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We work in partnership with sports clubs, schools, community groups and individuals to help shape and improve community sport, facilities and events in Poole.We promote an active and healthy lifestyle and encourage all members of the community to try new sports and activities. These can be based in Leisure Centres or in Poole's idyllic surroundings, on land or sea.
Free activities include healthy walks, the many cycling routes, outdoor gyms in a number of Poole’s parks, swimming for 60+ and Tennis in Hamworthy Park. Beach volleyball & soccer equipment is available every year between April and September on our beaches which are available for anyone to use.
Poole Sailability welcomes anyone with impaired health or a disability to enjoy active sailing in a friendly club environment during the summer months on the beautiful waters of Poole Harbour. Previous sailing experience is not necessary. We aim to accommodate most disabilities, but you should be able to board a boat unaided, or with limited physical assistance.
Do you have difficulty dealing with daily stress? Do you lack the energy to last through the day? Do you suffer from poor health and depression? Do you find yourself snapping at people? If so Tai Chi and Chi Kung may be the answer for you, most peoplehave experienced some benefits right away.
The reported changes in individuals who study Tai Chi include:
Enhanced dilation in skin vasculature (younger skin) * Improves facets of physical self-worth and self-esteem * Increases psychological stabilisation (prevents mood swings) * Increased immunity to disease * Self-efficacy (motivation) is enhanced * Decreased blood pressure * Reduced arthritic symptoms * Improves post-operative recovery in cardiac patients
Classes in Bournemouth, Brockenhurst, Corfe Mullen, Eastleigh, Highcliffe, Lymington, New Forest, New Milton, Ringwood, Swanage, Verwood, Wallisdown, Wareham, Weymouth, Wimborne.
Our online service provides the opportunity to:
Create your own Library of resources.
Set goals for yourself.
Join conversations in our online community.
Currently on hold due to Coronavirus
Please note the Time for Coffee mornings for Poole are currently on hold.
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PainPals Helpline – 01202 858361
PLEASE NOTE the PainPals Helpline will be closed on the two upcoming bank holidays – 2nd and 3rd June 2022.
Mon-Fri 11:00 - 16:00
Wed 14:00 - 16:00 only
Would you like to speak with someone who truly understands what it’s like to live with chronic pain? Call our helpline, which is manned by volunteers who live with pain themselves.
To use this helpline, you should to be registered to a Dorset GP