Get Active Timetable

The latest Get Active timetable from re:fresh.

Blackburn with Darwen’s RE:FRESH team is dedicated to supporting the health and wellbeing of people living and working in our Borough. 

To try one of our community sessions please bring correct cash as no change can be given. Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.  Please note places on these sessions will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

If you would like any further information about these sessions please contact The Wellbeing Service on 01254 682037. 

Sessions delivered in partnership with BwD Leisure require booking and payment through their Leisure App. This can be found in the app store.

Please be aware that we are paying close attention to Government Guidance with regard to COVID 19. Please do check our Facebook page refresh Blackburn with Darwen and this website for the most up to date information or contact The Wellbeing Service on 01254 682037. Please look at the details in the ‘Further Info’ section to see if the session is being delivered online or face to face. Click here to go to our Bookwhen site to book on to our sessions.

Please see the timetable below for details of our sessions running from 4th January – 31st March 2022:

Monday

 Session/Time 

Description

£

Discount Available

Location

Further Information

Baby and Me

9.45am – 10.30am

A class to attend as soon as you feel ready after baby is born. Repair and rebuild muscles after birth whilst bonding with your little one. Suitable for up until baby is learning to roll over.

50p

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

Online for FREE. 

Face to Face from 31st January: Accrington Road Community Centre, Accrington Road, Blackburn, BB1 2AF

To Access: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwvd-CvpjgpGNz2tcrAlXR4UPdJx6GILyfl

Meeting ID: 882 0978 3328

Passcode: 972554

Walking Workout 

10.45am – 11.30am 

Time will change to 10.30am – 11.15am when face to face.

An easy paced health walk suitable for beginners including some low impact exercises along the way. 

£2

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

re:freshBwD reduced to £1 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

Online until 31st January

 

To access: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIsceGqrD8iHtNaVbZfjgOHjkZ3LmzlakZV

Meeting ID: 861 6822 4847

Passcode: 344328

Baby Rhyme

10.45am – 11.30am

A noisy and interactive session for babies, toddlers and their parents or carers. Move, touch, feel and listen through this fun session. Suitable for babies and toddlers age 0 – 18 months.

50p

New Methodist Church, Bright St, Darwen, BB3 1QL

No session until 31st January

Biker Tots – Stage 1

11.45am – 12.30pm 

An introduction to balance bikes with fun games and balance activities. Suitable for children aged 2- 4 years. Children must be supervised on a maximum ratio of 2 children to 1 adult. Parents or carers must stay and supervise their children.

50p

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

New Methodist Church, Bright St, Darwen, BB3 1QL

No session until 31st January

Baby Rhyme

1.30pm – 2.30pm

A noisy and interactive session for babies, toddlers and their parents or carers. Move, touch, feel and listen through this fun session. Suitable for babies and toddlers age 0 – 18 months.

50p

Shadsworth Children Centre, Skye Cres, Blackburn, BB1 2JN

6 adult, 6 child tickets available for booking on Bookwhen – Pay per session.

No session on 14th February

Bump and You

5.45pm – 6.30pm

A gentle class to relax the body and the mind. Learn how to switch on muscles in preparation for labour and birth and after baby arrives. Connect with your growing baby and meet other mums. Please bring your own mat and a bottle of water. This class is suitable from 12 weeks of pregnancy and up to baby being 12 weeks old after birth. If you attend after baby is born then this session focuses on Mum’s recovery without bringing baby along.

£2

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

re:freshBwD reduced to £1 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

Online for FREE

Face to Face from 31st January: New Methodist Church, Bright Street, Darwen, BB3 1QL

To access: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84789329393?pwd=bk5oN2EvMEV5eFE0UWJuSkJwRnp3UT09

Meeting ID: 847 8932 9393

Passcode: 254021

Tuesday

 Session/Time 

Description

£

Discount Available

Location

Further Information

Body Conditioning with Weight Loss Support

9.15am – 10am

A low level workout designed to get your whole body moving, incorporates cardio and strength training designed to tone muscles and help with weight loss. Suitable for beginners. This session will end with some weight loss advice and the opportunity for a weekly weigh in.

