Let's get Elmbridge moving

To mark National Fitness Day (22 September), Older Person’s Day (1 October), and the launch of our new physical activity strategy – Getting Elmbridge Moving, we invited residents to take part in free taster exercise sessions across the borough. Here is the information on the exercise sessions on offer and how to access them:

Older people exercising - wellbeing walks, swimming and exercise class

Location: Xcel leisure complex, Waterside Drive, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2JG

Exercise/Health sessions

  • Monday Cardiac phase IV circuit 1pm to 2pm
  • Tuesday Cardiac rehab/ gentle cycle 11.45am to 12.25pm
  • Thursday Easy circuits ( suitable for cardiac /cancer rehab clients) 09.30am
  • Friday Cardiac rehab circuit 12pm to 1pm
  • Gentle cycle 3.30pm -4.15pm

 For more information, visit the Xcel health and wellbeing web pages.

Swimming sessions

 Swimming sessions and membership at the Xcel leisure complex or call 01932 260 300.

Walking Sports at Elmbridge Xcel leisure complex:

Elmbridge Wellbeing Walks

check our online programme. New gentle walks available from Cobham centre for the community on Tuesdays 10am and Walton Centre for the Community on Thursdays at 9.45am.

Hersham Centre for the Community

Chair Based Exercise for People with a Mobility Impairment. 
Location: Hersham Centre for the Community, Queens Road, Hersham KT12 5LU
Time: Friday 10am to 11am
To book, ring the Centre Team on 01932 246 267, or just turn up on the day.  

More exercise and activities are available at other local centres for the community

Taster sessions at local sports clubs 

Kids taking part in judo and football


Location: Walton Casuals Juniors FC, Xcel Sports Hub, Waterside Drive, Walton-on-Thames KT12 2JG
Taster sessions for women and girls (all age groups), older adults (65+), people with long term health conditions and people with disabilities.
Offering partial or full bursaries for families on low-income or who cannot afford fees. 
Time: please enquire as training takes place on different days
To book: email jo@wcjfc.com

Judo Club for children with a learning or physical disability 

Children without disabilities also welcome.

Location: Hollywater Judo Club, Hersham Community Centre, Burhill Road, Hersham K12 4BJ 
Time: age 4 to 7 year olds -  5.15 - 6.15pm
8 to 18 year olds - 6.45pm to 7.45pm 
Free taster session. £4 per session afterwards. Welcoming enquiries from families with children with disabilities and who are on low-income. 
To book: email Club Secretary: witley_hollywater_jc_secretary@btinternet.com
Parking for disabled in front of hall 


Location: Cobham Rugby Club, Memorial Ground, Fairmile Lane, KT11 2BU 
Girls Rugby under 11 to under 18 (No previous experience of playing rugby required) 
Time: Any Wednesday 7-8pm or Sunday 1 - 2.30pm
No need to book. Just turn up and ask for Matt Lunn or Vicky Alexander

Walking cricket

Location: Elmbridge Xcel leisure complex, Waterside Drive, Walton-on-Thames KT12 2JG
For retired men and women of all abilities. 
Time: Wednesdays 10.30am - 11.30am
£3 per session. For info, call 07912873591, email darren@twenty20communitycricket.com or fill in a registration form.

Walking rugby

Location: Esher Rugby Club, 369 Molesey Road, Hersham, KT12 3PF 
Mainly focused on the 50+ ages but open to all
Time: Friday 10am to 12pm
How to book: email walkingrugby@esherrugby.co.uk or feel free to just turn up on a Friday 

Date published: 6 October 2021

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