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KCC Wellbeing with Your Leisure Live Better in the Community

Your Leisure is delivering wellbeing activities suitable for those over 55 in partnership with Social Enterprise Kent and Kent County Council. These subsidised activity courses have been made possible through Kent County Council’s community-based wellbeing services fund. We are proud to be a delivery partner for this service, which Social Enterprise Kent is leading throughout Thanet and the South Kent Coast.

Live Better Over 55s KCC Wellbeing Activities

Your Leisure is delivering wellbeing activities suitable for those over 55 in partnership with Social Enterprise Kent and Kent County Council. Discovery a wealth of exciting courses aimed at those over 55 to help get you active, social and promote wellbeing. 

How we've helped people improve their wellbeing

I started with a seated Yoga course for 8 weeks. I met lots of new people so returned for the next course. My health improved so I was able to start going to the FeelGood Factory.

Yoga Course Participant

I signed up for a wellbeing Ukulele course as something to help me get out after the lockdowns and loved it so I joined some other local groups. Great value course prices to try something new.

Ukulele Course Participant

I had mobility concerns that were holding me back from enjoying my retirement as much as I wanted to so I tried a ballet course and it really helped me feel better.

Ballet Course Participant

I started attending classes immediately after the lockdowns had ended. I wanted to start getting out again and was feeling very nervous about mixing with other people. I’d done these activities before in the past and enjoyed them, so that attracted me and the price of the classes was really good. Also, being offered to the over 55s meant I’d be with people of my own age group. There was no reason not to join.

Tai Chi Course Participant

This has been a wonderful experience, Jim the tutor is patient and extremely good at teaching. The group have become friends, we have fun and laughter every week. I have never taken part in anything like this before and it’s been truly amazing. Please allow this to continue and grow.

Ukulele Course Participant

I have been attending Over 55 yoga for nearly a year now. I have found it has improved my mobility and flexibility. Also I enjoy the social aspect. I would not be able to afford these classes normally as I live on my state pension so the subsidised prices are appreciated.

Yoga Course Participant

Your Leisure's Community Snapshot

Did you know that through the funding from Kent County Council and Social Enterprise Kent, Your Leisure has organised over 100 courses and events in 2023 welcoming over 1300 participants. That's over 1000 members of the community on a health and wellbeing journey, discovering new hobbies, new friends and a new active lifestyle. 

The Your Leisure Live Better in the Community team has made a difference in the lives of people from all backgrounds. 

Live Better in the Community Stories

Need to contact the Wellbeing Team, please use the form below or email or phone.

Community Projects Contact: wellbeing@yourleisure.uk.com

General Contact: If you need any assistance call 03333 660661 or email CST@yourleisure.uk.com and a Customer Support Agent will be able to help. Our Customer Support Team is available Mon-Fri, 8am - 5pm and Sat/Sun 8am - 2pm.