Making everyday active in Thanet

Loz Everyday Active Champion

Hi I'm Loz and I'm the Everyday Active Champion for Thanet. I'm also the Community Engagement Officer for Your Leisure Kent. I work on community focused projects helping to provide access to a healthy lifestyle for everyone. If you would like to talk about being a bit more active or would like help finding an activity then please reach out to me.

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Wellbeing Activities for over 55’s
Loz Everyday Active Champion

There are hundreds of wellbeing activities taking place across Thanet and South Kent Coast for anyone over the age of 55, or under 55 with complex needs. From walking football to tai chi to gardening to coffee mornings, men’s sheds and Latin dancing, there's something for everyone!

Wellbeing Activities for over 55’s

Wellbeing activities for over 55's taking place across Thanet and South Kent Coast from walking football to tai chi to gardening to coffee mornings, men’s sheds and Latin dancing!

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Pegwell Bay parkrun
Loz Everyday Active Champion

Pegwell Bay's weekly parkrun is a fantastic way to get out, enjoy the great outdoors and meet some fellow runners. Whether you're a total beginner or a more experienced runner, this gentle course is perfect for you.

Pegwell Bay parkrun

Pegwell Bay’s parkrun offers a gentle 5km route through Pegwell Bay Country Park, part of a national nature reserve, with stunning views of Sandwich and Deal to the west and...

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FREE Coastal Wellbeing 6 Week Courses

FREE Coastal Wellbeing 6 Week Courses

FREE Margate Town Deal Coastal well-being 6 week courses for the community.

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Free Wilder Wellbeing Walks

Free Wilder Wellbeing Walks

A six week program for adults who are 65 and over.

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Nordic Walking in Ramsgate

Nordic Walking in Ramsgate

New well-being Nordic Walk sessions in Ramsgate, run by Denise Hill

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Walking Cricket in Thanet

Walking Cricket in Thanet

Walking Cricket is a slower pace version of the game, this allows people of any ability's  to join in, get involved and get active.

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Boccia in Thanet

Boccia in Thanet

Are you looking for a fun and inclusive game that can be enjoyed by all? Try Boccia!

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The Big Bike Revival

The Big Bike Revival

The Big Bike Revival from Cycling UK aims to make cycling accessible to everyone. There are a number of Big Bike Revival events taking place across Kent in 2023 and everyone is welcome to get involved.  

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Getting active and staying safe

Getting active and staying safe

Are you thinking about getting active or looking for a new activity to add to your daily or weekly routine? How do you make sure a club or activity provider...

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Dementia Tea Dance (Margate)

Dementia Tea Dance (Margate)

Dementia Tea Dance’s are for people with dementia and their careers. The Dances are held every month on the last friday of the month up until September. When: Starting Friday...

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Walk & Talk Sessions (Westgate)

Walk & Talk Sessions (Westgate)

Join Changing Minds Kent for a stroll or a roll (if you use wheels to get about) along Thanet's beautiful coastline and the surrounding areas with others who like to 'walk and talk'.

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Gentle Exercise Class for people with Dementia or memory loss

Gentle Exercise Class for people with Dementia or memory loss

These gentle exercise classes are designed to promote physical and cognitive stimulation, and improve your strength, balance and general wellbeing. These community based classes will run for 12 weeks and...

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Nordic Walking (Thanet)

Nordic Walking (Thanet)

Nordic walking has arrived in Thanet! Nordic walking is a great way to keep active. Walking with poles engages the upper body, improves core strength and helps with stability and...

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Head in the Game

Head in the Game

Head in the Game facilitates free weekly drop in Football sessions and 12 week programmes, with the overarching aim of reducing male suicide.

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Rusty Rackets

Rusty Rackets

Receive 6 weeks first class tennis sessions completely free! This free, fun and inclusive community engagement programme, powered by Miles and Barr, is designed to give adults in East Kent...

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Wheelability at Minnis Bay

Wheelability at Minnis Bay

Wheelability at Minnis Bay is delivered in partnership with Your Leisure and Ageless Thanet. The Wheelability volunteers are proud to provide a variety of fully accessible bikes for disabled and...

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Boxing for Mental Health

Boxing for Mental Health

Do you want to feel less stressed? Stronger and more empowered? Do you want to leave a fitness class feeling like you can take over the world? Then boxing might...

