Please note: Due to Covid 19 restrictions, services and community groups are operating differently. Please check directly with each service or group to find out what is available at this time.
You can use this page to find groups, services and activities within your local area. Some of the groups and activities will be free but you might have to pay for some classes and services. If you complete our Living Well quiz and register your details, you will receive a tailored list of resources that can help you make changes or improvements to your health and wellbeing.
REG (Riddlesden Exercise Group) is a very popular, gentle exercise group for the over-50s. Cost £3.00. Mary Cuthbert, a fully qualified fitness instructor, shows people how to do a variety of exercises, many of which are seated. The exercises are usually done to music in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Burley in Wharfedale Walk - with Ann Nuttall and Elaine Shankland. The activities are run by Community Health Champions who volunteer for Champions Show the Way, a specialist service within Bradford District Care Trust. Champions develop and lead various activities in their local community to support the well-being of patients and service-users, and promote good emotional and physical health.
Community Centre serving Scholemoor estate and surrounding area; we also have a sports and play area that can be used by the local community and hired out by sports groups and others. A number of services for children and young people; including youth provision on a Wednesday; play team and advice sessions.Work with older people; including coffee morning on a Wednesday and bingo on Tuesday morning. Also have have a 'Pay feel' as you feel' wellbeing cafe, a work club, women only exercise, basic IT skills, seperate man and women's groups and an adults only bike club.
Aims to promote Aikido as a martial sport and to maintain high standards of coaching and performance. Membership open to both juniors 5-16 years of age all the way up to seniors. Meet in Bradford at the Grange Sport Centre, on Wednesday evenings and Fridays, Leeds, Ferrybridge, Harrogate, Skipton, Wakefield, Wetherby and Bingley, Contact secretary for details. AGM August. Approx 1000 members in the North of England.
Four red shale courts, with teams in a friendly League, the Bradford Parks league and the Wharfedale League. Social tennis encouraged. Social tennis is on Wednesday evenings. All standards and ages welcome. Membership by application, see website for membership fees, season runs April to October AGM January. Approx 45 members
To arrange boat fishing trips for sea anglers. We use the best boats that we can. With reliable skippers that have been in the business a long time. We meet at the New Inn, East Bierley, BD4 6PP. Third Tuesday of every month, commencing at 8pm. £20 Per Year membership. Why not come along and join us? Approx 30 members. We are now on facebook under. Bradford & District Sea Angling Club.
Membership by application. Meet at the club premises - Fin Inn; Brighouse and Denholme Road; Mountain; Queensbury; Bradford on Tuesdays and Fridays from 7:30p.m. and at Tong Sport Centre Swimming Pool; Bradford on Mondays at 8:00p.m. AGM November. Approx 135 members.
Village Hall Community Centre open for hire. Wedding and family parties. Corporate events and meetings, classes, polling station, youth services, neighbourhood forums, police liasion, parish council, etc. Various dance classes, pilates, carers & toddlers group, craft classes and coffee shop.
To promote the game of billiards through Sunday schools, Mechanics Institutes and similar organisations. Team membership by application. Meet at member institutes on Tuesdays 7:30pm September to May. Committee meet at Cornerstone Methodist Church (formerly Great Horton Methodist Church) on the first Wednesday each month at 7:30pm. AGM July. Approx 50 players, 5 member institutes: Bradford Deaf Centre (Hallfield Road, Bradford) Eastbrook (Great Horton Park Chapel Cricket Club, Ewart Street, Great Horton) Great Horton (Conservative Club, Westcroft Road, Great Horton) Princeville (Horton Bank Methodist Church) Pudsey (Littlemoor Bowling Club, Pudsey) Predominantly male members over 18, but no age or gender restrictions. Beginners welcome and coaching available for all abilities
Bradford Community Tai Chi and Chinese Yoga run community classes for adults in the evenings on Tuesdays 7:30pm - 9pm (call or txt 07930463571) Thursdays 7pm - 9pm (call or txt 07720 628671) at The Grange Interlink, Summerville Rd, Bradford BD71PX. We are also hoping to start some daytime classes at the University of Bradford and other venues so if you are a community group with funding to run a class or would be interested in a partnership bid, please get in touch.
