University of Worcester Seniors Prog.

Active Ageing Week at the University of Worcester

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The University is exploring the possibility of developing new cycling facilities at its Lakeside Campus. To gauge likely demand and to help secure funding for this project the University would appreciate your help by completing a survey by clicking on Cycling Survey.

Sports and Physical Activities for Seniors Programme 2019/20

The information on this page is based on details provided by the University of Worcester and, to the best knowledge of Worcester U3A, was correct on the date shown at the foot of this page. Details are subject to change by the University of Worcester. Please email the contacts shown to confirm details of the activities in which you are interested.

The following activities are offered each week by the University of Worcester as part of its Seniors Programme for 2019/20. Many activities are available all year round including during university vacation periods. All activities are open to both men and women unless shown otherwise.

You do not need to be a U3A member to take part in the University's Seniors Programme. A pay as you play charge is made for each activity as shown below. However, if you prefer, you may buy Senior Membership from £18.50 per month. For further membership details contact Tom Howard.

Getting Started
For further details or to enquire about vacancies on any of the following activities click on the name of the contact shown. You will normally be asked to complete a pre-activity questionnaire before joining a group. Once you have started the programme you must inform the university of any changes to your medical and health details.

ActivityDay (weekly)TimeLocationCharge per sessionContact
BadmintonMonday1330 startSevern Campus£3.00Roger Keeling
BadmintonWednesday1500-1700Severn Campus£3.00Roger Keeling
BadmintonThursday0915-1115Severn Campus£3.00Roger Keeling
DanceWednesday1300-1400Riverside, Severn Campus£3.00Tom Howard
Gym-circuit trainingMonday1100-1200 McClelland Centre£3.00Richard Dilworth
Gym-circuit trainingWednesday0915-1015McClelland Centre£3.00Richard Dilworth
Gym-open (pre-book)Monday1000-1100 McClelland Centre£3.00Richard Dilworth
Gym-supervisedFriday1000-1100McClelland Centre£3.00Richard Dilworth
Keep Fit (ladies)Wednesday0915-1015Riverside£3.00Maggie Holland
Keep Fit-circuit training (men)Friday1000-1100Arena, Severn Campus£3.00Tom Howard
Keep Fit-circuit training (men)Friday1100-1200Arena, Severn Campus£3.00Tom Howard
PilatesFriday0900-1000McClelland Centre£3.00Richard Dilworth
PilatesFriday1015-1115McClelland Centre£3.00Richard Dilworth
Power WalkingFriday1130-1230 (tbc)McClelland Centre£3.00Richard Dilworth
Seated ExerciseWednesday0915-1015Riverside, Severn Campus£3.00Tom Howard
Tea, Talk and WalkMonday1000-1200Cripplegate Park Bowling Club£3.00Tom Howard
Walking BasketballTuesdayTimes on requestSports Centre, St. John's Campus£3.00Tom Howard
Walking CricketThursdayTimes on RequestSports Centre, St. John's Campus£3.00Tom Howard
Walking FootballMonday1400-15153G Astro pitch, St. John's campus£3.00Tom Howard
Walking Netball (ladies)TuesdayTimes on requestSports Centre, St. John's Campus£3.00Tom Howard

Cancellations and Timetable Changes
Occasionally the University may need to vary the time, day and location of sessions due to teaching and assessment requirements, university vacations and the availability of staff or accommodation. Where details of changes are known in advance they will be shown here. Changes will normally be announced during sessions but if in doubt you should email the contacts for each activity as shown above. Just click on the name shown.

Last up-dated 16 October 2019

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