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Bubba Bumps Fitness

Bubba Bumps Fitness

Post natal exercise to music with your baby – an opportunity to exercise in a safe environment, meet new friends and have FUN. There are many Mum and Baby classes in...

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Live Better with Your Leisure

Live Better with Your Leisure

Your journey to Living Better begins here. We have launched Live Better, health and wellness memberships that put you in control.

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Blue Wave Pool & Gym Complex

Blue Wave Pool & Gym Complex

The Blue Wave Hydrotherapy Pool & Gym Complex in Margate has a unique accessible environment designed to break down the barriers to exercise.

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One You Walk and Talk

One You Walk and Talk

Walk and Talk sessions are short, local walks designed to help you to get active, get outdoors and meet new people. They are led by friendly volunteers and usually take...

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Active 10 Walking Routes – Margate

Active 10 Walking Routes – Margate

Margate is a vibrant seaside town, with its sandy beaches and numerous attractions. The seafront provides plenty of opportunities for relaxing walks, with its promenade, gardens and stunning views

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FeelGood Factory – Thanet

FeelGood Factory – Thanet

Thanet’s two FeelGood Factory facilities provide power-assisted exercise equipment, designed for people with osteoporosis, mobility problems, joint problems, poor posture, muscle tone problems. The venues offer 30-minute circuit workouts, which...

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Open Mornings for RAF Families (Margate)

Open Mornings for RAF Families (Margate)

Your Leisure have come together with the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund to put together family open mornings for Veterans and their families to attend. Refreshments will be served along...

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Wellbeing Activities for over 55’s

Wellbeing Activities for over 55’s

Wellbeing activities for over 55's taking place across Thanet and South Kent Coast from walking football to tai chi to gardening to coffee mornings, men’s sheds and Latin dancing!

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Invicta Pickleball

Invicta Pickleball

Pickleball is a fun sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. If you’re up for trying an interesting new sport, then give pickleball a try.

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Outdoor Bootcamp for Women

Outdoor Bootcamp for Women

Saturday Bootcamp for women is back with Team Tasha Fitness. All ages, abilities and fitness levels are welcome. Time: 9:30am – 10:30am Venue: Garlinge Recreation Ground, Caxton Road, Margate (free...

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Over 50’s Gentle Exercise Class

Over 50’s Gentle Exercise Class

A gentle exercise class for the over 50’s at Westgate Community Centre.  All abilities and fitness levels are welcome. When: Wednesday 2pm – 3pm Where: Westgate Community Centre, Lymington Road,...

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Over 50’s Pilates Class

Over 50’s Pilates Class

A weekly pilates class for the over 50’s at Westgate Community Centre. All abilities and fitness levels are welcome. When: Wednesday 1pm – 2pm Where: Westgate Community Centre, Lymington Road,...

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Over 50’s Hula Hoop Class

Over 50’s Hula Hoop Class

A Hula Hoop class for the over 50’s at The Avenue in Ramsgate. All abilities and fitness levels are welcome. When: Sunday 10:30am – 11:30am. Where: The Avenue, St Lukes...

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10 Today – exercises for older people

10 Today – exercises for older people

10 Today is a set of fun 10-minute, audio and video workouts intended to easily fit into your day to help get you stretching and moving at home. The programme has been designed by and for...

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Broadstairs Sailing Club

Broadstairs Sailing Club

Overlooking Viking Bay, Broadstairs Sailing Club offers the opportunity for all ages and abilities to enjoy the benefits of sailing. Whether you are a complete beginner or you’re a little...

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RunTogether – running groups

RunTogether – running groups

RunTogether is a great resource for anyone looking to find like-minded people to run with in their local area. They provide fun, friendly, supportive and inclusive running opportunities for everyone,...

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Paracise exercise classes

Paracise exercise classes

This gentle exercise class is ideal for building strength, balance and flexibility

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Explore Kent – stile free trails

Explore Kent – stile free trails

Stile free trails are ideal for people with pushchairs, wheelchair users or for those who prefer flatter surfaces with no stiles or gates.

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Benefits of…cycling

Benefits of…cycling

The many and varied wonders of cycling make it an activity that is loved by people of all ages, all around the world. Kent and Medway offers so many types...

Rebecca TunicliffeExplore Kent

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Active 10 Walking Routes – Dover

Active 10 Walking Routes – Dover

Dover is a bustling port town with plenty of history and the advantage of superb walking routes nearby along the famous White Cliffs.

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