Silverfit

Haringey

Please note - currently all sessions need to be booked the week before due to numbers and availability of venues. Each session has its own Typeform (open Tuesdays 11am- Thursday 12pm), please put in your request and you will get emailed back by one of our project managers to let you know if you have a place for the following week.

If you have any problems regarding Haringey sessions, please contact Project Manager [email protected]

Advice for attending during warmer weather: please bring a bottle of water with you and light clothing, or layers you can remove, as some venues do not have air conditioning.

Whilst our Haringey sessions are currently free to attend, we welcome any donations towards the running costs of these sessions via Just Giving here: justgiving.com/campaign/HaringeySilverfit

If you have never attended a Silverfit session before, or your health has changed in any way in the last year, please fill in a PAR-Q - Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire - so that we are aware of any health and medical issues you may have before taking part in our sessions. You need to print this out and bring it along to the session to give to the instructor.

Tuesdays

Activity 1: Nordic Walking (poles provided)

Venue: Lordship Recreation Ground, meet at Park entrance off Higham Road

Time: Meet 10.30am for 11am start

Instructor: Johanna

Nordic Walking has greater benefits than regular walking. Research shows it can help both healthy individuals and people with chronic conditions. When compared with regular walking, the scientific evidence suggests that Nordic walking has additional benefits because it, provides a greater total body workout because the arms and upper body are being used with the poles, burns more calories than regular walking, and is less strenuous.

To request a place: You will need to fill out the Typeform via the button below to sign up for the following week – the form will open on Tuesdays at 11am and close on Thursday at 12pm.

Tuesdays

Activity 2: Yoga (bring your own mat)

Venue: Lordship Hub, Lordship Recreation Ground, Higham Rd, London N17 6NU

Time: 11am, participants should arrive 5-10 minutes before the start of the session

Instructor: Chris

Yoga may hold a key to aging well, suggests a growing body of research into its potential benefits for body and mind — benefits that include reducing heart rate and blood pressure, relieving anxiety and depression, and easing back pain.

To request a place: You will need to fill out this form for sign up for the following week – the form will open on Tuesdays at 11am and close on Thursday at 12pm.

Tuesdays

Activity 3: Badminton

Venue: Broadwater Farm Community Centre, Adams Road, Tottenham, London, N17 6HE

Time: 11am, participants should arrive 5-10 minutes before the start of the session

Impact helps the growth of the cells which form bones, making Badminton a great sport for older people and those looking to strengthen their bones and prevent fractures – it is lower impact that squash and tennis so it's a great compromise for those unable to play faster, more high impact sports.

To request a place: You will need to fill out this form for sign up for the following week – the form will open on Tuesdays at 11am and close on Thursday at 12pm.

Tuesdays

Activity 4: Exercise Class by Move it or Lose it Instructor

A fun session to music, that'll get you moving!

Venue: Broadwater Farm Community Centre, Adams Road, Tottenham, London, N17 6HE

Time: 11am, participants should arrive at 10:45am.

Each exercise class helps to improve flexibility, aerobic health, balance and strength. The group sessions are delivered by a specialist instructor who encourages and motivates clients to join in and have fun whatever their age or ability. All exercises can be done standing, standing with support, or seated.

To request a place: You will need to fill out this form for sign up for the following week – the form will open on Tuesdays at 11am and close on Thursday at 12pm.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Please note, sessions are often photographed for marketing purposes. If you attend a session and do not wish to be photographed please let the photographer, Project Manager or instructor know.