To improve health in and around Keighley we run what we call our H.A.L.O programme (Health, Activity, Lifestyle, Opportunity). Our H.A.L.O project provides a range of groups and activities that aim to support your health and wellbeing The H.A.L.O project includes: Cook Confident - Cooking courses for adults that support people with a range of cooking abilities. Healthy Weight Lifestyle Courses - A course for adults who would like help to lose weight and be supported to make habit and behaviour changes that lead to a healthier lifestyle. Healthy Weight Support - A welcoming drop-in session for people who want to lead a healthier lifestyle. Introduction to Exercise - Like to start or are new to exercising? Not exercised for a while or would like to lose weight, join this successful weight loss group led by a qualified instructor. Young Chefs - Fun, interactive cooking sessions for children aged 8-13 years. Children cook food from fresh ingredients and learn about the importance of a healthy diet. Weaning Workshop - A weaning information and practical cookery course for parents and carers with babies aged 0-6 months old
Bradford Live at Home scheme supports older people throughout the town. We run a number of activity groups including Wellbeing Monday, Chatty Tuesday and Doodles and Dance, our group specifically supporting a group of 25 Italian people at the Mission Italiano on Little Horton Lane. Through the dedicated work of 6 staff and 93 volunteers, these groups support 852 older people providing a support network on their doorstep, through a combination of friendship and interesting activities which reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness. Each of the activity groups offers a variety of activities including arts and crafts, tea dances, exercise classes, talks on a variety of subjects, and reminiscence activity and games.
We currently offer: Youth Activities; Catering; IT classes; Indoor bowls; Arts and Crafts; Taekwondo; Pilates; Tea dances; Senior Citizens' groups; babies', toddlers' and children's groups. Activities are for everyone in the Cottingley area. Rooms available for hire: Large hall with lighting and sound for performance art, catering kitchen Meeting rooms plus hot desking Bar and social area IT suite Arts and crafts room. Conference facilities. Catering available for any function, small or large.
The Footprints Family Centre is a charity based in Buttershaw; Bradford working with a combination of paid staff and volunteers to provide groups and activities that appeal to a broad spectrum of our community - and we are willing to open or support any new groups as fits any local need.Within this we directly run Stay and Play sessions for pre-school children; Cook & Eat sessions open to anyone; Craft Group; Baking Groups and a Breakfast Cafe; and at our Community Centre we support the local community to run Supper Clubs; Cubs; Scouts; Explorer Scouts; Sitting Fitter; Over 50's support group; Debt Advice Service; amongst many other activities. These are all aimed at reducing loneliness and isolation; at the same time as teaching people new skills; introducing new friends and building a safer; stronger community in Buttershaw - all in addition to our Nursery provision for 0-5 year olds and Out of School Care for 5-12 year olds.
The Vintage Vines care for the elderly project does various activities and have entertainment about every 8 weeks. Extended chair exercise on Tuesdays. We also provide a shopping service for butchers and fruit and veg on a Thursday (Tel Lynda/Kate 01274 788328). People need to book ahead for elderly places. First Fruits Mums & Toddlers runs Wed 9.30-11am term time only (Tel Mel 01274 788328) Prime time sessions Wednesdays 6-7pm, age 7 to 12 yrs (Key Stage 2 - school year 3-6) Prime Tinies - Wednesdays 4.30-5.30pm, age 4-7yrs (Key Stage 1 - school year reception to year 2). Children's meal available 5.30pm to book ahead termly for members. Contact Peter or Liam at the Vine (01274 788328)
Ravenscliffe Community Association is based at The Gateway Centre in Ravenscliffe. The Centre supports local residents at times of crisis with a wrap around service alongside activities for people of all ages and a variety of sessions/groups e.g adult dance, advice, arts and crafts for over 55s, health visitor drop in and ESOL courses.
