ActivIpswich launches new programme for over 45s in Ipswich

The ActivIpswich-organised Boccia sessions

The ActivIpswich-organised Boccia sessions - Credit: Archant

A host of new sports sessions have been organised for those aged 45 and over in Ipswich who do not currently take part in any activity.

The ActivIpswich programme helps make sport accessible for adults in a relaxed and sociable environment.

Among the new events are ping pong and short tennis at Gainsborough Sports Centre from 10.30am-noon on Wednesdays, and new age kurling and boccia at The Priory Centre from 1.30-3pm on Fridays.

A multi-sport afternoon will also be run from 1.45-3.15pm at The Meeting Place in Limerick Close each Thursday, which features a mix of new age bowls, new age kurling, boccia and ping pong.

Sophie Barber from ActivIpswich said: “Our participants are so friendly and welcoming to newcomers.


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“It can be daunting going somewhere new but we make sure you feel very welcome.”

Sessions are £2.50-£3, with the first session free.

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To get involved call 01473 345350.

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