Date posted 02 Nov 2023

Crystal Palace National Sport Centre is delighted to announce the launch of its new Senior Sessions catered specifically to individuals over the age of 60. These sessions will provide a wide range of activities to promote physical fitness, mental wellness, and social interaction among seniors. With offerings such as badminton, table tennis, squash and fitness classes, mindfulness, and chair-based yoga, participants will have ample opportunities to engage in activities that enhance their overall well-being.

One of the highlights of Crystal Palace National Sport Centre’s senior sessions is the inclusion of badminton, table tennis, and squash. These sports not only provide a fun and enjoyable way to increase cardiovascular fitness and improve coordination and agility but also offer the chance for seniors to join in friendly competition with their peers, fostering a sense of camaraderie and boosting confidence. Whether they are beginners or already skilled, seniors can engage at their own pace and receive guidance from experienced instructors to maximize their enjoyment and participation. Why not find like-minded racket enthusiasts via RacketPal

In addition to the physical activities, Crystal Palace National Sport Centre has also incorporated fitness classes into the senior sessions. These classes are specifically designed to cater to the unique needs of older adults, focusing on building strength, improving flexibility, and maintaining balance. Led by certified fitness  class instructors, the classes offer a safe and supportive environment for seniors to enhance their overall fitness and reduce the risk of specific age-related health concerns.

Recognising the importance of mental wellness, Crystal Palace National Sport Centre has also incorporated mindfulness activities into the senior sessions. Through guided mindfulness sessions, seniors can learn techniques to reduce stress, improve cognitive function, and cultivate a sense of peace and tranquillity. Combined with chair-based yoga, which provides gentle stretching and relaxation exercises, the sessions offer a holistic approach to promote both physical and mental well-being.

These senior sessions provided by Crystal Palace National Sport Centre aim not only to promote physical fitness, but also to create a sense of community and social engagement among seniors. By participating in these activities, individuals can foster new friendships and strengthen existing connections, ensuring a supportive and inclusive environment for all participants.

Crystal Palace National Sport Centre invites all seniors over the age of 60 to join in these enriching sessions, where they can enjoy the benefits of badminton, table tennis, squash, fitness classes, mindfulness, and chair-based yoga. With a focus on holistic wellness and an emphasis on a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere, Crystal Palace National Sport Centre is committed to enhancing the lives of seniors in the community. Come and experience the joy of staying active, nurturing your mind, and connecting with others in these specially curated senior sessions.

Day Activity Time  Area Price
Wednesday Senior Club Session

10:00 - 13:00

Sportshall and Squash Court £3.00
Wednesday Chair based Yoga 11:00 - 11:55 Studio 1 FREE for memebers £10 for non memebers
Wednesday Mindfulness 12:00 - 12:30 Studio 1 FREE for memebers £10 for non memebers