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 you can just turn up and pay on the day where required. 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 a booking  and payment through their system.  You can find this information in the timetable below.

Please see the timetable below for details of our sessions running from 1st October – 17th December 2021:

Monday

 Session/Time 

Description

£

Discount Available

Location

Further Information

Baby Rhyme

9.45am – 10.30am

A fun and interactive session for babies, toddlers and their parents or carers. Suitable for babies and toddlers age 6 – 18 months.

50p

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

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

No session 11th October

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.

FREE

Various

Check out our walks page for more information.

Walking Workout 

11.15am – 12pm 

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

Pleasington 

Meet at the changing rooms 

Biker Tots – Stage 1

12.45pm – 1.30pm 

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 11th October

Chair Based Exercise

2pm – 2.45pm

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

Central United Reformed Church, Duckworth Street, Darwen BB3 1AT

Relaxation for Pregnancy

5.45pm – 6.30pm

Gentle class to relax the body and the mind and connect with your growing baby. Focus on muscle connection and breathing techniques in preparation for labour and birth. Please bring your own mat and a bottle of water . This class is suitable from 12 weeks of pregnancy.

£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

Accrington Road Community Centre, Accrington Road, Blackburn BB1 2AQ

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

Little Harwood Community Centre, Whalley Old Road, Blackburn, BB1 5PQ

Buggy Buddies

9.45am – 10.30am

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

Central United Reformed Church, Duckworth St, Darwen, BB3 1AT

Mini Movers 

9.45am – 10.30am

Music and movement session for children aged 2 – 4 years. Indoor session. Children must be supervised by a parent or carer at all times at a maximum ratio of two children per adult. This session is delivered in partnership with BwD Leisure.

50p

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

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

Cycle Back to Fitness

10am – 10.45am

or

11am – 11.45am

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

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

BwD Leisure included in any BwD Leisure monthly or annual anytime/off peak membership

Witton Park Arena, Meet at the main entrance to the Arena, Blackburn, BB2 2TP

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

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, Blackburn BB2 1LQ

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

Central United Reformed Church, Duckworth St, Darwen, BB3 1AT

Men’s Wellbeing Bike Ride

1pm – 2.30pm

A gentle guided bike ride from Witton Park along the canal and back. Get out and connect with others. Bikes and helmets available to use.

£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

Chair Based Exercise – Ladies Only

2.30pm – 3.15pm

A low level class to help improve strength and mobility. Suitable for beginners.  This class is for ladies only.

£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 Street Community Centre, Blackburn, BB1 6NZ

Relaxation for All

8pm – 8.30pm

A gentle class designed to help relax the body and mind. Take part from the comfort of your own home.

FREE

Online

To access:

https://bit.ly/3kp2c17

Meeting ID: 868 8704 3696

Passcode: 527742

Wednesday

 Session/Time 

Description

£

Discount Available

Location

Further Information

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.

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 6 – 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

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

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

11.15am – 12pm

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

Walking Workout 

11.30am – 12.15pm 

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

 

Pleasington 

Meet at the changing rooms 

Strength and Balance – Seated

12.45pm – 1.30pm

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

 

Woodlands United Reformed Church, Blackburn, BB2 5ND

Chair Based Exercise – Ladies Only

1pm – 1.45pm

A low level class to help improve strength and mobility. Suitable for beginners.  This class is for ladies only.

£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 Street Community Centre, Blackburn, BB1 6NZ

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

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

Legs, Bums & Bumps

5pm – 5.45pm

Strengthen the legs, bottom and core muscles to help your body to support your growing baby. Stay energised and strong throughout, in preparation for labour and birth. Suitable at any stage of pregnancy. 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

BwD Leisure included in any BwD Leisure monthly or annual anytime/off peak membership

Witton Park Arena, Blackburn, BB2 2TP

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

Thursday

 Session/Time 

Description

£

Discount Available

Location

Further Information

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.

FREE

Whitehall Park, Darwen BB3 2NQ

Meet at the side entrance to the park.

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

Chair Based Adapted Yoga

11.15am – 12pm

Focus on strength, flexibility and breathing with this low level chair based session. 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

Wesley Hall Methodist Church

Blackburn BB2 1LQ

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.

Walking Workout

12.45pm – 1.30pm

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

Highfield Park, Lower entrance to the Pavilion building, Highfield Rd, BB2 3SL

Session starts 14th October

Cycle Back to Fitness

1.15pm – 2pm

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

 

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

BwD Leisure included in any BwD Leisure monthly or annual anytime/off peak membership

Witton Park Arena, Meet at the main entrance to the Arena, Blackburn, BB2 2TP

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

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

Corporation Park, East Park Road entrance, Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB2 6AY

Relaxation for Pregnancy

6pm – 6.45pm

Gentle class to relax the body and the mind and connect with your growing baby. Focus on muscle connection and breathing techniques in preparation for labour and birth. Please bring your own mat and a bottle of water . This class is suitable from 12 weeks of pregnancy.

FREE

Online

To access:

https://bit.ly/2IdNuxb

Meeting ID: 847 8932 9393

Passcode: 254021

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.

Pedal Round the Park

10am – 10.45am

or

11am – 11.45am

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.

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

Walk and Explore

11.45am – 12.15pm 

Explore the nature of our wonderful park with this short walk and explore session. Suitable for childern 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.

Pram Push Pilates

12.15pm – 1pm

Pram push pilates offers a safe and effective way to strengthen, realign and work on the core and pelvic floor muscles after having a baby. Bring baby along and meet other new mum’s. Suitable for new mums with baby after 6-8 week check normal delivery and 12 weeks after a C-section. This session is delivered in partnership with BwD.

£2

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

BwD Leisure included in any BwD Leisure monthly or annual anytime/off peak membership

Witton Park Arena, Meet at the indoor track, Blackburn, BB2 2TP

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

Strength and Balance – Standing

1pm – 1.45pm

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

 

Darwen Methodist Church @ Spring Vale, Watery Ln, Darwen BB3 2ET

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