We help older men who are or are going through life changing events, such as retirement, bereavement, experiencing mental health problems or through the transition of becoming a carer. We exist to make a positive and lasting difference in the lives of vulnerable, isolated or disadvantaged older men.
EXTEND Classes are for anyone wanting to enjoy exercise in a social and fun environment. Each class caters for a range of abilities, whether you want to use a chair or feel confident to stand, you should feel you are in a safe and welcoming environment
45 minutes of chair based exercise, followed by a light lunch. The dementia exercise group is a seated class delivered by a qualified tutor. The class is open to people living with dementia and their carers. The class is free but donations are welcome.
Zumba held at the Sue Belcher centre - Bracken Bank and District Community Association.
Gentle exercise for older ladies.
Modern Ballroom and Sequence dancing with MC Darrell. No need to book, just turn up! £3.20 including tea and biscuits.Please note: ALL DATES SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. NO DANCING ON WEDNESDAY 10 OCTOBER 2018 AND WEDNESDAY 17 OCTOBER 2018.
Mixed Ability rugby is suitable for males aged 17+ who would like to get involved in contact Rugby Union. Training is weekly with matches played throughout the year. Just come along! £20 to cover annual membership.
We aim to give young people an experience that will help them grow into the person they want to be in a safe and friendly environment. Through various activities and adventures, we learn teamwork, respect, loyalty, self-confidence, commitment, self-discipline, honesty and how to be the best version of ourselves.
Peace Dance Academy is based from dance studios in both Baildon and Yeadon, close to Leeds, West Yorkshire. We teach all ages and abilities ranging from three to adult. We offer ISTD and RAD affiliated classes in Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Streetdance and Hip Hop
While focusing on the fitness benefits of yoga, this is a popular intermediate class for men and women benefits all aspects of physical and mental wellbeing. You need to wear loose clothing you can move in and please bring a mat along too.
Are you over 50? Would you like to join a friendly, social swimming group? Join us at the Kirkgate centre on alternate Tuesdays to enjoy a swim at the nearby Shipley Pool. We then return to the Kirkgate Centre for a cuppa and a chat.
Each week we will have a gentle walk within a 1 hour drive of the centre. Please be at the Centre to register at 9.30. Should you require, you can order lunch from the Rockwell Cafe before you go & have it waiting for your return
Sedbergh Youth and Community Centre -Sports for Disabled Young People (School Holidays Only)
Sports for those with Additional Needs
Sedbergh has a great tradition of volunteering, and indeed each of the sports are run entirely on the good will of our army of volunteers. Free sport for disabled young people is available to young people aged 8-19 years.
Cycling Training, Ride and Racing
Bronte Wheelers are very much a Cycling Club whose members enjoy all aspects of cycling, from family club rides and steady Sunday morning club runs, to training and racing at the highest regional and national levels in all forms of cycle sport.
East Bradford Cycling Club was set up initially with time trials as it’s main interest. It has now developed through the kids section into a vibrant and up to date club, with particular emphasis on developing young cyclists from riding without stabilisers to competing in national competitions.
KJRCC membership is free and juniors pay only £1 each time they turn up. They have been awarded the British Cycling and Sport England Clubmark award. Their venue at Marley Activity and Coaching Centre has over 1 mile of off road tracks and is pretty much traffic free. They also have a fleet of over 35 bikes and helmets. Coaches are all British Cycling qualified which includes CRB and first aid. They run junior sessions on Saturday mornings.
A club run by cyclists for cyclists. They specialise in cyclocross, road and mountain bike racing. And are affiliated to the RCCT for time trials. We can supply all cycling kit at cost prices. Anyone is welcome to join the club.
V.C.Bradford has a membership which ranges across all ages and abilities. We love to help new people who are just getting into cycling as well as those who have been cycling for many years. New members are always welcome.
