Healthy Ageing Program - Exercise Classes
How we can help you
We provide healthy ageing exercise programs for seniors and people with long term illness and/or disabilities. You can attend if you live in the local government areas of Randwick, Botany Bay, Waverley, Woollahra.
Regular exercise helps you to:
- Stay fit and independent
- Improves your balance
- Reduces your risk of a falling
- Keeps your heart and lungs healthy
- Makes you feel good
- Helps you control diabetes
- Helps keep your bones strong.
There are 4 terms a year. Classes run every week for about 10 weeks. There is a set fee to join each class each term. All classes are conducted by nationally registered fitness professionals, who are also qualified in CPR and Senior First Aid.
AIM is a land exercise program to improve the health of older men and women. The program provides safe and enjoyable group exercise classes in many locations across the Eastern suburbs. The classes suit different ability levels to increase or maintain fitness, strength and balance.
Types of classes:
- Aerobic classes
- Gentle exercise
- Chair exercises
- Low impact aerobic
- Thai Chi
WAVES water exercise program
WAVES gentle exercise classes in water are designed for older men and women with conditions that affect mobility and flexibility. The group classes are a fun and safe way to improve your health.
The classes are at local heated pools or hydrotherapy pools. Participants exercise at their own ability level and non-swimmers can join too.
Transport may be available between your home and the pool. Extra fees apply for this transport. Pool entry fees apply at some venues.
This is how most classes run:
- A short warm up
- 30 minutes of general exercise
- A short cool down
- Stretch and floating