30pm

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Exercise Classes

Gedling Leisure Centres have an extensive range of exercise classes on offer with over 100 classes available throughout the week across the 5 sites.

Group exercise provides a social and healthy environment for you to get fit and meet friends.

You can be sure that there is something for you whether you're focusing on mind and body or if you need to burn off those unwanted calories, improve your strength and flexibility or just simply want to meet new friends.  We have everything from Aerobics to Zumba.

Our trained instructors are able to adapt the intensity of all our sessions to people of all abilities and levels of fitness.

Spinning

The instructor will take you on a journey as you cycle to music.  How hard you work is entirely up to you, as you control the resistance of the pedals.  The harder you cycle the more calories you will lose.

Mind and Body Classes

Re-energise and understand how your body works with our mind and body programme of Tai Chi and Pilates classes.

Calorie Burners

High energy, fat burning sessions, such as aerobics that will increase your heart rate and help you maintain a healthy weight.

Strength and Toning Classes

A series of sessions such as stability ball and yoga that is focused on toning and strengthening the muscles to help make it more efficient at burning fat.

Dance

We have a varied range of dance classes giving you the chance to have fun while you work out, including the very popular Zumba, Belly Dancing classes and Line Dancing.

Workout in Water

We also provide wet workouts and swim fit sessions for a chance to work out in our swimming pools.

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Community Centres

Gedling has 7 community centres situated across the borough in Arnold, Mapperley and Carlton.  Each centre has a wide selection of activities in a relaxed and friendly environment.

You can also hire any of the community centres if you need somewhere to celebrate a wedding anniversary or just to 'mark the occasion'.  The facilities include spacious halls, fully equipped kitchens, ample free parking and are accessible by most major bus routes.

Do you enjoy the arts, photography, the theatre or just want to make friends and socialise?

Ponds Hill Community Centre is the well established home of Gedling Borough Arts Association.  There is a great selection of things to get involved in during the day and evening, ranging from the Arnold Arts Society Art Classes, Arnold Photographic Society, Magdala Opera and Prospect Players Amateur Dramatics to name but a few.  You could also try your hand at a bit of magic with The Guild of Magicians.

For more information on what is available please contact John Williams, Chairman of Gedling Borough Arts Association on 0115 958 2999.

The community centres offer lots of opportunities to get active, meet friends or both!  Whether its swing into shape, tea dances or indoor bowls, there is something for everyone.

Westdale Lane Community Centre

  • Sequence dancing - Monday 12.45pm-3.45pm

Pond Hills Lane Community Centre

  • Swing into Shape - Monday 7pm-8.30pm
  • Arnold WI - First Tuesday of month 7pm-10pm
  • Age UK - Monday 9am-2pm

Killisick Community Centre

  • Autumn Club - Tuesday 8.30am-11am
  • Yoga - Wednesday 6.30pm-7.30pm

Arnold Hill Community Centre

  • Indoor Bowls - Monday 10am-5pm, Wednesday 10am-2.45pm
  • Social Dance - Friday 8pm-10pm

The Brickyard Community Centre

  • African Caribbean Elders - Friday - Contact Lawrence Quirk (Gedling CVS) on 0115 926 6750
  • Yoga - Tuesday 7.15pm-8.30pm

Haywood Road Community Centre

  • For more information on activities and booking contact John Tanner on 0115 960 2614

For more information about activities at your local community centre call 0115 901 3701

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Redhill Leisure Centre 50+ Club

Our leisure centres run morning and afternoon sessions specifically aimed at people over the age of 50, who want to take part in physical activity whilst meeting new friends.  There's no need to book any of our 50+ sessions, so just come along in the appropriate clothing and pay at reception.

A 50+ ticket (brought at Redhill or Arnold) allows the customer to attend all the activities across the two sites.

  • Table tennis/Volleyball - Wednesday 12pm-3pm
  • Refreshments - Wednesday 1.30pm-3pm
  • Badminton - Wednesday 12.10pm-13.10pm
  • Leisurely Spin - Wednesday 1pm-1.45pm
  • Belly Dancing - Wednesday 1pm-2pm
  • Low Impact Aerobics - Wednesday 2pm-3pm

New session on Sundays 3 to 7pm and includes:

·         Fitness Suite - 3pm to 7pm
·         Table tennis - 3pm to 7pm
·         Badminton - 3pm to 5pm
·         Zumba Gold - 5.30pm to 6.30pm
·         Walking Football - 5pm to 6pm
·         Refreshments - 4 to 7pm
·         Swimming - 12 to 5pm (when Arnold re-opens in May) 
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Walking Football

Walking Football is launching in march. The sessions are aimed at 50+ (men and women) who want to be active and meet people. Walking football has the same rules as standard football with one big difference you can only walk, no running, no sprinting, just walking. If a player runs or jogs then a free kick is awarded to the other team, and a player may even be sin binned! The sessions take place in the sports hall during winter moving to the all-weather pitch in summer. It costs £3 per session with a Gedling Leisure Card. The sessions are run at:

a.    Carlton Forum Leisure Centre – Saturdays 5 to 6pm
b.    Redhill Leisure Centre – Sundays 5 to 6pm 

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Over 50's Swing Into Shape

Swing into Shape is a fun and friendly fitness class for over 50s, suitable for beginners or pupils who have done this before.

Classes are held at the Colwick Community Centre, Vale Road on Thursday mornings between 10.00 and 11.00 and the fee is £3.20.