Cycling 4 All runs free inclusive cycling sessions for students in West Yorkshire.We have a range of adapted bicycles for you to use including hand bikes, tandems, trikes and mountain bikes and we aim to cater for all disabilities.We provide Learn to Ride sessions for non-disabled students who wish to develop the skills needed to cycle confidently.
Oldfield/Paul Milnes Cycles ERT
Oldfield/Paul Milnes Cycles ERT is an offshoot from Paul Milnes Cycles – Bradford Olympic RT which acts as a feeder to the new club. This club is to enable support of an Elite Racing Team of 5 young (under 23) riders predominantly in Cyclo-Cross.
Take A Hike
Younger Ramblers Walking Group
We are a friendly walking group for younger ramblers (average age 20 to 40). The group is part of The Ramblers (a registered charity) and is run entirely by our members who volunteer their time to lead walks, organise social events and manage the group itself.
We are a self funded football club that offers coaching and games to all aged from 8-40. All our coaches are trained to the highest possible degree and are proud to say wee are a non-discriminatory football club - meaning anyone with any ability or background is welcome.
The main aim of Karmand Community Centre is to Improve the quality of life for local people. The Centre works towards achieving this by offering services of a high standard which provide a range of educational; recreational; cultural and social opportunities. We aim to work in consultation with local people and other statutory and voluntary agencies in developing our programmes and responding to new initiatives. These focus on the following principal areas:- Early Years Service (for Under 5's and their carers) - Play and Youth Provision - Community Education Classes - Sports and Fitness - Provision for; and new initiatives with; Older People - Venue for Community Groups; Meetings; Rehearsal Space; Private Hire- Opportunities for Volunteering - Community- based capacity building - Being a source of advice and support. The Centre works within an Equal Opportunities Framework; and aims to ensure that all sections and ages within the community have a voice and access to decision making and services within the Centre's infrastructure. We would therefore aim to promote social inclusion at all levels.
OUR VISION To make Bradford Moor (Bradford; West Yorkshire) a place that all residents and community members are proud to live and work in. We have 5 strategic objectives; structured around our core themes; Social / Business Entrepreneurship; Education and Training - Particularly around young people; Volunteers and volunteering; Employment and Training - Particularly around young people; Community Safety. Diversity and Inclusion is a common theme which flows through everything PASS does. About Us: PASS was established in 2007 by a group of local professionals with the aim of mobilising the community in one of the most nationally deprived wards to create social and economic change. The founding members all lived and grew up in the Bradford Moor area and feel passionately about making Bradford Moor a better; stronger and safer place. Rooted firmly within the local community; PASS seeks to deliver bottom up solutions; enabling locals to develop practical solutions in response to community need. PASS works in partnership with the local communities and statutory agencies to ensure all untapped and resources in the area are utilised to empower the community. PASS operates out of the Cabin in to Attock Park; located in the heart of Bradford Moor. The location is intended to be visible and accessible to the community it serves.
Lishi (formerly the College of Chinese Physical Culture) promotes physical and mental health and personal energy development, using an integrated system of Chinese movement and dance. Meet at Grange Interlink, Summerville Road, BD7 1PX every Tuesday evening from 7pm - 8:30pm. Approx 300 members in Yorkshire. Open to ages 16+ As well as the new website www.lishi.org
The hub is a flexible place. Open 7 days a week for the benefit of the community. They host actvities such as parents and toddlers groups, breakdancing classes, advice drop ins, narcotics anonymous sessions and older peoples indoor bowls and a hot lunch.
