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HCTG Tonbridge Jan 23 2 2

Empowering Community Wellness

tmactive150 is our community programme, designed to encourage and help local people achieve 150 minutes of moderate activity per week.

The programme is part of our outreach work, addressing issues and barriers that may prevent local people from participating and enjoying physical activity. We want physical activity to be enjoyed by everyone.

Take a look at our weekly timetable and then click on those sessions of interest to find out more.

If you would like to attend a session, simply complete the tmactive150 Enquiry Form/Par-Q.

tmactive150 Programme

Take a look at the video to find out more about the programme and then see our weekly timetable and click on sessions of interest for full details.

We hope that you can join us!

For more information please contact natalie.williams@tmactive.co.uk

Session Descriptions

These FREE, supportive, motivational and social groups are a fantastic way to get fit, make new friends and have fun! Meeting term time only, choose from:

Run & Talk – 0 to 5k
Whether you have no running experience at all, have just begun your running journey, or returning to running, this structured group is for you.

Walk & Talk
This motivating session is very much tailored for walkers who would like to increase their fitness levels. We welcome people of all ages and abilities, who enjoy a paced walk.

Run & Talk 5k
HCTG’s evening 5k run is for those who have experience. The 5k route takes approximately 45 minutes and is a great opportunity to increase fitness levels.

Availability:

Tonbridge Swimming Pool – meet in the Refuel Cafe (TN9 1HR)

  • 9.30am Monday – Run & Talk or Walk & Talk
  • 9.30am Wednesday – Run & Walk or Walk & Talk

Larkfield Leisure Centre – meet at the left-hand side of the car park (ME20 6RH)

  • 9.30am Tuesday – Run & Talk or Walk & Talk
  • 6pm Thursday – Run & Talk 5K

To book, visit Run Together. For health and safety reasons dogs can’t join the sessions.

These fun, supportive and relaxed classes are suited to those who are inactive due to mobility or low fitness levels. Classes include seated and standing options, suit beginners and wheelchair users too. Sessions have helped participants with physical and mental health and the confidence to participate in physical activity.

Sessions are 1 hour long, pay as you go and everyone is welcome.

  • Larkfield Leisure Centre Sports Hall – Monday @ 10am. & Friday @ 11.30am. Cost £3.50 – to book, call 01622 719345 or email Natalie
  • Angel Centre Sports Hall – Thursday @ 11.30am. Cost £3.90 – to book, call 01732 359966 or email Natalie.

Free parking is available at Larkfield Leisure Centre.

Dive into a new world each week with Miss Alison and her stories! Enjoy interactive stories, play with props, dance to music and colouring-in activities.

  • Monday 11 to 11.45am Larkabout @ Larkfield Leisure Centre. FREE with paid entry to Larkabout: 4 Years+ £5.80 | 3 Years & Under £4.20 | Under ones £1.20
  • Tuesday 10 to 10.45am @ Kings Hill Sports Park, followed by Stay & Play. Cost £3 per child – pay on the day

Monday 11am to 12 noon @ Angel Centre Sports Hall

Our Low Impact Movers circuits class is perfect for anyone who wants to improve their wellbeing, strength, and aerobic fitness levels, at a lower, gentler pace. It will help improve posture, mobility and confidence.

Cost: £3.90. To book call 01732 359966

Sessions take place @ Spadework (ME19 5NA)

Music Movement aims to give people a sense of community, lots of laughs and friendship. It’s an opportunity for people living with Dementia, memory loss, Parkinson’s or other neurological conditions, and their carers to have fun together.

  • 4th Monday of the month – 2.30 to 3.30pm
  • 2nd Wednesday of the month – 2.30 to 3.30pm

Cost: £3 per person, carer goes free.  Booking not required.

Tuesday 1.30 to 3pm @ Snodland Community Centre (ME6 5DP)

Join our chair-based session and work towards improving your strength, balance and flexibility. Suitable for those who are unsteady on their feet or who have fallen, the session costs £3.50, including a cuppa afterwards. Free parking.

Feel free to come along to a session and give it a try!

Come and join one of weekly pay and play Walking Football sessions – great for keeping fit, learning new skills and for socialising. Ideal for men and women over 55, although everyone is welcome. The rules are based on the format provided by Kent FA.

Sessions:

  • Tuesday 2.30 to 4pm @ Tonbridge Farm – £4.90
  • Friday 11am to 12 noon @ Kings Hill Sports Park – £3

Our Walking Netball sessions are a slowed down version of netball. It is for anyone who wants to exercise in a relaxed, supportive, fun, friendly way. It’s for all abilities and every session has a gentle warm-up. Term time only.

If new to the session arrive 15 mins earlier to fill in paperwork.

Larkfield Leisure Centre (winter months) & Kings Hill Sports Park

  • Wednesday 9.30am to 10.30am followed by a chat in the Refuel Cafe. Cost: £3.50 – no need to book

Angel Centre

  • Thursday 10am to 11am. Cost: £3.90 – to book call 01732 359966

Getting active at our weekly Dementia-Friendly swim sessions can improve physical and mental health and also the quality of life for people in all stages of dementia. Sessions aim to enhance the swimming experience of those living with dementia, by removing barriers, making swimming more accessible and creating a friendly, safe environment. Term time only.

  • Tonbridge Swimming Pool – Wednesday 11am to 1.30 pm
  • Larkfield Leisure Centre – Thursday 12 noon to 1pm

Cost £3.90, accompanying carers go free.

