Get active this Seniors Week 2020

Friday, 31 Jan 2020

Get active this Seniors Week 2020

The Ballina Indoor Sports Centre (BISC) and Ballina and Alstonville Swimming Pools will be havens of activity during Seniors Week 17 to 21 February 2020. 

NSW Seniors Week is about looking after for our senior citizens, getting out of the house, getting active and enjoying our time. Playing sport and joining fitness groups are not just limited to young people or elite athletes. 

“As we age we really need to look after ourselves and the benefits of exercise are not only physical,” says Roberta O’Brien, Coordinator of Community Facilities.

“We all know that exercise is important for maintaining strength and fitness, but there are many other benefits that go along with it. Exercising is a social event and a great way to stay connected and engaged with others. Exercising releases endorphins which can boost your mood and cognitive function. It also improves healing, which takes longer as we age.

Ensuring there are activities catering for all ages, the Ballina Indoor Sports Centre host a variety of sports since opening in October 2019. Some of these sports will be on show during Seniors Week. If getting wet is more your style, there’s also plenty of activities available at the Ballina War Memorial Swimming Pool or Alstonville Aquatic Centre.

Come along to the following sessions (no booking required but pool entry applies):

  • Monday
    10.30am to 12pm, Walking Netball - BISC
  • Tuesday
    9.30am to 11am, Lifeball - BISC
  • Wednesday
    9am to 10am, Aqua Fitness - Ballina Memorial Pool
    10am to 11.30am, Walking Football - BISC
  • Thursday
    10am to 11.30am, Badminton - BISC
    9am to 10am, Aqua Fitness - Alstonville Pool
  • Friday
    9am to 10am, Aqua Fitness - Ballina Pool
    12.30pm to 2.30pm, Pickle Ball - BISC

Ballina Indoor Sports Centre (BISC) is located at 63 Cherry Street, Ballina

Ballina War Memorial Swimming Pool is located at 4 River Street, Ballina.  

Alstonville Aquatic Centre is located at 15 Alston Avenue, Alstonville

For more information call Council’s Community Facilities Team on 02 6681 0599, or email communityspaces@ballina.nsw.gov.au.
 

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Get active this Seniors Week 2020

Get active this Seniors Week 2020

Friday, 31 Jan 2020

The Ballina Indoor Sports Centre (BISC) and Ballina and Alstonville Swimming Pools will be havens of activity during Seniors Week 17 to 21 February 2020. NSW Seniors Week is about looking after for our senior citizens, getting out of the house, getting active and enjoying our time. Playing sport and joining fitness groups are not just limited to young people or elite athletes.

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