£2

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

re:freshBwD reduced to £1 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

Online until 1st February

To access: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87932416041?pwd=eFlNV2dQb0FRWVN2b1JqUzVBRU1tQT09

Meeting ID: 879 3241 6041

Passcode: 233316

Mini Movers 

10am – 10.45am

Music and movement session for children aged 18 months -4 years. Children must be on their feet and walking. Helps toddlers and pre-schoolers to develop movement skills that will serve as the building blocks for future motor skills, ensuring they are school ready. Children must be supervised by a parent or carer at all times at a maximum ratio of two children per adult.

Wrap up warm for this session and bring blankets for baby.

50p

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

Witton Park Arena, Witton Country Park, Preston Old Rd, BB2 2TP

No session until 1st February

Cycle Back to Fitness

10am – 10.45am

A session for cyclists keen to get back on a bike again and ease their way into building up their fitness and cycling confidence in a controlled hazard free area away from general park users and traffic. Trikes also available. This session is delivered in partnership with BwD Leisure and booking is required.

£2

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

re:freshBwD reduced to £1 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

Book using the ‘BwD Leisure’ app or online at www.bwdleisure.com

Witton Park, Blackburn, BB2 2TP

Meet at the main entrance next to the Arena.

Light Exercise

10am – 11am

A light exercise to music class to support people become more active.

£2

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

re:freshBwD reduced to £1 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

Wesley Hall Methodist Church, Blackburn, BB2 1LQ

No session until 1st February

Health Walk

11am – 11.30am

This easy paced 30 minute health walk is ideal for beginners.

FREE

 

 

Darwen Resource Centre, Edward St, Darwen, BB3 1AY

Meet near the footbridge.

Strength and Balance – Standing

11.30am – 12.15pm

Work on keeping muscles strong and improve balance. Suitable for beginners. Resistance bands are available to purchase from your instructor.

£2

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

re:freshBwD reduced to £1 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

Online until 1st February

Session starts 11th January

To access: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84617458024?pwd=OHZEZWMrUjFoTnRNTllwUVh4Vmg2UT09

Meeting ID: 846 1745 8024

Passcode: 703128

Walk and Explore

1pm – 1.45pm

Explore the nature of our wonderful green spaces with this short walk and explore session. Suitable for children aged 2 to 4 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

FREE

Jan 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th – Roe Lee Park, Emerald Avenue Entrance

Feb 1st, 8th, 22nd – Queens Park Main Entrance

March 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th – Higher Croft Children’s Centre

No session 15th February

Chair Based Exercise

2.30pm – 3.15pm

A low level class to help improve strength and mobility. Suitable for beginners.

£2

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

re:freshBwD reduced to £1 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

Bangor St Community Centre, Blackburn, BB1 6NZ

No session until 1st February

Wednesday

 Session/Time 

Description

£

Discount Available

Location

Further Information

Baby Rhyme Time

9.45am – 10.30am

A fun and interactive session for babies, toddlers and their parents or carers. Suitable for babies and toddlers age 0 – 18 months. Baby Rhyme will take place for the first half of the session and then we will have chance for a drink and a chat.

50p

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

 

Woodlands United Reformed Church, 457 Preston Old Rd, Cherry Tree, Blackburn BB2 5ND

8 child, 8 adult tickets available for booking on Bookwhen – Pay per session

Sessions start 12th January

No session 16th February

Walking Workout

9.45am – 10.30am

An easy paced health walk suitable for beginners including some low impact exercises along the way.

£2

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

re:freshBwD reduced to £1 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

 

Bold Venture Park, Belgrave Rd, Darwen BB3 2SF

Meet at the park gates.

12 tickets available for booking on Bookwhen – Pay per session

Pilates for Beginners 

10am – 11am

An introduction to pilates, suitable for beginners. Please bring your own mat and a bottle of water.

FREE

Online

To access:

https://bit.ly/38thkbv

Meeting ID: 853 9534 8049

Passcode: 097009

Bangor Street Walk

10am – 11am 

This ladies only, volunteer led walk takes in the local community and lasts up to one hour.

