Active Ageing Programme

Border  Sport & Leisure's Health and Physical Activity Development Officer Beth Noble overseas the Active Ageing trial at Tweedbank Sports Complex
Border Sport & Leisure's Health and Physical Activity Development Officer Beth Noble overseas the Active Ageing trial at Tweedbank Sports Complex

Borders Sport and Leisure hosted a free coffee morning and have-a-go session at Tweedbank Sports Complex to showcase its forthcoming Active Ageing programme, which is due to launch across the Borders in January 2016.

Vistors had the chance to try out new Active Ageing gentle exercise classes and activities. These include Silver Spinners indoor cycling, indoor bowling, Smooth Movers move-to-music sessions and STEADI, a falls prevention class that improves balance and strength. The programme aims to promote to the older adult population the vaious benefits of physical activity.