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 19th July – 30th September 2021:

Monday

 Session/Time 

Description

£

Discount Available

Location

Further Information

Legs, Bums and Tums

9.15am – 10am

A low intensity workout to specifically target the lower body and tummy muscles. You will need an exercise mat and some water.  Take part from the comfort of your own home.

FREE

Online

To access:

https://bit.ly/36hiEvu

Meeting ID: 826 4428 2921

Passcode: 002736

No session on Monday 30th August due to the Bank Holiday.

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 latest information.

Walking Workout 

11am – 11.45am 

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 

No session on Monday 30th August due to a Bank Holiday

Mini Movers 

12.45pm – 1.30pm 

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.

50p

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

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

Starts Monday 26th July

No session on Monday 30th August due to a Bank Holiday

Chair Based Exercise

2pm – 3pm

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

Starts Monday 26th July

No session on Monday 30th August due to a Bank Holiday

Relaxation for Pregnancy

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. Connect with your growing baby. 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

No session on Monday 30th August due to a Bank Holiday

Tuesday

 Session/Time 

Description

£

Discount Available

Location

Further Information

Mini Movers

9.45am – 10.45am

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 and booking is required.

50p

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

Book with BwD Leisure by calling 01254 585555

Functional Circuit 

10am – 11am

A low level class to help improve strength and mobility. Focus on basic movement patterns to get stronger and help make everyday activities easier. 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

Strength and Balance

10am – 11am

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

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

Cycle Back to Fitness

10am – 10.45am

or

11.15am – 12pm

Come and try out a bike on the Athletics Track at Witton Park and build confidence by getting started here. Our experienced Instructors will provide you with all the equipment along with tailored advice for you to feel the benefits of cycling. Three wheeler bikes and Tandems are 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

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

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

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

Movers and Shakers

11.30am – 12.15pm

A fun, interactive sensory session for children aged 1 – 2 years. Indoor session. Children must be supervised by a parent or carer at all times at a maximum ratio of two children per adult.

50p

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

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

Healthy Back

11.15am – 12pm

Focus on the keeping the core and back muscles strong and healthy. 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

 

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

Men’s Wellbeing Bike Ride

1pm – 2.30pm

A gentle guided three mile 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

Starts Tuesday 27th July

Walk and Talk for New Mums and Mums to Be

1.30pm – 2.15pm

Join us for a walk around Witton Park. 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

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

Meet at the entrance to the Arena.

Starts Tuesday 27th July

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 Street Community Centre, Bangor Street, Blackburn BB1 6NZ

Starts Tuesday 27th July

Relaxation for All

6.30pm – 7pm

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

No session Tuesday 27th July 2021.

Wednesday

 Session/Time 

Description

£

Discount Available

Location

Further Information

Walking Workout

10am – 10.45am

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

10am – 11am

A fun and interactive session for babies, toddlers and their parents or carers. Suitable for babies and toddlers age 6 – 14 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. Unfortunately we cannot provide drinks at the moment but please feel free to bring your own.

50p

Please bring correct cash as no change can be given.

 

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

Starts Wednesday 28th July

Pilates for Beginners

10am – 11am

An introduction to Pilates, suitable for beginners.  Take part from the comfort of your own home.

FREE

Online

To access:

https://bit.ly/38thkbv

Meeting ID: 853 9534 8049

Passcode: 097009

Led Walk

10.30am start

or

7pm 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 the latest information.

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 

Buggy Buddies

11.30am – 12.15pm

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

Starts Wednesday 28th July

Pilates for Beginners

1pm – 2pm

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

 

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

Starts Wednesday 28th July

Strength and Balance

1pm – 1.45pm

or

2pm – 2.45pm

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

 

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

Starts Wednesday 28th July

Pram Push Pilates

1.30pm – 2.30pm

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 whilst taking a walk through the park. 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.

£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 on the main path opposite the Witts Playground.

Starts Wednesday 28th July

Legs, Bums and Bumps

5.15pm – 6pm

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

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

BwD Leisure included in any BwD Leisure monthly or annual anytime membership

Witton Park Arena, Witton Country Park, Preston Old Road, 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 – 10.45am

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.

Starts Thursday 29th July

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

Starts Thursday 29th July

Biker Tots 

11.30am – 12.15pm 

Fun session 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.

Starts Thursday 29th July.

Chair Based Yoga

11.30am – 12.30pm

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, Feilden Street, Blackburn BB2 1LQ

Starts Thursday 29th July

Pregnancy Pilates

6.30pm – 7.15pm

Prepare for labour and birth by strengthening your tummy muscles to reduce back pain through pregnancy. Focus on working muscles for getting baby out. Suitable from 12 weeks of pregnancy. Take part from the comfort of your own home.

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

9.45am – 10.30am

Fun session 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.

Starts Friday 30th July

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 the latest information.

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.

Buggy Buddies

10.45am – 11.30am

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.  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 membership

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

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

Walk and Explore

11.30am – 12pm 

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.

Starts Friday 30th July.

Aqua Natal

12pm – 12.45pm

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

£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

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

Blackburn Sports and Leisure Centre, Feilden Street, Blackburn BB2 1LQ

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

Strength and Balance

1pm – 2pm

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

 

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

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