Physical Activity and Leisure

Helping Older People get Online and Stay Online
Provided by: Advice NI
Description: Supporting active engagement, this Big Lottery funded project aims to help older people get online through the use of tablets. This is being provided to Older People Living in Sheltered Accommodation over a period of 10-12 weeks and includes a benefit check. It has a specific focus on helping people access information about their rights and entitlements and is unique in that it utilises volunteers to empower elder people with their digital experience.
Contact Tel: 028 9064 5919

Greenvale Leisure Centre Swimming
Provided by: Active
Description: Swimming with access for people with disabilities.
Contact Tel: 028 796 32796

Stepping Towards Enhanced Postural Stability (STEPS)
Provider: Northern Health and Social Care Trust
Description: STEPS is a 16 week exercise and education programme. It is designed to help prevent falls and fractures, and promote independent living. The programme is available to adults over 55 years of age. General Practitioners and any trust health and social care professional can make referrals.
Location: Magherafelt Day Centre
Contact Tel: 028 793 65075

Provider: Independent Community Group
Description: Tradd/Ballymaguigan and Ballyronan Development Association provides a lunch and the opportunity for older people to meet together. Activities on offer are armchair aerobics.
Location: Marina Centre, 135A Shore Road, Ballyronan
Frequency: Weekly on a Friday all year round (except Christmas holidays)
Contact Tel: 028 7941 7027

There are various ongoing or adhoc physical and leisure activities in local community and council venues. For more information on activities in your local area, please contact the community navigator: Tel: 078 1419 6935 or email:


Page last updated:09 November 2018