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Community Connections and Participation for Seniors

Exercises ONLINE

LOCATION: online
DESCRIPTION: This class is a continuation of previous face to face classes held on Monday at French Street Hall
It’s suitable for all levels of fitness. We use stretching bands, a ball and any hand weights (These are not mandatory). We exercise most muscles and joints we use on the everyday activities , such as lifting , bending, carrying ,climbing, and preventing strains. The tutor makes a point of informing participants what the purpose of each exercise is. We are a happy group that has been together for many years and welcome new members. Before and after the class, members who wish stay for a chat and it’s also an opportunity for questions and comments
Hoping to have you with us.

Light Exercises ONLINE

LOCATION: ONLINE

DESCRIPTION: This is a ZOOM only class. It is a gentle exercise class focusing on BREATHING, BALANCE, STRENGTHENING and STRETCHING. Suitable for those members unable to do strenuous exercises but who still want to remain mobile and active.

Leisurely Sunday Bike Rides

LOCATION: Starting points vary from week to week with various locations in Bundoora Epping and South Morang.

DESCRIPTION: A bike ride of about 20 km at a leisurely pace mostly along safe off road bike paths with a half way rest/coffee/refreshment break. These rides are conducted by the Whittlesea Bicycle Users Group (BUG). Shirley’s email is: shirley.louie@bigpond.com

Bike Riding

LOCATION: Various locations

DESCRIPTION: Distance of rides 25km and 35km. Speed: Leisurely/relaxed/moderate The rides are mainly on bike paths/trails/back streets BENEFITS: Cardio exercise improves health and wellbeing A social – fun outdoor activity. Riders either drive with their bikes in their car or ride their bikes to the starting point. Nobody gets left behind we all wait for each other. If we get separated we can be in contact by mobile phones. We also have a coffee stop as well. Contact Alan Fowler 0419 374 512

Exercise for Healthy Living – Lalor

LOCATION: May Rd Campus Senior Citizen’s Building (behind Lalor Library) 2b May Rd Lalor

DESCRIPTION: The class is designed to develop for class participants an exercise regime suitable to support a healthy living lifestyle.

Water Aerobics at Thomastown

LOCATION: Thomastown Recreation Activity Centre 52 Main Street Thomastown

DESCRIPTION: COST: U3A Members Currently $6.50. WHITTLESEA U3A ID TAG NEEDS TO BE PRESENTED at Reception Every Time you attend

Mernda Walking Group

LOCATION: Mernda Village Shopping Centre. 7a/57 Mernda Village Drive, Mernda

DESCRIPTION: Meet outside Fergusons Cake Shop Mernda Shopping Centre. We walk approx. 1hr and after have a cup of coffee at Fergusons Cake Shop for a chat.

Walking Group

LOCATION: Norris Bank Reserve 135 McLeans Rd Bundoora

DESCRIPTION: We commence walking at 9:30 am – walking, talking and socializing. We are having coffee after our walk NO WALKING WHEN IT IS RAINING

Exercises for Healthy Ageing

LOCATION: Thomastown Library Community Room 2/52 Main Street Thomastown

DESCRIPTION: Based on her experience on rehabilitation Physiotherapist Ida offers supervised exercises that are different and suitable for all levels of fitness in a happy and friendly group atmosphere. Sessions continue through school holidays.

Lalor Lazy Walking Group

LOCATION: Commencing from the front of Lalor Library, 2A May Road, Lalor

DESCRIPTION: A gentle one hour walk through the leafy streets of Lalor followed by morning tea and a chat. It would be suitable for those with low fitness levels who would like the companionship of others.