Maintaining your health and wellbeing in your later years is extremely important. That’s why, at Swan Park Leisure Centre and Altone Park Leisure Centre, we offer a range of friendly and affordable activities for the mature adult. Come down and see what it’s all about. Have a bit of fun and bring a friend with you. You’ll find our classes offer something for everyone.
A fun and social water based program for the 50 plus age group. An excellent, low impact way to stay fit and keep your joints moving. There is no need to know how to swim, so come along and enjoy a lively 60 minutes of water exercise with your peers!
Water-based exercise is an excellent way to stay fit and strong. What’s more, exercising in water reduces stress on joints, offers stability and buoyancy and provides gentle resistance in every direction.
During this class, you’ll be submerged in chest deep water. However, knowing how to swim is not essential.
The Active Seniors Circuit is a highly social environment, which makes getting fit more fun. This group fitness circuit is terrific for relieving the symptoms of osteoporosis, high blood pressure, arthritis, cholesterol stress or an inactive lifestyle.
The class lasts for one hour, focusing on improving cardiovascular fitness, strength, endurance and flexibility. Participants must be 50 years and over and is based in the gym for a challenging workout.
A qualified gym instructor conducts a station to station class, which focuses on improving muscle condition and physical wellbeing. Although you don’t need any previous gym experience, new participants will receive a free 30 minute introductory session prior to beginning, please note this is compulsory, and must be booked prior to attending your first class.
This class takes place at Swan Park Leisure Centre and the timetable can be viewed on the Swan Park page or you can download our Active Seniors Information Sheet. Please contact us to book an assessment.
The benefits of yoga are well documented, which might explain its enormous popularity among people of all ages. This class combines stretching and relaxation techniques to help you to regain flexibility, prevent osteoporosis, slow down and reverse the ageing process and improve your overall feeling of wellbeing.
Classes are only available at Swan Park Leisure Centre and, make sure you book ahead, as these classes fill up fast. For bookings, contact us.
Active Seniors Yoga is a one and a half hour fun and sociable hatha yoga class with a qualified instructor that is designed for the 50+ age bracket. The class will involve stretching, breathing, meditation, relaxation, toning, and flexibility techniques.
It takes extra commitment and respect for your health and fitness to attend early morning classes. That’s why, if you visit any of our aquatic centres before 8.30 am for exercise, rehabilitation or rest and relaxation, we’ll reward you.
You’ll receive free tea and coffee and free use of all the equipment, just for coming in early.
Staying active is vital for good physical health and wellbeing – no matter what your age.
Our Living Longer, Living Stronger Program is an exciting new gym program which uses strength training to improve your quality of life, health and fitness.
Living Longer, Living Stronger is a strength based programme for people aged 50 years and over, in a supervised environment using weights. Great for keeping strong and boosting confidence. A compulsory appraisal must be completed prior to taking part in the class. (COTA endorsed and 2008 Best Perth Provider).
A personalised program is designed for you by one of our qualified instructors, after assessing your fitness level and any health issues. You might want to check with your doctor first to ensure this program is right for you.
Zumba Gold targets the largest growing segment of the population: baby boomers. It takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. What stays the same are all the elements the Zumba Fitness-Party is known for: the zesty Latin music, like salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeton; the exhilarating, easy-to-follow moves; and the invigorating, party-like atmosphere. Active older adults want camaraderie, excitement and fitness as a regular part of their weekly schedule. Zumba Gold is the perfect fit. It’s a dance-fitness class that feels friendly, and most of all, fun.