For more information, please contact Vicky Sladen, class teacher on 9617627

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Martial Arts Academy - Classes for the Over 50's

We offer classes throughout the week for the over 50's. The classes are derived from the Japanese martial art of Aikido and put into a form much like paired Tai Chi. There is no striking or falling and the exercises are designed to promote healthy movement as well as posture and confidence.

For more information and reviews from our students please visit our site.

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Gedling Borough Council - Gedling Leisure

Information about the Council's Leisure Services department, including leisure and community centres, arts and events, health and fitness, sports development, cemeteries, online leisure bookings and the Gedling Leisure Card

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Kimberley Leisure Centre

Provides facilities and opportunities for participation in a wide range of sporting and leisure activities including: 20m pool with flume, teaching pool, sports hall, squash courts, fitness gym, outdoor floodlit 5-a-side courts, sunbeds, snooker tables, dance studio, lounge bar and function suite.

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Greasley Sports Centre

Greasley Sports Centre offers a variety of opportunities and activities, including 2 large fitness suites and qualified staff who are always available for advice and assistance.

We have special cheap rates for over 50s.

Indoor bowling is available from October to March on Tuesdays, from 9.00am to 12.00pm or from 12.00pm to 3.00pm.

Cheap rate badminton, table tennis and snooker are also available.

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Festival Hall Leisure Centre

This centre, situated in the centre of Kirkby-in-Ashfield, offers a good sized main hall suitable for weddings and large events with full stage facility.

The following activities and facilities are available at Festival Hall:

  • Aerobics
  • Badminton
  • Bar
  • Bouncing Castle
  • Bowls (indoor)
  • Children's Birthday Parties
  • Complimentary parking (at the rear of the centre)
  • Conference Facilities available
  • Hall / Room Hire
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Ladies' Activities /Line Dancing
  • Martial Arts
  • Squash
  • Table Tennis
  • Theatre / stage (seating capacity up to 450)
  • 50+ Activities
  • Sports Activities
  • Sports Academy
  • Vending Facilities
  • Ideal Venue for Weddings, Parties and Christenings

Disabled facilities and toilets. Fully accessible shower and changing facilities.

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Arnold Leisure Centre

Activities for children include:

  • Swimming lessons
  • Easy line gym

There are also a number of other opportunities which take place across the borough, including organised play days, and music and dance groups.

These classes are currently taking place at Carlton Forum Leisure Centre.

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Get Active Mansfield

An Exercise Referral Programme, provided in your local community, designed with YOU in mind.

It has long been known that both an active and healthy lifestyle can have a positive effect on your health. Get Active GP referral is a structure 6 or 12 week programme run by Mansfield District Council. Working in partnership with the Primary Care Trust, your GP and of course You, we aim to encourage you to develop a healthy, happy lifestyle.

Following your GP referral you will be invited for a one to one at your local Leisure Centre. One of our friendly, fully qualified, health professionals will then give you an individual lifestyle consultation.

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North Notts Community Arena

Activities available at North Notts Community Arena include:

  • Tennis
  • Five-A-Side Football
  • Table Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Keep Fit
  • Karate
  • Gymnastics

Classes include:

  • Active @ Arena (boccia, new age kurling) - Monday 11.15am to 2.15pm
  • Heartbeatz Group - Exercise sessions to aid cardiac rehabilitation with instructor - Tuesday 12.30 to 1.30 and Thursday 12.30pm-1.30pm and 2pm-3pm with Jean Kirby
  • 50+ Activity Group - Indoor bowls, badminton, snooker and table tennis - Thursday 10.30am to 1pm
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Rushcliffe Arena

My team and I would like to welcome you to Rushcliffe Arena. Our friendly centre offers a range of activities for all ages from pre school to post retirement!

We hope that in these pages you will find something to tempt you to visit and enjoy the facilities we offer.

We look forward to welcoming you at the centre soon!

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East Leake Leisure Centre

East Leake Leisure Centre the answer to all your leisure needs, from our fitness suite to our sun shower, for the young and not so young.

Our facilities include:

  • Fitness suite
  • 25 metre swimming pool
  • Teaching pool
  • Sun shower
  • Gymnasium
  • Dance studio
  • Sports hall
  • Cricket nets indoor & outdoor
  • Function halls
  • Floodlit astro turf
  • Tennis courts
  • Netball courts
  • Traverse climbing wall

 

Activities include:

  • Swimming lessons
  • Aerobics classes
  • Martial arts
  • Junior activities
  • Trampolining
  • Cricket
  • Badminton
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Dancing
  • Punch bag
  • Lifeguard Courses

Centre Opening Times

  • Monday Friday 6.30am 10.00pm
  • Saturdays 7.00am - 7.00pm
  • Sundays 8.00am - 9.00pm
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Cotgrave Leisure Centre

We have a wide range of leisure facilities and activities that are suitable for everybody, whatever your age or ability. We really have something for everyone!

Whether you want to improve your health and fitness, try a new activity or simply find an enjoyable way to spend your leisure time, our friendly and helpful team are dedicated to ensuring that each and every visit is great!

We look forward to welcoming you at the centre soon.

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Rushcliffe Leisure Centre

Discover a multitude of leisure opportunities for all the family at Rushcliffe Leisure Centre!

From tiny tots to senior citizens, there are facilities and activities available for all forms of recreation. Whether you want to achieve excellence in sport, improve your health and fitness or find an enjoyable way to spend your leisure time, we have something for you!

We look forward to welcoming you at the centre soon!

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