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Keep Fit - Mature Movers

Course Title:

Keep Fit - Mature Movers

Course Number:

CGKR A30061


Rycote Centre

Learning Area:

Health, Care


Level 1 (Mixed)


Viv Brown

Start Date:

11 April 2018

End Date:

18 July 2018

Session Time(s):

Wednesday between 10:30 and 11:30

Total Sessions:


Total Hours:


Class Size:

Between 8 and 20 learners.


NOTE: This course has already finished.

Course Information

What will I be learning?

The course will contain physical exercises that will improve or help maintain :

  • Cardio-respiratory (heart and lung) efficiency through co-ordinating movement in dance movement style format.
  • Muscular tone & shape using small resistance material
  • Range of Movement giving more flexibility in the muscles through gentle stretching movements.
  • Motor skills including agility, balance, posture, co-ordination and re-action time.
  • Relaxation and release of stress levels
  • Exercise technique and posture advice

Does the course lead to a qualification?

No, it doesn’t lead to a qualification but you will have informal assessments to monitor your progress.

Who is the course for?

This is a course designed for both men and women over the age of 50 who wish a gentler approach to conventional exercise

What do I need to bring?

You need to wear suitable clothing for exercise, lose fitting trousers and T shirt with extra layers that can be taken off during the session.  Trainers or suitable foot wear is essential no heals.  This should be suitable for medium pace activities.  Although completely optional a mat of your own if wishing to use one

Are there any additional costs?

There are no additional costs

How will I know how I am progressing during the course?

Constant feedback throughout the session and after will be given through verbal questions and instruction.  You will be asked to fill in a progression and evaluation sheet every 8 to 10 weeks in order to record your own progression and views about the course.

Can I have help in the class?

Adaptation and progression is given throughout the sessions to allow for all levels to take part.  If you feel the level is too hard you will be asked during and after the session by the instructor and advice will be given to you to help.

If you would like to enrol on this course but think you will need some help in the class you could have the support through the Learning Partners Scheme.  The scheme matches learners who need addition help with a volunteer to tasks such as cutting or measuring, reading and taking notes or communicating with the tutor and other learners.

If you would like more information about the scheme please contact Pat Ward 642308

How is this course supported by DerbyLearn?

DerbyLearn is a learning platform that supports and complements most classes.  To find out more, please go to and sign up, it's free and well worth a look!

Progression within DALS

We have lots of courses planned to ensure you have a variety of progression routes.  If you are interested in another course, please ask for more information or telephone our Helpline on Derby (01332) 717900

On completion of this course, you could progress to:


Similar classes to maintain your fitness level

Any other information

Along with this course information sheet, you should also receive a copy of the Learner Handbook and a copy of your Centre Information Sheet. Please let us know if you are missing any of them as they all contain information and contacts useful to you from the beginning until after your course has finished

Health and Wellbeing

The slogan you see on our brochures and leaflets is:
meet enjoy learn achieve
This is because we believe that taking part in adult and community learning can open the door to new friendships, give you something enjoyable and worthwhile to do with your time, enable you to learn something new and give you a sense of achievement. That's got to make you feel good!

Volunteering opportunities

We have a number of rewarding volunteering opportunities both within DALS and with other organisations.  These can offer you a number of benefits, including the ability to enhance your employment prospects, and the ability to learn whilst supporting others. If you are interested in finding out more about volunteering opportunities, please contact Pat Ward on 01332 642308 or email  You can also find information on volunteering opportunities on our noticeboards and website.

Venue Information

Rycote Centre


Parker Street, Derby, DE1 3HF


Limited Car Parking

Disability Support:

Disabled Access to all floors/building
Disabled Toilets
Disabled Parking available
Loop System


Limited Facilities
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday - Ryecafe


Crèche Unavailable


From the city centre head towards Kedleston Road along King Street and Garden Street. At the 'Five Lamps' traffic lights on Garden Street you will see a sign for the Rycote Centre, turn left down Parker Street then turn right and the Centre is on the right hand side, parking is on the street and the main entrance is through the Social Service's car park. The Centre can also be accessed from Kedleston Road - opposite the Polish Club - but there is no parking at this entrance other than on Kedleston Road 01332 717930 or 717924

Bus Routes:

Allestree Bus, Trent Barton, and No. 6, Notts and Derby University bus during University term time.

Enrolment Information

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Opening Times:

We are open * Monday - Friday 9am to 4pm * Monday & Thursday 6pm to 9pm (Term time only)


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