FREE

 

 

Bangor Street Community Centre, Blackburn, BB1 6NZ

Led Walk

10:30am start.

These volunteer led walks which may involve hills, rough ground and stiles, set off from a variety of different locations and last between one hour and 90 minutes. For more information and to book check out our Eventbrite page.

FREE

Various

Check out our walks page for the latest information.

Buggy Buddies

11am – 11.45am

Slowly build strength and fitness levels after your baby whilst meeting other new mums. Suitable after your 6-8 week check or 12 week check after a c-section until baby is 18 months old. Babies must remain in their pram for the duration of the class.

£2

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

re:freshBwD reduced to £1 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

 

Woodlands United Reformed Church, 457 Preston Old Rd, Cherry Tree, Blackburn BB2 5ND

8 adult, 8 child tickets available for booking on Bookwhen – Pay per session

Sessions start 12th January

No session on 16th February

Strength and Balance – Seated

1pm – 1.45pm

Seated exercise to work on keeping muscles strong and improving balance. Suitable for beginners. Resistance bands are available to purchase from your instructor.

£2

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

re:freshBwD reduced to £1 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

 

Online until 2nd February

Face to Face: Woodlands United Reformed Church, BB2 5ND

To access: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84617458024?pwd=OHZEZWMrUjFoTnRNTllwUVh4Vmg2UT09

Meeting ID: 846 1745 8024

Passcode: 703128

Strength and Balance – Standing

2pm – 2.45pm

A progression standing session to improve strength and balance. Suitable for beginners. Resistance bands are available to purchase from your instructor.

£2

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

re:freshBwD reduced to £1 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

Online until 2nd February

Face to Face: Woodlands United Reformed Church, BB2 5ND

To access: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84617458024?pwd=OHZEZWMrUjFoTnRNTllwUVh4Vmg2UT09

Meeting ID: 846 1745 8024

Passcode: 703128

Bump and You

6pm – 7pm

A gentle class to relax the body and the mind. Learn how to switch on muscles in preparation for labour and birth and after baby arrives. Connect with your growing baby and meet other mums. Please bring your own mat and a bottle of water. This class is suitable from 12 weeks of pregnancy and up to baby being 12 weeks old after birth. If you attend after baby is born then this session focuses on Mum’s recovery without bringing baby along.

£2

 

re:freshBwD reduced to £1 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

Online for FREE

Face to Face from 2nd February: Pleckgate High School, Pleckgate Road, Blackburn, BB1 8QA

To access: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84789329393?pwd=bk5oN2EvMEV5eFE0UWJuSkJwRnp3UT09

To access:

Meeting ID: 847 8932 9393

Passcode: 254021

Thursday

 Session/Time 

Description

£

Discount Available

Location

Further Information

Pilates for Beginners

10am – 11am

An introduction to pilates, suitable for beginners.  Please bring your own mat and a bottle of water.

£2

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

re:freshBwD reduced to £1 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

 

Wesley Hall Methodist Church, Feilden Street, Blackburn BB2 1LQ

No session until 3rd February

Walk and Explore

10am – 10.30am

Explore the nature of our wonderful park with this short walk and explore session. Suitable for children aged 2 to 4 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

FREE

Whitehall Park, Darwen BB3 2NQ

Meet at the side entrance to the park.

No session on 17th February

Biker Tots Trail – Stage 2

11.30am – 12.15pm 

Progression from Biker Tots for children aged 2 – 4 years with a selection of balance bikes. Children must be supervised on a maximum ratio of 2 children to 1 adult. Parents or carers must stay and supervise their children. This outdoor session helps children get used to balancing on the bikes. Bikes and helmets will be provided.

50p

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

Queens Park, Queens Road, Blackburn BB1 1QF

Meet at the side entrance to the park, Opposite Queens Park Close.

No session on 17th February

Canal Walking Workout

12.45pm – 1.30pm

An easy paced health walk along the canal including some low impact exercises along the way. Suitable for beginners.

£2

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

re:freshBwD reduced to £1 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

Highfield Park, Highfield Rd, Blackburn, BB2 3SL

Lower entrance to the Pavilion Building.

