Fitness in the community

The following local gyms kindly offer a fitness session for people with MS. Each session is supervised by a qualified personal trainer.

Wednesday 1 to 2 pm althougth once a month 2 to 3 pm - advised the week beforehand.

David Lloyd's
The Boardwalk, Port Solent
Web: www.davidlloyd.co.uk

You can used the gym equipment from 12.30, then into the studio at 1 pm for an hours workout, which is very similar to the branch physio sessions.

Then it's about an hours social chat with tea, coffee, etc. afterwards in their cafe.

The cost is £3 per session.

Friday 1 to 2 pm with Floyd

Nuffield Health
Alex Way, Alexandra Park, Northern Parade,
Web: www.nuffieldhealth.com

Contact the instructor, Floyd, on 07768 346 450 for further information and confirm £3 charge.

Some of the local libraries are also offering seated exercises classes. 1/2 hour classes to music for £2.50 with a wonderful instructor called Sally

Stubbington Library on a Monday at 12:00

Stubbington Lane
PO14 2PP
Tel: 0845 6035631

Lee-on-the-Solent Library on a Thursday at 12:00

High Street
PO13 9BZ
0845 6035631

Brendon Care also run a seated exercise class at 10:00 on a Monday morning for an hour.

The charge for this class is £4.

Club Hampshire Centre
The Anchorage
Willis Road
PO12 1LZ

I've been to the classes in Lee and find them very enjoyable, even Eliza has a go when Sally gets the balls out.

Wallington Village Hall - New Age Kurling - Tuesday 2:30 to 4:30

Wallington Village Hall
PO16 8ST
(which is located near Sainsbury's at Broadcut in Fareham)

The hall is fully accessible with free parking.

Two sessions of Indoor Petangue and New Age Curling run in parallel and are suitable across the whole age and ability spectrum. In fact they are for anyone who would benefit from some not too strenuous exercise and some social interaction.

Sessions run from 2.30 to 4.30pm every Tuesday afternoon and cost £3.30 which includes full support and tuition where required and refreshments. For further information contact Mik Norman 02392 2210048 or email.