The Good Neighbour Project at St Christopher's Church Holme Wood is a well established community project that runs a variety of activities specifically designed to meet the needs of local people. These activities include: Home from Home Centre: For older people 50+ Wednesdays 9.30am - 2.30pm. 3 course meal, refreshments, door to door transport, several activities including; tai chi, entertainment, games, and occasional trips out. Out & About Day: For older people 50+ Thursdays (starting in mid April) 10am - 3.30pm. Trips to local supermarkets and places of interest. Opportunity to purchase a low cost meal. Activity Day: For older people 50+ Fridays 9.30am - 2.30pm 3 course meal available, lots of activities including indoor bowls, table tennis, dancing. Transport available. Community cafe: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday lunchtimes 11am - 1pm Good home cooked food at great prices. Open to everyone. Fruit & vegetable Market: Wednesday, Thursday, and Fridays 10am - 1pm. Seasonal produce at great prices. Open to everyone. Day Care Centre: For older people 50+ Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 9.30am - 2.30pm 3 course meal. refreshments, door to door transport and lots of activities. Line dancing: Thursdays 1.30pm - 3.30pm A great way to exercise and have fun. Open to all adults.
Our weekly sessions at Sedbergh Community Centre support up to 25 elderly adults aged 60+ and will feature inclusive, supportive activities including gentle exercise, appropriate sports/activities e.g. walking football, boccia and badminton, games including chess, dominos and quizzes, planned reminiscing activities and social/coffee time.
Activities in Buttershaw and Woodside, available at a community venue. These include a community kitchen, older people's friendship group, diabetes prevention, youth club, handyman and gardening service and bingo.
Older People Services Drop-in Education Classes Health and Wellbeing Advice on Welfare Benefits Womens Group Learning Disability Project Carers Hub Halal Food inspection in schools Muslim Women in Prison Project
St. Christopher’s Good Neighbours is here to provide Hope for the people of Holme Wood and surrounding areas by helping to combat loneliness, providing low cost food and furniture and providing general help and support to people of all ages. This includes a Home from Home centre, community cafe, fruit and vegetable stall, line dancing, indoor bowls, hairdressing and a job club
A community centre to meet the needs of people in Little Horton and the City of Bradford. Activities include job searching, grow for health and wealth, a singing group, IT skills workshop, depression support group and a walking group
Womenzone supports South Asian older women to continue to be healthy, happy and enjoy relationships with their friends, family and community through the project supported by Department of Health & Wellbeing. This service focuses on promoting wellbeing, early intervention, reducing isolation and preventing small issues from developing into crises. All of the activities are group based to foster friendship and reduce isolation. Individuals are encouraged to form new bonds and develop new relationships with each other both within and outside of the project.
Lidget Green Walking Club is an established walking group set up to promote the health and wellbeing of the local community, with particular emphasis on the "over 50's".
The Big Swing Adventure Playground offers a variety of opportunities. We offer open access play sessions daily, after school, holidays and weekends. We also offer alternative learning sessions to school groups where they can engage in activities such as camp fire cooking, den building and team games.
BEEP (Bradford Encouraging Exercise in People) is an exercise referral programme that includes a 52 week follow up support service. We offer heavily discounted exercise options with bespoke exercise plans from your BEEP exercise referral officer. How do I get a referral? You can ask at your local GP practice for a BEEP referral. If you meet the referral criteria, a health professional can complete the referral form and give it to you.
Join ClubActive where you can get fit and have fun in gyms, swimming pools and fitness classes. You can also use the sauna and steam rooms. With air conditioned facilities, ample free parking and qualified staff available to assist you at any time.
England’s largest network of health walk schemes, helping thousands of people across the country lead a more active lifestyle. Group walks are led by friendly, specially trained volunteers who are on hand to provide encouragement and support, and make sure no one gets left behind. Walks are short and over easy terrain. They are open to everyone, but are especially aimed at those who are least active.
The Keighley Association Women & Children's Centre (KAWACC) is a registered charity and voluntary organisation which adopts a holistic view of women, young people and children's development.. It hosts activities such as walking groups and cooking sessions.
The Bradford Bulls foundation offer a number of health and wellbeing programmes for people across the district. This includes the 'Back Onside' programme to encourage men and women to get back to enjoying exercise through the support of current and former players, the 'Active Support' mental health programme and 'Offload', a free 10-week course of one-hour fixtures designed to equip men with the skills, tools and techniques needed to manage their own mental health. See the website for more details.