12 tickets available for booking on Bookwhen – Pay per session

Walk and Chat

1.15pm – 2pm

This session is specifically for new mums and mums to be. Meet other expectant mums and mums with babies under 12 months, make friends and get some fresh air.

FREE

Sunnyhurst Woods, Darwen, BB3 1JX

Meet at the disabled access Entrance off Earnsdale Rd.

Body Conditioning

6pm – 7pm

A low level workout designed to get your whole body moving and designed to tone muscles and help with weight loss. Suitable for beginners and those who need help to improve movement in the joints. This session will end with some advice around lifestyle tips and advice.

£2

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

re:freshBwD reduced to £1 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

Pleckgate High School, Pleckgate Rd, Blackburn, BB1 8QA

Session starts 3rd February

Friday

 Session/Time 

Description

£

Discount Available

Location

Further Information

Biker Tots Trail – Stage 2

9.45am – 10.30am

Progression from Biker Tots for children aged 2 – 4 years with a selection of balance bikes. Children must be supervised on a maximum ratio of 2 children to 1 adult. Parents or carers must stay and supervise their children. Ideal for children who have been practising their balance in the Biker Tots session and are now ready to venture a little further on the paths around the park. Bikes and helmets will be provided.

50p

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

Witton Country Park, Preston Old Road, Blackburn BB2 2TP

Meet at the Pavilion.

No session on 18th February

Pedal Round the Park

10am – 10.45am

A progression from our Track session; this guided ride follows the mile loop around the park and is designed for those who feel comfortable cycling but not quite ready to venture outside the park. All equipment will be provided.

£2

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

re:freshBwD reduced to £1 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

 

Witton Country Park, Preston Old Road, Blackburn BB2 2TP

Meet at the Cycle Centre.

No session on 18th February

Led Walk

10.30am start

These volunteer led walks which may involve hills, rough ground and stiles, set off from a variety of different locations and last between one hour and 90 minutes. For more information and to book check out our Eventbrite page.

FREE

Various

Check out our walks page for the latest information.

Biker Tots – Stage 1

10.45am – 11.30am

An introduction to balance bikes with fun games and balance activities. Suitable for children aged 2- 4 years. Children must be supervised on a maximum ratio of 2 children to 1 adult. Parents or carers must stay and supervise their children. This session is delivered in partnership with BwD.

50p

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

Witton Park Arena, Blackburn, BB2 2TP

No session until 4th February

Walk and Explore

11.45am – 12.30pm 

Explore the nature of our wonderful park with this short walk and explore session. Suitable for children aged 2 to 4 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

FREE

Witton Country Park, Preston Old Road, Blackburn BB2 2TP

Meet at the Pavilion.

No session on 28th January and 18th February

Aqua Natal

12.15pm – 1pm

Aqua Natal classes are water-based exercise classes especially designed for pregnant women in their second and third trimesters. They aim to help you keep gently fit without damaging any joints or ligaments. This session is delivered in partnership with BwD Leisure and booking is required.

£2

re:freshBwD reduced to £1 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

 

Blackburn Sports and Leisure Centre, Fielden St, Blackburn, BB2 1LQ

Sessions start 4th February

Book using the ‘BwD Leisure’ app or online at www.bwdleisure.com

Strength and Balance – Standing

1pm – 2pm

A progression standing session to improve strength and balance. Suitable for beginners. Resistance bands are available to purchase from your instructor.

£2

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

 

re:freshBwD reduced to £1 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

 

Online until 4th February

Face to Face: Springvale Church, Darwen, BB3 2ET

To access: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84617458024?pwd=OHZEZWMrUjFoTnRNTllwUVh4Vmg2UT09

Meeting ID: 846 1745 8024

Passcode: 703128

Walking Netball

6pm – 7pm

Walking Netball is a version of netball that is slower with slightly different rules. It is aimed at allowing people of all ages and fitness levels to get involved to increase their physical activity.

£3

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

re:freshBwD reduced to £2 for adults who  live, work, have a GP or are in full time education in BwD

FREE for Over 75’s

Blackburn Sports and Leisure Centre, Fielden St, BB2 1LQ

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