Wednesday 11.30am to 12.30pm @ Hadlow Old School Hall (TN11 0EH)

Chair yoga can be done sitting on a chair or standing on the ground using the chair for support. Benefits include improved flexibility, better concentration and increased strength, as well as increased mental wellbeing.

Cost: £3.50

Thursday 8 to 10pm @ Tonbridge Swimming Pool

Whether you are new to swimming or returning to the pool, this session is ideal for you. Our supportive, friendly, female-only swimming session is for EVERY woman and is designed to make you feel at ease as you lane swim at your own pace. You can also use the Spa which is also ladies only.

  • Swim Priority Card – Adult £6.80 | Concession £5.50
  • Swim Casual User – Adult £8.70 | Concession £7.00

No need to book – just turn up!

Friday 9.30am to 12 noon @ Angel Centre

Our Primetimers Sports & Fitness Social offers a range of activities combining the fun and social aspects of sport with the use of our excellent facilities to help keep you in shape. Activities include: Badminton, Short Tennis, Short Mat Bowls, Table Tennis, Gym sessions (Induction required) & Yogafit (10.30am – need to book).

Cost: £5 Priority Card | £6.80 Casual Users – hot drink included

To book a Gym Personal Assessment – please speak to a member of staff. Yogafit it is bookable 9 days in advance for Members, 7 days for Priority Card holders and 2 days for Casual Users – see here.

For more information call 01732 359966.

Please note Dance For Fun is currently taking a break. We hope to be back soon!

Dance For Fun is a low impact cardio workout and each week participants will learn a simple new routine, before a gentle cool down at the end. This class is all about having fun, meeting new friends and having some me time.

1st & 3rd Friday of the month – 2 to 3.30pm @ Angel Centre

Our Multi-Activity Sessions are ideal for older adults living with Dementia, Parkinson’s or other neurological conditions.

Clients can safely access activities such as short tennis, table tennis, boccia and golf putting and can use the static bikes and dumbbell weights during the hour and a half session.

There will be a maximum of 12 clients per session with an instructor and volunteers to guide you. You are free to do whichever activities you enjoy along with like-minded adults. It’s a great way to stay fit and active and to maintain participation in sports that you may have previously done, without any competitive pressures. The activities will be adapted to your specific needs by the instructor.

We gather for coffee, biscuits and a rest half way through the session with time to get to know each other. Many friendships have formed through these sessions and they are always filled with fun and chatter.

Cost: £4.90 and carers go free

To book call 01732 359966 or email natalie.williams@tmactive.co.uk.

What our Instructors say

Shirley Ellis

I really enjoy leading the Walking Netball sessions at the Angel Centre as it’s a safe space where ladies of all ages, abilities and walks of life can come together to enjoy an informal, friendly, fun-filled hour learning new skills and making new friends. In short Walking Netball ticks all the right boxes as far as our mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing is concerned

Anna Marshall

I am a volunteer run leader for Here Come the Girls. When my second child was born, I joined the group to get fitter. The group has enabled me to make some amazing friends and go on to have some fun experiences by signing up to all kinds of races. The group is a fantastic way to help reach your goals, make friends, and feel better. Our group is welcoming, and no one gets left behind.

Amanda Miller

I’ve been working and volunteering with tmactive for a number of years now. Firstly, with Here Come the Girls as a run leader and now as a fitness instructor for Stretch and Move. Both sessions are incredibly fun and supportive. I just love watching the participants confidence grow and realising they can do more than they think.

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Equality & Diversity

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Beautiful place. Lovely areas for walking your dogs. Some great changes since our last visit. New cafe area with toilet facilities. Well worth a visit.

Jane Farley
Leybourne Lakes Country Park

Brilliant pitches and great parking available. Has a small coffee shop too.

Tom
Kings Hill Sports Park

Friendly, helpful staff, good selection of activities and excellent instructors.

Lynne Reeve
Angel Centre

View Timetable

MONDAY
Here Come the Girls Running Group Tonbridge Pool 9.30am
Stretch & Move RBL Village, Aylesford 10am
Story Time Larkabout, Larkfield Leisure Centre 11am
Low Intensity Interval Training (LIIT) Angel Centre 11am
Music Movement Spadework, 4th Monday of each month 3pm
TUESDAY
Here Come the Girls Running Group Larkfield Leisure Centre 9.30am
Story Time Kings Hill Sports Park 10am
Steady Steps Snodland Community Centre 1.30pm
Walking Football – Beginners Tonbridge Farm 2.30pm
WEDNESDAY
Here Come the Girls Running Group Tonbridge Pool 9.30am
Wellbeing Walks Tonbridge Pool 7.30am
Dementia-Friendly Swimming Session Tonbridge Pool 11am
Walking Netball Larkfield Leisure Centre & Kings Hill Sports Park 9.30am
Chair Yoga Hadlow Village Hall 11.30am
THURSDAY
Walking Netball Angel Centre 10am
Stretch & Move Angel Centre 11.30am
Dementia-Friendly Swimming Session Larkfield Leisure Centre 12 noon
Teen Spirit for 13-17 Years Tonbridge Pool 4.45pm
Here Come the Girls Running Group (5k) Larkfield Leisure Centre 6pm
This Girl Can Swim – Ladies Only session Tonbridge Pool 8pm
FRIDAY
Primetimers Sports & Fitness Social Angel Centre 9.30am
Dance For Fun RBLI Community Hall 9.30am
Walking Football Kings Hill Sports Park 11am
Stretch & Move Larkfield Leisure Centre 11.30am
Multi-Activity Session for Older People Angel Centre 2pm
Walking Football – Faster Play Tonbridge Farm 2.30pm

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