Barnet’s local Better facility offers subsidised gym memberships for people over the age of 55 and provides a wide range of free activities, classes, groups and support for older people.
Healthwise is a 12 week physical activity programme that introduces individuals to the benefits of physical activity in order to help reduce risk factors for chronic disease and manage existing medical conditions. The programme is designed to encourage people of all abilities to become and remain more physically active, help increase fitness levels and improve health and wellbeing. Healthwise provides a welcoming, safe, affordable and accessible service to those who may not have entered a leisure centre before.
Better have a wide range of activities and groups for adults, including reading groups, creative writing groups, coffee mornings, drop-in sessions and free legal and financial advice.
Better Health and Fitness Senior Membership
Better believe that staying active and social is vital at any age so they have created their Better Health and Fitness Senior membership. You will enjoy unlimited off peak access to a wide range of fitness activities at all Better leisure centres, including gyms, swimming pools and fitness classes, at a competitive price. You will also be able to get active and meet new friends at our regular clubs, run by many of Better’s centres across the UK. And if you’re in the mood for competition, you can look forward to our annual club games, where teams from all of Better’s centres and areas meet up and compete.