We provide a wide range of activities, events and learning across South Tyneside to help make the most of life. Select a link below for further information

Social Activities

Gentle Exercise Classes

Walking groups

Dance and Exercise to Music

Gym

Computer Classes

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Social Activities

These social groups are a great way to meet like minded people.

Art Workshop (£1.50)     Mondays - 10.45am - 12.45pm    Ocean Road Community Centre, South Shields, NE33 2DU

Knit and Knatter     Tuesdays - 2pm- 3.30pm     Prince Edward Court, South Shields, NE34 7QA

Lunch Clubs (£5.75)     Tuesdays - 11.45am    Fernyhough Hall, Ushaw Road, Hebburn, NE31 2YB

Tea Dance     Mondays - 1.30pm -3.30pm     Sutton Hall, Prince Edward Road, South Shields, NE34 7QD

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Gentle Exercise Classes

These gentle exercise classes are ideal for those who are new to exercise or have health and mobility problems.

Seated Exercise     Tuesdays - 10.30am - 11.30am    Saville Lodge, Saville Stree, South Shields, NE33 2PU
Seated Exercise     Thursdays - 2.30pm - 3.30pm    Lindsay Court, Whitburn, SR6 7LN
Seated Exercise     Fridays - 2pm-3pm    Millennium Phab Club, 113 Grange Road, Jarrow, NE32 3QW

Gentle Exercise and Relaxation     Thursdays - 12noon - 2pm, Glen Medial Centre, Hebburn, NE31 1NU

Balance and Stability  Tuesdays 10.30am to 12 noon  St Gregory's Church Hall, The Nook*

*please note booking is essential. Call 0191 456 6903 to book.

Walking groups

Walking group   Tuesdays - 9.30am, Morrison’s Car Park, Jarrow, NE32 3LQ
Walking group    Tuesday Stroll - 10.30am, Various Locations (please ring for timetable)
Walking group     Thursdays - 9.30am, Morrison’s Car Park, Jarrow, NE32 3LQ

Please note: bookings are essential for all walks. Please call  456 6903

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Dance and Exercise to Music

These dance based fitness sessions are a great way to keep fit, meet new people and learn some basic dance steps – no partner required!
  
Dancercise (£2 per person)     Tuesdays - 1pm – 2pm    St Margarets Church Hall, The Nook, South Shields, NE34  7BG
Dancercise (£2 per person)     Thursdays - 11am – 12noon   St Margarets Church Hall, The Nook, South Shields, NE34  7BG

FitSteps (£2 per person)    Mondays - 10am – 11am    East Boldon Methodist Church, NE36 0PA
FitSteps (£2 per person)     Thursdays -1pm – 2pm     St Margarets Church Hall, The Nook, South Shields, NE34 7BG

Line Dancing (£2 per person)   Wednesdays - 2.30pm – 4pm    St Peters Church Hall, Moor Lane, South Shields, NE34 6BZ

Easyline Circuit Training

Gym

At Age Concern Tyneside South we have our very own gym at 29 Beach Road. Please note that any new gym users must have received a gym induction before entering the gym – please contact us to book an induction

Techno Gym Easyline
Receive a free health assessment, a trial of the Easyline gym equipment and a tailored fitness plan to help you on the path to a healthier lifestyle.
Monday – Friday
9.00am – 3.45pm

New Diabetes Support Group

ACTS has received funding from Jarrow Big Local to run a diabetes support group.

The group is open to all the diabetic community, family or carers who live in Jarrow.

When: starting 9 January 2018 4-6pm

Where: Jarrow Hub, Jarrow Communtiy Centre, Cambrian Street, Jarrow, NE32 3QN

To book a place please call Age Concern on 0191 456 6903

Computer and iPad classes

Sessions held at ACT's, 29 Beach Road, South Shields

iPads and Tablets  -Monday 10am to 11am

Basic Computing - Tuesday 10am to 11.45am

Basic Computing - Wednesday 10.00am to 12 noon

Computer Maintainence and Security - Tuesday  12.30pm to 2.00pm

Technology Drop In -- Tuesday  12.30pm to 2.00pm

Family History - Thursday 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Sessions held at Outreach Venues

Basic Computing -  Monday 1pm to 3pm Cleadon Park Library

Basic Computing -  Monday 1pm to 3pm Hebburn Library

Basic Computing - Wednesday 10.00am to 12 noon Hebburn Library

Basic Computing - Thursday 10.00am to 12 noon Cleadon Park Library

Basic Computing -Thursday 10.00am to 12 noon Whitburn Library

Basic Computing-Thursday 1pm to 3pm Hebburn Library

Basic Computing-Thursday 1pm to 3pm Jarrow Library

Basic Computing-Friday 10.00am to 12 noon  Boldon Lane Library

Please note all places must be booked. Call Martin on 0191 456 6903 for further information and to book.