Community Exercise Activities

Walk and Talks are gentle walks taking place in various locations around Tameside. Each walk usually lasts around 30 minutes and they are perfect for beginners or those wanting low impact activity.

Mondays 11am
30 minute walk through Sunnybank Vale. Meet at car park entrance on Greenside Lane (opposite Springfield Road), Droyslden, M43 7SL

Tuesdays 10am
30 minute walk starting at Denton Pool, Victoria Street, Denton, M34 3GU

Tuesdays, 12.30pm
A 30 minute walk starting from The Anthony Seddon Fund Shop, 140 Stamford Street Central, Ashton, OL6 6AD

Wednesday 10:30am
A 30 minute walk starting from Active Oxford Park, Pottinger Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL7 0PW

Thursdays, 11am
A 30 minute walk from Dukinfield Library, Concord Walk, Dukinfield, SK16 4DB.

A variety of walks for different abilities around Tameside ranging from 30 minutes to 90 minutes.
For more information contact George Cope on 07855 984586.

Mondays, 10.30am
A short 30 minute walk from Grafton House, Grafton Street, Hyde.

Mondays, 1pm
A 60-75 minute walk from Active Copley, Huddersfield Road, Stalybridge, SK15 3ET.

Wednesdays, 11am
A 90 minute walk starting from various locations in Ashton. Cut-off on some routes. Contact George Cope for more information.

Wednesdays, 2pm
A 60-75 minute walk from Roaches Lock Pub car park, 387 Manchester Road, Mossley, OL5 9BB. Cut-off on some routes.

Saturdays, 11am
Either a 30 minute or 60 minute walk from Active Medlock, Gardenfold Way, Manchester, M43 7XU. Cut-off available.
Please contact George if you would like to attend the 30 minute walk.

Saturdays, 1.30pm
A short 30-minute walk from the  Pavilion Café, Stamford Park, Ashton.

Want to run but don’t know where to start or just need a bit of a fitness boost? Join us for our Couch to 5k running programme!

The 10 week course, at East Cheshire Harrier’s Running Club in Ashton, has one aim-to get you running.

Whether you are preparing for a charity event, interested in parkrun or just keen to boost your fitness our Couch to 5k can help.

Sessions are perfect for beginners taking you from the basics to 5k including warm-ups, cool-downs and plenty of useful tips.

For booking please contact sean.vickers@activetameside.com or for more information call 01613664860

 

New course starts Wednesday 27th September, 5.30-6.30pm.
East Cheshire Harriers, Athletics Track, Richmond Street, Ashton-under-lyne, OL6 7TX

For booking please contact sean.vickers@activetameside.com or for more information call 0161 366 4860

The Grafton Centre host lots of different activities throughout the week-there is something for eveyrone to enjoy.
Grafton Street, Hyde, SK14 2AX.

For More information about sessions please contact 0161 3684110

 

Mondays
10:00 – 10:45am Keep Fit

10:30 – 11:30am Health Walk

1:30pm – 3:30pm Bingo

1:30pm 2:30pm Line Dancing

Tuesdays

9:55am – 10:40am Tai Chi

10:45am – 11:30am Zumba

1:30pm – 2:30pm Indoor Bowls

Wednesdays

10:30am – 11:30am Exercise for Fun

1:15pm – 3:15pm Sequence Dancing

1:30pm – 3:30pm Chit Chat

7:00pm – 9:00pm Bloco Mente Drumming Group

Thursdays

10:30am – 11:30am Sing for Fun

11:30am Line Dancing

1:00pm – 3:30pm Bridge

1:30pm – 3:30pm Art Workshop

Fridays

10:15am – 11:00am Armchair Exercise

1:30pm – 3:15pm Drama

1:30pm – 3:00pm Tameside Voices

Tai chi combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements.
It can help to reduce stress, improve balance and general mobility and increase muscle strength in the legs. It is low-impact which means it won’t put much pressure on your bones and joints.

Each course is aimed at beginners.

 

Friday 12:30pm – 1:15pm for 8 weeks (starting 8th April)
Active Oxford Park, Ashton.

Friday  10am – 10:45am for 8 weeks (starting 8th April)

Anthony Seddon Fund, Stamford Street, Ashton.

Thursday 2-2.45pm (starting 26th Jan)

Joseph Jennings Court, Downshaw Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL7 9PP

A slower-paced version of the beautiful game walking football is the fastest growing form of football in the UK. Players walk instead of run making it gentler on the joints and  a great way to keep fit.  All you need is loose clothing, a pair of trainers and a sense of humour. For more information please contact the Live Well team or ring Mick Owen on 07944 605508.

 

Tuesdays, 10am

Denton Youth FC, Martinfields, King Street, Denton, M34 6PF

 

Thursdays, 10am

Active Medlock, Gardenfold Way, Droylsden, M43 7XU

Fridays, 11am

Curzon Ashton FC, Tameside Stadium, Richmond Street, Ashton under Lyne, OL7 9HG

Fridays, 11.30am

Active Ken Ward, Hattersley Road East, Hattersley, SK14 3NL

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We have RunTogether routes in Hyde Park and Dukinfield Park.

RunTogether was created by England Athletics the National Governing Body for running and athletics aiming to provide fun, friendly, supportive and inclusive running for people across the country.

The routes are suitable for all levels of runners and involves following markers around the park making your run as stress-free as possible knowing what distance you will run in advance without mapping out a route yourself.

Hyde Park

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A 900m undulating route around the main park, easily accessible by all members of the community due to the wide tarmac paths, slight inclines and no steps.

Running through the gate to the car park, there is a need to be aware of moving traffic.

Dukinfield Park

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An 800m hilly route around the main park, easily accessible by all members of the community due to the wide tarmac paths. The route starts uphill, then levels off and finishes downhill.

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